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The Best G-Rated Action Movies

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List of G-Rated action movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best G-Rated action movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest G-Rated Action movie of all time is. This list of popular G-Rated action movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top G-Rated Action movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great G-Rated Action films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific G-Rated Action film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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    The Undefeated is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    The Undefeated

    John Wayne, Merlin Olsen

    Released1969

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

    The Undefeated is a 1969 American Western film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and John Wayne... more on Wikipedia

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    The Longest Day is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    The Longest Day

    Sean Connery, John Wayne

    Released1962

    Directed byDarryl F. Zanuck, Ken Annakin, Bernhard Wicki, Andrew Marton, Gerd Oswald

    The Longest Day is a 1962 film based on the 1959 history book The Longest Day by Cornelius... more on Wikipedia

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    Herbie: Fully Loaded is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Herbie: Fully Loaded

    Lindsay Lohan, Anna Faris

    Released2005

    Directed byAngela Robinson

    Herbie: Fully Loaded is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Angela Robinson and produced... more on Wikipedia
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    Battle of Britain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Battle of Britain

    Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier

    Released1969

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    Battle of Britain is a1969 action film directed by Guy Hamilton.
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    King Kong Escapes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    King Kong Escapes

    Paul Frees, Mie Hama

    Released1967

    Directed byIshirō Honda

    King Kong Escapes, . Directed by Ishiro Honda and featuring special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya,... more on Wikipedia

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    Ice Station Zebra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Ice Station Zebra

    Jim Brown, Rock Hudson

    Released1968

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    Ice Station Zebra is a 1968 suspense film directed by John Sturges, starring Rock Hudson,... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    The Court Jester is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    The Court Jester

    Angela Lansbury, Danny Kaye

    Released1956

    Directed byNorman Panama, Melvin Frank

    The Court Jester is a 1955 musical-comedy film starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil... more on Wikipedia

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    Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Ma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine

    Vincent Price, Annette Funicello

    Released1965

    Directed byNorman Taurog

    Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine is a 1965 American International Pictures comedy film... more on Wikipedia
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    Around the World in 80 Days is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Around the World in 80 Days

    Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine

    Released1956

    Directed byMichael Anderson

    Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Robin Hood

    Douglas Fairbanks, Wallace Beery

    Released1922

    Directed byAllan Dwan

    Robin Hood, starring Douglas Fairbanks and Wallace Beery, is the first motion picture ever to... more on Wikipedia
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    Beneath the Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Beneath the Planet of the Apes

    Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall

    Released1970

    Directed byTed Post

    Beneath the Planet of the Apes is a 1970 American science fiction film directed by Ted Post... more on Wikipedia

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    Atlantis: Milo's Return is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Atlantis: Milo's Return

    Frank Welker, Clancy Brown

    Released2003

    Directed byTad Stones, Victor Cook, Toby Shelton

    Atlantis: Milo's Return, released in 2003, is Disney's twentieth animated direct-to-video... more on Wikipedia
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    The Italian Job is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    The Italian Job

    Michael Caine, Benny Hill

    Released1969

    Directed byPeter Collinson

    The Italian Job is a 1969 British caper film, written by Troy Kennedy Martin, produced by... more on Wikipedia

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    The Red Tent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    The Red Tent

    Sean Connery, Claudia Cardinale

    Released1969

    Directed byMikhail Kalatozov

    The Red Tent is a joint Soviet/Italian 1969 film directed by Mikhail Kalatozov. The film is... more on Wikipedia
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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Noble Johnson, Matt Moore

    Released1916

    Directed byStuart Paton

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1916 silent film directed by Stuart Paton. The film's... more on Wikipedia
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    Sinbad and the Eye of the Tige is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

    Jane Seymour, Patrick Troughton

    Released1977

    Directed bySam Wanamaker

    Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger is a 1977 British fantasy film, the third and final Sinbad... more on Wikipedia

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    Chisum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Chisum

    John Wayne, Ben Johnson

    Released1970

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

    Chisum is a 1970 Warner Bros. Technicolor Western film starring John Wayne. The large cast... more on Wikipedia
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    Support Your Local Gunfighter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Support Your Local Gunfighter

    James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette

    Released1971

    Directed byBurt Kennedy

    Support Your Local Gunfighter is a 1971 comic western film starring James Garner, directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Krakatoa, East of Java is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Krakatoa, East of Java

    Brian Keith, Sal Mineo

    Released1969

    Directed byBernard L. Kowalski

    Krakatoa, East of Java is a 1969 American disaster film starring Maximilian Schell and Brian... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Waterloo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Waterloo

    Orson Welles, Christopher Plummer

    Released1970

    Directed bySergei Bondarchuk

    Waterloo is a 1970 Soviet-Italian film directed by Sergei Bondarchuk and produced by Dino De... more on Wikipedia

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    Hercules in New York is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Hercules in New York

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Candy

    Released1970

    Directed byArthur Allan Seidelman

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    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Worl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

    Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy

    Released1963

    Directed byStanley Kramer

    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is a 1963 American epic comedy film produced and directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    Battle for the Planet of the A is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Battle for the Planet of the Apes

    John Huston, John Landis

    Released1973

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

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    Attack on the Iron Coast is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Attack on the Iron Coast

    Lloyd Bridges, Sue Lloyd

    Released1968

    Directed byPaul Wendkos

    Attack on the Iron Coast is a 1967 Anglo-American Oakmont Productions international... more on Wikipedia
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    Flipper's New Adventure is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best G-Rated Action Movies
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    Flipper's New Adventure

    Francesca Annis, Pamela Franklin

    Released1964

    Directed byLeon Benson

    Flipper's New Adventure is an American feature film released on June 24, 1964 by... more on Wikipedia
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