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The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R

Updated July 27, 2020 9.6k votes 1.2k voters 167.1k views113 items

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List of R-Rated romantic comedies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated romantic comedies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated romantic comedy movie of all time is. You can also see the best comedies that are currently streaming on both Amazon Prime and Netflix Instant

This list of popular R-Rated romantic 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 romantic 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 romantic comedy films on this list.

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  • 1
    Forgetting Sarah Marshall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Forgetting Sarah Marshall

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell

    Released2008

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

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  • 2
    Pretty Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Pretty Woman

    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere

    Released1990

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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  • 3
    American Pie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    American Pie

    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

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    When Harry Met Sally... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    When Harry Met Sally...

    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal

    Released1989

    Directed byRob Reiner

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  • 5
    No Strings Attached is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    No Strings Attached

    Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2011

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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  • 6
    Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Curtis

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  • 7
    Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Wedding Crashers

    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

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  • 8
    Friends with Benefits is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Friends with Benefits

    Emma Stone, Mila Kunis

    Released2011

    Directed byWill Gluck

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  • 9
    The Ugly Truth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    The Ugly Truth

    Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert Luketic

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  • 10
    The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin

    Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings

    Released2005

    Directed byJudd Apatow

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  • 11
    There's Something About Mary is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    There's Something About Mary

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman

    Released1998

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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  • 12
    What Men Want is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    What Men Want

    Taraji P. Henson, Wendi McLendon-Covey

    Released2019

    Directed byAdam Shankman

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  • 13
    Punch-Drunk Love is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Punch-Drunk Love

    Adam Sandler, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released2002

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

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  • 14
    Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Bridget Jones's Diary

    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant

    Released2001

    Directed bySharon Maguire

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  • 15
    Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Jerry Maguire

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu

    Released1996

    Directed byCameron Crowe

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  • 16
    Valley Girl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Valley Girl

    Nicolas Cage, E.G. Daily

    Released1983

    Directed byMartha Coolidge

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  • 17
    Lost in Translation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Lost in Translation

    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray

    Released2003

    Directed bySofia Coppola

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  • 18
    10 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    10

    Julie Andrews, Bo Derek

    Released1979

    Directed byBlake Edwards

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  • 19
    She's Out of My League is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    She's Out of My League

    Jackie Evancho, Alice Eve

    Released2010

    Directed byJim Field Smith

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  • 20
    Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Manhattan

    Meryl Streep, Woody Allen

    Released1979

    Directed byWoody Allen

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  • 21
    Stakeout is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Stakeout

    Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Badham

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  • 22
    Four Weddings and a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Four Weddings and a Funeral

    Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell

    Released1994

    Directed byMike Newell

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  • 23
    Monsoon Wedding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Monsoon Wedding

    Naseeruddin Shah, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

    Released2001

    Directed byMira Nair

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    Out of Sight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Out of Sight

    Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney

    Released1998

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 25
    Zack and Miri Make a P*rno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R
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    Zack and Miri Make a P*rno

    Elizabeth Banks, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byKevin Smith

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