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The Best G-Rated Family Movies

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

This list features WALL-E, Toy Story and more.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best G-Rated family movies?" and "What are the most famous G-Rated family movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

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

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  • 1
    The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Land Before Time

    Diana Ross, Frank Welker

    Released1988

    Directed byDon Bluth

    The Land Before Time is a 1988 American-Irish animated adventure drama film directed and... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Lady and the Tramp

    Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg

    Released1955

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

    Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated musical romance film directed by Clyde... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Toy Story 3

    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2010

    Directed byLee Unkrich

    Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    A Bug's Life

    Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Andrew Stanton

    A Bug's Life is a 1998 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson

    Released1971

    Directed byMel Stuart

    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 musical fantasy film directed by Mel Stuart, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Wizard of Oz

    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton

    Released1939

    Directed byMervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

    The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Princess and the Frog

    Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman

    Released2009

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Babe: Pig in the City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Babe: Pig in the City

    Naomi Watts, Mickey Rooney

    Released1998

    Directed byGeorge Miller

    Babe: Pig in the City is a 1998 Australian-American comedy-drama film and the sequel to the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Pocahontas

    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale

    Released1995

    Directed byEric Goldberg, Mike Gabriel

    Pocahontas is a 1995 American animated musical romantic-drama film produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    An American Tail is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    An American Tail

    Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn

    Released1986

    Directed byDon Bluth

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  • 11
    The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Muppet Movie

    Steve Martin, Mel Brooks

    Released1979

    Directed byJames Frawley

    The Muppet Movie is a 1979 American-British musical road comedy film and the first of a series... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Brother Bear is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Brother Bear

    Joaquin Phoenix, Pauley Perrette

    Released2003

    Directed byAaron Blaise, Robert A. Walker

    Brother Bear is a 2003 American animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Annie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Annie

    Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters

    Released1982

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Little Mermaid

    Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Emperor's New Groove

    John Goodman, David Spade

    Released2000

    Directed byMark Dindal

    The Emperor's New Groove is a 2000 American animated buddy comedy film created by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Rio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Rio

    Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx

    Released2011

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha

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  • 17
    101 Dalmatians is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    101 Dalmatians

    Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close

    Released1996

    101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    The Great Muppet Caper is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Great Muppet Caper

    John Cleese, Diana Rigg

    Released1981

    Directed byJim Henson

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  • 19
    The Princess Diaries is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Princess Diaries

    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore

    Released2001

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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  • 20
    Around the World in 80 Days is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Around the World in 80 Days

    Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine

    Released1956

    Directed byMichael Anderson

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  • 21
    The Nutcracker Prince is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Nutcracker Prince

    Kiefer Sutherland, Peter O'Toole

    Released1990

    Directed byPaul Schibli

    The Nutcracker Prince is a 1990 animated romantic fantasy film made by Lacewood Productions... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T

    George Chakiris, Hans Conried

    Released1953

    Directed byRoy Rowland

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  • 23
    Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Hey There, It's Yogi Bear!

    Mel Blanc, Don Messick

    Released1964

    Directed byWilliam Hanna, Joseph Barbera

    Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! is a 1964 animated feature film produced by Hanna-Barbera... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarr is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

    Matt Damon, James Cromwell

    Released2002

    Directed byLorna Cook, Kelly Asbury

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  • 25
    The Gnome-Mobile is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best G-Rated Family Movies
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    The Gnome-Mobile

    Walter Brennan, Ed Wynn

    Released1967

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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