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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.

Share this list with your friends to see if their votes change the order of the list. (218 items) Then check out our list of the best musical movies for kids.

What kind of directors have worked on Family G movies in the past? Charlie Chaplin and Alfonso Cuarón both have, as have other great directors.

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Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi
The Land Before Time is a 1988 American-Irish animated adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and ...more

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#30 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #120 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon
Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated musical romance film directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske. The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog ...more

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#28 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #45 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise
An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth and produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The film tells the story of Fievel ...more

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#109 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #74 of 292 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

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John Cleese, Diana Rigg, Jim Henson
The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 mystery musical comedy film directed by Jim Henson. It is the second of a series of live-action musical feature films, starring Jim Henson's Muppets. This film ...more

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#122 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #80 of 180 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

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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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#183 of 351 The Best Movies Based On Books #18 of 590 The Best Animated Films Everlisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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John Cleese, Jack Palance, Frank Welker
The Swan Princess is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy film based on the ballet "Swan Lake". Starring the voice talents of Jack Palance, John Cleese, Steven Wright, and Sandy ...more

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#141 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #225 of 493 The Funniest '90s Movies #38 of 70 The Very Best Fairy Tale Movies

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Mel Blanc, Don Messick, James Darren
Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! is a 1964 animated feature film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and released by Columbia Pictures. The film stars the voices of Daws Butler, Don Messick, Julie ...more

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#350 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #37 of 199 The Best G-Rated Animation Movies

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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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#84 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #123 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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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

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#200 of 351 The Best Movies Based On Books #140 of 493 The Funniest '90s Moviesfeaturing The Live Action 101 Dalmatians Is The Most Insane Fever Dream Of A Movie

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Kikuko Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Akio Ōtsuka
Kiki's Delivery Service is a 1989 Japanese animated fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli. It was written, produced and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as an adaptation of the 1985 novel of the same ...more

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#95 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #275 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Kiefer Sutherland, Peter O'Toole, Phyllis Diller
The Nutcracker Prince is a 1990 animated romantic fantasy film made by Lacewood Productions and released by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film was directed by Paul Schibli and based on the story ...more

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#58 of 199 The Best G-Rated Animation Movies #41 of 70 The Best Kiefer Sutherland Movies

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Macaulay Culkin, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart
The Pagemaster is a 1994 American live-action/animated fantasy adventure film starring Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Patrick Stewart, Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Welker and Leonard Nimoy. The ...more

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#168 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #330 of 493 The Funniest '90s Moviesfeaturing 'The Pagemaster' Is An Unhinged Fever Dream That Is Somehow Even Creepier As An Adult

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Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton
Sleeping Beauty is a 1959 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney based on The Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault and Little Briar Rose by The Brothers Grimm. The 16th ...more

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#235 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #37 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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Tim Curry, Kathleen Barr, Benjamin Millepied
Barbie in the Nutcracker is a 2001 computer animated and motion capture-based direct-to-video Barbie film directed by Owen Hurley. It was the first Barbie film since 1987's Barbie and the ...more
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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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#40 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #39 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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Kelsey Grammer, Maggie Wheeler, Kathleen Barr
Barbie of Swan Lake is a 2003 direct-to-DVD Barbie movie directed by Owen Hurley. It is the third computer animated movie of Barbie film series, and the second film based on Tchaikovsky's ...more
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Martin Short, Kathleen Barr, Robin Atkin Downes
Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper is a 2004 direct-to-video computer animated Barbie film, and the first musical in the Barbie film series. It is directed by William Lau and stars the voice ...more
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Barbara Eden, Yvette Mimieux, Buddy Hackett
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm is a 1962 American film directed by Henry Levin and George Pal. The latter was the producer and also in charge of the stop motion animation. The film ...more

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#32 of 36 The Best 1960s Family Movies #36 of 43 The Best Dragon Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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George Chakiris, Hans Conried, Tony Butala
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. is a musical fantasy film, the only feature film written by Theodor Seuss Geisel, who was responsible for the story, screenplay and lyrics. It was directed by Roy ...more
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The Shaggy D.A.
Suzanne Pleshette, Dick Van Patten, Tim Conway
The Shaggy D.A. is a 1976 film sequel to 1959's The Shaggy Dog produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was directed by Robert Stevenson and written by Don Tait, based on the original film and ...more
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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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#138 of 351 The Best Movies Based On Books #38 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #24 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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Pauly Shore, Joey Lawrence, Wallace Shawn
A Goofy Movie is a 1995 American animated musical comedy film directed by Kevin Lima The film's plot revolves around the father-son relationship between Goofy and Max as Goofy believes that he's ...more

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#96 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #186 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Timefeaturing 14 Reasons "A Goofy Movie" Is The Best Disney Cartoon Of All Time

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Catherine O'Hara, Kathleen Barr, Chiara Zanni
Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses is a direct-to-video computer animated Barbie film directed by Greg Richardson and loosely based on the fairytale "The Twelve Dancing Princesses". ...more
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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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#28 of 78 The Best Film Adaptations of Young Adult Novels #102 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #951 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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All I Want for Christmas
Lauren Bacall, Leslie Nielsen, Thora Birch
All I Want for Christmas is a 1991 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman and starring Harley Jane Kozak, Lauren Bacall, Thora Birch, Ethan Randall, and Leslie Nielsen. The ...more

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