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The Best PG-13 Horror Movies

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List of PG-13 horror movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. These horror movies are all rated PG-13, so if you want to take a more broad look at the genre check out The Best horror Movies of All Time as well as the Best horror Movies on Amazon Prime and the Best horror Movies on Netflix Instant.

This is kind of a difficult category for these films to be good, too. A good PG-13 horror movie, for horror fans, is kind of a white whale. More are coming out, but since they're often censored to be more commercial, PG-13 scary movies in general are kind of pulling a lot of punches. The scariest PG-13 movies use a supernatural element to make it terrifying at all. But if you're looking for funny scary movies on Netflix or even just the scarier, more gruesome, and horrifying PG-13 movies for some reason, this list is a good place to start. They also make really good Halloween movies. For example if you want to have some of the best Halloween movies on Netflix on in the background of your Halloween party that's always a good idea. Or if you're being a cool, edgy parent that wants to ease your kids into horror as a genre, starting with some solid PG-13 Halloween movies is always fun too. 
 
This list takes the best PG-13 horror movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 horror movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 horror 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 horror 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 horror films on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 horror film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.List features Jurassic Park, The Sixth Sense and more. If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 horror movies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 horror movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new horror movies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great horror movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching. You could always share this on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and more to see what your social network would rank number one. 


Alfred Hitchcock and Dan Aykroyd have both directed a Horror PG-13 film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

The Best PG-13 Horror Movies Films
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