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The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies

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

List ranges from The Sixth Sense to Unbreakable, plus much more.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG-13 suspense movies?" and "What are the most famous PG-13 suspense 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 Suspense Movies
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    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

    Released1999

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    Taken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Taken

    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen

    Released2008

    Directed byPierre Morel

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    The Client is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Client

    Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1994

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

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    Flightplan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Flightplan

    Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Schwentke

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    Source Code is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Source Code

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan

    Released2011

    Directed byDuncan Jones

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

    Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy

    Released2005

    Directed byWes Craven

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    The Boy Next Door is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Boy Next Door

    Cory Monteith, Dina Meyer

    Released2008

    Directed byNeill Fearnley

    The Boy Next Door is a 2008 crime thriller film written by Peter Layton and directed by Neill...amazon buy button
  • 8
    Domestic Disturbance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Domestic Disturbance

    John Travolta, Vince Vaughn

    Released2001

    Directed byHarold Becker

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  • 9
    The Ring is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Ring

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette

    Released2002

    Directed byGore Verbinski

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    Mission: Impossible – Ghost Pr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Released2011

    Directed byBrad Bird

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  • 11
    Frequency is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Frequency

    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell

    Released2000

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

    Frequency is a 2000 American science fiction thriller film. It was co-produced and directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Others is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Others

    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston

    Released2001

    Directed byAlejandro Amenábar

    The Others is a 2001 horror-thriller film written, directed and scored by Alejandro Amenábar.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Unbreakable

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2000

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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  • 14
    The Skulls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Skulls

    Malin Åkerman, Paul Walker

    Released2000

    Directed byRob Cohen

    The Skulls is a 2000 American psychological thriller film starring Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Mission: Impossible

    Tom Cruise, Jon Voight

    Released1996

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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  • 16
    Obsessed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Obsessed

    Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Shill

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    A Perfect World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    A Perfect World

    Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner

    Released1993

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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  • 18
    Enough is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Enough

    Jennifer Lopez, Juliette Lewis

    Released2002

    Directed byMichael Apted

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    The Next Three Days is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Next Three Days

    Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2010

    Directed byPaul Haggis

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    Hackers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Hackers

    Angelina Jolie, Felicity Huffman

    Released1995

    Directed byIain Softley

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    The Pelican Brief is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Pelican Brief

    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

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    What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    What Lies Beneath

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    The Recruit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Recruit

    Al Pacino, Colin Farrell

    Released2003

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

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    The Roommate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    The Roommate

    Nina Dobrev, Leighton Meester

    Released2011

    Directed byChristian E. Christiansen

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    Young Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
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    Young Sherlock Holmes

    Sophie Ward, Michael Hordern

    Released1985

    Directed byBarry Levinson

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