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

List includes Sleepy Hollow, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and more.

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Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck are among the directors that have worked on a Detective R film.

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Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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Mississippi Burning Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Detective Movies
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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Kiss the Girls Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Mena Suvari

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Devil in a Blue Dress Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery, Don Cheadle

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Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Detective Movies
Backdraft Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Gone Baby Gone Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

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Brick Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin

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True Crime Clint Eastwood, Lucy Liu, James Woods

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Gorky Park William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy

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Manhunter Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen

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Night Moves Gene Hackman, James Woods, Melanie Griffith

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

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Blood Work Clint Eastwood, Anjelica Huston, Jeff Daniels

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A Low Down Dirty Shame Jada Pinkett Smith, Salli Richardson, Charles S. Dutton

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Angel Heart Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet

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In the Electric Mist John Goodman, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary Steenburgen

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Courage Under Fire Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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True Crime Alicia Silverstone, Marla Sokoloff, Bill Nunn

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Sea of Love Al Pacino, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman

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All Good Things Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling, Kristen Wiig

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Rush Week Gregg Allman, Roy Thinnes, Dean Hamilton

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Hollywoodland Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Robin Tunney

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Twilight Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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Shallow Ground Patty McCormack, Lindsey Stoddart, Tara Killian

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Vidocq Gérard Depardieu, Inés Sastre, Guillaume Canet

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God Told Me To Andy Kaufman, Sylvia Sidney, Sandy Dennis

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Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse Christopher Lee, Jean Reno, Mylène Jampanoï

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Klute Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland

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The Million Dollar Hotel Mel Gibson, Milla Jovovich, Bono

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Q David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Richard Roundtree

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Exit to Eden Rosie O'Donnell, Dan Aykroyd, Dana Delany

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Night Caller Gary Busey, Stella Stevens, Vanity

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Don't Sleep Alone Tony Guma, Neil Delama, Mark Collver

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Thesis Eduardo Noriega, Ana Torrent, Fele Martínez

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The Resurrected Chris Sarandon, Jane Sibbett, John Terry

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Thunderheart Val Kilmer, David Crosby, Sam Shepard

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Trixie Nick Nolte, Brittany Murphy, Nathan Lane

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The Burial Society is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best R-Rated Detective Movies
The Burial Society David Paymer, Seymour Cassel, Allan Rich

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Showdown in Little Tokyo Tia Carrere, Brandon Lee, Dolph Lundren

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Flashpoint Kris Kristofferson, Rip Torn, Jean Smart

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Brown's Requiem Selma Blair, Jennifer Coolidge, Brad Dourif

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Chain of Fools Salma Hayek, Elijah Wood, Jeff Goldblum

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Running Woman Theresa Russell, Andrew Robinson, Seidy López

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Just Cause Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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Mystery Team Aubrey Plaza, Donald Glover, Ellie Kemper

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The Adventures of Ford Fairlane Gilbert Gottfried, Lauren Holly, Priscilla Presley

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Switchback Jared Leto, Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover

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Shaft Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Lawrence Pressman

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Lord of Illusions Famke Janssen, Scott Bakula, Carrie Ann Inaba