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

This list includes No Country for Old Men, Blade Runner and more.

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The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
The Usual Suspects Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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No Country for Old Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
No Country for Old Men Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

58 17
Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
Léon: The Professional Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman, Jean Reno

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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Heat Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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American History X Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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Basic Instinct Sharon Stone, Michael Douglas, Jeanne Tripplehorn

47 17
The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
The Untouchables Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

33 10
Training Day is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
Training Day Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

36 13
True Romance is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
True Romance Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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Memento Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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Serpico Al Pacino, Judd Hirsch, Abraham Murphy

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Enemy of the State Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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Collateral Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jason Statham

34 14
American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
American Psycho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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Kiss the Girls Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Mena Suvari

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Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
Backdraft Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Payback Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello

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From Dusk till Dawn Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

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The Last Boy Scout Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus

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True Grit Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

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Falling Down Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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Gone Baby Gone Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

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Play Misty for Me Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills, Jessica Walter

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Marathon Man Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider

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The Negotiator Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Giamatti

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best R-Rated Crime Thriller Movies
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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The Talented Mr. Ripley Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon

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Body Heat Mickey Rourke, Kathleen Turner, William Hurt

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The Thomas Crown Affair Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

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Miller's Crossing Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden

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No Way Out Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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French Connection II Gene Hackman, Ed Lauter, Fernando Rey

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The Firm Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey

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The Postman Always Rings Twice Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, Anjelica Huston

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American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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Mystic River Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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To Live and Die in L.A. Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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The Girl Who Played with Fire Noomi Rapace, Per Oscarsson, Lena Endre

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A History of Violence Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris

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Traffic Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas

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King of New York Christopher Walken, Steve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne

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Straw Dogs Kate Bosworth, James Woods, Alexander Skarsgård

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Suicide Kings Christopher Walken, Denis Leary, Jay Mohr

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Ricochet Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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Death Wish Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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Shooter Mark Wahlberg, Kate Mara, Rhona Mitra