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Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds

Updated September 22, 2020 142.2k votes 12.5k voters 391.7k views274 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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  • 1
    Avatar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Avatar

    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2009

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Shazam! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Shazam!

    Zachary Levi, Mark Strong

    Released2019

    Directed byDavid F. Sandberg

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  • 3
    Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Wonder Woman

    Gal Gadot, Chris Pine

    Released2017

    Directed byPatty Jenkins

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    Spider-Man: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Tom Holland, Michael Keaton

    Released2017

    Directed byJon Watts

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    Indiana Jones Franchise is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Back to the Future Franchise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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  • 7
    Pirates of the Caribbean: The  is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds

    Released2003

    Directed byGore Verbinski

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  • 8
    Star Wars Franchise is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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  • 9
    Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Captain Marvel

    Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2019

    Directed byAnna Boden, Ryan Fleck

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    Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • 11
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer' is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2001

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    The Lord of the Rings film tri is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Black Panther

    Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan

    Released2018

    Directed byRyan Coogler

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    The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    Directed byJoss Whedon

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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released2015

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

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    Clueless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Clueless

    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy

    Released1995

    Directed byAmy Heckerling

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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner  is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2004

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

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    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

    Released2016

    Directed byGareth Edwards

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    Johnny English is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Johnny English

    John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Howitt

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    Bumblebee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Bumblebee

    Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena

    Directed byTravis Knight

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    The Hunger Games Franchise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    The Hunger Games Franchise

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    Star Wars: The Last Jedi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

    Directed byRian Johnson

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    Matilda is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Matilda

    Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson

    Released1996

    Directed byDanny DeVito

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    Rampage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Rampage

    Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris

    Directed byBrad Peyton

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    Johnny English Strikes Again is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Movies for 13-Year-Olds
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    Johnny English Strikes Again

    Rowan Atkinson, Olga Kurylenko

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid Kerr

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