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The Best PG-13 Drama Movies

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List of PG-13 drama movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 drama movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 drama movie of all time is.

If you think the top drama movie with a PG-13 rating 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 drama films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 drama film, you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 drama movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you, so use this list if you're looking for some new drama movies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other services, there are thousands of great drama movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching. Share this list with your friends to get more great movies to the top ranks. {#nodes}

Be sure to also take a peek at Best Historical Dramas, Best Family Dramas, and Best rated R Drama Movies. 


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    Tom Hanks, Sally Field
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    Cast Away

    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt
    Cast Away is a 2000 American adventure drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and...  more

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    Catch Me If You Can

    Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio
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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks
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    The Prestige

    Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie
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    Dirty Dancing

    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey
    Dirty Dancing is a 1987 American romantic drama film. Written by Eleanor Bergstein and...  more

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    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones
    The Social Network is a 2010 American drama film directed by David Fincher and written by...  more

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    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon
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    Say Anything...

    John Cusack, Jeremy Piven
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    Step Up

    Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan
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