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List of R-Rated romance movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated romance movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated romance movie of all time is. Be sure to take a look at which of your favorite romance movies are currently streaming on Amazon Prime, and which of the best movies of all time are streaming on Netflix Instant

There's a lot of overlap between R-Rated romance movies and stuff like Wedding Crashers. Love Actually is actually a really great example of a full romantic R-Rated movie because it uses tasteful, non-distracting nudity and pairs it with a fun, romantic plot. If you see these on HBO, lots of these will just be very good movies that are rated MA. 

Anyway, this list of popular R-Rated romance 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 romance 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 romance films on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated romance Film film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for. List of movies ranges from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind to The 40-Year-Old Virgin. If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated romance movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated romance movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new romance movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other services, there are thousands of great romance movies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Re-rank this list as your own so that it fit your opinions, the share it with your friends, to find out how they would rank it via votes.

Among those that have directed a Romance Film R movie are Clint Eastwood and George Clooney.

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Pretty Woman Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hank Azaria

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Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

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LynnetteChakkaphak added Sleepless in Seattle Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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When Harry Met Sally... Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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Legends of the Fall Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond

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Wedding Crashers Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher

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Indecent Proposal Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson

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Unfaithful Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan

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There's Something About Mary Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

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Bridget Jones's Diary Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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Bridesmaids Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

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An Officer and a Gentleman Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett

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Jerry Maguire Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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American Pie Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth

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American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

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Cruel Intentions Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Tara Reid

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench

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Coming to America Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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Four Weddings and a Funeral Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Rowan Atkinson

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Working Girl Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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The Ugly Truth Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson

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No Strings Attached Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline

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Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart

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Brokeback Mountain Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara

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The Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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The Sweetest Thing Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, Jason Bateman

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Chasing Amy Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Smith

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Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne

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Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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Mallrats Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani

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Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

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True Romance Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson

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Bull Durham Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

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Cocktail Tom Cruise, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon

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The English Patient Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth

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Dangerous Liaisons Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves

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Sideways Sandra Oh, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Haden Church

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Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Castaway Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, John Sessions

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Sex and the City Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall

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Monster's Ball Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger

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High Fidelity Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Jack Black

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Flashdance Jennifer Beals, Lee Ving, Michael Nouri

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Boys Don't Cry Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Natalie Zea