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

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Clint Eastwood and George Clooney are among the directors that have worked on a R Political drama film.

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Mississippi Burning Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand

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Blood Diamond Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Michael Sheen

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Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R-Rated Political Drama Movies
Gangs of New York Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson

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Absolute Power Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris

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Traffic Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas

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The Contender Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater

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Glory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R-Rated Political Drama Movies
Glory Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick

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Air Force One Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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Nixon Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris

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Milk James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

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The Killing Fields John Malkovich, Craig T. Nelson, Sam Waterston

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Courage Under Fire Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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The Last King of Scotland Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, James McAvoy

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Munich Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush

The Best Political Drama Movies, Ranked

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The Falcon and the Snowman Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton, Michael Ironside

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Wag the Dog Kirsten Dunst, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman

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Babel Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Elle Fanning

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Primary Colors John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Bill Maher

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Born on the Fourth of July Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger

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The Constant Gardener Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy

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Coming Home Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern

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Elizabeth Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Lily Allen

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Bob Roberts Susan Sarandon, Jack Black, Helen Hunt

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Frost/Nixon Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell, Michael Sheen

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J. Edgar Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench

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Frida Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd

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Bloody Sunday James Nesbitt, Gerard McSorley, Tim Pigott-Smith

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The Insider Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer

The Best Eva Mendes Movies

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Bulworth Halle Berry, Sarah Silverman, Warren Beatty

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The Quiet American Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

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Charlie Wilson's War Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks

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Murder at 1600 Diane Lane, Wesley Snipes, Alan Alda

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Gorky Park William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy

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Brubaker Nicolas Cage, Morgan Freeman, Robert Redford

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The Ides of March George Clooney, Evan Rachel Wood, Ryan Gosling

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Stellan Skarsgård

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Lord of War Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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The Big Boss Bruce Lee, Lam Ching-ying, Nora Miao

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Nashville Jeff Goldblum, Lily Tomlin, Julie Christie

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Richard III Robert Downey Jr., Ian McKellen, Annette Bening

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Glorious 39 David Tennant, Christopher Lee, Eddie Redmayne

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Red Corner Richard Gere, Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford

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Swept Away Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Isa Danieli

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Salvador James Woods, Jim Belushi, Cynthia Gibb

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Michael Collins Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman

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Cradle Will Rock Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black

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Medium Cool Peter Boyle, Robert Forster, Peter Bonerz

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The Assassination of Richard Nixon Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Don Cheadle

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I'm Not There Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore

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The Good Shepherd Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin