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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.

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Among those that have directed a Suspense PG-13 movie are Clint Eastwood and Woody Allen.

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The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

Released: 1999

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

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Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

Released: 2008

Directed by: Pierre Morel

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2011

Directed by: Duncan Jones

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Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

Released: 2000

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

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Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

Released: 2001

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

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Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

Released: 2000

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

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Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

Released: 1993

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

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Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox

Released: 2005

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean

Released: 2005

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

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The Ring is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG-13 Suspense Movies
Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

Released: 2002

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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January Jones, Diane Lane, Leelee Sobieski

Released: 2001

Directed by: Daniel Sackheim

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks, Russell Crowe

Released: 2010

Directed by: Paul Haggis

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Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Tony Perez

Released: 1995

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

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Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan

Released: 2003

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

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Directed by: Brad Bird

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Released: 1996

Directed by: Brian De Palma

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Released: 1994

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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Released: 2002

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

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Released: 2001

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Released: 1992

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Released: 2008

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Released: 1993

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Released: 2009

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