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The Best R-Rated Black Comedies

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

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    Kick-Ass

    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz

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    Fight Club
    21
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    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto

    Released1999

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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    Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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    Hot Fuzz
    17
    5

    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

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    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    17
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    Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell

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    18
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    Election
    17
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    Election

    Reese Witherspoon, Matthew Broderick

    Released1999

    Directed byAlexander Payne

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    Nurse Betty
    16
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    Nurse Betty

    Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock

    Released2000

    Directed byNeil LaBute

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    Office Space
    16
    7

    Office Space

    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Judge

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    Zombieland
    18
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    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

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    Directed byRuben Fleischer

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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
    16
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    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz

    Released1998

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

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  • 13
    Vampire's Kiss
    14
    5

    Vampire's Kiss

    Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Beals

    Released1989

    Directed byRobert Bierman

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    I Heart Huckabees
    16
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    I Heart Huckabees

    Naomi Watts, Isla Fisher

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

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    Smokin' Aces
    13
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    Smokin' Aces

    Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys

    Released2006

    Directed byJoe Carnahan

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    Bad Santa
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    Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton

    Released2003

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

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    About Schmidt
    12
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    About Schmidt

    Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates

    Released2002

    Directed byAlexander Payne

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    Ralph Fiennes, Camilla Belle

    Released2005

    Directed byArie Posin

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    14
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    Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor

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    12
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    Liv Tyler, Ellen Page

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  • 21
    Network
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    Network

    Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway

    Released1976

    Directed bySidney Lumet

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    Ed Wood
    11
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    Directed byTim Burton

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    Choke
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    Anjelica Huston, Sam Rockwell

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    Living in Oblivion
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    Living in Oblivion

    Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage

    Released1995

    Directed byTom DiCillo

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    Barton Fink
    11
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    Barton Fink

    John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

    Released1991

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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