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The Best PG-13 Animation Movies 

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

Movies include everything from The Simpsons Movie to Eight Crazy Nights.

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Robert Zemeckis and Andy Wachowski are among the directors that have worked on a Animation PG-13 film.

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Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Minnie Driver

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Silverman

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Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles, Kelly Hu

Released: 2010

Directed by: Brandon Vietti

Batman: Under the Red Hood is a 2010 American superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and released by Warner Home Video. It is the eighth animated feature in the DC Universe Animated ...more

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Released: 2005

Directed by: Shane Acker

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Rosario Dawson, Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion

Released: 2009

Directed by: Lauren Montgomery

Wonder Woman is a 2009 direct-to-DVD animated superhero film focusing on the superheroine of the same name. The plot of the film is loosely based on George Pérez's reboot of the ...more

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David McCallum, Parminder Nagra, Ana Ortiz

Released: 2008

Directed by: Bruce Timm, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Shoujirou Nishimi, Toshiyuki Hiruma, Jong-Sik Nam, + more

Batman: Gotham Knight is a 2008 direct-to-DVD anthology film of six short animated superhero films intended to be set in between the films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, though it is not ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Melinda Clarke

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Chung, Shinichirō Watanabe, Takeshi Koike, Andrew R. Jones, Mahiro Maeda, + more

The Animatrix is a 2003 American-Japanese-Australian best-selling direct-to-video anthology film based on The Matrix trilogy produced by The Wachowskis, who wrote and directed the trilogy. The ...more

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Released: 2011

Directed by: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery

Batman: Year One is a 2011 animated superhero film based on the four-issue story arc Batman: Year One printed in 1987. It premiered at Comic-Con on July 22 and was officially released October ...more

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Graham McTavish, Nolan North, Fred Tatasciore

Released: 2009

Directed by: Sam Liu, Frank Paur

Hulk Vs is a 2009 direct-to-video animated release from Marvel Animation and Lionsgate, featuring the Incredible Hulk in two short films: Hulk Vs Wolverine and Hulk Vs Thor. The animation was by ...more

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Maaya Sakamoto, Kenichi Suzumura, Toshiyuki Morikawa

Released: 2005

Directed by: Tetsuya Nomura, Takeshi Nozue

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is a 2005 Japanese computer-animated science fantasy film directed by Tetsuya Nomura, written by Kazushige Nojima, and produced by Yoshinori Kitase and Shinji ...more

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Patrick Stewart, John Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne

Released: 1982

Directed by: Martin Rosen

The Plague Dogs is a 1982 British adult animated drama film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The film was written, directed and produced by Martin Rosen, who also ...more

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Released: 2012

Directed by: Jay Oliva

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns is a two-part direct-to-video animated superhero film, an adaptation of the 1986 comic book The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller and serves as a sequel to ...more

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Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless

Released: 2008

Directed by: Dave Bullock

Justice League: The New Frontier is a 2008, direct-to-video, animated, superhero film adapted from the DC Comics limited series DC: The New Frontier. The film was written by Stan Berkowitz and ...more

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Allison Mack, LeVar Burton, Clancy Brown

Released: 2009

Directed by: Sam Liu

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies is a 2009 original direct-to-video animated superhero film adaptation of "Public Enemies"—the opening story arc of DC Comics' Superman/Batman—which ...more

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James Woods, Mark Harmon, Gina Torres

Released: 2010

Directed by: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery

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Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Beowulf is a 2007 American motion capture computer-animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, inspired by the Old English epic poem of the same ...more

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Sean Penn, Catherine Deneuve, Iggy Pop

Released: 2007

Directed by: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud

Persepolis is a 2007 French-Iranian-American animated film based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Satrapi with Vincent ...more

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Bunta Sugawara, Teruyuki Kagawa, Mitsuko Baisho

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gorō Miyazaki

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Anne Heche, Kevin Smith, James Marsters

Released: 2007

Directed by: Bruce Timm, Brandon Vietti, Lauren Montgomery

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Michel Robin, Béatrice Bonifassi, Jean Claude Donda

Released: 2003

Directed by: Sylvain Chomet

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Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen

Released: 2009

Directed by: Lauren Montgomery

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Nana Mizuki, Rie Kugimiya, Toshio Furukawa

Released: 2005

Directed by: Seiji Mizushima

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Directed by: Lauren Montgomery

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Rinko Kikuchi, Chiaki Kuriyama, Naoto Takenaka

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mamoru Oshii

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Adam Sandler, Tyra Banks, Rob Schneider

Released: 2002

Directed by: Seth Kearsley

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Toshio Furukawa, Takeshi Aono, Norio Wakamoto

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rintaro

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