Watchworthy

The Best PG-13 Alien Movies 

Reference
Updated September 21, 2019 213 votes 57 voters 7.1k views 16 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 alien movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 alien movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 Alien movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 alien 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 Alien 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 Alien films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 Alien Film film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List ranges from Battlefield Earth to War of the Worlds and more.

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

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

Share this list on your social media so that your friends and family can vote on this topic. (16 items)

Steven Spielberg and Tim Burton are among the directors that have worked on a PG-13 Alien Film film.

Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
list ordered by
1
Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Alien Movies
Chris Abraham added Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

Released: 1997

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. ...more

More Men in Black 

#619 of 726 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #19 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

2
Ranker Video
Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

Released: 2005

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

War of the Worlds is a 2005 American epic science fiction disaster film and a loose adaptation of H. G. Wells's novel The War of the Worlds, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Josh ...more

More War of the Worlds 

#148 of 366 The Best Movies Based On Books #52 of 163 The Best Science Fiction Action Movies #959 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

3
Ranker Video
Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker

Released: 1996

Directed by: Tim Burton

Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jonathan Gems. Based on the cult trading card series of the same name, the film features an ...more

More Mars Attacks! 

‘Mars Attacks!’ Was Tim Burton’s Ultimate Unregulated Experiment And It’s Stranger Than You Remember #79 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #186 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies

4
Ranker Video
Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2002

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Men in Black II is a 2002 American science fiction action spy comedy film starring both Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film also stars Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, ...more

More Men in Black II 

#980 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #420 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #33 of 191 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made

5
Ranker Video
Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 1998

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Sphere is a 1998 science fiction psychological thriller film, directed and produced by Barry Levinson and starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. Sphere was based on the ...more

More Sphere 

#89 of 191 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made #343 of 581 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time #12 of 29 The Greatest Horror Movies Set on the Open Sea

6
Ranker Video
John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Forest Whitaker

Released: 2000

Directed by: Roger Christian

This film is a 2000 American dystopian science fiction action film based upon the first half of L. Ron Hubbard's 1982 novel of the same name. Directed by Roger Christian and starring John ...more

More Battlefield Earth 

#22 of 41 The Best Movies That Won Razzies #459 of 573 The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time #167 of 200 The Best Space Movies

7
Ranker Video
James Garner, Robert Patrick, Peter Berg

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ron Lieberman

This film is a 1993 science fiction horror drama film based on an alleged extraterrestrial encounter, directed by Robert Lieberman, and written by Tracy Tormé based on Travis Walton's ...more

More Fire in the Sky 

#151 of 568 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #95 of 191 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made #97 of 157 The Best Movies You Never Want to Watch Again

8
Transformers: Dark of th... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Alien Movies
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shia LaBeouf, John Malkovich

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michael Bay

Transformers: Dark of the Moon is a 2011 American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line, and the third film in the series. The Autobots learn of a ...more

More Transformers: Dark of the Moon 

#383 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #148 of 233 The Worst Sequels Of All Time #157 of 187 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made

9
Captive State is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Alien Movies
John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors

Released: 2019

Directed by: Rupert Wyatt

Captive State is a 2019 American science fiction crime thriller film directed by Rupert Wyatt. Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood ...more

More Captive State 

#86 of 97 The Best New Thriller Movies of the Last Few Years #61 of 62 The Best New Sci-Fi Movies of the Last Few Years #72 of 90 The Best Sci Fi Thriller Movies, Ranked

10
Ranker Video
Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh

Released: 1986

Critters is a 1986 cult comedy horror science fiction film starring Dee Wallace-Stone, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush and Scott Grimes. It was the directorial debut of Stephen Herek who ...more

More Critters 

#220 of 847 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #124 of 191 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made #24 of 45 The Best Alien Horror Movies Ever Made

11
Ranker Video
Lin Shaye, Scott Grimes, Terrence Mann

Released: 1988

Directed by: Mick Garris

Critters 2: The Main Course is a 1988 science fiction comedy horror film starring Terrence Mann, Don Keith Opper, and Scott Grimes. It was directed by Mick Garris and written by David Twohy and ...more

More Critters 2: The Main Course 

#37 of 45 The Best Alien Horror Movies Ever Made #135 of 181 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made #84 of 186 The Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 1980s

12
Ranker Video
Madeleine Stowe, Gary Sinise, Vincent D'Onofrio

Released: 2001

Directed by: Gary Fleder

Impostor is a 2001 American science fiction film based upon the 1953 short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick. The film starred Gary Sinise, Madeleine Stowe, Vincent D'Onofrio and Mekhi

More Impostor 

#149 of 151 The Best Zombie Movies of All Time #43 of 50 The Best Movies Based on Short Stories #502 of 573 The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

13
Ranker Video
Laserhawk Mark Hamill, A. J. Cook, Jason James Richter

Released: 1997

Laserhawk is a Canadian science fiction film directed by Jean Pellerin and released in 1997. In the film, two teenagers must team up with a comic book writer and a mental patient to save mankind ...more
14
Ranker Video
Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, James Woods

Released: 2001

Directed by: Motonori Sakakibara, Hironobu Sakaguchi

Film Production NotesFinal Fantasy: The Spirits Within emerges from its successful interactive game roots to deliver an exciting new breed of motion picture adventure. A fresh, provocative take ...more

More Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within 

#25 of 60 The Greatest Animated Sci Fi Movies #12 of 15 15 Bad Video Game Movies That Are Actually Good #413 of 573 The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

15
Ranker Video
Roddy McDowall, Keenan Wynn, Dennis Burkley

Released: 1978

Directed by: Michael Rae

Laserblast is a 1978 American science fiction film about an unhappy teenage loner who discovers an alien laser cannon and goes on a murderous rampage, seeking revenge against those who he feels ...more
16
Killer Klowns from Outer... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Alien Movies
Christopher Titus, John Vernon, Royal Dano

Released: 1988

Directed by: Stephen Chiodo

Killer Klowns from Outer Space is a 1988 American science fiction horror comedy movie made by The Chiodo Brothers and starring Grant Cramer and Suzanne Snyder. It is the only Chiodo Brothers' ...more

More Killer Klowns from Outer Space 

#278 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #413 of 624 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #234 of 847 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time