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The Best PG-13 Teen Movies

Updated November 8, 2020 83.9k votes 14.3k voters 1.1m views181 items

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While you often find the best humor, drama, or suspense in R-rated films, some of the best movies are those more geared toward teens, as anyone can enjoy them. Without a doubt, some of the best PG-13 flicks have stood the test of time and remain classics for fans of all ages.

This list takes the best PG-13 teen movies to watch and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 teen movie of all time is. The popular PG-13 teen movies list includes information like who directed the film, when it was released, and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top teen 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 teen films on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific film, you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for. The list ranges from movies for teenage girls like Mean Girls and Twilight to teen comedies like Easy A and many more. Use this list if you're looking for some new teen movies. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services, there are thousands of good teen movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching. Share this list via your social media so that your friends can get in on it too.

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    Twilight

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2008

    Directed byCatherine Hardwicke

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  • Sydney White27
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    Sydney White

    Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton

    Released2007

    Directed byJoe Nussbaum

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  • Bring It On Again28
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    Bring It On Again

    Felicia Day, Kelly Stables

    Released2004

    Directed byDamon Santostefano

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    Bring It On: Fight to the Finish

    Christina Milian, Giuliana Rancic

    Released2009

    Directed byBille Woodruff

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  • The Longest Ride30
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    The Longest Ride

    Britt Robertson, Alan Alda

    Released2015

    Directed byGeorge Tillman, Jr.

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    Beastly

    Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2011

    Directed byDaniel Barnz

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  • Never Been Kissed32
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    Never Been Kissed

    Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore

    Released1999

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

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  • Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging33
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    Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

    Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kimberley Nixon

    Released2008

    Directed byGurinder Chadha

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    Mean Girls

    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams

    Released2004

    Directed byMark Waters

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    Stick It

    Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym

    Released2006

    Directed byJessica Bendinger

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  • Adventures in Babysitting36
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    Adventures in Babysitting

    Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio

    Released1987

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

    Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox

    Released2004

    Directed bySara Sugarman

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  • Pitch Perfect38
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    Pitch Perfect

    Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2012

    Directed byJason Moore

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    Save the Last Dance

    Kerry Washington, Julia Stiles

    Released2001

    Directed byThomas Carter

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  • The Maze Runner40
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    The Maze Runner

    Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O'Brien

    Released2014

    Directed byWes Ball

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  • It's a Boy Girl Thing41
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    It's a Boy Girl Thing

    Sharon Osbourne, Kevin Zegers

    Released2006

    Directed byNick Hurran

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  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 142
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    Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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  • The Breakfast Club44
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    The Breakfast Club

    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Hughes

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks

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  • The Hot Chick46
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    The Hot Chick

    Rachel McAdams, Adam Sandler

    Released2002

    Directed byTom Brady

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  • Thor: The Dark World47
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    Thor: The Dark World

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2013

    Directed byAlan Taylor

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    I Love You, Beth Cooper

    Hayden Panettiere, Lauren London

    Released2009

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman

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    James Spader, Gina Gershon

    Released1986

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