The Best R-Rated Romance Movies Films

The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

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List of R-Rated romance movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated romance movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated romance movie of all time is. Be sure to take a look at which of your favorite romance movies are currently streaming on Amazon Prime, and which of the best movies of all time are streaming on Netflix Instant

There's a lot of overlap between R-Rated romance movies and stuff like Wedding Crashers. Love Actually is actually a really great example of a full romantic R-Rated movie because it uses tasteful, non-distracting nudity and pairs it with a fun, romantic plot. If you see these on HBO, lots of these will just be very good movies that are rated MA. 

Anyway, this list of popular R-Rated romance 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 romance 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 romance films on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated romance Film film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for. List of movies ranges from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind to The 40-Year-Old Virgin. If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated romance movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated romance movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new romance movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other services, there are thousands of great romance movies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Re-rank this list as your own so that it fit your opinions, the share it with your friends, to find out how they would rank it via votes.

Among those that have directed a Romance Film R movie are Clint Eastwood and George Clooney.

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    Pretty Woman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hank Azaria

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    Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

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    Sleepless in Seattle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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    When Harry Met Sally... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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    Legends of the Fall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

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    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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    Indecent Proposal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson

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    Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher

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    There's Something About Mary is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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    Unfaithful is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan

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    Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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    Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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    An Officer and a Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett

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    Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

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    American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

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    American Pie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth

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    Cruel Intentions is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tara Reid

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    Forgetting Sarah Marshall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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    Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Shakespeare in Love is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench

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    Working Girl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

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    Four Weddings and a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Rowan Atkinson

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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    Brokeback Mountain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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    Erin Brockovich is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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    The Last of the Mohicans is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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    Chasing Amy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

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    No Strings Attached is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline

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    The Ugly Truth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    The Sweetest Thing is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Jason Bateman

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    Troy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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    Mallrats is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani

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    Amélie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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    Dangerous Liaisons is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves

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    True Romance is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Bull Durham is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

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    Cocktail is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon

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    Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

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    Sideways is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Haden Church

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    The English Patient is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth

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    Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall

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    Castaway is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, John Sessions

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    Monster's Ball is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger

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    Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea

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    How Stella Got Her Groove Back is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Danny Glover

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    Flashdance is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving, Michael Nouri

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    High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies


    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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