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The Best G-Rated Animals Movies 

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Updated October 1, 2019 737 votes 56 voters 3.4k views

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List of G-Rated animal movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best G-Rated animal movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest G-Rated Animals movie of all time is. This list of popular G-Rated animal 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 Animals 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 Animals films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific G-Rated Animals film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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Use this list if you're looking for some new animal movies that are rated G. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great animal movies rated G, so get out there and start watching.

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best G-Rated Animals Movies
but chickens double d added Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

Released: 1994

Directed by: Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers

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but chickens double d added Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

Released: 1942

Directed by: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Paul Satterfield, Bill Roberts, Norman Wright, + more

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but chickens double d added Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

Released: 1955

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

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but chickens double d added Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley

Released: 1961

Directed by: Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Wolfgang Reitherman

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but chickens double d added Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

Released: 1970

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

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but chickens double d added Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

Released: 1967

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

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but chickens double d added Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

Released: 1996

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Old Yeller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best G-Rated Animals Movies
but chickens double d added Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

Released: 1957

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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but chickens double d added John Candy, Bob Newhart, George C. Scott

Released: 1990

Directed by: Mike Gabriel, Hendel Butoy

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but chickens double d added Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

Released: 1941

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Samuel Armstrong, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, Norm Ferguson, + more

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but chickens double d added Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

Released: 1998

Directed by: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton

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Pierce Brosnan, Rie Miyazawa, Pedro Armendáriz

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud

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but chickens double d added Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov, Graham Chapman

Released: 1973

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

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but chickens double d added Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

Released: 1977

Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens

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but chickens double d added Elizabeth Taylor, Roddy McDowall, Elsa Lanchester

Released: 1943

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

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but chickens double d added Dudley Moore, Shigeru Tsuyugushi

Released: 1986

Directed by: Masanori Hata

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but chickens double d added Edgar Buchanan, Frances Bavier, Peter Breck

Released: 1974

Directed by: Joe Camp

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but chickens double d added Ed Nelson, Peter Bowles, Bridget Armstrong

Released: 1977

Directed by: Joe Camp

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but chickens double d added Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise, Vic Tayback

Released: 1989

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster

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but chickens double d added Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi

Released: 1988

Directed by: Don Bluth

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Jacques Perrin, Philippe Labro

Released: 2001

Directed by: Jacques Perrin

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but chickens double d added Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton, Derek Jacobi

Released: 1982

Directed by: Don Bluth

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Queen Latifah, Christina Robinson, Preston Bailey

Released: 2007

Directed by: Adam Ravetch, Sarah Robertson

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but chickens double d added Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise

Released: 1986

Directed by: Don Bluth

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