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List of PG-13 family movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 family movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 Family movie of all time is. PG-13 is the perfect rating for a film that the whole family can enjoy - there is just enough humor and subversion to make things interesting, but not enough that would offend younger or older viewers. If you have kids in your household, consider watching some of these movies together as a gateway to discuss some of the themes and situations the characters find themselves in. 

This list of popular PG-13 family movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. It contains classics that are truly some of the best family movies of all time, like The Princess Bride, The Addams Family, and Ladybugs as well as newer favorites like School of Rock. If your favorite PG-13 family movie isn't as high as you think it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other good PG-13 family films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 family film 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 family movies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 family films?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new family movies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other online streaming services there are thousands of great family movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

Steven Spielberg and Roman Polanski have both directed a Family PG-13 film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Family Movies
Mrs. Doubtfire Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

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School of Rock Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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Beauty and the Beast Jane March, Candice Hillebrand, Justin Whalin

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The Addams Family Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston

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Addams Family Values Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston

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Dr. Dolittle Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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Adventures in Babysitting Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller

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Major Payne Damon Wayans, Karyn Parsons, Bam Bam Bigelow

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Cate Blanchett, Harrison Ford, Shia LaBeouf

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Heyo_Stealer added Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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satia lynch added Footloose Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell

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Small Soldiers Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kirsten Dunst, Christina Ricci

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Oliver Twist Ben Kingsley, Mark Strong, Ophelia Lovibond

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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Family Movies
Heyo_Stealer added Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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Treasure Island Jack Palance, Kevin Zegers, Patrick Bergin

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Like Father Like Son Sean Astin, Dudley Moore, Kirk Cameron

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Look Who's Talking John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Joan Rivers

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Family Movies
Heyo_Stealer added Jurassic Park Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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Pleasantville Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire

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Bean Burt Reynolds, Sandra Oh, Rowan Atkinson

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Bad News Bears Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden, Greg Kinnear

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My Stepmother Is an Alien Alyson Hannigan, Kim Basinger, Dan Aykroyd

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Problem Child 2 Gilbert Gottfried, John Ritter, Amy Yasbeck

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The Benchwarmers James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider

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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, Adam Sandler

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Whale Rider Cliff Curtis, Keisha Castle-Hughes, John Sumner

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Raising Helen Paris Hilton, Hayden Panettiere, Kate Hudson

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians:... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PG-13 Family Movies
dragonslayer added Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson

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Young Sherlock Holmes Sophie Ward, Michael Hordern, Brian Oulton

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Millions James Nesbitt, Leslie Phillips, Alun Armstrong

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Johnson Family Vacation Shannon Elizabeth, Kat Graham, Vanessa L. Williams

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For Richer or Poorer Kirstie Alley, Tim Allen, Larry Miller

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Ladybugs Rodney Dangerfield, Tommy Lasorda, Jonathan Brandis

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Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme Kevin Michael Richardson, Tara Strong, Phil LaMarr

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You Got Served Lil' Kim, Meagan Good, Steve Harvey

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Captain Ron Kurt Russell, Roselyn Sánchez, Martin Short

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The Chaperone Triple H, Ariel Winter, Annabeth Gish

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A Simple Twist of Fate Steve Martin, Anne Heche, Laura Linney

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Justice League: The New Frontier Brooke Shields, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Lawless

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It Runs in the Family Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas, Bernadette Peters

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Bébé's Kids Nell Carter, Tone-Lōc, Louie Anderson

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The Cure Annabella Sciorra, Brad Renfro, Diana Scarwid

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Kaena: The Prophecy Kirsten Dunst, Anjelica Huston, Richard Harris

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The Triplets of Belleville Michel Robin, Béatrice Bonifassi, Jean Claude Donda