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The Best R-Rated Comedy Thriller Movies  

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

This list contains movies like Lucky Number Slevin and Grosse Pointe Blank.

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Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman
Lucky Number Slevin, is a 2006 thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu and Stanley ...more
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Ben Stiller, Kim Dickens, Ryan O'Neal
Zero Effect is a 1998 mystery film written and directed by Jake Kasdan. It stars Bill Pullman as "the world's most private detective" Daryl Zero and Ben Stiller as his assistant Steve ...more
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Rosie O'Donnell, Dan Aykroyd, Dana Delany
Exit to Eden is a 1994 American comedy-thriller film directed by Garry Marshall and adapted to the screen by Deborah Amelon and Bob Brunner from Anne Rampling's novel of the same name. The ...more
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Grosse Pointe Blank is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedy Thriller Movies
Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack, Hank Azaria
Grosse Pointe Blank is a 1997 American comedy film directed by George Armitage, and starring John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin and Dan Aykroyd. The film received positive reviews from ...more
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Piercing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Comedy Thriller Movies
Christopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska, Laia Costa
Piercing is a 2018 American horror comedy film directed by Nicolas Pesce, based on the novel by Ryū Murakami. A man (Christopher Abbott) kisses his wife and baby goodbye and seemingly heads away ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz
Jumpin' Jack Flash is a 1986 spy comedy film starring Whoopi Goldberg. The film was directed by Penny Marshall in her theatrical film directorial debut. The film was one of the first to feature ...more
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Jennifer Lopez, Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes
Money Train is a 1995 American action film starring Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson and Jennifer Lopez as New York City transit cops and Robert Blake as their iron-fisted boss. After losing his ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern
A Shock to the System is a U.S. dark comedy crime thriller film directed by Jan Egleson, starring Michael Caine, Swoosie Kurtz, Elizabeth McGovern, and Peter Riegert. It is based on the 1984 ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Edward Norton, Keri Russell
Leaves of Grass is an American comedy-drama film written and directed by, and featuring, Tim Blake Nelson. It also stars Edward Norton, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Melanie Lynskey and Keri ...more
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Walter Matthau, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty
Hopscotch is a 1980 American film directed by Ronald Neame and produced by Edie Landau and Ely A. Landau. It was written by Bryan Forbes and Brian Garfield, based on Garfield's novel of the same ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline, Alan Rickman
The January Man is a 1989 comedy/thriller film, directed by Pat O'Connor from a screenplay by John Patrick Shanley. The film stars Kevin Kline as Nick Starkey, a smart ex-New York City police ...more
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Robin Tunney, Liz Phair, Jason Priestley
Cherish is a 2002 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Finn Taylor. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 14, 2002 and had a limited theatrical release June 7 of ...more
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Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Michael Rooker
Rent-A-Cop is a 1987 action comedy crime film written by Michael Blodgett, Dennis Shryack and directed by Jerry London.
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Phil Collins, Hugo Weaving, Nicholas Hammond
Frauds is a 1993 Australian black comedy film starring pop star Phil Collins. It was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.
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Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, Janeane Garofalo
Clay Pigeons is a 1998 crime-comedy film written by Matt Healy and directed by David Dobkin. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, and Janeane Garofalo.
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Jeff Goldblum, Parker Posey, Saffron Burrows
Fay Grim is a 2006 drama film written and directed by Hal Hartley. The film is a sequel to Hartley's 1997 film Henry Fool, and revolves around the title character, played by Parker Posey, the ...more
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Michael J. Fox, Janeane Garofalo, Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Coldblooded is a 1995 black comedy/thriller film about hitmen directed by Wallace Wolodarsky and starring Jason Priestley, Peter Riegert, Robert Loggia, Kimberly Williams and Janeane Garofalo.
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Nick Nolte, Brittany Murphy, Nathan Lane
Trixie is a 2000 American mystery-crime film directed by Alan Rudolph and starring Emily Watson, Nick Nolte, Will Patton and Brittany Murphy.
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Rachael Leigh Cook, Johnny Galecki, Nick Stahl
Bookies is a 2003 German comedy thriller film written by Michael Bacall and directed by Mark Illsley. The story revolves around the lives of four college students.
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Peter O'Toole, Barbara Hershey, Alex Rocco
The Stunt Man is a 1980 American film directed by Richard Rush, starring Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, and Barbara Hershey. The movie was adapted by Lawrence B. Marcus and Rush from the novel ...more
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Shark City Vivica A. Fox, Corey Haim, David Phillips
Shark City is a comedy written by Evan Shear starring Jefferson Brown, David Phillips, Carlo Rota, Corey Haim, Vivica A. Fox, Jordan Madley, Samantha Gutstadt, and Tony Nappo; with Skye Collyer, ...more
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Sergi López i Ayats, Laurent Lucas, Dominique Rozan
Harry, He's Here to Help is a French film released in 2000. It was directed by Dominik Moll.
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Angelina Jolie, Alfred Molina, Anne Archer
Mojave Moon is a 1996 American road movie. It stars Danny Aiello, Anne Archer, Michael Biehn, Angelina Jolie and Jack Noseworthy. The film was written by Leonard Glasser and directed by Kevin
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North of Fargo Gary Farmer, Lisa Ryder, Peter Evans
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Asaduz Zaman added Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike, Rowan Atkinson
Johnny English Reborn is a 2011 British spy comedy film parodying the James Bond secret agent genre. The film is the sequel to Johnny English, and stars Rowan Atkinson reprising his role as the ...more