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The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies

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List of PG-13 action/adventure movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 action/adventure movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 Action/Adventure movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 action/adventure 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 Action/Adventure 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 Action/Adventure films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 Action/Adventure film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

This list is made up of movies like True Grit and Jurassic Park.

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    Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    Avengers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Avengers Franchise

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    Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Iron Man

    Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

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    Captain America: The Winter So is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders

    Released2014

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    Marvel Cinematic Universe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Marvel Cinematic Universe

    Clark Gregg, Robert Downey Jr.
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    Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    Captain America: The First Ave is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Captain America: The First Avenger

    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans

    Released2011

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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  • 8
    The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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    Spider-Man: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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    Thor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Thor

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2011

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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    Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Captain America: Civil War

    Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr.

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Jurassic Park

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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  • 14
    Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

    Released2018

    Directed byRyan Coogler

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    Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Ant-Man

    Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

    Released2015

    Directed byPeyton Reed

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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2017

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    Iron Man Franchise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Doctor Strange

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Released2016

    Directed byScott Derrickson

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Jackson

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    Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Iron Man 3

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2013

    Directed byShane Black

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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2015

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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    Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Iron Man 2

    Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow

    Released2010

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

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    Thor Franchise is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

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    Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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    Thor: The Dark World

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2013

    Directed byAlan Taylor

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