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

This list is made up of a variety of movies, including Schindler's List and Gladiator.

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Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

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but chickens double d added Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
but chickens double d added Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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but chickens double d added Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
but chickens double d added Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
but chickens double d added Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
but chickens double d added Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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Platoon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
but chickens double d added Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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Monica Bellucci, Jim Caviezel, Claudia Gerini

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Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
but chickens double d added Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

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Glory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

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but chickens double d added Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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but chickens double d added Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki

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Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
but chickens double d added Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

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but chickens double d added Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Terajima, Jinpachi Nezu

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Takeshi Kusao, Mami Koyama, Tesshō Genda

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but chickens double d added Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow

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but chickens double d added Paul Walker, Ryan Phillippe, Jamie Bell

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Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

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Rachel Weisz, Oscar Isaac, Max Minghella

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Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton, Michael Ironside

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Maggie Q, Sammo Hung, Andy Lau

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Max von Sydow, Christopher Lambert, Inés Sastre

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Gary Oldman, Isabella Rossellini, Valeria Golino

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Gong Li, Chen Kaige, Zhou Xun

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Bill Paxton, Julia Ormond, Sandrine Bonnaire

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Milla Jovovich, Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich

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Khaosai Galaxy, Sorapong Chatree, Penpak Sirikul

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Shah Rukh Khan, Ajith Kumar, Kareena Kapoor

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Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett

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Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Sheen

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Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach, Telly Savalas

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Sven-Ole Thorsen, Ralf Möller, Ingibjorg Stefansdottir

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Tadanobu Asano, Sun Honglei, Ba Sen

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Genghis Khan: To the Ends of t... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best R-Rated Epic Movies
Rei Kikukawa, Kenichi Matsuyama, Takashi Sorimachi

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Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Glenn Close