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The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R 

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Updated July 27, 2020 8k votes 1.2k voters 165.4k views 113 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.

If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated romantic comedy film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for. If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated romantic comedies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated romantic comedies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new romantic comedies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other services, there are thousands of great romantic comedies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Share this list after re-ranking it to fit the order you think it should be in.

What kind of directors have worked on Romantic comedy R movies in the past? Woody Allen and Steven Soderbergh both have, as have other great directors.

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Released: 1990

Directed by: Garry Marshall

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Released: 1999

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Released: 2005

Directed by: David Dobkin

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Released: 2003

Directed by: Richard Curtis

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Released: 2005

Directed by: Judd Apatow

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Directed by: Sharon Maguire

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Released: 1996

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

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Released: 2010

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Released: 1997

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Released: 1988

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