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The Best Musical Movies Rated G

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A list of the best G-Rated musical movies ever made, ranked by film fans' votes. This list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest musicals for kids are at the top. If there are any great family musical movies you think we missed, please feel free to add them yourself. 

The films on this list are the most famous musical movies for kids of all time, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime, so use it to find some family-friendly musicals that you haven't seen already if you're a fan of musicals and want to be able to watch them with your kids.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best musicals for kids?" and "What are the greatest family musical movies of all time?" and contains items like The Lion King and The Sound of Music.

Use this list if you're looking for some new musical movies that are rated G. Between musicals on Netflix, Hulu and other services, there are thousands of great musical movies that are family-friendly, so get out there and start watching. And if you love musicals, be sure to check out our list of comedy musicals.

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    The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The Sound of Music

    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Wise

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  • 2
    Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Mary Poppins

    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1964

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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  • 3
    The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The Little Mermaid

    Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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  • 4
    The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons

    Released1994

    Directed byRob Minkoff, Roger Allers

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  • 5
    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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  • 6
    Singin' in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Singin' in the Rain

    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly

    Released1952

    Directed byStanley Donen, Gene Kelly

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  • 7
    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Cinderella

    June Foray, Mike Douglas

    Released1950

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

    Cinderella is a 1950 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 8
    The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    22

    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1998

    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

    The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    The Great Muppet Caper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The Great Muppet Caper

    John Cleese, Diana Rigg

    Released1981

    Directed byJim Henson

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  • 10
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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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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  • 11
    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Cinderella

    Ginger Rogers, Lesley Ann Warren

    Released1965

    Directed byCharles S. Dubin

    Cinderella is a 1965 musical fantasy film written by Joseph Schrank and directed by Charles S....amazon buy button
  • 12
    The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The Jungle Book

    Clint Howard, George Sanders

    Released1967

    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

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  • 13
    The King and I is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The King and I

    Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner

    Released1956

    Directed byWalter Lang

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  • 14
    Fiddler on the Roof is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Fiddler on the Roof

    Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol

    Released1971

    Directed byNorman Jewison

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  • 15
    The Swan Princess is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The Swan Princess

    John Cleese, Jack Palance

    Released1994

    Directed byRichard Rich

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  • 16
    An American Tail is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    An American Tail

    Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn

    Released1986

    Directed byDon Bluth

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  • 17
    Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Lady and the Tramp

    Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg

    Released1955

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

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  • 18
    Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
    49
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    Charlotte's Web

    Debbie Reynolds, Danny Bonaduce

    Released1973

    Directed byCharles August Nichols, Iwao Takamoto

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  • 19
    Sleeping Beauty is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Sleeping Beauty

    Marvin Miller, Mary Costa

    Released1959

    Directed byClyde Geronimi

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  • 20
    Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Fantasia

    Walt Disney, Corey Burton

    Released1940

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, T. Hee, Ford Beebe

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  • 21
    The Aristocats is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The Aristocats

    Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi

    Released1970

    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

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  • 22
    Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Peter Pan

    June Foray, Bobby Driscoll

    Released1953

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney

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  • 23
    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1968

    Directed byKen Hughes

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  • 24
    The Music Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    The Music Man

    Ron Howard, Shirley Jones

    Released1962

    Directed byMorton DaCosta

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  • 25
    All Dogs Go to Heaven is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical Movies Rated G
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    All Dogs Go to Heaven

    Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise

    Released1989

    Directed byDon Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster

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