Photo: Freebase

film The Best R-Rated Cult Movies  

2.9k votes 114 voters 7.2k views 208 items Embed

List Rules Add your favorite movie to the list if it's missing, but only if it's the correct rating.

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

With movies ranging from The Big Lebowski to Fight Club, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated cult movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated cult movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new cult movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great cult movies rated R, so get out there and start watching.

Share this list with your social network so that more great movies can hit the top ranks. {#nodes}

What kind of directors have worked on R Cult movies in the past? Woody Allen and Peter Jackson both have, as have other great directors.

45 8
Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Cult Movies
Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

The Best Horror Movies About Cults and Conspiracies The Best British Documentaries

37 15
Ranker Video
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

35 14
Ranker Video
Shaun of the Dead Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

33 14
The Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Cult Movies
The Lost Boys Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim

28 11
Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Cult Movies
Army of Darkness Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

32 15
Ranker Video
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

26 10
Ranker Video
The Warriors Mercedes Ruehl, Robert Townsend, James Remar

34 17
Ranker Video
Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

28 12
Ranker Video
From Dusk till Dawn Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino

29 13
Ranker Video
Life of Brian George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

25 10
Halloween is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Cult Movies
Halloween Jamie Lee Curtis, Kyle Richards, Donald Pleasence

24 10
Ranker Video
Scanners Michael Ironside, Patrick McGoohan, Jennifer O'Neill

26 12
Ranker Video
Ed Wood Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

25 12
Ranker Video
Mad Max Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

26 13
Ranker Video
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors 7 Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

22 10
Ranker Video
Dawn of the Dead Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

21 10
Ranker Video
Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

13 3
Ranker Video
punksnotdead added Harold and Maude Ruth Gordon, Tom Skerritt, Bud Cort

20 10
Ranker Video
Highlander Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Michael Hayes

20 10
Ranker Video
The Omen Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner

25 16
Ranker Video
Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

18 10
Ranker Video
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

14 7
Ranker Video
Escape from L.A. Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Pam Grier

8 2
Ranker Video
punksnotdead added Tommy Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Elton John

16 10
Ranker Video
The Prophecy Viggo Mortensen, Christopher Walken, Virginia Madsen

10 5
Ranker Video
Phantasm Angus Scrimm, A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister

20 15
Ranker Video
Re-Animator Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs, David Gale

20 15
Ranker Video
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Ryan Reynolds, Neil Patrick Harris, Malin Åkerman

20 16
Ranker Video
Dogma Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock

The Best Robert De Niro Movies If You Were Going To Do It, How Would You Fake Your Death?

16 12
Ranker Video
Bubba Ho-Tep Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis

15 11
Ranker Video
Vampires James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

14 10
Ranker Video
The Return of the Living Dead Clu Gulager, James Karen, Linnea Quigley

14 10
Ranker Video
Heavy Metal John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy

10 6
Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best R-Rated Cult Movies
punksnotdead added Casablanca Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

20 17
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best R-Rated Cult Movies
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal

18 15
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best R-Rated Cult Movies
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

16 13
Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best R-Rated Cult Movies
Fright Night Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon

13 10
Ranker Video
Hellraiser Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence

13 10
Ranker Video
Jeepers Creepers Justin Long, Eileen Brennan, Victor Salva

16 14
Ranker Video
The Hunger David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon

12 10
Ranker Video
Withnail and I Paul McGann, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths

11 9
Ranker Video
Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

10 8
Ranker Video
Magic Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith

The Best PG Cult Movies The Best Current NBC Dramas

9 7
Ranker Video
The Man Who Fell to Earth David Bowie, Rip Torn, Buck Henry

9 7
Ranker Video
Altered States Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Bob Balaban

6 4
Ranker Video
The Company of Wolves Angela Lansbury, Terence Stamp, David Warner

4 2
Ranker Video
punksnotdead added Pink Floyd – The Wall Bob Hoskins, Bob Geldof, Joanne Whalley

20 19
Ranker Video
Bad Santa Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton, Cloris Leachman

16 15
Ranker Video
The Amityville Horror James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger

13 12
Ranker Video
Adaptation Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal