Top 7 PG 13 Scary Movies - Endless Popcorn

Top PG 13 Scary Movies

Since the beginning of cinema people have loved nearly scaring themselves to death. People absolutely love horror movies and so do we! Sadly, there is a stigma that horror movies can’t be good if they are rated only PG-13. That couldn’t be further from the truth! We have concocted a list of 7 amazing horror movies rated PG-13. If you are a true horror fanatic then you have to give them a try! We promise these movies are just as likely to have you shaking in fear just as much as their R rated counterparts. So please, sit back, grab your popcorn, and enjoy the list we have put together for you.

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1.  Insidious

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So, what do we think about Insidious? Well, first, it is a ridiculously good horror movie! Seriously! The best part about it is that there are more of them and they are all PG-13. The Insidious series truly is terrifying. So if you are looking for something to scare the ever living sugar out of you, then we highly recommend this movie and the rest in the series.

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Insidious Movie Description

Josh (Patrick Wilson) and Renai (Rose Byrne), parents to Dalton (Ty Simpkins), Foster (Andrew Astor), and their newborn Cali, otherwise known as the Lamberts, have been living a peaceful life. However, things are about to take a dark turn. For unexplainable reasons, they begin to experience paranormal activities. At first, these events are harmless, but they quickly escalate becoming more dangerous.

Soon after, their son Dalton falls into an unexplainable coma. The Lamberts decide to move thinking this will solve their problems. However, once moved into their new house, the supernatural events continue. It doesn’t take long for them to decide that they need professional help and call Elise Rainier who specializes in getting rid of the malicious entities haunting families.

2.  The Ring

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This movie is stupidly scary! It was an incredible experience watching it and we loved every second of it! There are more Ring movies that go to the series too. The newest one, called “Rings” wasn’t very good in our opinion. However, this first one is amazing, so we really do recommend you watch it!

The Ring Movie Description

A mysterious and cursed video circles the internet. After watching the video, the viewer dies 7 days later. Two teenagers by the names of Becca (Rachael Bella) and Katie (Amber Tamblyn) have talked about this damned video. Katie later tells Becca that she and a few of her friends had recently watched the video. Consequently, Katie dies from unknown causes that very night. In a distraught state, their mom Ruth (Lindsay Frost), asks her sister Rachel (Naomi Watts) to investigate the tape and uncover what or who killed Katie. Since Rachel is a journalist, she accepts and later watches the video. Rachel now has 7 days to solve this mystery before inevitably dying.

3.  Mama

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Honestly, we hate this movie… but in a good way. We hate it because of how it made us feel. It instilled true fear into our mind and had us freaked out for days! Real talk though, this movie was great and if you love horror you can’t go wrong with this one!

Mama Movie Description

Sisters Lilly (Isabelle Nélisse) and Victoria (Megan Charpentier) have been missing for the past five years. After their father had killed their mother he had taken the girls to a cabin located deep in a forest in order to kill them. However, before being able to pull the trigger, a shadowy figure kills him instead.

Their uncle, named Lucas (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), began a large search for the two girls but inevitably gave up after losing hope of finding them. Five years later though, a stranger comes upon the cabin finding the two girls. Soon after, Lucas is notified and rushes to go see them in a medical facility. The girls are in a very feral state as they’ve had to learn to fight for survival from a very young age. Nobody knows how the girls have managed to survive this long alone. Their uncle will soon find out, though, they weren’t actually alone.

4.  A Quiet Place

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This right here my friends, this is an absolutely incredible movie! You have to watch it! It does something that really no other movie has done this well, it has almost no talking at all! Yeah, you read that right. The movie includes almost no voices! Its an incredible movie in the horror genre and it’s definitely different! This is a must watch!

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A Quiet Place Movie Description

Invaded by horrific creatures, Earth has become a dark and desolate world. A man needs to protect his family against these creatures which have hunted and killed off the human race using their ultra-sonic hearing. Not able to make any noise, the odds of survival seem nearly impossible. Forced to walk barefoot and unable to speak to each other, the family does their best to survive in the treacherous world. Any sound made will alert the creatures and give away their location. Consequently, this will inevitably result in a quick and gruesome death as the creatures tear their victims apart. Above all, always remember, if they hear you, they hunt you.

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5.  Lights Out

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You will definitely be keeping the lights on after this one! This movie will make you scared of the dark again. You won’t be going down to the kitchen for any late night snacks for a while! I can tell you that much! If you’r willing to fear the dark for a while, then this is the movie for you.

Lights Out Movie Description

Now living with a ghost from her past, Sophie (Maria Bello), the mother of Rebecca (Teresa Palmer) and Martin (Gabriel Bateman) has reconnected with an old friend named Diana (Alicia Vela-Bailey). However, Diana died years ago turning to ash. Martin tells Rebecca that Sophie talks to someone named Diana. Rebecca startled by the fact goes and talks to Sophie telling her to get back on her meds. After arguing, Rebecca takes Martin to stay at her place for the night. She soon begins to see a dark malicious figure in the shadows when the lights are off. In turn, this confirms the fact that her worst fear has come true, Diana is real. Now they must help their mother get better and find a way to get rid of Diana before she kills them all.

6.  The Visit

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Okay, so this movie here is awesome. Don’t expect scary monsters in this one though, and that’s how you know it’s such a good horror movie! It scares the living crap out of you without ugly creatures! Highly recomend this movie, you wont regret it.

The Visit Movie Description

Becca (Olivia DeJonge) and Tyler (Ed Oxenbould) are getting ready to go see their grandparents who they have never met before. Their mother Loretta (Kathryn Hahn) hasn’t spoken to her parents in 15 years due to a fight they had causing her to leave. Becca and Tyler get on a train to go and visit them while their mom stays behind.

They first meet their grandparents while they pick them up from the train station. They refer to them as Nana (Deanna Dunagan) and Pop Pop (Peter McRobbie). Nana and Pop Pop take them to their house which is a quiet and isolated farm. On the first day, Nana and Pop Pop set some ground rules. One of which is, for the kids not to leave their room past 9:30. During the night they begin to hear strange noises and disobey the rules by taking a peek outside their room. The kids see Nana acting strange, and in turn they freakout and shut the door. As the days pass, Nana and Pop Pop continuasly begin to act stranger and stranger and eventually Becca and Tyler unveil their dangerous secret.

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7.  Ouija: Origin of Evil

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Have you ever played with a Ouija board? If so, you really are one brave soul! I can tell you that here, nobody has gone near one and this movie is exactly why! This movie doesn’t even ease you into the horror. It just shoves it right in your face! It does a wonderful job at it though, which is why we had to add it to this list.

Ouija: Origin Of Evil

Set in 1967, Alice Zander (Elizabeth Reaser), the mother of Lina (Annalise Basso) and Doris (Lulu Wilson), runs a séance scam out of her house in LA with her two daughters. The family had recently lost Roger, the girls’ father, and Alice’s husband. Lina gives the suggestion of integrating a Ouija board into the readings they do. Alice agrees to the suggestion and goes to buy a Ouija board. The family accidentally contacts a spirit that goes by the name of Marcus. Soon after, Doris contacts the spirit for help believing that her father Roger is the one communicating with her. Little does she know, she has attracted an incredibly evil force.

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