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

This list below has everything from Blade Runner to Seven.

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Quentin Tarantino and Christopher Nolan have both directed a Film noir R film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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L.A. Confidential is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
L.A. Confidential Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger

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Memento Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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Blue Velvet Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

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Body Heat Mickey Rourke, Kathleen Turner, William Hurt

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House of Games William H. Macy, Joe Mantegna, J. T. Walsh

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Dark City Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

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HeroicRebellion added Vertigo James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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citiguy added Mildred Pierce Joan Crawford, Eve Arden, Butterfly McQueen

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan

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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Mulholland Drive Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George

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The Postman Always Rings Twice Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, Anjelica Huston

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Klute Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland

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The Man Who Wasn't There Scarlett Johansson, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Collateral Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jason Statham

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HeroicRebellion added Shadow of a Doubt Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten

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Blood Simple Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh

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Angel Heart Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet

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The Last Seduction Linda Fiorentino, Bill Pullman, Peter Berg

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HeroicRebellion added The Maltese Falcon Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

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Underworld Traci Lords, Denis Leary, Annabella Sciorra

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Hustle Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Gregory Peck

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HeroicRebellion added Dark Passage Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Agnes Moorehead

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

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After Dark, My Sweet Bruce Dern, Rachel Ward, Jason Patric

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Following Emma Thomas, Barbara Stepansky, John Nolan

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Night Moves Gene Hackman, James Woods, Melanie Griffith

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Red Rock West Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle

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Dark Streets Bijou Phillips, Izabella Miko, Elias Koteas

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Double Indemnity is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
HeroicRebellion added Double Indemnity Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray

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Mona Lisa Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, Robbie Coltrane

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The Singing Detective Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes

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Tough Guys Don't Dance Isabella Rossellini, Penn Jillette, Ryan O'Neal

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citiguy added The Big Sleep Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Dorothy Malone

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The Black Dahlia Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

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Thief Willie Nelson, James Caan, Tuesday Weld

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Narrow Margin Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, M. Emmet Walsh

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The Man from Elysian Fields Mick Jagger, Julianna Margulies, Anjelica Huston

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Palmetto Woody Harrelson, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon

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A Kiss Before Dying Matt Dillon, Sean Young, Max von Sydow

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Mulholland Falls Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, John Malkovich

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The Good German George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire

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The Hoodlum Lawrence Tierney, Gene Roth, William H. O'Brien

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Fade to Black Christopher Walken, Paz Vega, Violante Placido

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Dead Broke Justin Theroux, Jill Hennessy, Paul Sorvino

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The Killer Inside Me Stacy Keach, Keenan Wynn, John Carradine

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The Underneath Elisabeth Shue, Richard Linklater, Shelley Duvall

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The Grifters Annette Bening, John Cusack, Martin Scorsese