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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.

Best R-Rated Japanese Movies Films
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    Ken Watanabe, Ryan Kelley, Kazunari Ninomiya

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    Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Terajima, Jinpachi Nezu

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    Takeshi Kusao, Mami Koyama, Tesshō Genda

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    Satoshi Kon, Megumi Hayashibara, Hideyuki Tanaka

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    Jennifer Hale, Megumi Hayashibara, Daran Norris

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    Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki

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    Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, Victor Argo Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Mai Tachihara, Daisuke Yamazaki, Ayana Inoue

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    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Kirin Kiki

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    Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Felicity Huffman

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    Tom Berenger, Debra Winger, Timothy Hutton

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

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    Quentin Tarantino, Renji Ishibashi, Shun Oguri

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    Winona Ryder, Rosie Perez, Roberto Benigni

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

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    Takashi Miike, Shun Oguri, Nakamura Shidō II

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    St. John's Wort Megumi Okina, Yôichirô Saitô

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    Sleepy Heads Toshiya Nagasawa, Eugene Nomura, Matthew Black

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    Itou Misaki, Megumi Okina, Takashi Matsuyama

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    Shawnee Smith, Marina Sirtis, Beau Mirchoff

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

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    Another Heaven Yoshio Harada, Yōsuke Eguchi, Takashi Kashiwabara

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    Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, James Woods

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    Sonny Chiba, Yutaka Nakajima, Tony Cetera

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Kou Shibasaki, Anna Nagata, Renji Ishibashi

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    Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese

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    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

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    Takashi Miike, Tadanobu Asano, Laila Boonyasak

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    Beat Kitano, Susumu Terajima, Ren Osugi

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    Gong Li, Chen Kaige, Zhou Xun

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe

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    Rampo Kinji Fukasaku, Julie Dreyfus, Naoto Takenaka

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    Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, John Turturro

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    Yumiko Shaku, Yōko Maki, Hideaki Ito

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    Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes, Michael Douglas

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

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    Jean Reno, Carole Bouquet, Ryoko Hirosue

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    Joe Pesci, Madolyn Smith, Rubén Blades

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    Kei Mizutani

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    Sonny Chiba, Reiko Ike, Bruce Li

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    Beat Kitano, Eihi Shiina, Renji Ishibashi

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

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    Taro Suwa, Denden, Megumi Kagurazaka

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    Hikari Mitsushima, Atsuro Watabe, Itsuji Itao

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    Mads Mikkelsen, Anna Mouglalis, Anatole Taubman

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    Sonny Chiba, Asao Koike, Kei Sato

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    Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Ittoku Kishibe

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    Kazunari Ninomiya, Yū Aoi, Masahiro Motoki

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