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The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds 

Ranker Film
Updated April 30, 2019 503 votes 74 voters 3k views 40 items

List Rules Vote up the best comedy movies for thirteen year olds to watch. No R-Rated movies please.

The best comedy films for 13 year olds feature several of the funniest movies of all time. These hilarious romps take place in high schools, on the golf course, in the newsroom, and even on the runway. Here are the top comedy films for 13 year olds.

All of the comedies on this list are good movie choices for your new teen. They dance along the edge of adult humor without crossing the line. Even though they aren’t R-Rated, however, many of these films still maintain a hard edge. It’s not just about potty humor, but there’s plenty of that as well.

You can finally help decide the epic battle between Mean Girls versus Clueless. Which Adam Sandler movie are the funniest movies for thirteen year olds? Which Mike Myers character, Austin Powers or Wayne Campbell, is funnier? Vote up the funny movies that are good for 13 year old teens.

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Shazam! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer

Released: 2019

Directed by: David F. Sandberg

Shazam! is a 2019 superhero film directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the DC Comics character. A boy (Asher Angel) is given the ability to become an adult superhero (Zachary Levi) in times of ...more
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Clueless is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

Released: 1995

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more
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Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

Released: 1994

Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. It was written by the Farrelly brothers and Bennett Yellin, and is the Farrelly Brothers ...more
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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

Released: 1997

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. ...more
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

Released: 1986

Directed by: John Hughes

Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more
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Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

Released: 1995

Directed by: Peter Segal

Tommy Boy is a 1995 American road comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by Bonnie and Terry Turner, produced by Lorne Michaels, and starring former Saturday Night Live castmates and close ...more
7
Bring It On is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

Released: 2000

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Bring It On is a 2000 American teen comedy film that was directed by Peyton Reed and written by Jessica Bendinger. It was followed by four direct-to-video sequels, none of which contain any of ...more
8
Legally Blonde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair

Released: 2001

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Legally Blonde is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Robert Luketic, based on the novel by Amanda Brown. Sorority girl Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) decides to enroll in Harvard Law School ...more
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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jay Roach

Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Jay Roach. Male nurse Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father (robert De ...more
10
School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

Released: 2003

Directed by: Richard Linklater

School of Rock is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike White, and starring Jack Black. The main plot follows struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey ...more
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Wayne's World is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

Released: 1992

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Wayne's World is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and starring Mike Myers as Wayne Campbell and Dana Carvey as Garth Algar, hosts of the Aurora, Illinois-based ...more
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Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jason Moore

Pitch Perfect is a 2012 American musical comedy film directed by Jason Moore. Featuring an ensemble cast, including Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Ester ...more
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The Simpsons Movie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Minnie Driver

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Silverman

The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 American animated comedy film based on the Fox television series The Simpsons. The film was directed by David Silverman, and stars the regular television cast of Dan ...more
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Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

Released: 1995

Directed by: Tamra Davis

Billy Madison is a 1995 American family comedy film directed by Tamra Davis. It stars Adam Sandler in the title role, along with Bradley Whitford, Bridgette Wilson, Norm Macdonald, and Darren ...more
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Liar Liar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Krista Allen

Released: 1997

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Liar Liar is a 1997 American comedy film written by Paul Guay and Stephen Mazur, directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Jim Carrey who was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance ...more
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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

Released: 1996

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Happy Gilmore is a 1996 sports comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Robert Simonds. It stars Adam Sandler as the title character, an unsuccessful ice hockey player who discovers ...more
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The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider

Released: 1998

Directed by: Frank Coraci

The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter ...more
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Austin Powers: Internati... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jay Roach

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, ...more
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Anchorman: The Legend of... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

Released: 2004

Directed by: Adam McKay

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The ...more
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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

Released: 1993

Directed by: Chris Columbus, Chuck Jones

Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by Chris Columbus, based on the novel Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. A recently divorced actor (Robin Williams) decides to ...more
21
Rush Hour is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker

Released: 1998

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by ...more
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Jumanji: Welcome to the ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black

Directed by: Scott Rosenberg

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a 2017 American 3D action dark fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn ...more
23
Scott Pilgrim vs. the Wo... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Released: 2010

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley. It stars Michael Cera ...more
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Little is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Issa Rae, Marsai Martin, Regina Hall

Released: 2019

Directed by: Tina Gordon Chism

Little is a 2019 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Tina Gordon Chism. When a tech mogul (Regina Hall) magically transforms into her younger self (Marsai Martin), her long-suffering ...more
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Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mark Waters

Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, ...more