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The Best NC-17 Indie Movies

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List of NC-17 indie movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best NC-17 indie movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest NC-17 Indie movie of all time is. If you think the top NC-17 Indie 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 NC-17 Indie films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific NC-17 Indie film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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    Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman and stars Fred Ward, Maria de Medeiros, and Uma Thurman. It is loosely based on the book of the same name by the French author Anaïs Nin, and tells the story of Nin's relationship with Henry Miller and his wife, June. The film was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 63rd Academy Awards. It is one of two Oscar-nominated films to be released with an NC-17 rating; the other film is Wild at Heart, also released in 1990....  more
    • Actors: Uma Thurman, Kevin Spacey, Gary Oldman, Richard E. Grant, Fred Ward
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Philip Kaufman
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    "Blue Valentine is the story of love lost and love found told in two parallel moments in time. Flooded with romantic memories of their courtship, Dean and Cindy use one night to try and save their failing marriage. Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star in this honest portrait of a relationship on the rocks." Quoting from the description from the 2010 Sundance Film Festival site....  more
    • Actors: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel, Ben Shenkman, John Doman
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Derek Cianfrance
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    Inside Deep Throat is a 2005 American documentary film about the 1972 adult film Deep Throat, at the forefront of the Golden Age of Adult Entertainment, and its effects on American society. The film discusses how Deep Throat was distributed to theaters. Prints would be hand-delivered and employees would count heads of moviegoers and then collect the cash profits from the theaters. This process was known as sending "checkers and sweepers". It features scenes from the film, news of the time and interviews, both from archive and purpose-made, with director Gerard Damiano, actor Harry Reems, actress Linda Lovelace, Gore Vidal, Larry Flynt, Hugh Hefner, John Waters, Erica Jong, a prosecutor,...  more
    • Actors: Gerard Damiano
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
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    This film is a 1996 Canadian-British psychological thriller film written and directed by David Cronenberg based on J. G. Ballard's 1973 novel of the same name. The film stars James Spader, Deborah Kara Unger, Elias Koteas, Holly Hunter, and Rosanna Arquette. The film generated considerable controversy on its release and opened to mixed and highly divergent reactions from critics....  more
    • Actors: Holly Hunter, James Spader, Rosanna Arquette, Elias Koteas, Deborah Kara Unger
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: David Cronenberg
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