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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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