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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.List contains movies like The Dark Knight and Forrest Gump.

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

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks

    Released2004

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • Dirty Dancing6
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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey

    Released1987

    Directed byEmile Ardolino

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    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon

    Released2010

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • Beaches10
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    Bette Midler, Mayim Bialik

    Released1988

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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  • The Others11
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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston

    Released2001

    Directed byAlejandro Amenábar

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  • Say Anything...12
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    John Cusack, Jeremy Piven

    Released1989

    Directed byCameron Crowe

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    Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan

    Released2006

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

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    Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly

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  • Titanic15
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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

    Released1997

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2011

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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    Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles

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    Directed byThomas Carter

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  • Pretty in Pink18
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    James Spader, Gina Gershon

    Released1986

    Directed byHoward Deutch

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    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

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    Omar Sharif, Julie Christie

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  • City Slickers23
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    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

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