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The Best R-Rated Animation Movies

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

These movies, like South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and Creepshow include images when available.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated animation movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated animation movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new animation movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great animation movies rated R, so get out there and start watching.

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    George Clooney, Minnie Driver

    Released1999

    Directed byTrey Parker

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    Takeshi Kusao, Mami Koyama

    Released1988

    Directed byKatsuhiro Otomo

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    Heavy Metal

    John Candy, Harold Ramis

    Released1981

    Directed byGerald Potterton

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    Laura Bailey, Johnny Yong Bosch

    Released2008

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    Dwight Schultz, Pamela Adlon

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    Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof

    Released1982

    Directed byAlan Parker

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    William Michael Albert Broad, Michael Ironside

    Released2000

    Directed byMichael Coldewey, Michel Lemire

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    Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves

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    Paprika

    Satoshi Kon, Megumi Hayashibara

    Released2006

    Directed bySatoshi Kon

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    Jennifer Hale, Megumi Hayashibara

    Released2001

    Directed byShinichirō Watanabe

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    Released2005

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    Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters

    Tina Fey, Bruce Campbell

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  • Appleseed13
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    Appleseed

    Koyasu Taketo, Toshiyuki Morikawa

    Released2004

    Directed byShinji Aramaki

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    Tekkonkinkreet

    Kazunari Ninomiya, Yū Aoi

    Released2006

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    The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

    Rosario Dawson, Paul Giamatti

    Released2009

    Directed byMr. Lawrence, Rob Zombie

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  • Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade16
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    Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade

    Tamio Ōki, Eri Sendai

    Released1999

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    Sausage Party

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    I Married a Strange Person!

    Charis Michelsen

    Released1998

    Directed byBill Plympton

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    The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!

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    Felidae

    Mario Adorf, Klaus Maria Brandauer

    Released1994

    Directed byMichael Schaack

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    Waking Life

    Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy

    Released2001

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    Vincent Schiavelli, Lee Ving

    Released1981

    Directed byRalph Bakshi

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    Coonskin

    Barry White, Philip Michael Thomas

    Released1975

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