Film The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies  

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

List ranges from No Country for Old Men to True Grit, plus much more.

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Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
Full Metal Jacket Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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Misery Lauren Bacall, Kathy Bates, James Caan

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No Country for Old Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
No Country for Old Men Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
Stand by Me Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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Deliverance Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty

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The Fly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
The Fly Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

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Casino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
Casino Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, James Woods

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The Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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True Grit Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin

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American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
American Psycho Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

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The Last Picture Show Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman

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Mystic River Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon

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The Basketball Diaries Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Juliette Lewis

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The Mist is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
The Mist Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

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The Firm Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey

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Pet Sematary Stephen King, Fred Gwynne, Denise Crosby

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Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Children of Men is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
Children of Men Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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Vampires James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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Gone Baby Gone Morgan Freeman, Michelle Monaghan, Ed Harris

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300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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Marathon Man Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider

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Death Wish Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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Alive John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Josh Lucas

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The Verdict Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling

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Silver Bullet Gary Busey, Corey Haim, Terry O'Quinn

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The Constant Gardener Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy

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Into the Wild Kristen Stewart, Vince Vaughn, Zach Galifianakis

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Up in the Air is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
Up in the Air George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis

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Winter’s Bone Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt

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Glengarry Glen Ross Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey

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Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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Children of the Corn Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton, R. G. Armstrong

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The Running Man Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Brown, Jesse Ventura

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From Hell Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

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The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
The Amityville Horror Chloë Grace Moretz, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Nichols

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High Fidelity is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Adaptation Movies
High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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Ordinary People Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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The Black Dahlia Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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Gods and Monsters Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave

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The Amityville Horror James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger

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Watchmen Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Billy Crudup

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Blow Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts

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Cujo Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Ed Lauter

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The Talented Mr. Ripley Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon

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Prizzi's Honor Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Anjelica Huston

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In Cold Blood Robert Blake, John Forsythe, Will Geer

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A Scanner Darkly Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder