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The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies

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

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    As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    As Good as It Gets

    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

    Released1997

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

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    (500) Days of Summer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    (500) Days of Summer

    Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly

    Released2009

    Directed byMarc Webb

    (500) Days of Summer is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film by first time director Marc... more on Wikipedia
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    Pleasantville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Pleasantville

    Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker

    Released1998

    Directed byGary Ross

    Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    City Slickers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    City Slickers

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal

    Released1991

    Directed byRon Underwood

    City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Lucas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Lucas

    Charlie Sheen, Winona Ryder

    Released1986

    Directed byDavid Seltzer

    Lucas is a 1986 American teen tragicomedy film directed by David Seltzer and starring Corey... more on Wikipedia
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    Pretty in Pink is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Pretty in Pink

    James Spader, Gina Gershon

    Released1986

    Directed byHoward Deutch

    Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in... more on Wikipedia
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    Saved! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Saved!

    Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin

    Released2004

    Directed byBrian Dannelly

    Saved! is a 2004 American teen comedy-drama film involving elements of religious satire. It... more on Wikipedia

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    Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Parenthood

    Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Howard

    Parenthood is a 1989 comedy-drama film with an ensemble cast that includes Steve Martin, Tom... more on Wikipedia

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    Big Fish is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Big Fish

    Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor

    Released2003

    Directed byTim Burton

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    Now and Then is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Now and Then

    Demi Moore, Christina Ricci

    Released1995

    Directed byLesli Linka Glatter

    Now and Then is a 1995 American coming-of-age film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and... more on Wikipedia
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    Crooklyn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Crooklyn

    RuPaul, Spike Lee

    Released1994

    Directed bySpike Lee

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    Dave is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Dave

    Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1993

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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    Kinky Boots is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Kinky Boots

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton

    Released2005

    Directed byJulian Jarrold

    Kinky Boots is a 2005 British-American comedy-drama film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth,... more on Wikipedia

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    Say Anything... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Say Anything...

    John Cusack, Jeremy Piven

    Released1989

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Say Anything... is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron... more on Wikipedia
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    Angus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Angus

    Kathy Bates, James Van Der Beek

    Released1995

    Directed byPatrick Read Johnson

    Angus is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Patrick Read Johnson and written by Jill Gordon.... more on Wikipedia

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    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everyt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Released1995

    Directed byBeeban Kidron

    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar is a 1995 American comedy film, starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Waitress is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Waitress

    Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion

    Released2007

    Directed byAdrienne Shelly

    Waitress is a 2007 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Adrienne Shelly, who... more on Wikipedia

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    Jack the Bear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Jack the Bear

    Reese Witherspoon, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Released1993

    Directed byMarshall Herskovitz

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    Some Kind of Wonderful is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Some Kind of Wonderful

    Lea Thompson, Candace Cameron-Bure

    Released1987

    Directed byHoward Deutch

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    Stranger than Fiction is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Stranger than Fiction

    Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman

    Released2006

    Directed byMarc Forster

    Stranger than Fiction is a 2006 American comedy-drama-fantasy film directed by Marc Forster,... more on Wikipedia
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    Julie & Julia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Julie & Julia

    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep

    Released2009

    Directed byNora Ephron

    Julie & Julia is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nora Ephron... more on Wikipedia

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    The Artist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    The Artist

    John Goodman, Malcolm McDowell

    Released2011

    Directed byMichel Hazanavicius

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    Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

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    The American President is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    The American President

    Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox

    Released1995

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    The Bucket List is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedy-drama Movies
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    The Bucket List

    Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman

    Released2007

    Directed byRob Reiner

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