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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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Among those that have directed a PG-13 Action/Adventure movie are Clint Eastwood and Kevin Costner.

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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista

Released: 2014

Directed by: James 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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Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

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Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 2014

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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Marvel Cinematic Univers... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Clark Gregg, Robert Downey Jr., Mike Colter
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Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2018

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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Captain America: The Fir... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

Released: 2011

Directed by: Joe Johnston

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2012

Directed by: Joss Whedon

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Spider-Man: Homecoming ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya

Released: 2017

Directed by: Jon Watts

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Thor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Released: 2011

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

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Captain America: Civil W... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Released: 1993

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett

Released: 2017

Directed by: Taika Waititi

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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

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Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly

Released: 2015

Directed by: Peyton Reed

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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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Released: 2017

Directed by: James Gunn

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Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams

Released: 2016

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

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Released: 2002

Directed by: Peter Jackson

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Released: 2015

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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

Released: 2013

Directed by: Shane Black

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Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

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Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst

Released: 2002

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Released: 2013

Directed by: Alan Taylor

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