Entertainment

The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies  

Reference
12k votes 821 voters 27.1k views 153 items

List Rules Add your favorite movie to the list if it's missing, but only if it's the correct rating.

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.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 action/adventure movies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 action/adventure movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new action/adventure movies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great action/adventure movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

Re-rank this thing so that the order fits your opinions, then make it votable and share it with your social network. (153 items)

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

list ordered by
1
Avengers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Avengers Franchise
Marvel's The Avengers(classified under the name Marvel Avengers Assemble in the United Kingdom and Ireland), or simply The Avengers, is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics ...more

More Avengers Franchise

#7 of 118 The Very Best Movie Franchises #171 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Timefeaturing Everything We Know About Ronin, Hawkeye's New Identity In 'Avengers: Endgame'

2
Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic "bad ...more

More Guardians of the Galaxy

#747 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #13 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Timefeaturing The Comic Book Backstory Behind How Groot Went From Tree Monster To Guardian Of The Galaxy

3
Ranker Video
Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges
Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark (Robert ...more

More Iron Man

#679 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #129 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #2 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

4
Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo
Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more

More Avengers: Infinity War

#15 of 155 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies #13 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Madefeaturing 'Avengers: Infinity War' Easter Eggs Most People Missed

5
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a ...more

More The Avengers

#3 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #97 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Timefeaturing Here’s Why It’s Time To Stop Making Fun Of Hawkeye

6
Marvel Cinematic Univers... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Clark Gregg, Robert Downey Jr., Mike Colter
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is an media franchise and shared universe centered on a series of superhero films produced by Marvel Studios and based on characters that appear in Marvel ...more

More Marvel Cinematic Universe

#3 of 118 The Very Best Movie Franchises #292 of 547 The Greatest Movies for Guys #134 of 319 Movies with the Best Soundtracks

7
Spider-Man: Homecoming ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya
Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. Peter Parker (Tom Holland) balances his life as an ordinary high school ...more

More Spider-Man: Homecoming

#33 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #211 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time #334 of 582 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

8
Ranker Video
Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios ...more

More Captain America: The Winter Soldier

#23 of 155 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies #6 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #6 of 180 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

9
Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
Jurassic Park is a 1993 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the first installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. It is based on the 1990 novel of the ...more

More Jurassic Park

#3 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetimefeaturing 20 Things You Didn't Know About the Jurassic Park Franchiselisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

10
Ranker Video
Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly
Ant-Man is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed, based on the Marvel Comics character. Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in ...more

More Ant-Man

#29 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #205 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Timefeaturing The Best Easter Eggs & References Hidden in Ant-Man

11
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
Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics character. Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a ...more

More Captain America: Civil War

#328 of 383 The Best War Movies Ever #15 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #160 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

12
Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family ...more

More Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

#36 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #73 of 180 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Madefeaturing The 21 Times You'll Cry During Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

13
Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett
Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after the events of Thor: The Dark World, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must win a gladiatorial duel against an ...more

More Thor: Ragnarok

#638 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #25 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Madefeaturing All The Easter Eggs Hidden In Thor: Ragnarok

14
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
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more

More Black Panther

#329 of 383 The Best War Movies Everfeaturing 15+ Easter Eggs And References Most People Completely Missed In Black Pantherlisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

15
Thor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston
Thor is a 2011 American superhero film directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the Marvel Comics character. The powerful, but arrogant god Thor (Chris Hemsworth), is cast out of Asgard to live ...more

More Thor

#29 of 86 The Best Male Dog Names Ever #26 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #330 of 808 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

16
Captain America: The Fir... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones
Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is ...more

More Captain America: The First Avenger

#136 of 383 The Best War Movies Ever #21 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #206 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

17
Iron Man Franchise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures.It is the first film in the ...more

More Iron Man Franchise

#18 of 118 The Very Best Movie Franchises #262 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time #299 of 582 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

18
Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams
Doctor Strange is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Scott Derrickson, based on the Marvel Comics character. After a career-ending car collision, brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon ...more

More Doctor Strange

#30 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #261 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time #225 of 410 The Best Rainy Day Movies

19
Thor Franchise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Thor is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the fourth film in the ...more

More Thor Franchise

#63 of 118 The Very Best Movie Franchises #299 of 547 The Greatest Movies for Guysfeaturing 14 Reasons The 'Thor' Movies Are The Best Franchise In The MCU

20
Ranker Video
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo
Avengers: Age of Ultron is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) ...more

More The Avengers: Age of Ultron

#313 of 383 The Best War Movies Ever #27 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Madefeaturing The Best Marvel Easter Eggs in Avengers: Age of Ultron

21
Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle
Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) ...more

More Iron Man 2

#684 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #130 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #38 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

22
Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley
Iron Man 3 is a 2013 superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2008's ...more

More Iron Man 3

#681 of 997 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #42 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #208 of 217 The Worst Sequels Of All Time

23
Ranker Video
Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. It is the second ...more

More The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

#5 of 59 Every Movie Coming To Netflix In January 2020 #11 of 180 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Madelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

24
Ranker Video
Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio
Jurassic World is a 2015 American science fiction adventure film directed by Colin Trevorrow, it is the fourth installment in the Jurassic Park film series. 22 years after the events of Jurassic ...more

More Jurassic World

#43 of 569 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #973 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Moviesfeaturing 21 Easter Eggs Hidden in Jurassic World

25
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
Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film directed by Alan Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. When Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) gets cursed with a powerful entity ...more

More Thor: The Dark World

#47 of 183 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made #50 of 180 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made #273 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time