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

List movies include The Ghost and the Darkness, Apocalypse Now Redux and more.

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What kind of directors have worked on R Jungle Film movies in the past? Francis Ford Coppola and John Boorman both have, as have other great directors.


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The Ghost and the Darkness is a 1996 historical adventure film starring Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas set in Africa at the end of the 19th century. It was directed by Stephen Hopkins and the screenplay was written by William Goldman. The film tells a fictionalised account about the two lions that attacked and killed workers at Tsavo, Kenya during the building of the Uganda-Mombasa Railway in East Africa in 1898. Despite receiving a mixed critical response, the film won an Academy Award for Sound Editing. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas, Emily Mortimer, Tom Wilkinson, Om Puri, + more

Initial Release: 1996

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

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#8 on The Best Suspense Movies on Amazon Prime

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David E. Miller added Apocalypto


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Apocalypto is a 2006 American epic adventure film directed and produced by Mel Gibson. It was written by Gibson and Farhad Safinia. Set in pre-Columbian Petén, Guatemala, around the year 1511, Apocalypto depicts the journey of a Mesoamerican tribesman who must escape human sacrifice and rescue his family after the capture and destruction of his village. The film features a cast of Maya and Native American actors. The entire dialogue is in the Yucatec Maya language, with English and other language subtitles, in order to immerse the viewer in the world it portrays. The film was a financial success; however, its depictions of indigenous cultures sparked controversy, despite there being numerous ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras, Mayra Sérbulo, Dalia Hernández, + more

Initial Release: 2006

Directed by: Mel Gibson

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#83 on The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

#33 on The Best Films Directed by Famous Actors

#10 on 25+ Fantastic Pre-Modern War Movies That Take Place a Long Time Ago

#16 on The 35+ Best Drama Movies About Survival

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Cannibal Holocaust


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Cannibal Holocaust is a 1980 Italian cannibal film directed by Ruggero Deodato from a screenplay by Gianfranco Clerici, starring Carl Gabriel Yorke, Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, and Luca Giorgio Barbareschi. Influenced by the works of Mondo director Gualtiero Jacopetti, the film was inspired by Italian media coverage of Red Brigade terrorism. The coverage included news reports Deodato believed to be staged, an idea which became an integral aspect of the film's story. Cannibal Holocaust was filmed primarily in the Amazon Rainforest with real indigenous tribes interacting with American and Italian actors. The film tells the story of a missing documentary film crew who had gone to the ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Ruggero Deodato, Luca Barbareschi, Robert Kerman, Gregory Snegoff, Edward Mannix, + more

Initial Release: 1980

Directed by: Ruggero Deodato

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#21 on The Most Horrifying Found-Footage Movies

#29 on The Goriest Movies Ever Made

#35 on The Most Awkward Movies to Watch with Your Parents

#17 on The Most Nausea-Inducing Great Films

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Tom Islava added The Deer Hunter


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The Deer Hunter is a 1978 American epic war drama film co-written and directed by Michael Cimino about a trio of Russian American steelworkers and their service in the Vietnam War. The film stars Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Savage, John Cazale, Meryl Streep, and George Dzundza. The story takes place in Clairton, a small working class town on the Monongahela River south of Pittsburgh and then in Vietnam, somewhere in the woodland and in Saigon, during the Vietnam War. The film was based in part on an unproduced screenplay called The Man Who Came to Play by Louis Garfinkle and Quinn K. Redeker about Las Vegas and Russian roulette. Producer Michael Deeley, who bought the script, ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage, + more

Initial Release: 1978

Directed by: Michael Cimino

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#17 on The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies

#19 on The Best War Movies Ever

#9 on The Best '70s Movies

#89 on Movies That Should Never Be Remade

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