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The Best PG-13 Film Adaptation Movies

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

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  • 1
    Minority Report
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    4

    Minority Report

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 2
    True Grit
    17
    3

    True Grit

    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon

    Released2010

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • 3
    Dances with Wolves
    17
    4

    Dances with Wolves

    Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell

    Released1990

    Directed byKevin Costner

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  • 4
    Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Weir

  • 5
    Jurassic Park
    14
    2

    Jurassic Park

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 6
    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
    13
    3

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Jackson

  • 7
    Hamlet
    12
    3

    Hamlet

    Kate Winslet, Robin Williams

    Released1996

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

  • 8
    The Color Purple
    12
    3

    The Color Purple

    Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released1985

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 9
    Vanity Fair
    12
    3

    Vanity Fair

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson

    Released2004

    Directed byMira Nair

  • 10
    The Count of Monte Cristo
    12
    3

    The Count of Monte Cristo

    Henry Cavill, Jim Caviezel

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Reynolds

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  • 11
    The Pelican Brief
    12
    3

    The Pelican Brief

    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

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  • 12
    An Education
    12
    3

    An Education

    Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan

    Released2009

    Directed byLone Scherfig

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  • 13
    Water for Elephants
    12
    3

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    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson

    Released2011

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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  • 14
    Something Borrowed
    10
    2

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    Kate Hudson, Ginnifer Goodwin

    Released2011

    Directed byLuke Greenfield

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  • 15
    Big Fish
    10
    3

    Big Fish

    Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor

    Released2003

    Directed byTim Burton

  • 16
    Everything Is Illuminated
    10
    3

    Everything Is Illuminated

    Elijah Wood, Eugene Hütz

    Released2005

    Directed byLiev Schreiber

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  • 17
    Pay It Forward
    10
    3

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    Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt

    Released2000

    Directed byMimi Leder

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  • 18
    The Hours
    10
    3

    The Hours

    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep

    Released2002

    Directed byStephen Daldry

  • 19
    The Manchurian Candidate
    10
    4

    The Manchurian Candidate

    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

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  • 20
    Doubt
    10
    3

    Doubt

    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Patrick Shanley

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  • 21
    The Cider House Rules
    10
    3

    The Cider House Rules

    Charlize Theron, Michael Caine

    Released1999

    Directed byLasse Hallström

  • 22
    The Golden Compass
    10
    3

    The Golden Compass

    Nicole Kidman, Eva Green

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Weitz

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  • 23
    The Social Network
    9
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    The Social Network

    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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  • 24
    Jumper
    10
    4

    Jumper

    Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson

    Released2008

    Directed byDoug Liman

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  • 25
    The Lost World: Jurassic Park
    11
    6

    The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    Julianne Moore, Steven Spielberg

    Released1997

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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