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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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    Minority Report

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • True Grit2
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    True Grit

    Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon

    Released2010

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • Dances with Wolves3
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    Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell

    Released1990

    Directed byKevin Costner

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    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Weir

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  • Jurassic Park5
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    Jurassic Park

    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers6
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Jackson

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  • Hamlet7
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    Kate Winslet, Robin Williams

    Released1996

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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  • The Color Purple8
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    The Color Purple

    Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released1985

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • Vanity Fair9
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    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson

    Released2004

    Directed byMira Nair

  • The Count of Monte Cristo10
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    The Count of Monte Cristo

    Henry Cavill, Jim Caviezel

    Released2002

    Directed byKevin Reynolds

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    The Pelican Brief

    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

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  • An Education12
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    An Education

    Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan

    Released2009

    Directed byLone Scherfig

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  • Water for Elephants13
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    Water for Elephants

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson

    Released2011

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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    Something Borrowed

    Kate Hudson, Ginnifer Goodwin

    Released2011

    Directed byLuke Greenfield

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  • Big Fish15
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    Big Fish

    Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor

    Released2003

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • Everything Is Illuminated16
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    Everything Is Illuminated

    Elijah Wood, Eugene Hütz

    Released2005

    Directed byLiev Schreiber

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    Pay It Forward

    Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt

    Released2000

    Directed byMimi Leder

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  • The Hours18
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    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep

    Released2002

    Directed byStephen Daldry

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  • The Manchurian Candidate19
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    The Manchurian Candidate

    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

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  • Doubt20
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    Doubt

    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Patrick Shanley

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  • The Cider House Rules21
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    The Cider House Rules

    Charlize Theron, Michael Caine

    Released1999

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  • The Golden Compass22
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    Nicole Kidman, Eva Green

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Weitz

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  • The Social Network23
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    The Social Network

    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones

    Released2010

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  • Jumper24
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    Jumper

    Kristen Stewart, Rachel Bilson

    Released2008

    Directed byDoug Liman

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  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park25
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    The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    Julianne Moore, Steven Spielberg

    Released1997

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