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The Best R-Rated Action Comedies

Updated June 3, 2021 1.8k votes 352 voters 26.9k views63 items

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Here is a list of the best R-rated action comedies, ranked from best to worst by film fans just like you. This list takes the best R-Rated action comedies and pits them against each other to determine, once and for all, the greatest R-rated action comedy movie of all time.

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.

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    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    Tropic Thunder

    Ben Stiller, Jack Black

    Released2008

    Directed byBen Stiller

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    Bad Boys II

    Megan Fox, Will Smith

    Released2003

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    21 Jump Street

    Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum

    Released2012

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

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    In Bruges

    Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byMartin McDonagh

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    All About the Benjamins

    Eva Mendes, Ice Cube

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Bray

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    48 Hrs.

    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte

    Released1982

    Directed byWalter Hill

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    Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Lady Gaga, David Beckham

    Released2015

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

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    Pineapple Express

    Seth Rogen, James Franco

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

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    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku

    Released1994

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Baby Driver

    Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey

    Released2017

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    The Legend of Drunken Master

    Jackie Chan, Andy Lau

    Released1994

    Directed byJackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung

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    #14 of 15 Action Movie Sequels That Are Better Than The Originals#149 of 627 The Greatest Action Movies Of All Time

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    The Interview

    Eminem, James Franco

    Released2014

    Directed byEvan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, Peter Frizalone

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    Beverly Hills Cop II

    Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock

    Released1987

    Directed byTony Scott

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    #18 of 69 The Best Comedy Movie Sequels#39 of 175 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

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    Tango & Cash

    Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher

    Released1989

    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky, Albert Magnoli

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    Stuber

    Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista

    Released2019

    Directed byMichael Dowse

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    Guns Akimbo

    Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving

    Released2020

    Directed byJason Lei Howden

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    Beverly Hills Cop III

    Eddie Murphy, George Lucas

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Landis

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    Lethal Weapon 4

    Mel Gibson, Chris Rock

    Released1998

    Directed byRichard Donner

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    Bad Boys for Life

    Martin Lawrence, Will Smith

    Released2020

    Directed byAdil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah

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    Tag

    Ed Helms, Jeremy Renner

    Released2018

    Directed byJeff Tomsic

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    Wasabi

    Jean Reno, Carole Bouquet

    Released2001

    Directed byGérard Krawczyk

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    The Hitman's Bodyguard

    Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2017

    Directed byPatrick Hughes

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    Rumble in the Bronx

    Jackie Chan, Anita Mui

    Released1995

    Directed byStanley Tong

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    MacGruber

    Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig

    Released2010

    Directed byJorma Taccone

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