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

This list includes Lost in Translation, Ed Wood and more.

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George Clooney and Robert Redford have both directed a Comedy-drama R film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Thelma & Louise Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis

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The Breakfast Club Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris

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Good Morning, Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedy-drama Movies
Good Morning, Vietnam Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh

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Friday Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedy-drama Movies
Jerry Maguire Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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Ed Wood Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

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The Kids Are All Right Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo

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Sideways Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Haden Church

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Almost Famous Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

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The World According to Garp Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

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Adaptation Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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Up in the Air is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedy-drama Movies
Up in the Air George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis

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Private Benjamin Goldie Hawn, Albert Brooks, Craig T. Nelson

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Garden State Natalie Portman, Jim Parsons, Ian Holm

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Risky Business Tom Cruise, Megan Mullally, Rebecca De Mornay

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Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

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Before Sunrise Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Adam Goldberg

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch Rosie O'Donnell, Andrea Martin, Michael Pitt

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Billy Elliot Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Zoe Bell

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The Full Monty Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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Diner Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin

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The People vs. Larry Flynt Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson

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Junebug Amy Adams, Jill Wagner, Benjamin McKenzie

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The Darjeeling Limited Natalie Portman, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson

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50/50 Anna Kendrick, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bryce Dallas Howard

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Mystery, Alaska Russell Crowe, Mike Myers, Burt Reynolds

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Chasing Amy Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Martin Lawrence, Tracy Morgan, Bobby Brown

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In Bruges Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith

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All About My Mother Penélope Cruz, Fernando Fernan Gomez, Antonia San Juan

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About Schmidt Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, June Squibb

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe

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Ghost World Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr

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24 Hour Party People Christopher Eccleston, Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis

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Secretary Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Spader, Lesley Ann Warren

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Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench

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Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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The Fisher King Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits

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Adventureland Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig

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The Big Chill Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum

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Charlie Bartlett Robert Downey Jr., Kat Dennings, Drake

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Broadcast News Jack Nicholson, John Cusack, Holly Hunter

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Cyrus Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill, John C. Reilly

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Win Win Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Tambor, Melanie Lynskey

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Muriel's Wedding Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter

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Synecdoche, New York Michelle Williams, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Soul Food Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Vanessa L. Williams