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The Best PG-13 History Movies

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

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  • Apollo 131
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    Apollo 13

    Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard

    Released1995

    Directed byRon Howard

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  • Australia2
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    Australia

    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman

    Released2008

    Directed byBaz Luhrmann

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  • Titanic3
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    Titanic

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

    Released1997

    Directed byJames Cameron

    Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance and disaster film directed by James Cameron. A...  more

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  • Seabiscuit4
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    Seabiscuit

    Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges

    Released2003

    Directed byGary Ross

    Seabiscuit is a 2003 American biographical sports psychological-drama thriller film based on...  more

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  • Marie Antoinette5
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    Marie Antoinette

    Kirsten Dunst, Tom Hardy

    Released2006

    Directed bySofia Coppola

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  • Red Tails6
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    Red Tails

    Daniela Ruah, Bryan Cranston

    Released2012

    Directed byAnthony Hemingway

    Red Tails is a 2012 American film directed by Anthony Hemingway in his feature film...  more

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  • Lincoln7
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    Lincoln

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis

    Released2012

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • The Tuskegee Airmen8
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    The Tuskegee Airmen

    John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Markowitz

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  • The Duchess9
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    The Duchess

    Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed bySaul Dibb

    The Duchess is a 2008 British-American drama film directed by Saul Dibb. It is based on Amanda...  more

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  • The Social Network10
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    The Social Network

    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones

    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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  • The New World11
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    The New World

    Christian Bale, Colin Farrell

    Released2005

    Directed byTerrence Malick

    The New World is a 2005 British-American romantic historical drama film written and directed...  more

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  • Gods and Generals12
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    Gods and Generals

    Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino

    Released2003

    Directed byRonald F. Maxwell

    Gods and Generals is a 2003 American film based on the novel Gods and Generals by Jeffrey...  more
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  • Man on Wire13
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    Man on Wire

    Paul McGill, Robert Sciglimpaglia

    Released2008

    Directed byJames Marsh

    Man on Wire is a 2008 British documentary film directed by James Marsh. The film chronicles...  more
  • Flight 9314
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    Flight 93

    Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson

    Released2006

    Directed byPeter Markle

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  • Little Big Man15
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    Little Big Man

    Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway

    Released1970

    Directed byArthur Penn

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  • Les Misérables16
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    Les Misérables

    Uma Thurman, Claire Danes

    Released1998

    Directed byBille August

    Les Misérables is a 1998 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel of the same name,...  more

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  • Thirteen Days17
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    Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood

    Released2000

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

    Thirteen Days is a 2000 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson...  more

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  • Flyboys18
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    Flyboys

    James Franco, Jean Reno

    Released2006

    Directed byTony Bill

    Flyboys is a 2006 British-American drama film set during WWI, starring James Franco, Martin...  more

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  • Shattered Glass19
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    Shattered Glass

    Rosario Dawson, Hayden Christensen

    Released2003

    Directed byBilly Ray

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  • The Other Boleyn Girl20
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    The Other Boleyn Girl

    Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman

    Released2008

    Directed byJustin Chadwick

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  • Matewan21
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    Matewan

    James Earl Jones, Chris Cooper

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Sayles

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    The Newton Boys

    Cameron Diaz, Matthew McConaughey

    Released1998

    Directed byRichard Linklater

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  • Kundun23
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    Kundun

    Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong

    Released1997

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • Hotel Rwanda24
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    Hotel Rwanda

    Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2004

    Directed byTerry George

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    Bern Cohen, Reagan Leonard

    Released2011

    Directed byJames Marsh

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