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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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Did you know that Ridley Scott and Diane Keaton have both directed PG-13 Family Drama movies?

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Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates
The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael ...more
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Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard
Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy ...more
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Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid
Frequency is a 2000 American science fiction thriller film. It was co-produced and directed by Gregory Hoblit and written and co-produced by Toby Emmerich. The film stars Dennis Quaid and Jim ...more
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Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris
Stepmom is a 1998 comedy-drama directed by Chris Columbus and starring Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, and Ed Harris. Sarandon won the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress and ...more
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Mandy Moore, Allison Janney, Charlotte Sullivan
How to Deal is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Clare Kilner and starring Mandy Moore, Allison Janney and Trent Ford. It is based on two novels by Sarah Dessen which were That Summer and ...more
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Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Alec Baldwin
Elizabethtown is a 2005 American romantic tragicomedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst. Alec Baldwin has a small role as a CEO of an ...more
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Diane Keaton, Poppy Montgomery, Juliette Lewis
The Other Sister is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall and stars Juliette Lewis, Giovanni Ribisi, Diane Keaton, and Tom Skerritt. It was filmed in Long Beach, ...more
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Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup
This year, Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. ...more
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Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson
Immediate Family is a 1989 drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan. It stars Glenn Close and James Woods as a married childless couple who want a baby. They decide to adopt from a pregnant ...more
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Alison Pill, Christine Lahti, Kirsty Mitchell
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Carey Mulligan, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent
And When Did You Last See Your Father? is a 2007 British drama film directed by Anand Tucker. The screenplay by David Nicholls is based on the 1993 memoir of the same title by Blake Morrison.
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Rodrigo Santoro, Wagner Moura, José Dumont
Behind the Sun is a 2001 Brazilian film directed by Walter Salles, produced by Arthur Cohn, and starring Rodrigo Santoro. Its original Portuguese title means Shattered April, and it is based on ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Ray Liotta, David Strathairn
Dominick and Eugene is a 1988 American drama film directed by Robert M. Young about twin brothers, Dominick and Eugene. Dominick has an intellectual disability due to an accident in his youth. ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro
Marvin's Room is a 1996 American drama film based on the play of the same name by Scott McPherson. The play, which was directed by David Petrarca, was adapted for the screen by McPherson and ...more
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Jake Gyllenhaal, Susan Sarandon, Dustin Hoffman
Moonlight Mile is a 2002 American romantic drama film written and directed by Brad Silberling. This film was loosely inspired by writer/director Brad Silberling's own experience. He was dating ...more
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Colin Firth, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
My Life So Far is a 1999 film about a year in the life of a ten-year old Scottish boy. It was directed by Hugh Hudson, with screenplay by Simon Donald. The film is set in 1927 and is based on ...more
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Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek, Claire Malis
'night, Mother is a 1986 American drama film written by Marsha Norman. The film, which stars Sissy Spacek and Anne Bancroft, is based on Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. It ...more
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Kevin Bacon, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Calista Flockhart
Telling Lies in America is a 1997 drama film directed by Guy Ferland and written by Joe Eszterhas.
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Olga Kurylenko, Dougray Scott, Rodrigo Santoro
There Be Dragons is a 2011 English-language historical epic film written and directed by Roland Joffé. It is a drama set during the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s and features themes such ...more
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Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening, Corey Stoll
The Seagull is a 2018 American drama film directed by Michael Mayer, based on the novel by Anton Chekhov. During one summer visit to her brother and her son (Billy Howle), an aging actress ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Bruce McGill
Matchstick Men is a 2003 American comedy drama film directed by Ridley Scott. Based on Eric Garcia's 2002 novel of the same name, the film stars Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, and Alison Lohman.
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Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire
Pleasantville is a 1998 American fantasy comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Gary Ross. The film stars Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, J. T. Walsh, and ...more
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Raquel Welch, Constance Marie, Héctor Elizondo
Tortilla Soup is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Maria Ripoll. The screenplay by Tom Musca, Ramón Menéndez and Vera Blasi is based on the film Eat Drink Man Woman, ...more
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Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith
The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on Chris Gardner's nearly one-year struggle with homelessness. Directed by Gabriele Muccino, the film features Will ...more
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Cliff Curtis, Keisha Castle-Hughes, John Sumner
Whale Rider is a 2002 New Zealand-German drama film directed by Niki Caro, based on the novel of the same name by Witi Ihimaera. The film stars Keisha Castle-Hughes as Kahu Paikea Apirana, a ...more