Entertainment The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13  

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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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Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
tazocarry added Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly
Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more
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435 225
Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field
Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 American comedy film, starring Robin Williams and Sally Field and based on the novel Alias Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. It was directed by Chris Columbus and ...more
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254 116
Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Heyo_Stealer added Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
Jurassic Park is a 1993 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the first installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. It is based on the 1990 novel of the ...more
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401 216
School of Rock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Sarah Silverman, Jack Black, Miranda Cosgrove
School of Rock is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Richard Linklater, written by Mike White, and starring Jack Black. The main plot follows struggling rock singer and guitarist, Dewey ...more
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191 77
Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Heyo_Stealer added Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg
Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. ...more
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222 104
Spider-Man: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya
Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. Peter Parker (Tom Holland) balances his life as an ordinary high school ...more
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268 137
The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more
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217 105
Guardians of the Galaxy Franch... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the tenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was directed ...more
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223 127
The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston
The Addams Family is a 1991 American fantasy comedy film based on the characters from the cartoon of the same name created by cartoonist Charles Addams. The movie was originally developed at ...more
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223 137
Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Jane March, Candice Hillebrand, Justin Whalin
Beauty and the Beast is a 2005 film which is based on the folktale "Beauty and the Beast" and is set during the time of the Vikings.
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167 92
Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more
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150 80
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a ...more
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160 92
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family ...more
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154 95
Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
oliverg2028 added Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett
Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after the events of Thor: The Dark World, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must win a gladiatorial duel against an ...more
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Fighting with My Family is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost
Fighting with My Family is a 2019 comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Merchant, based on the the life of WWE wrestler Paige. The Bevis family, who all are professional wrestlers, try to work ...more
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181 124
National Lampoon's Christmas V... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is a 1989 Christmas comedy film directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. It is the third installment in National Lampoon's Vacation film series, and was written by ...more
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163 110
Addams Family Values is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd, Anjelica Huston
Addams Family Values is a 1993 American dark comedy film, which is the sequel to the 1991 American film The Addams Family. It was written by Paul Rudnick and directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, and ...more
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125 79
Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic "bad ...more
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133 87
Ant-Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly
Ant-Man is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed, based on the Marvel Comics character. Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in ...more
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129 90
Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo
Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more
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138 104
Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Heyo_Stealer added Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried
Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film. Mark Waters directed, and Tina Fey wrote the screenplay, which is based in part on Rosalind Wiseman's non-fiction book Queen Bees and Wannabes, ...more
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118 85
Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios ...more
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109 78
Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams
Doctor Strange is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Scott Derrickson, based on the Marvel Comics character. After a career-ending car collision, brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon ...more
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149 120
Dr. Dolittle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock
Dr. Dolittle is a 1998 American family comedy film starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to animals. The film was inspired by the series of children's ...more
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109 81
Captain America Franchise is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG-13
Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures.It is ...more