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

    Pretty Woman 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

    Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

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    When Harry Met Sally... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    When Harry Met Sally... Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Sleepless in Seattle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

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    Sleepless in Seattle Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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

    Indecent Proposal Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson

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    Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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    Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Bridget Jones's Diary Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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    Legends of the Fall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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

    Unfaithful 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

    There's Something About Mary Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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

    Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher

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

    Jerry Maguire Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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

    Bridesmaids 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

    An Officer and a Gentleman Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett

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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

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    American Pie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    American Pie Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth

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

    American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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

    Forgetting Sarah Marshall Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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    Cruel Intentions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Cruel Intentions Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tara Reid

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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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    Four Weddings and a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Four Weddings and a Funeral Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Rowan Atkinson

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    Shakespeare in Love is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench

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    Chasing Amy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Chasing Amy Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

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    Working Girl is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Working Girl Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

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

    Brokeback Mountain Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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    Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Coming to America Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    The Last of the Mohicans is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    The Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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

    True Romance Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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

    Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

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

    Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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

    Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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

    Cocktail Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon

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

    Bull Durham Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

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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

    Sideways Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Haden Church

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

    Mallrats Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani

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

    Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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

    No Strings Attached Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline

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    Boys Don't Cry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Boys Don't Cry Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea

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

    Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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

    The Sweetest Thing Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Jason Bateman

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

    Dangerous Liaisons Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves

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

    Flashdance Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving, Michael Nouri

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

    The Piano Anna Paquin, Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel

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    How Stella Got Her Groove Back is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Danny Glover

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    Monster's Ball is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    Monster's Ball Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger

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    High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best R-Rated Romance Movies

    High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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

    Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris

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

    The English Patient Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth

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