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List Rules Vote 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.

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 thirteen year old can watch.

By the age of 13, many kids start enjoying horror movies like Poltergeist and Jaws. Other great movies featured on this top movies for 13 year olds include Pretty in Pink, Footloose, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Do you have a favorite movie for 13 year olds? Let your voice be heard by giving the best films a thumbs up and add any other 13 year old appropriate movies that aren't already listed.
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The Hunger Games is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
The Hunger Games Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Jennifer Lawrence

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Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

442 130
Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
Taylor Wiegmann added Pitch Perfect Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

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Guardians of the Galaxy Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

326 125
Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
jsnungaray added Despicable Me Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

336 134
Despicable Me 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
jsnungaray added Despicable Me 3 Anita Briem, Pierre Coffin, Elsie Fisher

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jsnungaray added Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney

319 127
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jsnungaray added Despicable Me 2 Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

317 136
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bliss9130 added The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore

286 135
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The Avengers Uma Thurman, Sean Connery, Ralph Fiennes

285 157
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Twilight Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

236 131
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Ant-Man Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd

236 138
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

216 127
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Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

196 128
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Iron Man Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson

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Bring It On Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union

168 117
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Bridge to Terabithia Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

161 127
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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

121 103
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BabyDaisy added Legally Blonde Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter

128 115
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Adventures in Babysitting Elisabeth Shue, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller

134 123
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Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

122 115
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The Simpsons Movie Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Minnie Driver

112 107
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Footloose Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

73 76
A Cinderella Story: If the Sho... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
@muntah_13 added A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Sofia Carson, Thomas Law, Jennifer Tilly

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1482945697472 added So Undercover Miley Cyrus, Kelly Osbourne, Alexis Knapp

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Blakey added Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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The Benchwarmers James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider

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Because of Winn-Dixie Elle Fanning, AnnaSophia Robb, Jeff Daniels

61 81
Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Good Movies for 13 Year Olds
Sixteen Candles John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner

54 72
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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, Adam Sandler

65 87
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Bend It like Beckham Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

44 66
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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Christina Applegate, David Duchovny, Danielle Harris

38 64
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Pretty in Pink James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

32 58
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Big Fish Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard

32 59
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Clash of the Titans Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier

12 34
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Jazie added Abduction Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins

27 56
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Dreamer Dakota Fanning, Kurt Russell, Elisabeth Shue

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Taylor Wiegmann added Sweet Home Alabama Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning

27 59
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When a Stranger Calls Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson