The Best R-Rated Thriller Movies Films

The Best R-Rated Thriller Movies

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

List movies include Pulp Fiction, Goodfellas and many more.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated thriller movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated thriller movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new thriller movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great thriller movies rated R, so get out there and start watching.

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Among those that have directed a Thriller R movie are Clint Eastwood and Sylvester Stallone.


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    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    - 4
    Kill Bill Volume 1

    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino

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    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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    From Dusk till Dawn

    Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    The Crow

    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee, Tony Todd

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

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    Natural Born Killers

    Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Memento

    Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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    Fight Club

    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Aliens

    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    12 Monkeys

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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    Sleepy Hollow

    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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    The Thing

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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    Blade

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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    Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

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    + 7
    - 1
    Mad Max

    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    The Boondock Saints

    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly

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    Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Robin Wright

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    Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart

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    V for Vendetta

    Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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    - 2
    Heat

    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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    Mystic River

    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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    Unfaithful

    Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan

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    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Bad Boys

    Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

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    Blue Velvet

    Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

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    Lethal Weapon

    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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    - 1
    Resident Evil

    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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    - 1
    The Manchurian Candidate

    Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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    Death Wish

    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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    Witness

    Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover

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    In the Mouth of Madness

    Hayden Christensen, Charlton Heston, Sam Neill

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