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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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Roman Polanski and Robert Zemeckis are among the directors that have worked on a PG-13 Psychological thriller film.

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The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
The Sixth Sense Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment The Sixth Sense is a 1999 American supernatural thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The film tells the story of Cole Sear, a troubled, isolated boy who is able to see and ...more

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Taken Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Taken is a 2008 French action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel, written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen, and starring Leland Orser, Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Jon Gries, David ...more

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TobuscusHolmes added The Prestige Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman 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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What Lies Beneath Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is the first film by ImageMovers. It stars Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer as a well-to-do ...more

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
Tom Islava added The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District ...more

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Unbreakable Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright Unbreakable is a 2000 American superhero drama film written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson. The film tells the story of ...more

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A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Psychological Thriller Movies
A Beautiful Mind Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva ...more

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The Glass House January Jones, Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski The Glass House is a 2001 American psychological thriller film directed by Daniel Sackheim and written by Wesley Strick. The film stars Leelee Sobieski, Diane Lane, Stellan Skarsgård, ...more

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Red Eye Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox Red Eye is a 2005 American thriller film directed by Wes Craven and starring Rachel McAdams as a hotel manager ensnared in an assassination plot by a terrorist while aboard a red-eye flight to ...more

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Secret Window Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro Secret Window is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Johnny Depp and John Turturro. It was written and directed by David Koepp, based on the novella Secret Window, Secret Garden ...more

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Dream House Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig Dream House is a 2011 American psychological thriller written by David Loucka directed by Jim Sheridan and starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts and Marton Csokas. It was released on ...more

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When a Stranger Calls Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson When a Stranger Calls is a 2006 American horror thriller film directed by Simon West and written by Jake Wade Wall. The film stars Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Katie Cassidy and Clark Gregg. ...more

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Limitless Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Bruce Lee Limitless is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Neil Burger and starring Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, and Robert De Niro. It is based on the novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn.

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The Mothman Prophecies Richard Gere, Debra Messing, Laura Linney The Mothman Prophecies is a 2002 supernatural thriller film directed by Mark Pellington, based on the 1975 book of the same name by parapsychologist and Fortean author John Keel. The screenplay ...more

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The Manchurian Candidate Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh The Manchurian Candidate is a 1962 American Cold War suspense thriller directed by John Frankenheimer that stars Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey and Janet Leigh and co-stars Angela Lansbury, ...more

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Flightplan Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean Flightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke and starring Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen, Kate Beahan, Greta Scacchi, and Sean ...more

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The Roommate Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly The Roommate is a 2011 American thriller film directed by Christian E. Christiansen and starring Minka Kelly, Leighton Meester, Cam Gigandet, Danneel Harris, Matt Lanter, and Aly Michalka. It ...more

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Enough Jennifer Lopez, Juliette Lewis, Noah Wyle Enough is a 2002 American drama-thriller film directed by Michael Apted. The movie is based on the 1998 novel Black and Blue, by Anna Quindlen, which was a New York Times bestseller. It stars ...more

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The Net Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Tony Perez The Net is a 1995 American cyber mystery thriller film directed by Irwin Winkler. A computer programmer (Sandra Bullock) stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those ...more

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The Haunting in Connecticut Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Elias Koteas The Haunting in Connecticut is a 2009 American psychological horror film produced by Gold Circle Films and directed by Peter Cornwell. The film is alleged to be about Carmen Snedeker and her ...more

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The River Wild Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly The River Wild is a 1994 adventure crime-thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Benjamin Bratt and Joseph Mazzello as ...more

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Unknown Diane Kruger, Liam Neeson, January Jones Unknown is a 2011 thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. "Dr Martin Harris has come to rain-soaked Berlin for a biotechnology conference. But no sooner does he step into a taxi than ...more

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The Recruit Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan The Recruit is a 2003 American-German spy thriller film, directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Al Pacino, Colin Farrell and Bridget Moynahan. It was produced by Epsilon Motion Pictures and ...more

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Lady in White Katherine Helmond, Lukas Haas, Len Cariou Lady in White is a 1988 American horror film of the ghost/mystery genre. Much of the film was made in Wayne County, New York, taking advantage of the appropriate local area. The movie is based ...more

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The Lazarus Project Paul Walker, Piper Perabo, Linda Cardellini The Lazarus Project is a 2008 American drama/thriller film directed and written by John Patrick Glenn. It stars Paul Walker as Ben, a former criminal who gets a second chance at life and ...more

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Lakeview Terrace Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva LaRue Lakeview Terrace is a 2008 American thriller film directed by Neil LaBute, written by David Loughery and Howard Korder, and co-produced by Will Smith, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick ...more

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The Forgotten Julianne Moore, Gary Sinise, Alfre Woodard The Forgotten is a 2004 American science fiction psychological thriller drama film, directed by Joseph Ruben and starring Julianne Moore and Dominic West. The film's plot revolves around a woman ...more

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Premonition Sandra Bullock, Nia Long, Julian McMahon Premonition is a 2007 American supernatural thriller film directed by Mennan Yapo and starring Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon, and Amber Valletta. The film's plot depicts a depressed housewife ...more

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The Uninvited Elizabeth Banks, Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel The Uninvited is a 2009 American psychological horror film directed by the Guard Brothers, and starring Emily Browning, Elizabeth Banks, Arielle Kebbel and David Strathairn. It is a remake of ...more

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Swimfan Erika Christensen, Shiri Appleby, Dan Hedaya Swimfan, also known as Fanatica, is a 2002 American teen psychological thriller film directed by John Polson and written by Charles Bohl and Phillip Schneider. The film stars Jesse Bradford, ...more

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Passengers Anne Hathaway, David Morse, Dianne Wiest Passengers is 2008 American-Canadian thriller film starring Anne Hathaway and Patrick Wilson, and directed by Rodrigo García. It was released in the United States by TriStar Pictures on ...more

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Flight 93 Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson, Gwynyth Walsh FLIGHT 93 tells the stirring story of the brave passengers and crew aboard hijacked United Airlines' Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. After learning of the attacks on the World Trade Center and ...more

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Wicker Park Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne, Jessica Paré Wicker Park is a 2004 American psychological drama/romantic mystery film directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Rose Byrne, Diane Kruger and Matthew Lillard. The film is a remake ...more

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Deceived Goldie Hawn, John Heard, Beatrice Straight Deceived is a 1991 American thriller film starring Goldie Hawn and John Heard.

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High Crimes Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Amanda Peet High Crimes is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Carl Franklin and starring Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman, reunited from the 1997 film Kiss the Girls. The screenplay by Yuri Zeltser and ...more

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One Missed Call Meagan Good, Ariel Winter, Margaret Cho One Missed Call is a 2008 American supernatural horror film and remake of Takashi Miike's 2003 Japanese film One Missed Call, which itself was based on the Yasushi Akimoto novel Chakushin Ari. ...more

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Possession Sarah Michelle Gellar, Lee Pace, Chelah Horsdal Possession is an American remake of the South Korean film Addicted. It is a psychological thriller film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Lee Pace.

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He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not Audrey Tautou, Isabelle Carré, Samuel Le Bihan He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not is a 2002 French psychological drama film directed by Laetitia Colombani. The film focuses on a Fine Arts student, played by Audrey Tautou, and a married ...more

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Lady in the Water Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti, M. Night Shyamalan Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film's plot concerns a Philadelphia ...more

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Abandon Zooey Deschanel, Katie Holmes, Gabrielle Union Abandon is a 2002 American thriller film released by Paramount Pictures and Touchstone Pictures. It was written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, starring Katie Holmes as a college student whose ...more

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Godsend Robert De Niro, Rebecca Romijn, Greg Kinnear Godsend is a 2004 American/Canadian thriller film, and is directed by Nick Hamm. The score is by Brian Tyler.

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The Return Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sam Shepard, Adam Scott The Return is a 2006 American psychological thriller film directed by Asif Kapadia. The film stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kate Beahan, Peter O'Brien, and Sam Shepard. It was released ...more

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Stevie Catherine McCormack, Jordi Mollà, Christian Rodrigo Stevie is a 2008 Spanish TV movie written by David Markus and directed by Bryan Goeres.

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The Ghost Writer Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall The Ghost Writer is 2010 thriller film written by Robert Harris and Roman Polanski and directed by Roman Polanski.

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Surviving Crooked Lake Alysha Aubin, Morgan McCunn, Candice Mausner

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Let's Scare Jessica to Death Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Alan Manson Let's Scare Jessica to Death is a 1971 American horror film, directed by John D. Hancock and starring Zohra Lampert as Jessica. It depicts the nightmarish experiences of a psychologically ...more

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Peacock Susan Sarandon, Ellen Page, Cillian Murphy Peacock is a 2010 American psychological thriller directed by Michael Lander, written by Lander and Ryan Roy, and starring Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page and Susan Sarandon. It was editor Sally ...more

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Dreamscape Dennis Quaid, Christopher Plummer, Max von Sydow Dreamscape is a 1984 science fiction horror film directed by Joseph Ruben and written by David Loughery, with Chuck Russell and Ruben co-writing.

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Agnes of God Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft, Meg Tilly Agnes of God is a 1985 American film starring Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft and Meg Tilly, about a novice nun who gives birth and insists that the dead child was the result of a virgin conception. A ...more

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The Caller Laura Harring, Frank Langella, Elliott Gould The Caller is a 2008 film by Richard Ledes. The film, which stars Frank Langella, Elliott Gould, and Laura Harring, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival where it won the Made in NY Narrative ...more