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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  4. 4
    + 17
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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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  6. 6
    + 20
    - 4
    Kill Bill Volume 1

    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino

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  7. 7
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    - 5

    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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  10. 10
    + 18
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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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    - 5
    Fight Club

    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Aliens

    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

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    - 5
    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    Memento

    Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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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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    + 12
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    Blade

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Traci Lords

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    The Thing

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

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  26. 26
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    - 5
    12 Monkeys

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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    Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

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    + 14
    - 7

    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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    + 7
    - 1
    Mad Max

    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    + 8
    - 2
    The Boondock Saints

    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly

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    - 2
    Bram Stoker's Dracula

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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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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    Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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    + 7
    - 2
    Heat

    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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    - 7
    V for Vendetta

    Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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    - 4

    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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    - 4
    Mystic River

    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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    - 3

    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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    + 7
    - 3
    Unfaithful

    Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan

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    - 2
    Blue Velvet

    Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

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    + 6
    - 2
    Lethal Weapon

    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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    - 2
    Bad Boys

    Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

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    - 1
    Resident Evil

    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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    - 1
    Death Wish

    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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    + 4
    - 0
    Pale Rider

    Clint Eastwood, Chris Penn, Michael Moriarty

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    In the Mouth of Madness

    Hayden Christensen, Charlton Heston, Sam Neill

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    Total Recall

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside

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