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The Best Romantic Comedies Rated R

Updated July 27, 2020 9.7k votes 1.2k voters 167.9k 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
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    Forgetting Sarah Marshall

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell

    Released2008

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

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  • 2
    Pretty Woman
    224
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    Pretty Woman

    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere

    Released1990

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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    American Pie
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    86

    American Pie

    Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid

    Released1999

    Directed byChris Weitz, Paul Weitz

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  • 4
    Love Actually
    163
    73

    Love Actually

    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2003

    Directed byRichard Curtis

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    No Strings Attached
    160
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    No Strings Attached

    Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2011

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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    When Harry Met Sally...
    150
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    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal

    Released1989

    Directed byRob Reiner

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  • 7
    Wedding Crashers
    169
    84

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    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

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    Friends with Benefits
    68
    9

    Friends with Benefits

    Emma Stone, Mila Kunis

    Released2011

    Directed byWill Gluck

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  • 9
    The 40-Year-Old Virgin
    149
    72

    The 40-Year-Old Virgin

    Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings

    Released2005

    Directed byJudd Apatow

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    The Ugly Truth
    129
    57

    The Ugly Truth

    Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert Luketic

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    What Men Want
    177
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    What Men Want

    Taraji P. Henson, Wendi McLendon-Covey

    Released2019

    Directed byAdam Shankman

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    There's Something About Mary
    120
    54

    There's Something About Mary

    Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman

    Released1998

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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  • 13
    Bridget Jones's Diary
    115
    63

    Bridget Jones's Diary

    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant

    Released2001

    Directed bySharon Maguire

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    Jerry Maguire
    98
    50

    Jerry Maguire

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu

    Released1996

    Directed byCameron Crowe

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  • 15
    Punch-Drunk Love
    79
    34

    Punch-Drunk Love

    Adam Sandler, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released2002

    Directed byPaul Thomas Anderson

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  • 16
    Valley Girl
    67
    24

    Valley Girl

    Nicolas Cage, E.G. Daily

    Released1983

    Directed byMartha Coolidge

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  • 17
    She's Out of My League
    96
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    She's Out of My League

    Jackie Evancho, Alice Eve

    Released2010

    Directed byJim Field Smith

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    10
    73
    36

    10

    Julie Andrews, Bo Derek

    Released1979

    Directed byBlake Edwards

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  • 19
    Manhattan
    70
    33

    Manhattan

    Meryl Streep, Woody Allen

    Released1979

    Directed byWoody Allen

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  • 20
    Lost in Translation
    85
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    Lost in Translation

    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray

    Released2003

    Directed bySofia Coppola

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  • 21
    Four Weddings and a Funeral
    80
    45

    Four Weddings and a Funeral

    Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell

    Released1994

    Directed byMike Newell

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  • 22
    Stakeout
    57
    25

    Stakeout

    Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Badham

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  • 23
    Monsoon Wedding
    55
    26

    Monsoon Wedding

    Naseeruddin Shah, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

    Released2001

    Directed byMira Nair

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    Out of Sight
    44
    23

    Out of Sight

    Jennifer Lopez, George Clooney

    Released1998

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 25
    Zack and Miri Make a P*rno
    63
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    Zack and Miri Make a P*rno

    Elizabeth Banks, Seth Rogen

    Released2008

    Directed byKevin Smith

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