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The Best PG Mystery Movies

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A list of the best PG mystery movies ever made, ranked by film fans' votes. This list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest family mystery movies are at the top. If there are any great family-friendly mystery movies you think we missed, please feel free to add them yourself. 

The films on this list are the most famous PG mysteries for teens of all time, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime, so use it to find some family-friendly flicks that you haven't seen already if you're a fan of mysteries and want to be able to watch them with your kids.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best family mystery movies?" and "What are the greatest mystery movies for teens?" and contains items like Citizen Kane, Vertigo, and more.

Use this list if you're looking for some new mystery movies that are rated PG. Between mysteries on Netflix, Hulu and other services, there are thousands of great mystery movies that are family-friendly, so get out there and start watching.

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  • 1
    Who Framed Roger Rabbit
    60
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    Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1988

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • 2
    Murder on the Orient Express
    53
    14

    Murder on the Orient Express

    Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman

    Released1974

    Directed bySidney Lumet

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  • 3
    Clue
    59
    24

    Clue

    Tim Curry, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byJonathan Lynn

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  • 4
    Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
    46
    12

    Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alicia Silverstone

    Released2004

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

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  • 5
    Rear Window
    49
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    Rear Window

    Grace Kelly, James Stewart

    Released1954

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

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  • 6
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    49
    20

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Columbus

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  • 7
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    56
    30

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2004

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

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  • 8
    National Treasure
    36
    14

    National Treasure

    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

    Released2004

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

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  • 9
    Vertigo
    32
    10

    Vertigo

    James Stewart, Kim Novak

    Released1958

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

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  • 10
    Bullitt
    37
    15

    Bullitt

    Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen

    Released1968

    Directed byPeter Yates

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    And Then There Were None
    25
    6

    And Then There Were None

    Walter Huston, Judith Anderson

    Released1945

    Directed byRené Clair

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  • 12
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
    31
    15

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Yates

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  • 13
    Duel
    31
    17

    Duel

    Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott

    Released1971

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 14
    Dial M for Murder
    25
    9

    Dial M for Murder

    Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock

    Released1954

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

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  • 15
    Silver Streak
    41
    28

    Silver Streak

    Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder

    Released1976

    Directed byArthur Hiller

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  • 16
    Evil Under the Sun
    19
    6

    Evil Under the Sun

    Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg

    Released1982

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

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  • 17
    Death on the Nile
    19
    7

    Death on the Nile

    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Guillermin

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  • 18
    Citizen Kane
    20
    9

    Citizen Kane

    Orson Welles, Alan Ladd

    Released1941

    Directed byOrson Welles

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  • 19
    Missing
    26
    17

    Missing

    Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek

    Released1982

    Directed byCosta-Gavras

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  • 20
    Obsession
    26
    17

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    John Lithgow, Cliff Robertson

    Released1976

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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  • 21
    Scooby-Doo
    27
    18

    Scooby-Doo

    Pamela Anderson, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released2002

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

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  • 22
    Badlands
    26
    17

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    Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen

    Released1973

    Directed byTerrence Malick

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  • 23
    The Big Sleep
    17
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    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1946

    Directed byHoward Hawks

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    That Darn Cat!
    33
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    That Darn Cat!

    Roddy McDowall, Hayley Mills

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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    Charade
    18
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    Charade

    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant

    Released1963

    Directed byStanley Donen

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