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The Best R-Rated Action Comedies

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List of R-Rated action comedies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated action comedies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Action Comedy movie of all time is.

This list of popular R-Rated action comedies 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 Comedy 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 Comedy films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Action Comedy film, you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.List movies include Hot Fuzz, Pineapple Express, and many additional movies as well. If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated action comedies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated action comedies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new action comedies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other services, there are thousands of great action comedies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Share the list with your friends to give them a chance to impact the order of the list. {#nodes}

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    Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright

    Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by... more

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    Tropic Thunder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Tropic Thunder

    Ben Stiller, Jack Black

    Released2008

    Directed byBen Stiller

    Tropic Thunder is a 2008 American action satire comedy film directed by Ben Stiller. Through a... more

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    Bad Boys II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Bad Boys II

    Megan Fox, Will Smith

    Released2003

    Directed byMichael Bay

    Bad Boys II is a 2003 American action-comedy film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry... more

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    21 Jump Street is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    21 Jump Street

    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum

    Released2012

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

    21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher... more
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    All About the Benjamins is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    All About the Benjamins

    Eva Mendes, Ice Cube

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Bray

    All About the Benjamins is a 2002 American action comedy film directed by Kevin Bray, and... more

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    Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Pineapple Express

    Seth Rogen, James Franco

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

    Pineapple Express is a 2008 American buddy stoner action comedy film directed by David Gordon... more

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    True Lies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

    Released1994

    Directed byJames Cameron

    True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron, and... more

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    48 Hrs. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    48 Hrs.

    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte

    Released1982

    Directed byWalter Hill

    48 Hrs. is a 1982 American action comedy film directed by Walter Hill, starring Nick Nolte and... more
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    The Legend of Drunken Master is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    The Legend of Drunken Master

    Jackie Chan, Andy Lau

    Released1994

    Directed byJackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung

    Drunken Master II is a 1994 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung and Jackie Chan,... more

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    Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Baby Driver

    Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    The Interview is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    The Interview

    Eminem, James Franco

    Released2014

    Directed byEvan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, Peter Frizalone

    The Interview is a 2014 American political satire comedy film directed by Seth Rogen and Evan... more

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    Tango & Cash is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Tango & Cash

    Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher

    Released1989

    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky, Albert Magnoli

    Tango & Cash is a 1989 American buddy cop action comedy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky,... more

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    Kingsman: The Secret Service is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Lady Gaga, David Beckham

    Released2015

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

    Kingsman: The Secret Service is a 2014 action spy comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn. A... more

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    Beverly Hills Cop II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Beverly Hills Cop II

    Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock

    Released1987

    Directed byTony Scott

    Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 action comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Tony... more
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    In Bruges is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    In Bruges

    Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byMartin McDonagh

    In Bruges is a 2008 British-American comedy film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. The... more

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    Beverly Hills Cop III is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Beverly Hills Cop III

    Eddie Murphy, George Lucas

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Landis

    Beverly Hills Cop III is a 1994 action-comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by John... more
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    Lethal Weapon 4 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Lethal Weapon 4

    Mel Gibson, Chris Rock

    Released1998

    Directed byRichard Donner

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    Stuber is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Stuber

    Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Dowse

    Stuber is a 2019 American action-comedy directed by Michael Dowse. A mild-mannered Uber driver... more
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    Bad Boys for Life is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Bad Boys for Life

    Martin Lawrence, Will Smith

    Released2020

    Directed byAdil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

    Bad Boys for Life is a 2020 is an action crime comedy film directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall... more
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    Another 48 Hrs. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Another 48 Hrs.

    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte

    Released1990

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Another 48 Hrs. is a 1990 action comedy film and a sequel to the 1982 film 48 Hrs.. It was... more

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    Rumble in the Bronx is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Rumble in the Bronx

    Jackie Chan, Anita Mui

    Released1995

    Directed byStanley Tong

    Rumble in the Bronx, is a 1995 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film starring Jackie Chan... more

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    Guns Akimbo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Guns Akimbo

    Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving

    Released2020

    Directed byJason Lei Howden

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    Tag is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Tag

    Ed Helms, Jeremy Renner

    Released2018

    Directed byJeff Tomsic

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    Coffee and Kareem is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    Coffee and Kareem

    Betty Gilpin, Taraji P. Henson

    Released2020

    Directed byMichael Dowse

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    A Low Down Dirty Shame is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Action Comedies
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    A Low Down Dirty Shame

    Jada Pinkett Smith, Salli Richardson

    Released1994

    Directed byKeenen Ivory Wayans

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