culture Good Movies for 13 Year Olds  

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List Rules Vote up the best films appropriate for a thirteen year old to watch.

This list has awesome movies for 13 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 13 year olds cover all kinds of genres as young film buffs become more mature. Some great movies for thirteen year olds to watch are heavy on the CGI and cool effects, while other good films for thirteen year olds are completely live action. Many of the top films for 13 year olds tell stories of other teens, like Big Fish and Footloose.

Which flicks will you find below, on this best movies for 13 year olds list? Thirteen year olds love multi-movie franchises like The Hunger Games series. Katniss Everdeen's quest for justice and equality is a fight that everyone age 13 and beyond can get behind. Twilight is another good movie – with a good love story – that a thirteen year old can watch.

By the age of 13, many kids start enjoying horror movies like Poltergeist and Jaws. Other great movies featured on this top movies for 13 year olds include Pretty in Pink, Footloose, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Do you have a favorite movie for 13 year olds? Let your voice be heard by giving the best films a thumbs up and add any other 13 year old appropriate movies that aren't already listed.
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The Hunger Games is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
The Hunger Games Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Jennifer Lawrence

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Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

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Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
Pitch Perfect Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

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Guardians of the Galaxy Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
Despicable Me Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
Despicable Me 3 Anita Briem, Pierre Coffin, Elsie Fisher

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Despicable Me 2 Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

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Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

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The Avengers Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Ralph Fiennes

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

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Twilight Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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

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Bring It On Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Bridge to Terabithia Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

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Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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The Simpsons Movie Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Minnie Driver

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Adventures in Babysitting Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller

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Legally Blonde Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter

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Footloose Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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So Undercover Miley Cyrus, Kelly Osbourne, Alexis Knapp

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Bend It like Beckham Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

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Because of Winn-Dixie Elle Fanning, AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels

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The Benchwarmers James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider

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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
Sixteen Candles John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack

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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, Adam Sandler

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner

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A Cinderella Story: If the Sho... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Sofia Carson, Thomas Law, Jennifer Tilly

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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Christina Applegate, David Duchovny, Danielle Harris

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Pretty in Pink James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

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Clash of the Titans Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier

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Big Fish Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

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When a Stranger Calls Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson

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Dreamer Dakota Fanning, Kurt Russell, Elisabeth Shue

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Sweet Home Alabama Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning

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Abduction Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins