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The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies

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List of PG-13 psychological thriller movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. For more lists like this, be sure to check out the Best Dramas on Amazon Prime, the Best Drama Films on Netflix Instant, the Best horror Movies on Amazon Prime, and the Best horror Movies on Netflix Instant

This list takes the best PG-13 psychological thriller movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 Psychological thriller movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 psychological thriller 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 Psychological thriller 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 Psychological thriller films on this list.

 If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 Psychological thriller film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.Examples of movies on this list include The Sixth Sense and A Beautiful Mind. If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 psychological thriller movies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 psychological thriller movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

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  • 1
    The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

    Released1999

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    The Prestige is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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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
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    Taken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Taken

    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen

    Released2008

    Directed byPierre Morel

    Taken is a 2008 French action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel. A former CIA operative... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Manchurian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    The Manchurian Candidate

    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Frankenheimer

    The Manchurian Candidate is a 1962 American Cold War suspense thriller directed by John... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 5
    Escape Room is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Escape Room

    Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll

    Released2019

    Directed byAdam Robitel

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  • 6
    Red Eye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Red Eye

    Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy

    Released2005

    Directed byWes Craven

    Red Eye is a 2005 American thriller film directed by Wes Craven and starring Rachel McAdams as... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    The Dark Knight

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2008

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

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    Lady in White is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Lady in White

    Katherine Helmond, Lukas Haas

    Released1988

    Directed byFrank Laloggia

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    The Recruit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    The Recruit

    Al Pacino, Colin Farrell

    Released2003

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

    The Recruit is a 2003 American-German spy thriller film, directed by Roger Donaldson and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Deceived is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Deceived

    Goldie Hawn, John Heard

    Released1991

    Directed byDamian Harris

    Deceived is a 1991 American thriller film starring Goldie Hawn and John Heard.amazon buy button
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    Flightplan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Flightplan

    Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Schwentke

    Flightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Lazarus Project is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    The Lazarus Project

    Paul Walker, Piper Perabo

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Glenn

    The Lazarus Project is a 2008 American drama/thriller film directed and written by John... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    A Beautiful Mind

    Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe

    Released2001

    Directed byRon Howard

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  • 14
    Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Unbreakable

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2000

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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  • 15
    Secret Window is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Secret Window

    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello

    Released2004

    Directed byDavid Koepp

    Secret Window is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Johnny Depp and John... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    When a Stranger Calls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    When a Stranger Calls

    Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy

    Released2006

    Directed bySimon West

    When a Stranger Calls is a 2006 American horror thriller film directed by Simon West and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Enough is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Enough

    Jennifer Lopez, Juliette Lewis

    Released2002

    Directed byMichael Apted

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    Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Lady in the Water

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti

    Released2006

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    What Lies Beneath

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Glass House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    The Glass House

    January Jones, Diane Lane

    Released2001

    Directed byDaniel Sackheim

    The Glass House is a 2001 American psychological thriller film directed by Daniel Sackheim and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Limitless is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Limitless

    Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper

    Released2011

    Directed byNeil Burger

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    Flight 93 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Flight 93

    Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson

    Released2006

    Directed byPeter Markle

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    Dream House is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    Dream House

    Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz

    Released2011

    Directed byJim Sheridan

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    The Ghost Writer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    The Ghost Writer

    Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor

    Released2010

    Directed byRoman Polanski

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    The Mothman Prophecies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
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    The Mothman Prophecies

    Richard Gere, Debra Messing

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Pellington

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