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The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies

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

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    Bubba Ho-Tep is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Bubba Ho-Tep

    Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell

    Released2002

    Directed byDon Coscarelli

    Bubba Ho-Tep is a 2002 American comedy horror film starring Bruce Campbell as Elvis Presley —... more on Wikipedia
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    Fido is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Fido

    Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly

    Released2006

    Directed byAndrew Currie

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    From Dusk till Dawn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    From Dusk till Dawn

    Salma Hayek, George Clooney

    Released1996

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez, Sarah Kelly

    From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 American horror-crime thriller film directed by Robert Rodriguez... more on Wikipedia
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    The Return of the Living Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    The Return of the Living Dead

    Clu Gulager, James Karen

    Released1985

    Directed byDan O'Bannon

    This film is a 1985 American black comedy/zombie horror film written and directed by Dan... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    My Name Is Bruce is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    My Name Is Bruce

    Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi

    Released2007

    Directed byBruce Campbell

    My Name Is Bruce is a 2007 American comedy horror film, directed, co-produced by and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Ice Cream Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Ice Cream Man

    Clint Howard, Olivia Hussey

    Released1995

    Directed byPaul Norman

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  • 7
    The Witches of Eastwick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    The Witches of Eastwick

    Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1987

    Directed byGeorge Miller

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    From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas B is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money

    Tiffani Thiessen, Danny Trejo

    Released1999

    Directed byScott Spiegel

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  • 9
    Return of the Living Dead 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Return of the Living Dead 3

    Melinda Clarke, Sarah Douglas

    Released1993

    Directed byBrian Yuzna

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  • 10
    The Woods is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    The Woods

    Rachel Nichols, Bruce Campbell

    Released2006

    Directed byLucky McKee

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    Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Army of Darkness

    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell

    Released1992

    Directed bySam Raimi

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    Frankenhooker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Frankenhooker

    Heather Hunter, Louise Lasser

    Released1990

    Directed byFrank Henenlotter

    Frankenhooker is a 1990 American black comedy horror directed by Frank Henenlotter. Very... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Bride of Re-Animator is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Bride of Re-Animator

    Fabiana Udenio, Jeffrey Combs

    Released1990

    Directed byBrian Yuzna

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  • 14
    The Ninth Configuration is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    The Ninth Configuration

    Stacy Keach, Robert Loggia

    Released1980

    Directed byWilliam Peter Blatty

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  • 15
    Blood for Dracula is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Blood for Dracula

    Roman Polanski, Vittorio De Sica

    Released1974

    Directed byAntonio Margheriti, Paul Morrissey

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  • 16
    Snake Island is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Snake Island

    William Katt, Wayne Crawford

    Released2002

    Directed byWayne Crawford

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    Highway to Hell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Highway to Hell

    Ben Stiller, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byAte de Jong

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    An American Werewolf in London is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    An American Werewolf in London

    Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz

    Released1981

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • 19
    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

    Dennis Hopper, Bill Moseley

    Released1986

    Directed byTobe Hooper

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    The Toxic Avenger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    The Toxic Avenger

    Marisa Tomei, Mitch Cohen

    Released1984

    Directed byLloyd Kaufman, Michael Herz

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    Shaun of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Shaun of the Dead

    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

    Released2004

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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    Scream 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Scream 3

    Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy

    Released2000

    Directed byWes Craven

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    Maximum Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Maximum Overdrive

    Carrie Fisher, Stephen King

    Released1986

    Directed byStephen King

    Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American science fiction action horror film written and directed... more on Wikipedia

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    Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

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    American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
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    American Psycho

    Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe

    Released2000

    Directed byMary Harron

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