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The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds 

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Updated March 30, 2020 1.2k votes 234 voters 13.7k views 41 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

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Jumanji: Welcome to the ... is listed (or ranked) 2 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

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

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jason Moore

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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

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Clueless is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 6 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

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

Released: 1986

Directed by: John Hughes

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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 8 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

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Jumanji: The Next Level ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista

Released: 2014

Directed by: James Gunn

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The Simpsons Movie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Minnie Driver

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Silverman

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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jay Roach

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School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

Released: 2003

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

Released: 1996

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

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Instant Family is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner

Released: 2018

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Liar Liar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Krista Allen

Released: 1997

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

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Rush Hour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker

Released: 1998

Directed by: Brett Ratner

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Legally Blonde is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair

Released: 2001

Directed by: Robert Luketic

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Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

Released: 1995

Directed by: Tamra Davis

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Crazy Rich Asians is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan

Released: 2018

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

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Bring It On is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

Released: 2000

Directed by: Peyton Reed

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The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider

Released: 1998

Directed by: Frank Coraci

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Wayne's World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

Released: 1992

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

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Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mark Waters

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Austin Powers: Internati... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedy Movies for 13 Year Olds
Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jay Roach

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