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The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies

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

This list has a variety of movies in it, from The Dark Knight to Inception.

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

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

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  • 1
    X-Men: First Class is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    X-Men: First Class

    Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman

    Released2011

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

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    Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Cast Away

    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    Cast Away is a 2000 American adventure drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and... more on Wikipedia
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    Rise of the Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    James Franco, Freida Pinto

    Released2011

    Directed byRupert Wyatt

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    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    The Dark Knight

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2008

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

    Released2002

    Directed bySam Raimi

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    Dune is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Dune

    Sting, Patrick Stewart

    Released1984

    Directed byDavid Lynch

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    Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

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    The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    The Fugitive

    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford

    Released1993

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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    The Count of Monte Cristo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    The Count of Monte Cristo

    Henry Cavill, Jim Caviezel

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Reynolds

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    Captain America: The Winter So is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 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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    The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    The Incredible Hulk

    Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler

    Released2008

    Directed byLouis Leterrier

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    Spider-Man: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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    Mission: Impossible – Ghost Pr is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Released2011

    Directed byBrad Bird

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  • 14
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Newell

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    Hulk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Hulk

    Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte

    Released2003

    Directed byAng Lee

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    Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Batman Begins

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2005

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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    Thor Franchise is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Tremors is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Tremors

    Kevin Bacon, Reba McEntire

    Released1990

    Directed byRon Underwood

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    Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

    Released2019

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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    Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

    Released2018

    Directed byRyan Coogler

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    Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Doctor Strange

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Released2016

    Directed byScott Derrickson

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    Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Guardians of the Galaxy

    Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Gunn

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    Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Planet of the Apes

    Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released2001

    Directed byTim Burton

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    Transformers: Revenge of the F is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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    Released2009

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    Guardians of the Galaxy Franch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Adventure Movies
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