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The Best PG-13 Action Thriller Movies 

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

This list has a variety of movies, like The Bourne Ultimatum and Quantum of Solace.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 action thrillers?" then this list is the perfect resource for you -- so use this list if you're looking for some new action thrillers that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great action thrillers rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

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James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow are among the directors that have worked on a PG-13 Action Thrillers film.

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Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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

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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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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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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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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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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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Captain America: Civil W... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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

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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

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Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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

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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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Guardians of the Galaxy ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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

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Captain America: The Fir... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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

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Spider-Man: Homecoming ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller 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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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller Movies
Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley
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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

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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

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Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst
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Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco
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The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton
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Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana
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Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans
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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller Movies
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller Movies
Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field
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Ant-Man and the Wasp is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Action Thriller Movies
Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Bobby Cannavale
Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. ...more