Entertainment The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies  

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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
Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman
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23 10
Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young
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19 8
L.A. Confidential is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger
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Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
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Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern
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Mickey Rourke, Kathleen Turner, William Hurt
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citiguy added Joan Crawford, Eve Arden, Butterfly McQueen
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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George
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HeroicRebellion added James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock
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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George
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18 14
Sin City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke
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William H. Macy, Joe Mantegna, J. T. Walsh
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13 11
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Film Noir Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan
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Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jason Statham
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10 8
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Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, Anjelica Huston
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Sylvester Stallone, Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland
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HeroicRebellion added Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor
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HeroicRebellion added Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten
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Scarlett Johansson, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Jason Leigh
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9 9
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Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh
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7 7
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Linda Fiorentino, Bill Pullman, Peter Berg
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Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet
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Emma Thomas, Barbara Stepansky, John Nolan
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Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Gregory Peck
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Traci Lords, Denis Leary, Annabella Sciorra