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The Best G-Rated Children's Movies  

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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're looking for.

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.

David Lynch and Alfonso Cuarón are among the directors that have worked on a Children\'s G film.

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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles
Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more
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Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
M_Daemon added Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana
Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it ...more
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Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
looksharp added Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi
Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and released by Walt Disney Pictures. John Lasseter and Andrew ...more
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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
M_Daemon added Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick
The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more
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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
M_Daemon added Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach
Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 30th film in the Walt Disney ...more
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Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker
Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Aladdin is the 31st animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more
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Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
M_Daemon added Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett
Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written ...more
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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester
Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill ...more
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Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Alisha Binda added Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence
Finding Dory is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Andrew Stanton, and a sequel to Finding Nemo. The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory (Ellen ...more
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Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
looksharp added Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen
Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Lee ...more
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Winnie the Pooh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
looksharp added John Cleese, Craig Ferguson, Tom Kenny
Winnie the Pooh is a 2011 film directed By Stephen J. Anderson and Don Hall, and written by Burny Mattinson.
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The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll
The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the Danish fairy tale by Hans ...more
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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
M_Daemon added Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy
WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more
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Mulan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei
Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more
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Cars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
looksharp added Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow
Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 musical fantasy film directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka. The film, a film adaptation of the 1964 novel Charlie and ...more
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Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Alisha Binda added Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal
Monsters University is a 2013 animation adventure comedy film directed by Dan Scanlon.
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The Many Adventures of Winnie ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
looksharp added Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a 1977 American animated musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Distribution. It is the 22nd animated feature ...more
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Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce, Henry Gibson
Charlotte's Web is a 1973 American animated musical film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions and based upon the 1952 children's book of the same name by E. B. ...more
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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
looksharp added June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton
Cinderella is a 1950 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the fairy tale "Cendrillon" by Charles Perrault, it is ...more
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The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker
The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. The film is an adaptation of the 1959 Broadway ...more
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarf... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig, Jimmy MacDonald
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the German fairy tale by the ...more
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Babe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
M_Daemon added Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell, Miriam Margolyes
Babe is a 1995 comedy-drama film, co-written and directed by Chris Noonan. It is an adaptation of Dick King-Smith's 1983 novel The Sheep-Pig, also known as Babe: The Gallant Pig in the USA, ...more
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Bambi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King
Bambi is a 1942 American animated drama film directed by David Hand, produced by Walt Disney and based on the book Bambi, A Life in the Woods by Austrian author Felix Salten. The film was ...more
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101 Dalmatians is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best G-Rated Children's Movies
Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels
101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Stephen Herek. It is the second adaptation of Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One ...more