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The Best PG-13 Indie Movies

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

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    Juno

    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page

    Released2007

    Directed byJason Reitman

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  • Lars and the Real Girl2
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    Lars and the Real Girl

    Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer

    Released2007

    Directed byCraig Gillespie

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    Circle of Friends

    Colin Firth, Minnie Driver

    Released1995

    Directed byPat O'Connor

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    Kinky Boots

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton

    Released2005

    Directed byJulian Jarrold

    Kinky Boots is a 2005 British-American comedy-drama film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth,...  more

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    Whale Rider

    Cliff Curtis, Keisha Castle-Hughes

    Released2002

    Directed byNiki Caro

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  • Primer6
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    Primer

    Shane Carruth, David Sullivan

    Released2004

    Directed byShane Carruth

    Primer is a 2004 American science fiction drama film about the accidental discovery of a means...  more

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  • Saved!7
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    Saved!

    Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin

    Released2004

    Directed byBrian Dannelly

    Saved! is a 2004 American teen comedy-drama film involving elements of religious satire. It...  more

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    Smoke Signals

    Perrey Reeves, Cynthia Geary

    Released1998

    Directed byChris Eyre

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    Bottle Shock

    Eliza Dushku, Chris Pine

    Released2008

    Directed byRandall Miller

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  • Shattered Glass10
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    Shattered Glass

    Rosario Dawson, Hayden Christensen

    Released2003

    Directed byBilly Ray

    Shattered Glass is a 2003 American drama film written and directed by Billy Ray. The...  more
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    The Battle of Shaker Heights

    Shia LaBeouf, Amy Smart

    Released2003

    Directed byKyle Rankin, Efram Potelle

    The Battle of Shaker Heights is a 2003 American comedy-drama film co-directed by Efram Potelle...  more
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    House of D

    Robin Williams, David Duchovny

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Duchovny

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    What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio

    Released1993

    Directed byLasse Hallström

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    Chaplin

    Robert Downey Jr., Milla Jovovich

    Released1992

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

    Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about the life of British...  more
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    Real Women Have Curves

    America Ferrera, George Lopez

    Released2002

    Directed byPatricia Cardoso

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  • Pieces of April16
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    Pieces of April

    Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Hedges

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  • Rabbit Hole17
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    Rabbit Hole

    Nicole Kidman, Sandra Oh

    Released2010

    Directed byJohn Cameron Mitchell

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  • The Art of Getting By18
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    The Art of Getting By

    Emma Roberts, Alicia Silverstone

    Released2011

    Directed byGavin Wiesen

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    Of Mice and Men

    John Malkovich, Gary Sinise

    Released1992

    Directed byGary Sinise

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    Fanboys

    Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher

    Released2009

    Directed byKyle Newman

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    Hey, Hey, It's Esther Blueburger

    Toni Collette, Keisha Castle-Hughes

    Released2008

    Directed byCathy Randall

    A 13-year-old girl tries to fit in at both a posh private school and an ordinary public school...  more
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    Happy, Texas

    William H. Macy, Ron Perlman

    Released1999

    Directed byMark Illsley

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    King of California

    Ashley Greene, Evan Rachel Wood

    Released2007

    Directed byMike Cahill

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    Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden

    Released1996

    Directed byLee David Zlotoff

    The Spitfire Grill is a 1996 American motion picture that tells a story of a woman who was...  more
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    Left Behind: The Movie

    Kirk Cameron, Chelsea Noble

    Released2001

    Directed byVic Sarin

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