films The Best R-Rated Teen Movies  

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List of R-Rated teen movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. Find these and more great movies for teens that are streaming on the Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant, The Best Comedy Films on Amazon Prime, The Best horror Movies on Netflix Instant, The Best horror Movies on Amazon Prime, and best dramas that are on both Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This list takes the best R-Rated teen movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Teen movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated teen 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 Teen 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 Teen films on this list.

 If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Teen film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.Movies on this list include The Lost Boys and Halloween. If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated teen movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated teen movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

 Use this list if you're looking for some new teen movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great teen movies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Share what you voted on to see if your friends agree. (208 items)

What kind of directors have worked on Teen R movies in the past? Sofia Coppola and Kathryn Bigelow both have, as have other great directors.

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The Breakfast Club Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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Cruel Intentions Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tara Reid

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Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Teen Movies
Stand by Me Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Teen Movies
The Lost Boys Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

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

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Teen Movies
Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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

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

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Heathers Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Christian Slater

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The Craft Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Christine Taylor

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Risky Business Tom Cruise, Megan Mullally, Rebecca De Mornay

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Scary Movie Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth

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

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Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

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Thirteen Vanessa Hudgens, Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter

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The Virgin Suicides Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

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Varsity Blues Ali Larter, Paul Walker, Amy Smart

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Prom Night Jamie Lee Curtis, Brittany Snow, Leslie Nielsen

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The Basketball Diaries Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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Boyz n the Hood Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr.

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Scream 3 Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

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Stay Alive Sophia Bush, Frankie Muniz, Milo Ventimiglia

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Wrong Turn Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kevin Zegers

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

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

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Scary Movie 2 Anna Faris, Tim Curry, James Woods

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The Blue Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best R-Rated Teen Movies
The Blue Lagoon Brooke Shields, William Daniels, Leo McKern

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Vision Quest Madonna, Forest Whitaker, Linda Fiorentino

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Brick Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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Cabin Fever Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent, Jordan Ladd

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Jeepers Creepers 2 Justin Long, Nicki Aycox, Ray Wise

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

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Porky's Kim Cattrall, Alex Karras, Art Hindle

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The Blob Erika Eleniak, Shawnee Smith, Julie McCullough

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Near Dark Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Adrian Pasdar

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

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

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

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Charlie Bartlett Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings, Drake

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Elephant Timothy Bottoms, Matt Malloy, Alex Frost

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Detroit Rock City Emmanuelle Chriqui, Edward Furlong, Gene Simmons

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Silver Bullet Gary Busey, Corey Haim, Terry O'Quinn

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Friday Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

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My Bloody Valentine Don Francks, Cynthia Dale, Helene Udy

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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) 46 on the list The Best R-Rated Teen Movies
Urban Legend Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt

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Dangerous Minds Michelle Pfeiffer, Andy Garcia, Paula Garcés

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

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Fame Debbie Allen, Irene Cara, Meg Tilly

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Return of the Living Dead Part II Mitch Pileggi, James Karen, Allan Trautman