The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies Films

The Best R-Rated Japanese Movies

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List of R-rated Japanese movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-rated Japanese movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-rated Japanese movies movie of all time is. While good Japanese movies are obviously popular in Japan, many have won acclaim abroad too. Japan has won the Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film four times, more than any other Asian country. 
 
This list of popular R-rated Japanese movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top R-rated Japanese movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great Japanese R-rated movies on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Japanese film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.This list includes Letters from Iwo Jima, Ran, Akira and other classics. If you're trying to find out "What are the best Japanese R-rated movies?" and "What are the most famous R-rated Japanese movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

You can also use this list if you're looking for some new Japanese movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great Japanese movies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Re-rank this bad boy then share it with your best friends to see what you guys think really belongs at the top.

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Clint Eastwood and Sean Penn are among the directors that have worked on a R Japanese Movies film.


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    Tekken

    Mircea Monroe, Tamlyn Tomita, Cung Le

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    Letters from Iwo Jima

    Ken Watanabe, Ryan Kelley, Kazunari Ninomiya

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    Akira

    Takeshi Kusao, Mami Koyama, Tesshō Genda

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    Ran

    Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Terajima, Jinpachi Nezu

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    Paprika

    Satoshi Kon, Megumi Hayashibara, Hideyuki Tanaka

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    13 Assassins

    Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki

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    Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

    Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, Victor Argo

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    Returner

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Kirin Kiki

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    Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

    Jennifer Hale, Megumi Hayashibara, Daran Norris

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    Zero Woman: The Accused

    Mai Tachihara, Daisuke Yamazaki, Ayana Inoue

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    All Night Long 3

    All Night Long 3 Ryōka Yuzuki, Tomorowo Taguchi, Katsuya Matsumura

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    Reversal of Fortune

    Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Huffman

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    Betrayed

    Tom Berenger, Debra Winger, Timothy Hutton

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    Night on Earth

    Winona Ryder, Rosie Perez, Roberto Benigni

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    Sukiyaki Western Django

    Quentin Tarantino, Renji Ishibashi, Shun Oguri

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    Why Don't You Play in Hell?

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    Why Don't You Play in Hell? Fumi Nikaido, Tak Sakaguchi, Jun Kunimura

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    The Neighbor No. Thirteen

    Takashi Miike, Shun Oguri, Nakamura Shidō II

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    St. John's Wort

    St. John's Wort Megumi Okina, Yôichirô Saitô

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    Sleepy Heads

    Sleepy Heads Toshiya Nagasawa, Eugene Nomura, Matthew Black

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    Ju-on: The Grudge

    Itou Misaki, Megumi Okina, Takashi Matsuyama

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    The Grudge 3

    Shawnee Smith, Marina Sirtis, Beau Mirchoff

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    Shogun's Ninja

    Shogun's Ninja Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tetsurō Tamba

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    Another Heaven

    Another Heaven Yoshio Harada, Yōsuke Eguchi, Takashi Kashiwabara

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    The Getaway

    Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, James Woods

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    The Street Fighter

    Sonny Chiba, Yutaka Nakajima, Tony Cetera

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    Fatal Beauty

    Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin

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    One Missed Call

    Kou Shibasaki, Anna Nagata, Renji Ishibashi

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    Isn't She Great

    Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese

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    Dead Man

    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

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    Last Life in the Universe

    Takashi Miike, Tadanobu Asano, Laila Boonyasak

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    Sonatine

    Beat Kitano, Susumu Terajima, Ren Osugi

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    The Emperor and the Assassin

    Gong Li, Chen Kaige, Zhou Xun

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    The Quick and the Dead

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe

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    Rampo

    Rampo Kinji Fukasaku, Julie Dreyfus, Naoto Takenaka

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    Illuminata

    Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, John Turturro

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    The Princess Blade

    Yumiko Shaku, Yōko Maki, Hideaki Ito

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    Wonder Boys

    Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes, Michael Douglas

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    3-Iron

    Lee Seung-yeon, Jae Hee, Park Ji-Ah

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    Wasabi

    Jean Reno, Carole Bouquet, Ryoko Hirosue

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    The Super

    Joe Pesci, Madolyn Smith, Rubén Blades

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    Terminatrix

    Kei Mizutani

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    The Street Fighter's Last Revenge

    Sonny Chiba, Reiko Ike, Bruce Li

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    Outrage

    Beat Kitano, Eihi Shiina, Renji Ishibashi

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    Zero Woman: The Hunted

    Zero Woman: The Hunted Daisuke Ryu, Kuo Watanabe, Kazuki Nagasawa

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    Cold Fish

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    Taro Suwa, Denden, Megumi Kagurazaka

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    Love Exposure

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    Hikari Mitsushima, Atsuro Watabe, Itsuji Itao

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    Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

    Mads Mikkelsen, Anna Mouglalis, Anatole Taubman

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    Killing Machine

    Sonny Chiba, Asao Koike, Kei Sato

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    Vital

    Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Ittoku Kishibe

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    Tekkonkinkreet

    Kazunari Ninomiya, Yū Aoi, Masahiro Motoki

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