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

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Woody Allen and Eddie Murphy are among the directors that have worked on a R Crime Comedy film.

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The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner crime comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los ...more

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Sting, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 British crime comedy thriller film written and directed by Guy Ritchie. The story is a heist film involving a self-confident young card sharp who ...more

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Get Shorty John Travolta, John Wayne, Danny DeVito Get Shorty is a 1995 crime-comedy-thriller film based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny ...more

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Bad Santa Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton, Cloris Leachman Bad Santa is a 2003 American Christmas black comedy crime film directed by Terry Zwigoff, and starring Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, and Lauren Graham, with Tony Cox, Brett Kelly, Lauren Tom, ...more

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Take the Money and Run Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Lonny Chapman Take the Money and Run is a 1969 American comedic mockumentary directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen and Janet Margolin. Written by Allen and Mickey Rose, the film chronicles the life of ...more

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Prizzi's Honor Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Anjelica Huston Prizzi's Honor is a 1985 American film directed by John Huston. It stars Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia and, in an Academy Award-winning performance, the director's daughter ...more

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A Fish Called Wanda Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 heist-comedy film written by John Cleese and Charles Crichton. It was directed by Crichton and stars Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin. Kline ...more

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Welcome to Collinwood George Clooney, Gabrielle Union, William H. Macy Welcome to Collinwood is a 2002 American caper comedy film written and directed by Anthony and Joe Russo about a group of small-time thieves and misfits from the Collinwood neighborhood of ...more

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All About the Benjamins Eva Mendes, Ice Cube, Anthony Michael Hall All About the Benjamins is a 2002 American action comedy film directed by Kevin Bray, and starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps as a bounty hunter and repeat offender who join forces to find a group ...more

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Ruthless People Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Helen Slater Ruthless People is a 1986 black comedy film written by Dale Launer, directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, and starring Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Judge Reinhold, Anita ...more

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3 Strikes Meagan Good, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, David Alan Grier 3 Strikes is a 2000 American screwball comedy film, written and directed by DJ Pooh. The film stars Brian Hooks as Rob Douglas, a man just released from a one-year sentence in jail, who already ...more

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Mad Dog and Glory Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray Mad Dog and Glory is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by John McNaughton and starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Bill Murray.

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Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead Jenny McCarthy, Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead is a 1995 American neo-noir crime film directed by Gary Fleder from a screenplay written by Scott Rosenberg. The film features an ensemble cast that ...more

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2 Days in the Valley Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher, James Spader 2 Days in the Valley is a 1996 film directed by John Herzfeld that revolves around the events over 48 hours in the lives of a group of people who are drawn together by a murder.

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Free Money Charlie Sheen, Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen Free Money is a 1998 black comedy film directed by Yves Simoneau, produced by Nicolas Clermont and written by Anthony Peck and Joseph Brutsman. This was the penultimate film of actor Marlon ...more

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Next Day Air Mos Def, Lauren London, Mike Epps Next Day Air is a 2009 American action comedy film that was released by Summit Entertainment on May 8, 2009. The film starring Donald Faison and Mike Epps was produced on an estimated budget of ...more

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11:14 Hilary Swank, Patrick Swayze, Rachael Leigh Cook 11:14 is a 2003 American indie thriller. The film was edited in a way that the various scenes of the movie end exactly at 11:14 PM.

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Find Me Guilty Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Annabella Sciorra Find Me Guilty is a 2006 American courtroom comedy crime film co-written and directed by Sidney Lumet, based on the true story of the longest Mafia trial in American history. Mobster Giacomo ...more

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Novocaine Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon Novocaine is a 2001 black comedy thriller film written and directed by David Atkins and starring Steve Martin, Helena Bonham Carter, Laura Dern, Lynne Thigpen and Elias Koteas. It was shot in ...more

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Cadillac Man Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, Fran Drescher Cadillac Man is a 1990 comedy film directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Robin Williams and Tim Robbins.

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I Love You to Death Heather Graham, Keanu Reeves, Kevin Kline I Love You to Death is a 1990 American dark comedy film directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is loosely based on an attempted murder that happened in 1984, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where Frances ...more

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Avenging Angelo Sylvester Stallone, Madeleine Stowe, Anthony Quinn Avenging Angelo is a 2002 American Mafia comedy film directed by Martyn Burke that stars Sylvester Stallone and Madeleine Stowe. This is the last film in which Anthony Quinn appeared. It was ...more

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Another You Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Vanessa L. Williams Another You is a 1991 American comedy film. It was the final film pairing of Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder, neither of whom appeared again in a leading role in another film, together or apart. ...more

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Safe Men Paul Giamatti, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Dinklage Safe Men is a 1998 film written and directed by John Hamburg. The crime-comedy starred Sam Rockwell and Steve Zahn as a pair of aspiring lounge singers who are mistaken for ace safe crackers and ...more

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The Last Shot Alec Baldwin, Willam Belli, Matthew Broderick The Last Shot is a 2004 comedy film starring Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette, Tim Blake Nelson, Joan Cusack, Tony Shalhoub, Buck Henry, Ray Liotta, Calista Flockhart and Ian ...more

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Crime Spree Harvey Keitel, Gérard Depardieu, Joanne Kelly Crime Spree is a 2003 Canadian-British film written and directed by Brad Mirman starring Gérard Depardieu and Harvey Keitel, as well as French singers Johnny Hallyday and Renaud.

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One Night at McCool's Liv Tyler, Helen Hunt, Michael Douglas One Night at McCool's is a 2001 American crime comedy film written by Stan Seidel, directed by Harald Zwart, and starring Liv Tyler, Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser, John Goodman, Michael Douglas, and ...more

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The Big White Robin Williams, Woody Harrelson, Holly Hunter The Big White is a 2005 black comedy film directed by Mark Mylod starring Robin Williams, Holly Hunter, Giovanni Ribisi, Woody Harrelson, Tim Blake Nelson, W. Earl Brown and Alison Lohman. In a ...more

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Love, Honour and Obey Jude Law, Ray Winstone, Jonny Lee Miller Love, Honour and Obey is a 2000 mock gangster film starring several members of the Primrose Hill set. It was jointly written and directed by Dominic Anciano and Ray Burdis as a follow-up to ...more

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Big Nothing Alice Eve, David Schwimmer, Simon Pegg Big Nothing is a 2006 British crime black comedy film directed by Jean-Baptiste Andrea starring David Schwimmer and Simon Pegg. It was released in December 2006, and had its premiere at Cardiff ...more

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The Informant! Matt Damon, Patton Oswalt, Joel McHale The Informant! is a 2009 American biographical-comedy-crime film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It depicts Mark Whitacre's involvement as a whistle blower in the lysine price-fixing conspiracy ...more

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The Marrying Man Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Elisabeth Shue The Marrying Man is a 1991 romantic comedy film starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. The film was directed by Jerry Rees, and written by Neil Simon. The film opened to mixed and poor reviews, ...more

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Chain of Fools Salma Hayek, Elijah Wood, Jeff Goldblum Chain of Fools is a 2000 heist comedy film about a hapless barber named Kresk.

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Mad Dog Time Diane Lane, Burt Reynolds, Jeff Goldblum Mad Dog Time is a 1996 ensemble cast crime film written and directed by Larry Bishop, released through United Artists. The film is notable for the various cameo appearances, including the first, ...more

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Palookaville Frances McDormand, Kim Dickens, Vincent Gallo Palookaville is a 1995 motion picture about a trio of burglars and their dysfunctional family of origin. Prominent actors featured in the film include William Forsythe, Lisa Gay Hamilton, ...more

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Dirt Jennifer Tilly, Luke Perry, Patrick Warburton

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You Kill Me Ben Kingsley, Téa Leoni, Luke Wilson You Kill Me is 2007 crime comedy film directed by John Dahl, and starring Ben Kingsley, Luke Wilson, Téa Leoni, Philip Baker Hall, Dennis Farina, and Bill Pullman.

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Kicked in the Head James Woods, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Rapaport Kicked in the Head is a 1997 comedy film directed by Matthew Harrison.

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The Parole Officer Lena Headey, Omar Sharif, Simon Pegg The Parole Officer is a 2001 British comedy film, directed by John Duigan. It was the first feature film to star comedian Steve Coogan. The film follows a diverse group of former criminals as ...more

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Bad Meat Chevy Chase, Judah Friedlander, Ben Bailey

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North of Fargo Gary Farmer, Lisa Ryder, Peter Evans

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Angel's Dance Jim Belushi, Kyle Chandler, Jon Polito Angel's Dance is a 1999 film written and directed by David L. Corley and produced by David Bixler. The film stars James Belushi, Sheryl Lee and Kyle Chandler.

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Who Is Cletis Tout? Portia de Rossi, RuPaul, Christian Slater Who is Cletis Tout? is a 2001 action comedy film written and directed by Chris Ver Wiel and starring Christian Slater, Richard Dreyfuss, and Tim Allen. The film is about mistaken identity ...more

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The Grotesque Sting, Lena Headey, Alan Bates The Grotesque is a 1995 British film by John-Paul Davidson, adapted from the 1989 novel of the same name by Patrick McGrath. It stars Alan Bates, Lena Headey, Theresa Russell and Sting. Academy ...more

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Best Men Drew Barrymore, Andy Dick, Dean Cain Best Men is a 1997 film directed by Tamra Davis and starring Sean Patrick Flanery, Luke Wilson, Andy Dick, Mitchell Whitfield, Fred Ward, Drew Barrymore, and Dean Cain.

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The Bros. Shaquille O'Neal, Ludacris, Vanilla Ice The Bros. is a 2007 independent film by writer/director Jonathan Figg, starring newcomers John Tindall and Joachim Wiese. The film was originally shot in 2000 and 2001; postproduction on the ...more

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Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis Rik Mayall, Danny Aiello, Jane Horrocks Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis is a British comedy film directed by John Henderson, originally released in 1997. The film stars Rik Mayall, Jane Horrocks, Danny Aiello and Ross Boatman. The ...more

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JCVD Jean-Claude Van Damme, Zinedine Soualem, François Damiens JCVD is a 2008 Belgian crime drama film directed by French Tunisian film director Mabrouk El Mechri, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as a semi-fictionalized version of himself, a down and out ...more

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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Joe Pesci, David Spade, Kristy Swanson 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag is a 1997 black comedy film starring Joe Pesci, Kristy Swanson and David Spade. It was the directorial debut of screenwriter Tom Schulman. In 1998 the film won the ...more

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Harlem Nights Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Arsenio Hall Harlem Nights is a 1989 crime comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor and directed by Murphy. The film featured Michael Lerner, Danny Aiello, Redd Foxx, Della Reese and Murphy's ...more