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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    Indecent Proposal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson

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    Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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    Legends of the Fall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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    Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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    Unfaithful is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan

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    There's Something About Mary is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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    Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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

    Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher

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    Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

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    An Officer and a Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett

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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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    Forgetting Sarah Marshall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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    Four Weddings and a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Rowan Atkinson

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    Cruel Intentions is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tara Reid

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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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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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    Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

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

    Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

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    True Romance is listed (or ranked) 29 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) 30 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

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    Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    The Last of the Mohicans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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

    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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

    Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon

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

    Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, John Sessions

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

    Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Haden Church

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

    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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

    Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani

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    No Strings Attached is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline

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    How Stella Got Her Groove Back is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Danny Glover

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    Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea

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

    Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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    High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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    The Sweetest Thing is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Jason Bateman

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

    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris

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    The Piano is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Anna Paquin, Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel

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    Dangerous Liaisons is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves

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    Monster's Ball is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger

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

    Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Vincent D'Onofrio

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

    Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth

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