Total Nerd The Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Movies  

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

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What kind of directors have worked on R Sci-Fi Horror movies in the past? James Cameron and Ridley Scott both have, as have other great directors.

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The Thing Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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Alien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Movies
Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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Aliens Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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Predator is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Movies
Predator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers

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Event Horizon Laurence Fishburne, Jason Isaacs, Sam Neill

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28 Days Later is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Movies
28 Days Later Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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The Fly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Movies
The Fly Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Movies
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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Pandorum Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus, Ben Foster

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Scanners Michael Ironside, Patrick McGoohan, Jennifer O'Neill

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From Beyond Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs, Ken Foree

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Hellbound: Hellraiser II Doug Bradley, Ashley Laurence, Kenneth Cranham

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Re-Animator Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs, David Gale

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Sphere Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Dustin Hoffman

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The Faculty Salma Hayek, Usher, Famke Janssen

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Movies
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy

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The Blob Erika Eleniak, Shawnee Smith, Julie McCullough

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Sunshine Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Mark Strong

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Resident Evil Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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28 Weeks Later Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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Alien 3 Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

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The Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

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Species is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Movies
Species Michelle Williams, Ben Kingsley, Natasha Henstridge

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Prometheus Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba

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Videodrome Debbie Harry, James Woods, David Cronenberg

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DeepStar Six Nia Peeples, Miguel Ferrer, Cindy Pickett

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Lifeforce Patrick Stewart, Mathilda May, Peter Firth

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Leviathan Peter Weller, Ernie Hudson, Daniel Stern

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Mimic Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

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Apollo 18 Warren Christie, Michael Kopsa, Andrew Airlie

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Under the Skin Scarlett Johansson, Kryštof Hádek, Paul Brannigan

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Deep Rising Famke Janssen, Djimon Hounsou, Jason Flemyng

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Resident Evil: Apocalypse Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Sienna Guillory

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Critters Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh

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Hollow Man Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin

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Critters 2: The Main Course Lin Shaye, Scott Grimes, Terrence Mann

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Critters 3 Leonardo DiCaprio, Frances Bay, Terrence Mann

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Critters 4 Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif, Martine Beswick

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Slither Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer, Rob Zombie

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Splice Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac

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Resident Evil: Extinction Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Ashanti

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Altered States Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

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Cube Zero David Huband, Terri Hawkes, Michael Riley

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The Lawnmower Man Pierce Brosnan, Dean Norris, Geoffrey Lewis

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Bride of Re-Animator Fabiana Udenio, Jeffrey Combs, Kathleen Kinmont

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Brainscan Edward Furlong, Frank Langella, David Hemblen

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Feast Krista Allen, Henry Rollins, Eric Dane

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Species II Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, James Cromwell

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The Astronaut's Wife Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton