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List of PG-13 comedies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. These comedies are all rated PG-13, so if you're looking for a more broad look at this genre then check out the Best Comedy Movies of All Time. Also, take a look at which comedies are currently streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

Good PG-13 movies have really changed throughout the ages because of how increasingly relaxed film standards have become. PG-13 used to include nudity and at this point it's really just a bunch of funny PG-13 movies or horror movies that were looking to get a more marketable rating. So what goes into a good PG-13 comedy? Well you're pretty much just looking at whether or not it's funny first, of course, then factoring in that it's not really a good movie to watch with family, but something with a little bit of edge. The funniest PG-13 movies ride the R-rating line very carefully while still just being good PG-13 movies at all. 

Anyway, this list takes the best PG-13 comedies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 Comedy movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 comedies 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 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 films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 Comedy film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Examples of movies on this list: Forrest Gump, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and many more.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 comedies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 comedies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new comedies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great comedies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

Woody Allen and Steven Spielberg are among the directors that have worked on a PG-13 Comedy film.

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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen Happy Gilmore is a 1996 sports comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Robert Simonds. It stars Adam Sandler as the title character, an unsuccessful ice hockey player who discovers ...more

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones Ferris Bueller's Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film follows high school senior Ferris Bueller, who skips school and spends the day in ...more

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic-comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks, Robin ...more

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Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
will.alexka added Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic "bad ...more

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Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. It was written by the Farrelly brothers and Bennett Yellin, and is the Farrelly Brothers ...more

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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 American comedy film, starring Robin Williams and Sally Field and based on the novel Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. It was directed by Chris Columbus and ...more

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Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow Pitch Perfect is a 2012 American musical comedy film directed by Jason Moore. Featuring an ensemble cast, including Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Ester ...more

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The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter ...more

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Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley Billy Madison is a 1995 American family comedy film directed by Tamra Davis. It stars Adam Sandler in the title role, along with Bradley Whitford, Bridgette Wilson, Norm Macdonald, and Darren ...more

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White Chicks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Evangeline Lilly, Jaime King, Jennifer Carpenter White Chicks is a 2004 American buddy cop comedy film written, produced and directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, and also written and produced by Wayans brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans, who also ...more

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National Lampoon's Christmas V... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is a 1989 Christmas comedy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It is the third installment in National Lampoon's Vacation film series, and was written by ...more

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50 First Dates is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd 50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. The film stars Adam Sandler as a lothario veterinarian and Drew Barrymore as an ...more

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Legally Blonde is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter Legally Blonde is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Robert Luketic, written by Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirsten Smith, and produced by Marc E. Platt. It is based on the novel Legally Blonde ...more

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DodgeBall: A True Underdog Sto... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Ben Stiller, Chuck Norris, Vince Vaughn DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, commonly referred to as DodgeBall, is a 2004 American sports comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Red Hour Productions, written and directed by Rawson ...more

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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson Meet the Parents is a 2000 American comedy film written by Jim Herzfeld and John Hamburg and directed by Jay Roach. Starring Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller, the film chronicles a series of ...more

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Men in Black II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson 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

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Bruce Almighty is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Jennifer Aniston, Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman Bruce Almighty is a 2003 American religious comedy-drama film directed by Tom Shadyac, written by Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe and Steve Oedekerk and stars Jim Carrey as Bruce Nolan, a ...more

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School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove School of Rock is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike White, and starring Jack Black. The main plot follows struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey ...more

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron B... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Judd Apatow, starring Will Ferrell, and written by McKay and Ferrell. The ...more

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Liar Liar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
will.alexka added Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Krista Allen Liar Liar is a 1997 American comedy film written by Paul Guay and Stephen Mazur, directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Jim Carrey who was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance ...more

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Clueless is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more

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Miss Congeniality is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Sandra Bullock, William Shatner, Michael Caine Miss Congeniality is a 2000 comedy film directed by Donald Petrie, written by Marc Lawrence, Katie Ford and Caryn Lucas, starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt and Candice

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The Proposal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Peter Chiarelli, the film features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the ...more

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is a 1994 American comedy detective film directed by Tom Shadyac, and co-written by and starring Jim Carrey. It was developed by the film's original writer, Jack ...more

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Grown Ups is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
isabelle_rose added Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more

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Just Go With It is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Brooklyn Decker Just Go with It is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, ...more

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She's the Man is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lucas She's the Man is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Fickman, inspired by William Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night. The film stars Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, ...more

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Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek Tommy Boy is a 1995 American road comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by Bonnie and Terry Turner, produced by Lorne Michaels, and starring former Saturday Night Live castmates and close ...more

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Cheaper by the Dozen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
celia-yahccs added Hilary Duff, Ashton Kutcher, Steve Martin Cheaper by the Dozen is a 2003 American family comedy film which takes its title from the autobiographical book of the same name by Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, but despite ...more

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Rush Hour is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by ...more

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17 Again is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry 17 Again is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Burr Steers. The film follows 37-year-old Mike who becomes a 17-year-old high school student after a chance incident. The film also features ...more

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The Wedding Singer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci. It stars Adam Sandler as a wedding singer in the 1980s and Drew Barrymore as a waitress ...more

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Zoolander is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum Zoolander is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and, starring Stiller and Owen Wilson. The film contains elements from a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and ...more

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Men in Black 3 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith Men in Black 3 is a 2012 American 3D comic science fiction-action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin. It is the third installment in the ...more

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The Simpsons Movie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Minnie Driver The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 American animated comedy film based on the Fox television series The Simpsons. The film was directed by David Silverman, and stars the regular television cast of Dan ...more

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The Other Guys is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg The Other Guys is a 2010 action comedy film directed and co-written by Adam McKay, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and featuring Michael Keaton, Eva Mendes, Steve Coogan, Ray Stevenson, ...more

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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Jim Carrey, Sophie Okonedo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is a 1995 American film and the sequel to the 1994 American film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey reprises his role as the title character Ace Ventura, a ...more

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Austin Powers: International M... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, ...more

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Hitch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Paula Patton Hitch is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant and starring Will Smith. The film, which was written by Kevin Bisch, co-stars Eva Mendes, Kevin James, and Amber Valletta. Smith ...more

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
togii1 added Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a 2002 Canadian-American romantic comedy film written by and starring Nia Vardalos and directed by Joel Zwick. The film is centered on Fotoula "Toula" ...more

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10 Things I Hate About You is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger 10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy-drama film. It is directed by Gil Junger and stars Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The romantic comedy ...more

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Ride Along is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Abdulaziz Aln added Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Laurence Fishburne Ride Along is a 2014 American action comedy film directed by Tim Story and starring Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo, Bryan Callen, Tika Sumpter and Laurence Fishburne. Greg Coolidge, Jason ...more

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Click is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff Click is a 2006 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the lead role. The ...more

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad o... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Amy Adams, Will Ferrell, Sacha Baron Cohen Ricky Bobby (WILL FERRELL) has always dreamed of driving fast -- real fast -- like his father, Reese Bobby (GARY COLE), who left the family to pursue his racing dreams. Early on, Ricky’s mother, ...more

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Blades of Glory is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Jenna Fischer Blades of Glory is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon, and starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder. The movie was produced by MTV Films, Red Hour and Smart ...more

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The Mask is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
will.alexka added Cameron Diaz, Jim Carrey, Ben Stein The Mask is a 1994 American fantasy slapstick action comedy film based on a series of comic books published by Dark Horse Comics. This film was directed by Chuck Russell, and produced by Dark ...more

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Ocean's Eleven is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 American comedy heist film and the remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film of the same name. The 2001 film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and features an ensemble cast ...more

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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
celia-yahccs added Hilary Duff, Carmen Electra, Steve Martin Cheaper by the Dozen 2 is a 2005 comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox. It is the sequel to the family comedy film Cheaper by the Dozen. Shawn Levy, the director of the first film, did not ...more

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Wayne's World is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe Wayne's World is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and starring Mike Myers as Wayne Campbell and Dana Carvey as Garth Algar, hosts of the Aurora, Illinois-based ...more

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Sweet Home Alabama is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PG-13 Comedies of All Time
Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant, starring Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey and Candice Bergen. The film was released by ...more