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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.

Don't forget to share this list on your social networks so that more great movies can hit the top ranks. (200 items) Then check out our list of family mystery movies rated PG.

What kind of directors have worked on Mystery PG-13 movies in the past? Clint Eastwood and Woody Allen both have, as have other great directors.

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Inception is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

Released: 2010

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

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Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams

Released: 2009

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 period mystery action film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

Released: 2006

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay adapted by him and his brother Jonathan Nolan from Christopher Priest's 1995 World Fantasy ...more

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Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

Released: 1993

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

Released: 2002

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Minority Report is a 2002 American neo-noir science fiction mystery-thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and loosely based on the short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick. It is set ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2011

Directed by: Duncan Jones

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2010

Directed by: David Yates

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Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

Released: 2001

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

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Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

Released: 2002

Directed by: Doug Liman

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Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2007

Directed by: David Yates

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Kate Hudson, John Hurt, Joy Bryant

Released: 2005

Directed by: Iain Softley

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Jessica Biel, Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti

Released: 2006

Directed by: Neil Burger

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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

Released: 2007

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

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Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mike Newell

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Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

Released: 2006

Directed by: Tony Scott

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

Released: 1990

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

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Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

Released: 2004

Directed by: David Koepp

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Tom Hanks, Ian McKellen, Audrey Tautou

Released: 2006

Directed by: Ron Howard

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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan

Released: 2004

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

Released: 2011

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

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Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler

Released: 2011

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

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Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

Released: 1994

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

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Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Blythe Danner

Released: 1998

Directed by: Rob Bowman

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Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh

Released: 1962

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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The Ring is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mystery Movies Rated PG-13
Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

Released: 2002

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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