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The Best R-Rated Zombie Movies

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List of R-Rated zombie movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated zombie movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Zombie movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated zombie 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 Zombie 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 Zombie films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Zombie Film film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Examples of movies on this list: Army of Darkness, 28 Days Later and more.

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  • 28 Days Later1
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    28 Days Later

    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston

    Released2002

    Directed byDanny Boyle

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  • Dawn of the Living Dead2
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    Dawn of the Living Dead

    Todd Bridges, Joe Estevez

    Released2006

    Directed byDavid Heavener

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  • Zombieland3
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    Zombieland

    Emma Stone, Amber Heard

    Released2009

    Directed byRuben Fleischer

    Zombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay... more on Wikipedia
  • Dawn of the Dead4
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    Dawn of the Dead

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree

    Released1978

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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  • Shaun of the Dead5
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    Shaun of the Dead

    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

    Released2004

    Directed byEdgar Wright

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  • 28 Weeks Later6
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    28 Weeks Later

    Rose Byrne, Idris Elba

    Released2007

    Directed byJuan Carlos Fresnadillo

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  • Re-Animator7
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    Re-Animator

    Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs

    Released1985

    Directed byStuart Gordon

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  • The Return of the Living Dead8
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    The Return of the Living Dead

    Clu Gulager, James Karen

    Released1985

    Directed byDan O'Bannon

    This film is a 1985 American black comedy/zombie horror film written and directed by Dan... more on Wikipedia
  • Army of Darkness9
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    Army of Darkness

    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell

    Released1992

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • House10
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    House

    George Wendt, Kay Lenz

    Released1986

    Directed bySteve Miner

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  • Resident Evil: Extinction11
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    Resident Evil: Extinction

    Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter

    Released2007

    Directed byRussell Mulcahy

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  • REC12
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    REC

    Manuela Velasco, Javier Botet

    Released2007

    Directed byPaco Plaza, Jaume Balagueró

    REC is a 2007 Spanish horror film, co-written and directed by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza.... more on Wikipedia
  • Pet Sematary13
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    Pet Sematary

    Stephen King, Fred Gwynne

    Released1989

    Directed byMary Lambert

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  • Resident Evil14
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    Resident Evil

    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez

    Released2002

    Directed byPaul W. S. Anderson

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  • Undead15
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    Undead

    Robyn Moore Gibson, Felicity Mason

    Released2003

    Directed byMichael Spierig, Peter Spierig

    Undead is a 2003 Australian zombie horror comedy film written and directed by Michael and... more on Wikipedia
  • Dead & Breakfast16
    30
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    Dead & Breakfast

    Portia de Rossi, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

    Released2004

    Directed byMatthew Leutwyler

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    House of the Dead

    Erica Durance, Clint Howard

    Released2003

    Directed byUwe Boll

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  • Resident Evil: Degeneration18
    27
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    Resident Evil: Degeneration

    Laura Bailey, Johnny Yong Bosch

    Released2008

    Directed byMakoto Kamiya

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  • Bride of Re-Animator19
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    Bride of Re-Animator

    Fabiana Udenio, Jeffrey Combs

    Released1990

    Directed byBrian Yuzna

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  • Resident Evil: Apocalypse20
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    Resident Evil: Apocalypse

    Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen

    Released2004

    Directed byAlexander Witt

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  • Return of the Living Dead Part II21
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    Return of the Living Dead Part II

    Mitch Pileggi, James Karen

    Released1988

    Directed byKen Wiederhorn

    This film is an American zombie horror comedy film that was released in 1988. It was written... more on Wikipedia

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  • Slither22
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    Slither

    Elizabeth Banks, Jenna Fischer

    Released2006

    Directed byJames Gunn

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  • Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis23
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    Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis

    Jana Kramer, Peter Coyote

    Released2005

    Directed byEllory Elkayem

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  • Grindhouse24
    24
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    Grindhouse

    Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis

    Released2007

    Directed byEdgar Wright, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie

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  • Day of the Dead25
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    Day of the Dead

    Mena Suvari, AnnaLynne McCord

    Released2008

    Directed bySteve Miner

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