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List of R-Rated musical drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated musical drama movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Musical Drama movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated musical drama 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 Musical Drama 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 R-Rated Musical Drama films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Musical Drama film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

This list features Almost Famous, Saturday Night Fever and more.

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Among those that have directed a R Musical Drama movie are Clint Eastwood and Oliver Stone.

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Almost Famous Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

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lahorjr added The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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The Doors Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer, Kelly Hu

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Pink Floyd – The Wall Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

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lahorjr added Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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Saturday Night Fever John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

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All That Jazz Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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Fame Debbie Allen, Irene Cara, Meg Tilly

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Flashdance Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving, Michael Nouri

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Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Musical Drama Movies
Purple Rain Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Wendy Melvoin

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lahorjr added Mr. Holland's Opus Alicia Witt, William H. Macy, Terrence Howard

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Sid and Nancy Courtney Love, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke

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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp

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Rock Star Jennifer Aniston, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Hunter

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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The Fabulous Baker Boys Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly

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Dancer in the Dark Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse

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Laurel Canyon Kate Beckinsale, Christian Bale, Frances McDormand

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Cadillac Records Beyoncé Knowles, Elvis Presley, Emmanuelle Chriqui

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8 Mile Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch Rosie O'Donnell, Andrea Martin, Michael Pitt

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The Rose Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Harry Dean Stanton

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Once Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Darren Healy

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A Star Is Born Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

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lahorjr added The Commitments Andrea Corr, Colm Meaney, Maria Doyle Kennedy

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The Bodyguard Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner, Debbie Reynolds

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Velvet Goldmine Christian Bale, Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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What's Love Got to Do with It Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Khandi Alexander

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Kristen Wiig, Jack Black, Odette Annable

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Hustle & Flow Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris, Terrence Howard

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The Runaways Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Tatum O'Neal

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Grace of My Heart Matt Dillon, Bridget Fonda, Peter Fonda

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Immortal Beloved Gary Oldman, Isabella Rossellini, Valeria Golino

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For Colored Girls Janet Jackson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg

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Get Rich or Die Tryin' 50 Cent, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard

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Little Voice Ewan McGregor, Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent

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Control Samantha Morton, Toby Kebbell, Alexandra Lara

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The Harder They Come Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley

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Mo' Better Blues Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes

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Lady Sings the Blues Diana Ross, Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams

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Bird Forest Whitaker, Keith David, Sam Robards

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Why Do Fools Fall in Love Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Little Richard

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For the Boys Vince Vaughn, Bette Midler, Andy Dick

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One from the Heart Tom Waits, Teri Garr, Nastassja Kinski

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Hard Core Logo Joey Ramone, Callum Keith Rennie, Molly Parker

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The Guitar Janeane Garofalo, Saffron Burrows, Paz de la Huerta

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Nashville Jeff Goldblum, Lily Tomlin, Julie Christie

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Garage Days Marton Csokas, Holly Brisley, Andy Anderson

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El Cantante Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Vincent Laresca

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Streets of Fire is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best R-Rated Musical Drama Movies
lahorjr added Streets of Fire Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane, Kathy Griffin