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The Best G-Rated Children's Movies

Updated September 24, 2020 17.3k votes 1.7k voters 197.5k views238 items

List RulesVote up your favorite G-rated kids movies.

This list takes the best G-Rated children's movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all which movie is truly the greatest of all time. These popular G-Rated films were all hits among kids and families, and they feature a range of top directors and actors. If you think the top G-Rated Children's 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 films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific children's film, you can search this list and filter to find what you want.

This list features movies like Toy Story and The Sound of Music—two movies that have stood the test of time, becoming kid favorites across the globe. 

If you're trying to find out "What are the best G-Rated children's movies?" and "What are the most famous G-Rated children's movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Between Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services, there are thousands of great children's movies rated G, so get out there and start watching. Before you do that, though, go ahead and vote for your favorite kids films below. Then be sure  to check back for recent and good g  rated  movies as they are added to the list.

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  • 1
    Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Monsters, Inc.

    Billy Crystal, John Goodman

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Silverman, Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich

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  • 2
    The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons

    Released1994

    Directed byRob Minkoff, Roger Allers

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    Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Finding Nemo

    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

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  • 4
    Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Toy Story

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

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  • 5
    Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Pocahontas

    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale

    Released1995

    Directed byEric Goldberg, Mike Gabriel

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  • 6
    Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Ratatouille

    Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo

    Released2007

    Directed byBrad Bird, Jan Pinkava

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  • 7
    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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  • 8
    Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Beauty and the Beast

    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker

    Released1991

    Directed byGary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

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  • 9
    Winnie the Pooh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Winnie the Pooh

    John Cleese, Craig Ferguson

    Released2011

    Directed byStephen J. Anderson, Don Hall

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  • 10
    WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

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  • 11
    Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Finding Dory

    Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks

    Released2016

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

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  • 12
    Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Toy Story 2

    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon

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  • 13
    Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Mary Poppins

    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1964

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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  • 14
    Mulan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Mulan

    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Bancroft, Barry Cook

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  • 15
    The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    The Little Mermaid

    Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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  • 16
    Cars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Cars

    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Joe Ranft

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  • 17
    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson

    Released1971

    Directed byMel Stuart

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  • 18
    Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Monsters University

    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer

    Released2013

    Directed byDan Scanlon

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  • 19
    The Many Adventures of Winnie  is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

    Clint Howard, Howard Morris

    Released1977

    Directed byJohn Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

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  • 20
    Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Charlotte's Web

    Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce

    Released1973

    Directed byCharles August Nichols, Iwao Takamoto

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  • 21
    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Cinderella

    June Foray, Mike Douglas

    Released1950

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

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  • 22
    The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    The Emperor's New Groove

    John Goodman, David Spade

    Released2000

    Directed byMark Dindal

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  • 23
    The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    The Sound of Music

    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Wise

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  • 24
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig

    Released1937

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen, William Cottrell

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  • 25
    Pollyanna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
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    Pollyanna

    Hayley Mills, Jane Wyman

    Released1960

    Directed byDavid Swift

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