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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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Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi
Army of Darkness is a 1992 American dark fantasy action comedy film directed by Sam Raimi. It is the third installment of The Evil Dead franchise. The film was written by Sam Raimi and his ...more
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Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis
Bubba Ho-Tep is a 2002 American comedy horror film starring Bruce Campbell as Elvis Presley — now a resident in a nursing home. The film also stars Ossie Davis as Jack, a black man who claims to ...more
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Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall
An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by John Landis, and starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne. The film starts with two young ...more
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Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino
From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 American horror-crime thriller film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. It stars George Clooney, Tarantino, Harvey Keitel and Juliette ...more
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Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, Alexia Fast
Fido is a 2006 Canadian zombie comedy film directed by Andrew Currie and written by Robert Chomiak, Currie, and Dennis Heaton from an original story by Heaton. It was produced by Blake Corbet, ...more
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Clu Gulager, James Karen, Linnea Quigley
This film is a 1985 American black comedy/zombie horror film written and directed by Dan O'Bannon and starring Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa and Linnea Quigley. The film tells the story of ...more
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Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Ellen Sandweiss
My Name Is Bruce is a 2007 American comedy horror film, directed, co-produced by and starring B movie cult actor Bruce Campbell. The film was written by Mark Verheiden. It had a theatrical ...more
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Marisa Tomei, Mitch Cohen, R. L. Ryan
The Toxic Avenger is a 1984 American superhero film released by Troma Entertainment, known for producing low budget B-movies with campy concepts. Virtually ignored upon its first release, The ...more
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Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy
Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright and written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg plays Shaun, a man attempting to get ...more
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American Psycho is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
Reese Witherspoon, Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe
American Psycho is a 2000 American psychological thriller comedy film co-written and directed by Mary Harron, based on Bret Easton Ellis's 1991 novel of the same name. It stars Christian Bale, ...more
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Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R-Rated Horror Comedies
Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray
Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma ...more
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Clint Howard, Olivia Hussey, Sandahl Bergman
Ice Cream Man is a 1995 horror comedy film which was produced and directed by Norman Apstein, a director of pornographic films under the pseudonym Paul Norman. It is Apstein's first and only ...more
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Carrie Fisher, Stephen King, Emilio Estevez
Maximum Overdrive is a 1986 American science fiction action horror film written and directed by Stephen King. The screenplay was inspired by and loosely based on King's short story Trucks, which ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cher
The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 American comedy-fantasy film based on John Updike's novel of the same name. Directed by George Miller, the film stars Jack Nicholson as Daryl Van Horne, ...more
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Dennis Hopper, Bill Moseley, Kinky Friedman
This film is a 1986 American horror dark comedy slasher film, directed by Tobe Hooper. It is a sequel to the 1974 horror classic film, also directed and co-written by Hooper. It was written by ...more
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Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs, David Gale
Re-Animator is a 1985 American science fiction horror comedy film loosely based on the H. P. Lovecraft episodic novella "Herbert West–Reanimator." Directed by Stuart Gordon, it was the ...more
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Mitch Pileggi, James Karen, Allan Trautman
This film is an American zombie horror comedy film that was released in 1988. It was written and directed by Ken Wiederhorn. The film was released by Lorimar Motion Pictures on January 8, 1988, ...more
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Tiffani Thiessen, Danny Trejo, Bruce Campbell
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money is an American horror action thriller Vampire film released on March 16, 1999. It's the second movie in the From Dusk Till Dawn series and is a sequel to ...more
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David Alan Grier, Corbin Bernsen, Art Evans
Tales From the Hood is a 1995 horror anthology film directed by Rusty Cundieff, and executive produced by Spike Lee. The film presents four short African American-themed horror stories, ...more
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Melinda Clarke, Sarah Douglas, Pia Reyes
This film is an American romantic-horror film released in 1993. It was directed by Brian Yuzna and was written by John Penney. The film stars Melinda Clarke as Julie Walker, J. Trevor Edmond as ...more
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Rachel Nichols, Bruce Campbell, Patricia Clarkson
The Woods is a 2006 American supernatural horror film directed by Lucky McKee and starring Agnes Bruckner, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel Nichols, Lauren Birkell and Bruce Campbell. Set in 1965, the ...more
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Heather Hunter, Louise Lasser, Charlotte Kemp
Frankenhooker is a 1990 American black comedy horror directed by Frank Henenlotter. Very loosely inspired by Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, the film stars James Lorinz as medical school ...more
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Fabiana Udenio, Jeffrey Combs, Kathleen Kinmont
Bride of Re-Animator is a 1990 American science fiction horror film directed by Brian Yuzna and was written by Yuzna, Rick Fry and Woody Keith. H. P. Lovecraft wrote the original serialized ...more
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Bill Paxton, Brittany Daniel, Lindsay Price
Club Dread is a 2004 comedy horror film written by the comedy group Broken Lizard, who also created Super Troopers. It is directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, one of the group members. Though the ...more
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Ron Fazio, John Altamura, Phoebe Legere
The Toxic Avenger Part II is a 1989 comedy horror film released by Troma Entertainment. It was directed by Lloyd Kaufman and features The Toxic Avenger in an adventure to Japan to meet his ...more