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The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies

Updated September 9, 2020 4.7k votes 324 voters 22.3k views161 items

List RulesOnly fantasy genre films rated R.

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

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  • 1
    Pan's Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Pan's Labyrinth

    Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

    Released2006

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Pan's Labyrinth is a 2006 Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film directed by Guillermo del Toro. It... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    The Green Mile is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    The Green Mile

    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise

    Released1999

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy drama film directed by Frank Darabont and adapted... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Blade is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Blade

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes

    Released1998

    Directed byStephen Norrington

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  • 4
    Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Sleepy Hollow

    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci

    Released1999

    Directed byTim Burton

    Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American fantasy horror adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Army of Darkness

    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell

    Released1992

    Directed bySam Raimi

    Army of Darkness is a 1992 American dark fantasy action comedy film directed by Sam Raimi. It... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Conan the Barbarian is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Conan the Barbarian

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Milius

    Conan the Barbarian is a 1982 sword and sorcery/adventure film directed and co-written by John... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Crow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    The Crow

    Bai Ling, Brandon Lee

    Released1994

    Directed byAlex Proyas

    The Crow is a 1994 American fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Constantine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Constantine

    Rachel Weisz, Keanu Reeves

    Released2005

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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  • 9
    Dogma is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Dogma

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Smith

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  • 10
    Highlander is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Highlander

    Sean Connery, Clancy Brown

    Released1986

    Directed byRussell Mulcahy

    Highlander is a 1986 British-American cult fantasy film directed by Russell Mulcahy and based... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Blade II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Blade II

    Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes

    Released2002

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

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  • 12
    Ted is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Ted

    Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2012

    Directed bySeth MacFarlane

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  • 13
    Underworld: Evolution is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Underworld: Evolution

    Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen

    Released2006

    Directed byLen Wiseman

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  • 14
    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

    Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen

    Released2013

    Directed byTommy Wirkola

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  • 15
    The Craft is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    The Craft

    Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney

    Released1996

    Directed byAndrew Fleming

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  • 16
    Beowulf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Beowulf

    Rhona Mitra, Patricia Velásquez

    Released1999

    Directed byGraham Baker

    Beowulf is a 1999 science fiction fantasy action film loosely based on the Old English epic... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Blade: Trinity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Blade: Trinity

    Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid S. Goyer

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  • 18
    Spawn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Spawn

    Martin Sheen, John Leguizamo

    Released1997

    Directed byMark A.Z. Dippé

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  • 19
    Underworld: Awakening is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Underworld: Awakening

    Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman

    Released2012

    Directed byMåns Mårlind, Björn Stein

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  • 20
    Underworld: Rise of the Lycans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

    Kate Beckinsale, Rhona Mitra

    Released2009

    Directed byPatrick Tatopoulos

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  • 21
    The 13th Warrior is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    The 13th Warrior

    Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn McTiernan, Michael Crichton

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  • 22
    Pet Sematary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Pet Sematary

    Stephen King, Fred Gwynne

    Released1989

    Directed byMary Lambert

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  • 23
    The Cell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    The Cell

    Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn

    Released2000

    Directed byTarsem Singh

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  • 24
    Akira is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Akira

    Takeshi Kusao, Mami Koyama

    Released1988

    Directed byKatsuhiro Otomo

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  • 25
    Legion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Fantasy Movies
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    Legion

    Adrianne Palicki, Dennis Quaid

    Released2010

    Directed byScott Stewart

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