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Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds

Updated February 2, 2021 108.8k votes 13.1k voters 419.4k views299 items

List RulesVote up the best films appropriate for a thirteen year old to watch.

This list has awesome movies for 13-year-olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best movies for 13-year-olds cover all kinds of genres as young film buffs become more mature. Some great movies for thirteen year olds to watch are heavy on the CGI and cool effects, while other good films for thirteen year olds are completely live action. Many of the top films for 13-year-olds tell stories of other teens, like Big Fish and Footloose. There are also several good comedies for 13-year-olds on this list.

Which flicks will you find below, on this best movies for 13-year-olds list? Thirteen year olds love multi-movie franchises like The Hunger Games series. Katniss Everdeen's quest for justice and equality is a fight that everyone age 13 and beyond can get behind. Twilight is another good movie – with a good love story – that a 13-year-old can watch.

By the age of 13, many kids start enjoying horror movies like Poltergeist and Jaws. Other great classics featured on this list of top movies for 13-year-olds include classics like Pretty in Pink, Footloose, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. But all of these movies are good movies to watch with your teenager.

Do you have a favorite movie for 13-year -olds? Let your voice be heard by giving the best films a vote up!

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