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The Best R-Rated Action/Adventure Movies

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

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    Beverly Hills Cop

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    True Grit

    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon
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    Bad Boys

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    Blade: Trinity

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    The Ghost and the Darkness

    Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas
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    Megan Fox, Will Smith
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    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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    Die Hard

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    Die Hard with a Vengeance

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    Lethal Weapon

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