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The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13

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

This list below has a variety of movies, like Inception and The Prestige, in it.

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

Use this list if you're looking for some new mystery movies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great mystery movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

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  • 1
    Inception is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Inception

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Inception is a 2010 science fiction thriller film written, produced, and directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 2
    Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Sherlock Holmes

    Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

    Released2009

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 period mystery action film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 3
    The Ring is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Ring

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette

    Released2002

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    The Ring is a 2002 American psychological horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 4
    The Prestige is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Prestige

    Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie

    Released2006

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 5
    The Pelican Brief is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Pelican Brief

    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    The Pelican Brief is a 1993 legal thriller based on the novel of the same name by John... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 6
    Minority Report is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Minority Report

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 7
    The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Fugitive

    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford

    Released1993

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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  • 8
    Knowing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Knowing

    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne

    Released2009

    Directed byAlex Proyas

    Knowing is a 2009 science fiction mystery thriller film directed by Alex Proyas. M.I.T.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 9
    Cloverfield is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Cloverfield

    Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan

    Released2008

    Directed byMatt Reeves

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  • 10
    Source Code is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Source Code

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan

    Released2011

    Directed byDuncan Jones

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  • 11
    One Missed Call is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    One Missed Call

    Meagan Good, Ariel Winter

    Released2008

    Directed byEric Valette

    One Missed Call is a 2008 American supernatural horror film and remake of Takashi Miike's 2003... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 12
    Red Riding Hood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Red Riding Hood

    Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman

    Released2011

    Directed byCatherine Hardwicke

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    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Released2009

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

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  • 14
    Solaris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Solaris

    George Clooney, Viola Davis

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

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  • 15
    The Illusionist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Illusionist

    Jessica Biel, Edward Norton

    Released2006

    Directed byNeil Burger

    The Illusionist is a 2006 American period drama film written and directed by Neil Burger and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 16
    Harry Potter and the Deathly H is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Yates

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  • 17
    Abduction is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Abduction

    Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner

    Released2011

    Directed byJohn Singleton

    This film is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 18
    The Others is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Others

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston

    Released2001

    Directed byAlejandro Amenábar

    The Others is a 2001 horror-thriller film written, directed and scored by Alejandro Amenábar.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 19
    The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Bourne Identity

    Matt Damon, Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Directed byDoug Liman

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  • 20
    Ghost is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Ghost

    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released1990

    Directed byJerry Zucker

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  • 21
    Harry Potter and the Order of  is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Yates

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  • 22
    The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Bourne Ultimatum

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

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  • 23
    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Sha is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2011

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

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  • 24
    The Grudge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    The Grudge

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland

    Released2004

    Directed byTakashi Shimizu

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    Boys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
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    Boys

    Winona Ryder, John C. Reilly

    Released1996

    Directed byStacy Cochran

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