action The Best PG-13 Action Movies

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A list of PG-13 action movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers or clips when available. These action movies are rated PG-13, so if you want to take a more broad look at the genre, including all ratings, then check out the Best Action Movies of All Time. You can also find your favorite action movies that are streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime.

PG-13 action movies are basically your average blockbuster action movie at this point. These action movies are all cleaned up and usually fine for the whole family to watch. The "13" part of the good PG-13 movie is really dying because a lot of these movies, most of them now, are marketed directly to kids. But sometimes there's blood and people get hurt and here we are. 
 
Anyway, this list takes the best PG-13 action movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG13 Action movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 action movies includes who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think your top PG-13 Action 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 PG-13 Action films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 Action film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for. Maybe you're looking for movies like The Dark Knight, Inception, or The Avengers. Maybe you're looking for a different movie. That's the great thing about PG-13 Actioners... they're great for (almost) the whole family!

If you're trying to find out "What are some good PG-13 action movies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 action movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new action movies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great action movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

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Among those that have directed a Action PG-13 movie are Clint Eastwood and Kevin Costner.

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Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Guardians of the Galaxy Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Jurassic Park Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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The Bourne Identity Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fir... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson

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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

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The Bourne Supremacy Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fel... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

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Spider-Man Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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Spider-Man 2 Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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The Bourne Ultimatum Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

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Thor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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X-Men Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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Inception is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
X-Men: First Class Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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X-Men 2 Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, River Phoenix

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Sherlock Holmes Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Batman Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Michael Keaton

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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The Amazing Spider-Man Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

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Iron Man 2 Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson

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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Avatar Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Casino Royale Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig

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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Independence Day Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

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The Fugitive Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

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Taken Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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Mission: Impossible III is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Mission: Impossible III Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Patrick Stewart

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Transformers Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable

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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Star Trek Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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A Knight's Tale Heath Ledger, Paul Bettany, Shannyn Sossamon

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Pr... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner

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The Lost World: Jurassic Park Julianne Moore, Steven Spielberg, Camilla Belle

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The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Movies
The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

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Hancock Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Jason Bateman