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The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies  

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

This list below has everything from The Dark Knight to Iron Man.

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Christopher Nolan and Ang Lee have both directed a PG-13 Superhero film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin, Francesca Neri
Captain America is a 1990 direct-to-video American-Yugoslavian superhero film directed by Albert Pyun. The film is based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. While the film takes ...more
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Guardians of the Galaxy Franch... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the tenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film was directed ...more
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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston
Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film directed by Alan Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. When Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) gets cursed with a powerful entity ...more
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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin
X-Men: The Last Stand is a 2006 superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team introduced in Marvel Comics. The film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, is the third installment in the X-Men ...more
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Ant-Man and the Wasp is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Bobby Cannavale
Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Peyton Reed. As Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. ...more
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Thor Franchise is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Thor is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the fourth film in the ...more
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The fictional character Spider-Man, a comic book superhero created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko and featured in Marvel Comics publications, has currently appeared in seven live-action films since ...more
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The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Edward Norton
The Incredible Hulk is a 2008 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character the Hulk, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the second ...more
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Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana
Hulk is a 2003 American superhero film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character of the same name. Ang Lee directed the film, which stars Eric Bana as Dr. Bruce Banner, as well as Jennifer ...more
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X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman
X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 science fiction action film written by Jane Goldman, Simon Kinberg and Matthew Vaughn; directed by Matthew Vaughn.
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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco
Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character. A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) and ...more
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, directed by Marc Webb and released by Columbia Pictures. It It is the fifth ...more
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas
The Mask of Zorro is a 1998 American swashbuckler film based on the Zorro character created by Johnston McCulley. It was directed by Martin Campbell and stars Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, ...more
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The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, and sharing the title of the character's longest-running comic book of the same name. It ...more
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Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds
X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 American superhero film directed by Gavin Hood, based on the Marvel Comic character. The early years of James Logan (Hugh Jackman), featuring his rivalry with ...more
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Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum
X-Men: Apocalypse is a 2016 Action, Adventure, Fantasy film written by Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Simon Kinberg and directed by Bryan Singer.
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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger
The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character, Batman. Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), Police Lieutenant James Gordon (Gary Oldman) and ...more
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Batman: Hush is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Jason O'Mara, Jennifer Morrison, Maury Sterling
Batman: Hush is a 2019 animated superhero film directed by Justin Copeland, based on the comic book story arc of the same name. A mysterious criminal known as Hush (Maury Sterling) is determined ...more
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Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Ralph Fiennes
The Avengers is a 1998 American action spy film adaptation of the British television series of the same name from the 1960s. The film was directed by Jeremiah Chechik. It stars Ralph Fiennes and ...more
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Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn
Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based on the Marvel Comics character. In 1995, former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Brie ...more
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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg
Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. ...more
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Men in Black Franchise is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Men in Black is a series of American comic science fiction action spy films directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, and based on Malibu / Marvel comic book series The Men in Black by Lowell Cunningham. ...more
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Men in Black 3 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PG-13 Superhero Movies
Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith
Men in Black 3 is a 2012 American 3D comic science fiction-action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin. It is the third installment in the ...more
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Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson
Men in Black II is a 2002 American science fiction action spy comedy film starring both Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film also stars Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, ...more
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Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Danny DeVito
Batman Returns is a 1992 American superhero film, directed and produced by Tim Burton, based upon the Batman character appearing in comics published by DC Comics. It is the second installment of ...more