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Best PG 13 Movies - Top Grossing PG 13 Movies

Updated on October 1, 2014

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# 1 Avatar

Directed By: James Cameron


Starring: Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, and Zoe Saldana


Released in 2009


This science fiction movie is set in the mid twenty second century. Humans have traveled to another planet to being mining a precious ore. However, the planet's natives are being threatened by the humans from the continuous mining and the natives are now facing extinction. The humans decide to place a disabled man into an avatar body to interact with the native people. The movie is known for its amazing film design and special effects. The film grossed more than $2.7 BILLION dollars.

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# 2 Titanic

Directed By: James Cameron


Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet


Released in 1997


Audiences are brought on journey on the historical Titanic. Everyone knows how the ending goes with the boat but what happens to the two characters who become romantically involved while traveling on the boat. Jack and Rose are from different worlds but are united together on the majestic Titanic. Will their love survive when the ship goes down? The movie made over $2.1 billion dollars worldwide.

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# 3 Marvel's Avengers

Directed By: Joss Whedon


Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, and Chris Hemsworth


Released in 2012


This superhero films brings iconic characters Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, and Iron Man together to help stop Loki and his evil plan. The movie made over $1.5 billion dollars.

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# 4 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Directed By: David Yates


Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint


Released in 2011


The final Harry Potter movie finds Harry Potter finally facing Lord Voldemort in a battle to the death. The movie made over $1.3 billion dollars.

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# 5 Iron Man 3

Directed By: Shane Black


Starring: Robert Downey Jr. , Gwyneth Paltrow, and Don Cheadle


Released in 2013


Tony Stark has been creating an army of Iron Men, because he is ready to throw in the towel of being Iron Man himself. However, an evil genius gets a hold of his army and turns it against him. The film made over $1.2 billion dollars.

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# 6 The Dark Knight Rises

Directed By: Christopher Nolan


Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, and Tom Hardy


Released in 2012


Batman has been missing for the last eight years, since the death of Harvey Dent and the girl he loved. However, Batman is forced to return when Bane takes over Gotham City and holds it hostage. With the help of Hathaway's cat woman, the two battle to save Gotham. The movie grossed over $1.1 billion dollars.

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# 7 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed By: Peter Jackson


Starring: Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellan, and Liv Tyler.


Released in 2003


The final movie to The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Hobbit Frodo is able to finally destroy the ring but will he survive the journey? The movie grossed over $1.1 billion dollars worldwide.

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# 8 Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Directed By: Michael Bay


Starring: Shia LeBeouf, Josh Duhamel, and Tyrese Gibson.


Released in 2011


The Decepticons try to restore their old planet Cybertron by using Earth. Once again the Autobots and Sam Whitwickey are thrown together in another adventure. This Sci-Fi movie grossed more than 1.1 Billion dollars worldwide.

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# 9 The Dark Knight

Directed By: Christopher Nolan


Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, and Michael Caine


Released in 2008


Batman is once again protecting Gotham city from a big baddie, this time the bad guy comes in the form of The Joker, played by Heath Ledger. It is one of Ledger's last and best performances of his film career. Sadly, Ledger soon passed away. The film went on to make $1.005 billion dollars worldwide.

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# 10 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Directed By: Gore Verbinski


Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley


Released in 2006


Will Turner and Elizabeth Swan are thrown back into another adventure with Jack Sparrow when they are arrested on their wedding day for aiding in the captain's escape. The movie made over $1 billion.

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# 11 Jurassic Park

Directed By: Steven Spielberg


Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum


Released in 1993


A multi-millionaire builds a dinosaur park filled with real dinosaurs. Bringing leading scientist and his grandchildren to the amusement park to experience the dinos, the millionaire actually places all of their lives in danger when the Dinosaurs get loose and take over the island. The movie has grossed $1 billion worldwide.

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# 12 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Directed By: Peter Jackson


Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Liv Tyler, and Orlando Bloom.


Released in 2002



The second movie of the trilogy continues to follow Frodo on his journey to destroy the ring. The fellowship of the ring has broken apart but that doesn't mean there isn't more to be done. The fellowship goes to Rohan to help defeat the evil in the kingdom. The movie grossed $926 million.

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# 13 Spider Man 3

Directed By: Sam Raimi


Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst and James Franco


Released in 2007


Spider Man has many new evils to face in this final movie in the franchise. The bad guys include the Sandman, The Green Goblin, and Venom. The movie made over $890 million.

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# 14 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Directed By: Francis Lawrence


Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth.


Released in 2013


Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have returned home after winning the Hunger Games together. However, the capital is not happy about having to allow two winners survive. Peeta and Katniss are forced to continue pretending that they are in love in order to keep their friends and family safe. However, a new twist developed by President Snow forces all of the past tributes to re-enter the Hunger Games, forcing Katniss and Peeta back into the games. This sequel earned $864.4 million.

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# 15 Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith

Directed By: George Lucas


Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, and Natalie Portman


Released in 2005


The jedi knights are trying to create order in the galaxy, however, while Obi Wan is away trying to defeat General Grievous, Anakin grows closer to the dark leader Palpatine, who is the sith lord. The movie grossed more $848 million.

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# 16 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Directed By: Michael Bay


Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, and Josh Duhamel


Released in 2009


Sam Witwicky is once again thrown in the middle of a battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. Sam is now in college and begins losing his mind, literally. The movie made over $836 million dollars.

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# 17 Spider-Man

Directed By: Sam Raimi


Starring: Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst


Released in 2002


High school student Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically enhanced spider. Soon he develops powers similar to that of a spider. The movie made $821 million.

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# 18 Spider Man 2

Directed By: Sam Raimi


Starring: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, and James Franco


Released in 2004


The sequel to the highly successful Spider Man movie, Peter Parker is still getting used to his powers, and even begins to lose them. However, he must try to get his powers back to defeat Doctor Octopus, and to save the woman he loves Mary Jane. The movie grossed $783 million dollars worldwide.

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# 19 The Hunger Games

Directed By: Gary Ross


Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth


Released in 2012


In a post-apocalyptic future, the world has been divided into 12 districts. The districts are controlled by the Capital. As a reminder of the world's terrible past, the nation holds an annual Hunger Games, which is when each of the twelve districts randomly chooses one girl and one boy to go into a game arena to fight to the death. There is only one survivor. The movie grossed over $699 million worldwide.

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# 20 Forrest Gump

Directed By: Robert Zemeckis


Starring: Tom Hanks and Robin Wright


Released in 1994


The story follows the life of a naïve and slow thinker Forrest Gump as he moves through his life. The film grossed over $677 million.

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      peachy 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love spiderman, the rest, i can't stand them