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The Best Teen Movies Rated R

Updated January 29, 2021 11.9k votes 593 voters 82.2k views209 items

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List of R-Rated teen movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. Find these and more great movies for teens that are streaming on the Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Instant, The Best Comedy Films on Amazon Prime, The Best horror Movies on Netflix Instant, The Best horror Movies on Amazon Prime, and best dramas that are on both Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This list takes the best R-Rated teen movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Teen movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated teen 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 Teen 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 Teen films on this list.

 If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Teen film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.Movies on this list include The Lost Boys and Halloween. If you're trying to find out "What are the best R-Rated teen movies?" and "What are the most famous R-Rated teen movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

 Use this list if you're looking for some new teen movies that are rated R. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great teen movies rated R, so get out there and start watching. Share what you voted on to see if your friends agree. {#nodes}

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  • Friday the 13th1
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    Friday the 13th

    Kevin Bacon, Tom Savini

    Released1980

    Directed bySean S. Cunningham

    RatedR (USA)

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  • The Breakfast Club2
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    49

    The Breakfast Club

    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Hughes

    RatedR (USA)

    The Breakfast Club is a 1985 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film written, produced, and...  more
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  • Varsity Blues3
    164
    24

    Varsity Blues

    Ali Larter, Paul Walker

    Released1999

    Directed byBrian Robbins

    RatedR (USA)

    Varsity Blues is a 1999 American coming-of-age sports comedy-drama film directed by Brian...  more
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  • Boyz n the Hood4
    136
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    Boyz n the Hood

    Ice Cube, Angela Bassett

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    RatedR (USA)

    Boyz n the Hood is a 1991 American hood drama film directed by John Singleton. Three young men...  more
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  • Jeepers Creepers5
    129
    26

    Jeepers Creepers

    Justin Long, Eileen Brennan

    Released2001

    Directed byVictor Salva

    RatedR (USA)

    Jeepers Creepers is a 2001 American horror film written and directed by Victor Salva. The film...  more
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  • I Know What You Did Last Summer6
    137
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    I Know What You Did Last Summer

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released1997

    Directed byJim Gillespie

    RatedR (USA)

    I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 American slasher film based on the 1973 novel of the...  more
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  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High7
    118
    34

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn

    Released1982

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

    RatedR (USA)

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by...  more
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  • The Virgin Suicides8
    94
    26

    The Virgin Suicides

    Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner

    Released1999

    Directed bySofia Coppola

    RatedR (USA), UK: 15

    The film is a 1999 American drama written and directed by Sofia Coppola, produced by her...  more
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  • Freddy vs. Jason9
    85
    20

    Freddy vs. Jason

    Evangeline Lilly, Kelly Rowland

    Released2003

    Directed byRonny Yu

    RatedR (USA)

    Freddy vs. Jason is a 2003 American slasher action fantasy film directed by Ronny Yu. The film...  more
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  • Cruel Intentions10
    108
    40

    Cruel Intentions

    Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released1999

    Directed byRoger Kumble

    RatedR (USA)

    Cruel Intentions is a 1999 American drama film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe,...  more
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  • Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare11
    63
    20

    Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

    Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper

    Released1991

    Directed byRachel Talalay

    RatedR (USA)

    This film is a 1991 American comedy-horror slasher film and the sixth film in the Nightmare on...  more
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  • Risky Business12
    77
    35

    Risky Business

    Tom Cruise, Megan Mullally

    Released1983

    Directed byPaul Brickman

    RatedR (USA)

    Risky Business is a 1983 American romantic comedy film written by Paul Brickman in his...  more
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  • The Craft13
    69
    31

    The Craft

    Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney

    Released1996

    Directed byAndrew Fleming

    RatedR (USA)

    The Craft is a 1996 American supernatural thriller film directed by Andrew Fleming. A group of...  more
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  • Heathers14
    72
    34

    Heathers

    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty

    Released1988

    Directed byMichael Lehmann

    RatedR (USA)

    Heathers is a 1988 comedy, drama film written by Daniel Waters and directed by Michael...  more
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  • The Lost Boys15
    107
    67

    The Lost Boys

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman

    Released1987

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    RatedR (USA)

    The Lost Boys is a 1987 American teen horror film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer...  more
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  • Urban Legend16
    52
    15

    Urban Legend

    Jared Leto, Tara Reid

    Released1998

    Directed byJamie Blanks

    RatedR (USA)

    Urban Legend is a 1998 slasher film starring Jared Leto and Alicia Witt. The film is based on...  more
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  • Stay Alive17
    61
    25

    Stay Alive

    Sophia Bush, Frankie Muniz

    Released2006

    Directed byWilliam Brent Bell

    RatedPG-13 (USA), R (USA)

    Stay Alive is a 2006 horror film directed by William Brent Bell, who cowrote it with Matthew...  more
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  • Jeepers Creepers 218
    60
    24

    Jeepers Creepers 2

    Justin Long, Nicki Aycox

    Released2003

    Directed byVictor Salva

    RatedR (USA)

    Jeepers Creepers 2 is a 2003 American horror film written and directed by Victor Salva,...  more
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  • Wrong Turn19
    88
    52

    Wrong Turn

    Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Released2003

    Directed byRob Schmidt

    RatedR (USA)

    Wrong Turn is a 2003 American horror film directed by Rob Schmidt and written by Alan B....  more
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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge20
    56
    25

    Released1985

    Directed byJack Sholder

    RatedR (USA)

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge is a 1985 American slasher horror film and the...  more
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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street21
    150
    117

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Rooney Mara, Connie Britton

    Released2010

    Directed bySamuel Bayer

    RatedR (USA)

    A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 2010 American slasher film directed by Samuel Bayer and written...  more
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  • Porky's22
    41
    11

    Porky's

    Kim Cattrall, Alex Karras

    Released1982

    Directed byBob Clark

    RatedR (USA)

    Porky's is a 1981 Canadian-American comedy film about the escapades of teenagers at the...  more
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  • The Blue Lagoon23
    47
    17

    The Blue Lagoon

    Brooke Shields, William Daniels

    Released1980

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    RatedR (USA)

    The Blue Lagoon is a 1980 American romantic adventure film directed by Randal Kleiser. The...  more
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  • Cabin Fever24
    51
    22

    Cabin Fever

    Eli Roth, Cerina Vincent

    Released2002

    Directed byEli Roth

    RatedR (USA)

    Cabin Fever is a 2002 American black comedy horror film directed by Eli Roth and starring...  more
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  • Friday the 13th Part 225
    47
    19

    Friday the 13th Part 2

    Betsy Palmer, Lauren-Marie Taylor

    Released1981

    Directed bySteve Miner

    RatedR (USA)

    Friday the 13th Part 2 is a 1981 American horror film directed by Steve Miner. It is a direct...  more
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