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The Best PG-13 Sci-Fi Horror Movies  

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

These movies, like Critters and Cloverfield include images when available.

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What kind of directors have worked on PG-13 Sci-Fi Horror movies in the past? Stephen Herek and Fred Olen Ray both have, as have other great directors.

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daniel.vonstein added Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum
War of the Worlds is a 2005 American epic science fiction disaster film and a loose adaptation of H. G. Wells's novel The War of the Worlds, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Josh ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin
Signs is a 2002 American science fiction thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Executive producers for the film comprised Shyamalan, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy and Sam ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Salli Richardson
I Am Legend is a 2007 American post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Will Smith. It is the third feature film adaptation of Richard Matheson's ...more
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Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh
Critters is a 1986 cult comedy horror science fiction film starring Dee Wallace-Stone, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush and Scott Grimes. It was the directorial debut of Stephen Herek who ...more
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10 Cloverfield Lane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Sci-Fi Horror Movies
daniel.vonstein added John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher
10 Cloverfield Lane is a 2016 American science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Dan Trachtenberg. The film was developed from a script titled The Cellar, but under production by ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton
Edge of Tomorrow is a 2014 American military science fiction thriller film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. Doug Liman directed the film. The film takes place in a future where Earth is ...more
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Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Sci-Fi Horror Movies
daniel.vonstein added Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko
Oblivion is a 2012 action and science fiction film written by Joseph Kosinski and William Monahan and directed by Joseph Kosinski.
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World War Z is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Sci-Fi Horror Movies
daniel.vonstein added Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse
This film is a 2013 American apocalyptic action horror film directed by Marc Forster. The screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, and Damon Lindelof is from a screen story by ...more
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Cloverfield is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Sci-Fi Horror Movies
Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas
Cloverfield is a 2008 American science fiction found footage monster film directed by Matt Reeves, produced by J. J. Abrams & Bryan Burk, and written by Drew Goddard. Before settling on an ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler
Super 8 is a 2011 American science fiction horror film written, co-produced, and directed by J. J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg. The film stars Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, and Kyle ...more
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Killer Klowns from Outer Space is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 Sci-Fi Horror Movies
Christopher Titus, John Vernon, Royal Dano
Killer Klowns from Outer Space is a 1988 American science fiction horror comedy movie made by The Chiodo Brothers and starring Grant Cramer and Suzanne Snyder. It is the only Chiodo Brothers' ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Tommy Flanagan
Alien vs. Predator is a 2004 American science fiction action film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson and starring Sanaa Lathan and Lance Henriksen. It is the first installment of the Alien vs. ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Brittany Daniel, Crystal Reed, Eric Balfour
Skyline is a 2010 alien invasion science fiction thriller film produced and directed by Brothers Strause, directors of Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. The film was released on November 12, 2010. ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Malin Åkerman
The Invasion is a 2007 science fiction thriller film starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, with additional scenes written by The Wachowskis and directed by ...more
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Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif, Martine Beswick
Critters 4 is a 1992 science fiction comedy horror film starring Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Angela Bassett and Brad Dourif. It was directed by Rupert Harvey and written by Harvey, Barry ...more
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Lin Shaye, Scott Grimes, Terrence Mann
Critters 2: The Main Course is a 1988 science fiction comedy horror film starring Terrence Mann, Don Keith Opper, and Scott Grimes. It was directed by Mick Garris and written by David Twohy and ...more
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Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Will Patton
The Fourth Kind is a 2009 American science fiction-horror film directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi, starring Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Corey Johnson, Will Patton, and Mia Mckenna-Bruce. The title ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Frances Bay, Terrence Mann
Critters 3 is the third installment of the Critters series, directed by Kristine Peterson and is also Leonardo DiCaprio's film debut. Cary Elwes mentioned on the commentary for the uncut edition ...more
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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Sci-Fi Horror Movies
daniel.vonstein added Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox
Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Sharlto Copley, Embeth Davidtz, Christian Camargo
Europa Report is a 2013 science fiction film directed by Sebastián Cordero, and starring Christian Camargo, Anamaria Marinca, Michael Nyqvist, Daniel Wu, Karolina Wydra, and Sharlto ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Karen Black, Laraine Newman, Louise Fletcher
Invaders from Mars is a 1986 science fiction horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper from a screenplay by Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby. It is a remake of the 1953 science fiction film Invaders from ...more
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daniel.vonstein added Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Shaffer Smith
Battle: Los Angeles is a 2011 American military science fiction film directed by Jonathan Liebesman. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Chris Bertolini. The film is set in ...more
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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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Judd Nelson, Eric Roberts, Danny Masterson
Strange Frequency is a 2001 film directed by Mary Lambert and Bryan Spicer.
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daniel.vonstein added Charlie Sheen, Teri Polo, Ron Silver
The Arrival is a 1996 science fiction film directed by David Twohy and starring Charlie Sheen, and co-starring Lindsay Crouse, Ron Silver, Teri Polo, and Richard Schiff. Sheen stars as radio ...more