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

List contains movies like Psycho and Halloween.

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Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Slasher Movies
Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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Friday the 13th Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini, Betsy Palmer

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Saw Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith

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I Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche

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American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Slasher Movies
American Psycho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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Child's Play Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon

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Halloween Malcolm McDowell, Danny Trejo, Danielle Harris

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Scream 3 Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

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Wes Craven's New Nightmare Wes Craven, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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Candyman Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Vanessa A. Williams

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Hellraiser Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

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Final Destination Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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House of Wax Paris Hilton, Elisha Cuthbert, Jared Padalecki

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Wrong Turn Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Jamie Lee Curtis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams

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The Hills Have Eyes Dee Wallace, Michael Berryman, John Steadman

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Friday the 13th Part 2 Betsy Palmer, Lauren-Marie Taylor, Warrington Gillette

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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Slasher Movies
Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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Sleepaway Camp Mike Kellin, Katherine Kamhi, Robert Earl Jones

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The Hitcher Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell

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The Strangers Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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Scream 2 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jack Black, Brandy Norwood

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Final Destination 3 Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Cory Monteith, Tony Todd

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Final Destination 2 Ali Larter, A. J. Cook, Sarah Carter

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Saw II Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer

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The House on Sorority Row Eileen Davidson, Harley Jane Kozak, Kate McNeil

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Black Christmas Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Olivia Hussey

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Scary Movie Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth

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The Burning Holly Hunter, Jason Alexander, Fisher Stevens

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Freddy vs. Jason Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

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Trick 'r Treat Anna Paquin, Leslie Bibb, Brian Cox

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Danielle Harris, Donald Pleasence, Kathleen Kinmont

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Rooney Mara, Connie Britton, Katie Cassidy

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Saw III Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Donnie Wahlberg

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Scream 4 Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

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Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter Corey Feldman, Crispin Glover, Judie Aronson

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April Fool's Day Deborah Foreman, Thomas F. Wilson, Ken Olandt

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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr

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Halloween III: Season of the Witch Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Atkins, Dan O'Herlihy

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Sleepaway Camp 3 Michael J. Pollard, Mark Oliver, Tracy Griffith

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge Robert Englund, Hope Lange, Clu Gulager

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Sorority Row Carrie Fisher, Jamie Chung, Audrina Patridge

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Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers Danielle Harris, Donald Pleasence, Beau Starr

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Jack Frost Shannon Elizabeth, Rob LaBelle, Christopher Allport

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Prom Night Jamie Lee Curtis, Brittany Snow, Leslie Nielsen

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Jason X David Cronenberg, Lexa Doig, Peter Mensah