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The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies

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

This list is made up of a variety of movies, including Clueless and The Color Purple.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 LGBTQ+ movies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 LGBTQ+ movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

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  • 1
    Love, Simon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Love, Simon

    Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford

    Released2018

    Directed byGreg Berlanti

    Love, Simon is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Greg Berlanti, based on the novel... more on Wikipedia
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    Rent is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Rent

    Sarah Silverman, Rosario Dawson

    Released2005

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    I Can’t Think Straight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    I Can’t Think Straight

    Lisa Ray, Dalip Tahil

    Released2008

    Directed byShamim Sarif

    I Can't Think Straight is a 2008 romance film adapted from a same name novel about a... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Philadelphia

    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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    Clueless is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Clueless

    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy

    Released1995

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

    Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It... more on Wikipedia

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    As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    As Good as It Gets

    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

    Released1997

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

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    Far from Heaven is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Far from Heaven

    Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid

    Released2002

    Directed byTodd Haynes

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    The Color Purple is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    The Color Purple

    Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released1985

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 9
    The Family Stone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    The Family Stone

    Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released2005

    Directed byThomas Bezucha

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  • 10
    Soapdish is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Soapdish

    Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher

    Released1991

    Directed byMichael Hoffman

    Soapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everyt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Released1995

    Directed byBeeban Kidron

    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar is a 1995 American comedy film, starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Mrs. Doubtfire

    Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan

    Released1993

    Directed byChris Columbus, Chuck Jones

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  • 13
    Gray Matters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Gray Matters

    Heather Graham, Bridget Moynahan

    Released2007

    Directed bySue Kramer

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  • 14
    In & Out is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    In & Out

    Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close

    Released1997

    Directed byFrank Oz

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  • 15
    The Cure is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    The Cure

    Annabella Sciorra, Brad Renfro

    Released1995

    Directed byPeter Horton

    The Cure is a 1995 comedy-drama film starring Brad Renfro and Joseph Mazzello about two boys... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

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    Nina's Heavenly Delights is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Nina's Heavenly Delights

    Laura Fraser, Shelley Conn

    Released2006

    Directed byPratibha Parmar

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  • 18
    Happy, Texas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Happy, Texas

    William H. Macy, Ron Perlman

    Released1999

    Directed byMark Illsley

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  • 19
    I Now Pronounce You Chuck and  is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

    Jessica Biel, Adam Sandler

    Released2007

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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  • 20
    Love and Death on Long Island is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Love and Death on Long Island

    John Hurt, Jason Priestley

    Released1997

    Directed byRichard Kwietniowski

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  • 21
    Jack is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Jack

    Anton Yelchin, Stockard Channing

    Released2004

    Directed byLee Rose

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  • 22
    D.E.B.S. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    D.E.B.S.

    Sara Foster, Jordana Brewster

    Released2004

    Directed byAngela Robinson

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  • 23
    Unconditional Love is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    Unconditional Love

    Julie Andrews, Dan Aykroyd

    Released2002

    Directed byP. J. Hogan

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  • 24
    If You Only Knew is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    If You Only Knew

    Gabrielle Anwar, Alison Eastwood

    Released2000

    Directed byDavid Snedeker

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    The World Unseen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 LGBTQ+ Movies
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    The World Unseen

    Lisa Ray, Nandana Sen

    Released2007

    Directed byShamim Sarif

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