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List of PG-13 drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 drama movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 drama movie of all time is.

This list of popular PG-13 drama movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released, and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG-13 drama 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 Drama films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 drama film, you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.List contains movies like The Dark Knight and Forrest Gump.

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Among those that have directed a PG-13 Drama movie are Clint Eastwood and Denzel Washington.

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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Catch Me If You Can Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams, Jennifer Garner

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Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

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The Terminal Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks, Zoe Saldana

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The Prestige Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

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The Social Network Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara

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Beaches is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Beaches Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik, Barbara Hershey

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Million Dollar Baby Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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The Color Purple Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Laurence Fishburne

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Pearl Harbor Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
The Sixth Sense Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

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(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Batman Begins Katie Holmes, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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

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The Blind Side Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates

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Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Dirty Dancing Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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The Fugitive Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

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Dances with Wolves Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Charles Rocket

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Romeo + Juliet Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd, Brian Dennehy

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Say Anything... John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack

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Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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True Grit Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

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The Aviator Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
X-Men: First Class Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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Juno Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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The Others Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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War Horse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
War Horse Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, Emily Watson

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

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I Am Legend Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Salli Richardson

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Step Up Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Heavy D

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The Help Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard

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

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

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Ray Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx, Terrence Howard

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The Bourne Ultimatum Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

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Cinderella Man Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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Fried Green Tomatoes Kathy Bates, Mary-Louise Parker, Chris O'Donnell

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Walk the Line Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Ginnifer Goodwin

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The Perfect Storm George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

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King Kong Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

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Crazy, Stupid, Love. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
Crazy, Stupid, Love. Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling

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Save the Last Dance Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles, Bianca Lawson

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Doctor Zhivago Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness

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Coach Carter Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

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A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PG-13 Drama Movies
A Beautiful Mind Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard

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City of Angels Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue