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The Best Romantic Comedies Rated PG-13 

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List of PG-13 romantic comedies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. Many good romantic comedies are rated PG-13 - they are able to make jokes that appeal to a wide audience and don't have to use explicit language or behavior to get their point across. This list takes the best PG-13 romantic comedies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 romantic comedy movie of all time is.

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This list of popular PG-13 romantic comedies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. Classic rom-coms like Clueless, 10 Things I Hate About You, and The Wedding Singer are pitted against newer movies like The Proposal. If you think the top PG-13 romantic comedy 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 funny romance films on this list.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 romantic comedies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 romantic comedies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new romantic comedies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great romantic comedies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching. Share the list with your friends so that they can vote too.

Woody Allen and Francis Ford Coppola have both directed a Romantic comedy PG-13 film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lucas

Released: 2006

Directed by: Andy Fickman

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger

Released: 1999

Directed by: Gil Junger

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Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White

Released: 2009

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Peter Chiarelli, the film features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair

Released: 2001

Directed by: Robert Luketic

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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Segal

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Katherine Heigl, Malin Ã…kerman, Krysten Ritter

Released: 2008

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

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Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Bebe Neuwirth

Released: 2003

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Released: 2004

Directed by: Gary Winick

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Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

Released: 1995

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills ...more

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Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry

Released: 2009

Directed by: Burr Steers

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Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka

Released: 2010

Directed by: Will Gluck

Easy A is a 2010 American teen comedy film directed by Will Gluck. A clean-cut high school student (Emma Stone) relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

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Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Paula Patton

Released: 2005

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning

Released: 2002

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

Released: 1998

Directed by: Frank Coraci

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Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Mischa Barton

Released: 1999

Directed by: Roger Michell

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Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Brooklyn Decker

Released: 2011

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Just Go with It is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, ...more

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Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Judy Greer

Released: 2001

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin, Lil' Kim

Released: 1999

Directed by: Robert Iscove

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Released: 1999

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

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Released: 1997

Directed by: P. J. Hogan

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Directed by: Howard Deutch

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