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The Best PG-13 Family Drama Movies  

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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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Annabella Sciorra, Brad Renfro, Diana Scarwid
The Cure is a 1995 comedy-drama film starring Brad Renfro and Joseph Mazzello about two boys searching for the cure of AIDS, from which one of them is suffering. It was produced by Eric Eisner ...more
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Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer, Lynn Whitfield
Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion is a 2006 American comedy-drama film directed by Tyler Perry, based on the stage production and a sequel to Diary of a Mad Black Woman. After Madea (Tyler ...more
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Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a 2002 American comedy-drama film starring an ensemble cast headed by Sandra Bullock, directed and written by Callie Khouri. It is based on Rebecca ...more
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Kevin Costner, Jennifer Grey, Alexandra Paul
American Flyers is a 1985 film starring Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Alexandra Paul and Janice Rule about bicycle racing. It was directed by John Badham and written by ...more
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Elijah Wood, Eugene Hütz, Jonathan Safran Foer
Everything Is Illuminated is a 2005 biographical drama film, written and directed by Liev Schreiber and starring Elijah Wood and Eugene Hütz. It was adapted from the novel of the same name ...more
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Đỗ Thị Hải Yến, Le Khanh, Tran Nu Yen Khe
The Vertical Ray of the Sun is the third feature film by Vietnamese-born French director Trần Anh Hùng. It was released in 2000 and is the final part of what many now consider to be ...more
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Kurt Russell, Gregory Peck, Kelly McGillis
Winter People is a 1989 romantic drama film directed by Ted Kotcheff. It stars Kurt Russell and Kelly McGillis. The film is based on the novel by John Ehle. Wayland Jackson, a widower with a ...more
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Randy Travis, Leslie Jordan, Aunjanue Ellis
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Zoe Saldana, Gabrielle Union, Billy Dee Williams
Constellation is a film that was released by Codeblack Entertainment and 20th Century Fox in 2007. It had its French premiere in Cannes, and in Britain premiered as a special screening at the ...more
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Michael Shannon, Natalie Canerday, Michael Abbott Jr.
Shotgun Stories is a 2007 drama film about a feud between two sets of half-brothers following the death of their father in rural Arkansas. The film was written and directed by Jeff Nichols, and ...more
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Martin Sheen, Andie MacDowell, Harvey Keitel
Shadrach is a 1998 American film directed by Susanna Styron, based on a short story by her father William Styron, about a former slave's struggle to be buried where he chooses.
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Jennifer Lopez, Morgan Freeman, Robert Redford
An Unfinished Life is a 2005 drama film directed by Swedish director Lasse Hallström, and based on the Mark Spragg novel of the same name. The film stars Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez, and ...more
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Michael Vartan, Chiara Caselli, Athina Cenci
Fiorile is a 1993 Italian drama film about a family curse caused by greed. The film was directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, and stars Claudio Bigagli, Galatea Ranzi, and Michael Vartan. It ...more
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Light of Day Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett, Gena Rowlands
Light of Day is a 1987 American drama film starring Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands and Joan Jett. It was written and directed by Paul Schrader. The original music score was composed by Thomas ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Queen Latifah, Michael Keaton
My Life is a 1993 American film starring Michael Keaton and Nicole Kidman and directed by Bruce Joel Rubin. With a PG-13 rating, this film's North American box office gross was $28 million.
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Emmy Rossum, Jason Isaacs, Sofia Milos
Passionada is a 2002 romantic comedy film. It is directed by Dan Ireland and stars Jason Isaacs, Sofia Milos and Emmy Rossum, co-starring Seymour Cassel and Theresa Russell. The story is by ...more
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Kristen Bell, Claire Danes, Gabriel Byrne
Polish Wedding is a 1998 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Theresa Connelly and is also Kristen Bell's film debut in her uncredited role. It was screened at the Sundance Film ...more
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Kevin Bacon, Marcia Gay Harden, Margo Martindale
Rails & Ties is a 2007 drama film directed by Alison Eastwood and written by Micky Levy. It tells the story of a young boy and his mentally ill widowed mother who commits suicide in her car ...more
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Anthony Hopkins, Laura Linney, Charlotte Gainsbourg
The City of Your Final Destination is a novel by American writer Peter Cameron. Most of the story takes place in a small town in Uruguay. The novel's beginning and ending chapters taking place ...more
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Toni Collette, Gemma Ward, Firass Dirani
The Black Balloon is a 2008 Australian/British comedy-drama film starring Toni Collette, Rhys Wakefield, Luke Ford, Erik Thomson, Gemma Ward as well as a cast of newcomers. It is directed by ...more
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Debra Messing, Alfred Molina, John Leguizamo
Nothing Like the Holidays is a 2008 film about a Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in Chicago facing what may be their last Christmas together. It is directed by Alfredo De ...more
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August Evening Walter Perez, Cesar Flores, Abel Becerra
August Evening is a 2007 film following the relationship between an aging undocumented farm worker named Jaime and his young, widowed daughter-in-law, Lupe. It was written and directed by Chris ...more
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Clive Owen, Laura Fraser, Emma Booth
The Boys Are Back is a 2009 Australian/British drama film directed by Scott Hicks, produced by Greg Brenman and starring Clive Owen. Based on the book The Boys Are Back In Town by Simon Carr, ...more
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Trace Adkins, Ruben Studdard, Nicki Aycox
Lifted is a film directed by Lexi Alexander. It was released straight-to-DVD in 2011.
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Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Gabrielle Union
Fall Of Chances Is A comedy-drama film. Starring Cordell Francis, Coneil Francis, Keke Palmer, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx, Malinda Williams, Kyla Pratt, Kevin Hart And Gabrielle Union.