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

List movies range from Stripes to Life of Brian.

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Woody Allen and Anthony Hopkins have both directed a Parody R film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Shaun of the Dead 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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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, also known as The Meaning of Life, is a 1983 British musical sketch comedy film written and performed by the Monty Python troupe, and directed by one of its ...more

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Life of Brian George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam Monty Python's Life of Brian, also known as Life of Brian, is a 1979 British comedy film starring and written by the comedy group Monty Python, and directed by Jones. It tells the story of Brian ...more

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Scary Movie Carmen Electra, Anna Faris, Shannon Elizabeth Scary Movie is a 2000 horror comedy spoof film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. It is an American dark comedy that heavily parodies the horror, slasher, and mystery genres. Several mid- and ...more

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Network Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden Network is a 1976 American satirical film written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet, about a fictional television network, UBS, and its struggle with poor ratings. The film stars ...more

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Scary Movie 2 Anna Faris, Tim Curry, James Woods Scary Movie 2 is a 2001 American parody film and the second film of the Scary Movie franchise. Though part of the first Scary Movie '​s tagline read "...No sequel", this film's tagline ...more

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a 1975 British-American musical comedy horror film directed by Jim Sharman. The screenplay was written by Sharman and Richard O'Brien based on the 1973 musical ...more

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History of the World, Part I Mel Brooks, Orson Welles, Hugh Hefner History of the World, Part I is a 1981 comedy film written, produced, and directed by Mel Brooks. Brooks also stars in the film, playing five roles: Moses, Comicus the stand-up philosopher, ...more

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Hamlet 2 Amy Poehler, Elisabeth Shue, David Arquette Hamlet 2 is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Andrew Fleming, written by Fleming and Pam Brady, and starring Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Amy Poehler, and David Arquette. It was ...more

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The Ruling Class Peter O'Toole, Harry Andrews, Alastair Sim The Ruling Class is a 1972 British black comedy film. It is an adaptation of Peter Barnes' satirical stage play of the same title which tells the story of a paranoid schizophrenic British ...more

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Broadcast News Jack Nicholson, John Cusack, Holly Hunter Broadcast News is a 1987 romantic comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by James L. Brooks. The film concerns a virtuoso television news producer, who has daily emotional breakdowns, ...more

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Hot Fuzz Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg Hot Fuzz is a 2007 British action comedy parody film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost. The three and the film's producer Nira Park had ...more

The Greatest Horror Parody Movies, Ranked

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MacGruber Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig, Chris Jericho (Fozzy)* MacGruber is a 2010 American action comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name, itself a parody of action-adventure television series MacGyver. Jorma Taccone of the ...more

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Waiting for Guffman David Cross, Parker Posey, Catherine O'Hara Waiting for Guffman is a comedy in the documentary style starring, co-written and directed by Christopher Guest that was released in 1997. Its cast included Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Fred ...more

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Dogma Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Rock Dogma is a 1999 American comedy film, written and directed by Kevin Smith, who also stars along with Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Alan Rickman, Bud Cort, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, ...more

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The Kentucky Fried Movie Donald Sutherland, Tina Louise, Leslie Nielsen The Kentucky Fried Movie is an 1977 American anthology comedy film, released in 1977 and directed by John Landis. The film's writers were the team of David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, ...more

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Piranha Keenan Wynn, John Sayles, Barbara Steele Piranha is a 1978 American B movie about a swarm of killer piranhas. It was directed and co-edited by Joe Dante and starred Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn, ...more

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Tropic Thunder Tom Cruise, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Robert Downey Jr. Tropic Thunder is a 2008 American action satire comedy film written, produced and directed by Ben Stiller.

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Girls Will Be Girls Miss Coco Peru, Eric Stonestreet, Dana Gould Girls Will Be Girls is a 2003 comedy film written and directed by Richard Day. Starring Jack Plotnick, Clinton Leupp and Jeffery Roberson as three actresses at various places in their careers, ...more

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CB4 Halle Berry, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Rock CB4 is a 1993 American comedy film directed by Tamra Davis, and starring Chris Rock. The film follows a fictional rap group named 'CB4', named after the prison block in which the group was ...more

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Chris Rock, Jim Brown, Damon Wayans I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a 1988 parody film of blaxploitation movies written, directed by, and starring Keenen Ivory Wayans. Featured in the film are several noteworthy African American actors ...more

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Take the Money and Run Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Lonny Chapman Take the Money and Run is a 1969 American comedic mockumentary directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen and Janet Margolin. Written by Allen and Mickey Rose, the film chronicles the life of ...more

The Best 14A Science Fiction Movies

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My Big Fat Independent Movie Pauly Shore, Paget Brewster, Clint Howard My Big Fat Independent Movie is a 2005 independent film produced, written and directed by former film critic Chris Gore spoofing well-known independent films, such as My Big Fat Greek Wedding, ...more

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Lesbian Vampire Killers Paul McGann, James Corden, Tiffany Mulheron Lesbian Vampire Killers is a 2009 British comedy horror film written by Stewart Williams and Paul Hupfield, produced by Steve Clark-Hall and directed by Phil Claydon.

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Bob Roberts Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt Bob Roberts is a 1992 satirical mockumentary film written, directed by and starring Tim Robbins. It tells the rise of Bob Roberts, a right-wing politician who is a candidate for an upcoming ...more

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Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth Tiffani Thiessen, Julie Benz, Coolio Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth is a 2000 American direct-to-video parody film directed by John Blanchard. The film stars Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Tom Arnold, Coolio and ...more

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Bubba Ho-Tep 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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Teknolust Tilda Swinton, Karen Black, Jeremy Davies Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe for Cyborgs and uses her own DNA in order to breed three Self Replicating Automatons, part ...more

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Farce of the Penguins Christina Applegate, Whoopi Goldberg, Alyson Hannigan Farce of the Penguins is a 2007 American direct-to-video parody of the 2005 French documentary film March of the Penguins. The film features Samuel L. Jackson as narrator, with the two main ...more

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Kristen Wiig, Jack Black, Odette Annable In Columbia Pictures’ new comedy Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, co-written and produced by Judd Apatow (Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby; Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy) and ...more

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BASEketball Jenny McCarthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Victoria Silvstedt BASEketball is a 1998 American sports comedy film by David Zucker starring South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with Dian Bachar, Robert Vaughn, Ernest Borgnine, Yasmine Bleeth, ...more

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Amazon Women on the Moon Michelle Pfeiffer, Carrie Fisher, Bryan Cranston Amazon Women on the Moon is a 1987 American satirical comedy film that parodies the experience of watching low-budget movies on late-night television. The film, featuring a large ensemble cast, ...more

The Best NC-17 Indie Movies

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State and Main Sarah Jessica Parker, Alec Baldwin, Julia Stiles State and Main is a 2000 comedy film, written and directed by David Mamet and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rebecca Pidgeon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Stiles, William H. Macy and Alec ...more

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To Die For Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon To Die For is a 1995 American crime comedy-drama film, made in a mockumentary format, directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Buck Henry, based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Maynard, ...more

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Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Bill Cosby, Natalie Wood, Dyan Cannon Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice is a 1969 comedy-drama film directed by Paul Mazursky. It stars Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould, and Dyan Cannon. The screenplay was written by ...more

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Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid Stripes is a 1981 American war-comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, and John Candy. It also featured several actors in their first ...more

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The Toxic Avenger 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

31 Things That Are Normal In The Day, But Terrifying At Night

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Topsy Turvy Andy Serkis, Kevin McKidd, Jim Broadbent Topsy-Turvy is a 1999 musical drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh and stars Allan Corduner as Arthur Sullivan and Jim Broadbent as W. S. Gilbert, along with Timothy Spall and Lesley ...more

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Carry On Columbus Jon Pertwee, Rik Mayall, Larry Miller Carry On Columbus is the 31st and final film in the series of Carry On films to be made; it was a belated entry to the series, following 1978's Carry On Emmannuelle. It was produced to coincide ...more

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Death to the Supermodels Jaime Pressly, Brooke Burns, Sung-Hi Lee Death to the Supermodels is a 2005 black comedy starring Jaime Pressly, Brooke Burns, Kimberley Davies, Taylor Negron, Matt Winston, Diane Delano and Jason Acuña. It was written and ...more

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The Specials Jenna Fischer, Melissa Joan Hart, Rob Lowe The Specials is a 2000 American comedy film about a group of ordinary superheroes on their day off. According to the film, the Specials are the sixth or seventh most popular group of superheroes ...more

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Extreme Movie Kevin Hart, Michael Cera, Frankie Muniz Extreme Movie is a 2008 satirical comedy film composed of sketches focusing on teen sex. Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson direct, with segments co-written by Saturday Night Live performers ...more

The Best Cartoon Star Wars Parodies

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Polyester Jay Leno, Divine, Tab Hunter Polyester is a 1981 American black comedy film directed, produced, and written by John Waters, and starring Divine, Tab Hunter, Edith Massey, and Mink Stole. It was filmed in Waters' native ...more

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Club Dread 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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The Man with Two Brains Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, Sissy Spacek The Man with Two Brains is a 1983 American science fiction comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and starring Steve Martin and Kathleen Turner. Written by Martin, Reiner and George Gipe, the film ...more

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Zapped! Heather Thomas, Scott Baio, Willie Aames Zapped! is a 1982 American sex comedy teen film directed by Robert J. Rosenthal and co-written with Bruce Rubin. The film stars Scott Baio as a high school student who acquires telekinetic

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Prêt-à-Porter Julia Roberts, Sophia Loren, Kim Basinger Prêt-à-Porter, released in the US as Ready to Wear, is a 1994 American satirical comedy film co-written, directed, and produced by Robert Altman and shot during the Paris, France, ...more

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Other People's Money Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller Other People's Money is a 1991 drama/romantic comedy film starring Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck and Penelope Ann Miller. It was based on the play of the same name by Jerry Sterner. The film ...more

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Still Crazy Billy Connolly, Bill Nighy, Timothy Spall Still Crazy is a 1998 British comedy film about a fictional 1970s rock band named "Strange Fruit", who, after being split up for two decades, are persuaded to get back together to ...more

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A Private Function Maggie Smith, Michael Palin, Pete Postlethwaite A Private Function is a 1984 British comedy film starring Michael Palin and Maggie Smith. The film was predominantly filmed in Ilkley, Ben Rhydding, and Barnoldswick West Yorkshire. The film was ...more