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The Best R-Rated Comedies

Updated September 30, 2020 13.6k votes 1.7k voters 109.4k views202 items

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Here is a list of the funniest R-Rated comedies, ranked from best to worst by how funny they are, no matter how inappropriate. These comedies are all R-Rated, so if you're looking for a more broad look at this genre then check out the Best Comedy Movies of All Time. This list takes the best R-Rated comedies  to see once and for all which one is the greatest R-Rated crude comedy movie of all time. This list of popular R-Rated 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 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 comedy films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated adult comedy movie, you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

If you're trying to find out "What are good R-Rated comedies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated comedies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new comedies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other services, there are thousands of great comedies rated R, so get out there and start watching.

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  • 1
    Superbad is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    Superbad

    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen

    Released2007

    Directed byGreg Mottola

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  • 2
    The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    The Hangover

    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper

    Released2009

    Directed byTodd Phillips

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  • 3
    American Pie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    American Pie

    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

    American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by brothers Paul and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 4
    Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    Deadpool

    Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin

    Released2016

    Directed byTim MIller

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  • 5
    Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    Step Brothers

    Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byAdam McKay

    Step Brothers is a 2008 American buddy slapstick comedy film starring Will Ferrell and John C.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Horrible Bosses is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    Horrible Bosses

    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey

    Released2011

    Directed bySeth Gordon

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  • 7
    Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    Wedding Crashers

    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

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  • 8
    The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin

    Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings

    Released2005

    Directed byJudd Apatow

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  • 9
    Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    107

    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

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  • 10
    Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    53

    Pineapple Express

    Seth Rogen, James Franco

    Released2008

    Directed byDavid Gordon Green

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  • 11
    Harold & Kumar Go to White Cas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    44

    Released2004

    Directed byDanny Leiner

    Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle is a 2004 American stoner comedy film directed by Danny... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 12
    Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    74

    Shaun of the Dead

    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

    Released2004

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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  • 13
    Old School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    86

    Old School

    Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg

    Released2003

    Directed byTodd Phillips

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  • 14
    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    134

    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • 15
    Vacation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    59

    Vacation

    Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley

    Released1983

    Directed byHarold Ramis

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  • 16
    Forgetting Sarah Marshall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    42

    Forgetting Sarah Marshall

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell

    Released2008

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

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  • 17
    Office Space is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    Office Space

    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley

    Released1999

    Directed byMike Judge

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  • 18
    Coming to America is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    31

    Coming to America

    Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • 19
    Hot Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    51

    Hot Fuzz

    Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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  • 20
    There's Something About Mary is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    69

    There's Something About Mary

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman

    Released1998

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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  • 21
    Caddyshack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    53

    Caddyshack

    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase

    Released1980

    Directed byHarold Ramis

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  • 22
    Beverly Hills Cop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    52

    Beverly Hills Cop

    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans

    Released1984

    Directed byMartin Brest

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  • 23
    South Park: Bigger, Longer & U is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    51

    South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

    George Clooney, Minnie Driver

    Released1999

    Directed byTrey Parker

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  • 24
    National Lampoon's Animal Hous is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    43

    National Lampoon's Animal House

    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • 25
    Super Troopers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedies
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    23

    Super Troopers

    Lynda Carter, Brian Cox

    Released2001

    Directed byJay Chandrasekhar

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