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Top 10 PG- and PG-13-Rated Horror Films –


Sometimes, younger or more sensitive viewers demand horror films with a PG or PG-13 rating. And this list is to help out with that.


Keep in mind, 70’s and 80’s PG-rated film ratings allowed for a bit more gore and violence than contemporary PG fare.


Here’s a list of recommendations for the best PG and PG-13 horror movies—in no particular order.


TEN Best PG and PG-13 Horror Films

  WARNING: Some of these trailers contain SPOILERS.



Drag Me to Hell (2009)



Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)



The Ring (2002)



10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)


Gremlins (1984)



Poltergeist (1982)


Jaws (1975)



The Uninvited (2013)



Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)


Cat’s Eye (1985)


If the List Kept Going…


What Lies Beneath (2000)

Mama (2013)

The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Tremors (1990)

The Visit (2015)

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)





Do you have other PG and PG-13 horror favorites?