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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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Avengers Franchise is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Avengers Franchise
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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

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Marvel Cinematic Univers... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Clark Gregg, Robert Downey Jr., Mike Colter
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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

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Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 5 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

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 6 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

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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

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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

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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

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
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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
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Iron Man Franchise is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
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Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett
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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
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Thor is listed (or ranked) 16 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

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Captain America: The Fir... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones
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Thor Franchise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams
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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
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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
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Action/Adventure Movies
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