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The Best PG-13 Family Drama Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 1.6k votes 72 voters 8.4k views

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

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    Big Fish

    Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor
    Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by...  more

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    Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon
    Stepmom is a 1998 comedy-drama directed by Chris Columbus and starring Julia Roberts, Susan...  more

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    Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst
    Elizabethtown is a 2005 American romantic tragicomedy-drama film written and directed by...  more
  • 4

    How to Deal

    Mandy Moore, Allison Janney
    How to Deal is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Clare Kilner and starring Mandy Moore,...  more
  • 5

    The Other Sister

    Diane Keaton, Poppy Montgomery
    The Other Sister is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall. An...  more
  • 6

    The Pursuit of Happyness

    Will Smith, Thandie Newton
    The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on Chris Gardner's...  more

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    Matchstick Men

    Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell
    Matchstick Men is a 2003 American comedy drama film directed by Ridley Scott. Based on Eric...  more

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    This Christmas

    Chris Brown, Idris Elba
    This year, Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the...  more

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    Whale Rider

    Cliff Curtis, Keisha Castle-Hughes
    Whale Rider is a 2002 New Zealand-German drama film directed by Niki Caro, based on the novel...  more

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    Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker
    Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by...  more

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    Tortilla Soup

    Raquel Welch, Constance Marie
    Tortilla Soup is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Maria Ripoll. The screenplay by...  more

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    Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion

    Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer
    Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Tyler...  more

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    The Blind Side

    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins
    The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and...  more

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    The Cure

    Annabella Sciorra, Brad Renfro
    The Cure is a 1995 comedy-drama film starring Brad Renfro and Joseph Mazzello about two boys...  more

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    Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd
    Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a 2002 American comedy-drama film starring an...  more

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  • 16

    American Flyers

    Kevin Costner, Jennifer Grey
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  • 17

    Everything Is Illuminated

    Elijah Wood, Eugene Hütz
    Everything Is Illuminated is a 2005 biographical drama film, written and directed by Liev...  more
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    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell
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    Madea Goes to Jail

    Sofía Vergara, Whoopi Goldberg
    Madea Goes to Jail is a 2009 parodic comedy-drama film written and directed by Tyler Perry,...  more

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    Ladder 49

    John Travolta, Joaquin Phoenix
    Ladder 49 is a 2004 American drama film, directed by Jay Russell, about the heroics of...  more

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    In Her Shoes

    Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine
    In Her Shoes is a 2005 American comedy-drama film based on the novel of the same name by...  more

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    Jack the Bear

    Reese Witherspoon, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
    Jack the Bear is a 1993 American drama film directed by Marshall Herskovitz, written by Steven...  more

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    Real Women Have Curves

    America Ferrera, George Lopez
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    A Simple Twist of Fate

    Steve Martin, Anne Heche
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    Teen Boxer

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