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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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Clint Eastwood and Woody Allen have both directed a Comedy-drama PG-13 film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Julie Benz

Released: 1997

Directed by: James L. Brooks

As Good as It Gets is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by James L. Brooks and produced by Laura Ziskin. It stars Jack Nicholson as a misanthropic, homophobic, racist, ...more

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Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mark Waters

Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ron Underwood

City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance, with supporting roles by Patricia Wettig, ...more

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James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

Released: 1986

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in 1980s American high schools. It is one of John Hughes' films starring Molly Ringwald, and is ...more

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Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloƫ Grace Moretz

Released: 2009

Directed by: Marc Webb

(500) Days of Summer is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film by first time director Marc Webb. On January 8, Tom Hansen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) meets Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel), his ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire

Released: 1998

Directed by: Gary Ross

Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Gary Ross. The film stars Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, and ...more

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Charlie Sheen, Winona Ryder, Corey Haim

Released: 1986

Directed by: David Seltzer

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Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Mary-Louise Parker

Released: 2004

Directed by: Brian Dannelly

Saved! is a 2004 American teen comedy-drama film involving elements of religious satire. It was directed by Brian Dannelly and written by Dannelly and Michael Urban. It stars Jena Malone, Mandy ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin, Lil' Kim

Released: 1999

Directed by: Robert Iscove

She's All That is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Robert Iscove and starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook. It is a modern adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's ...more

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Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottasgen

Released: 2019

Directed by: Tyler Nilson, Mike Schwartz

The Peanut Butter Falcon is a 2019 American adventure film directed and written by Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz. A young boy with Down syndrome runs away from his care home to fulfill his ...more

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Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

Released: 2003

Directed by: Tim Burton

Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard

Released: 1989

Directed by: Ron Howard

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Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Meryl Streep

Released: 2006

Directed by: David Frankel

The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film based on Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel of the same name. This screen adaptation stars Anne Hathaway as Andrea Sachs, a college graduate who ...more

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RuPaul, Spike Lee, Alfre Woodard

Released: 1994

Directed by: Spike Lee

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Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell

Released: 1995

Directed by: Lesli Linka Glatter

Now and Then is a 1995 American coming-of-age film directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Melanie Griffith, Gaby Hoffmann, Demi Moore, ...more

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John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack

Released: 1989

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

Say Anything... is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe in his directorial debut. In 2002, Entertainment Weekly ranked Say Anything... as the greatest ...more

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Kathy Bates, James Van Der Beek, George C. Scott

Released: 1995

Directed by: Patrick Read Johnson

Angus is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Patrick Read Johnson and written by Jill Gordon. The majority of Angus was filmed in Owatonna, Minnesota at the Owatonna High School. The film stars ...more

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Robin Williams, Naomi Campbell, Patrick Swayze

Released: 1995

Directed by: Beeban Kidron

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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Nick Frost

Released: 2005

Directed by: Julian Jarrold

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Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Andy Griffith

Released: 2007

Directed by: Adrienne Shelly

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Reese Witherspoon, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Danny DeVito

Released: 1993

Directed by: Marshall Herskovitz

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Lea Thompson, Candace Cameron-Bure, Mary Stuart Masterson

Released: 1987

Directed by: Howard Deutch

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John Goodman, Malcolm McDowell, James Cromwell

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius

The Artist is a 2011 French romantic comedy-drama in the style of a black-and-white silent film. It was written, directed, and co-edited by Michel Hazanavicius, produced by Thomas Langmann and ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Keys, Chris Evans

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman

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