The Best R-Rated Detective Movies  

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List of R-Rated detective movies, 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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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Detective Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan
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Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken
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Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Mena Suvari
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Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris
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Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand
Devil in a Blue Dress is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Detective Movies
Denzel Washington, Poppy Montgomery, Don Cheadle
Backdraft is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Detective Movies
Robert De Niro, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meagan Good, Emilie de Ravin
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Clint Eastwood, Anjelica Huston, Jeff Daniels
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William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy
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Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais, Joan Allen
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Gene Hackman, James Woods, Melanie Griffith
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Clint Eastwood, Lucy Liu, James Woods
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Noomi Rapace, Per Oscarsson, Lena Endre
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Jada Pinkett Smith, Salli Richardson, Charles S. Dutton
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Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet
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Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington
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John Goodman, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary Steenburgen
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Al Pacino, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman
Stuber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Detective Movies
Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais
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Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling, Kristen Wiig
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Gregg Allman, Roy Thinnes, Dean Hamilton
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Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Robin Tunney
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Alicia Silverstone, Marla Sokoloff, Bill Nunn
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Patty McCormack, Lindsey Stoddart, Tara Killian