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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.

Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott have both directed a Musical G film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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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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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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#5 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songsfeaturing Behind The Scenes, The Making Of 'Mary Poppins' Was Not As Magical As You'd Thinklisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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#18 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #18 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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#1 of 600 The Best Animated Films Everfeaturing The Lion King Is Full Of Baloneylisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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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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#7 of 600 The Best Animated Films Everfeaturing 'Aladdin' Fan Theories More Mind-Boggling Than The Cave Of Wonderslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno
Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. It ...more

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#10 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #258 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Moviesfeaturing Every Song in Singin' in the Rain, Ranked by Singability

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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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#38 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #42 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #25 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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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 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #58 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #813 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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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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Ginger Rogers, Lesley Ann Warren, Celeste Holm
Cinderella is a 1965 musical fantasy film written by Joseph Schrank and directed by Charles S. Dubin.
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Paul Michael Glaser, Chaim Topol, Molly Picon
Fiddler on the Roof is a 1971 American musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by Norman Jewison. It is an adaptation of the 1964 Broadway musical of the same name, with music composed ...more

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#20 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songsfeaturing Every Song in Fiddler on the Roof, Ranked by Singabilitylisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno
The King and I is a 1956 musical film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Walter Lang and produced by Charles Brackett and Darryl F. Zanuck. The screenplay by Ernest Lehman is based on the ...more

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#41 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #993 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer
The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima
The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired by the Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, it is the 19th animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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#31 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #27 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songsfeaturing The Jungle Book Was Originally Written To Prove That White People Are The Superior Race

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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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Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise, Vic Tayback
All Dogs Go to Heaven is a 1989 American–Irish animated musical adventure comedy film directed and produced by Don Bluth and released by United Artists and Goldcrest Films. The film tells the ...more

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#70 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #149 of 440 The Funniest '80s Movies #114 of 223 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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Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 British musical film loosely based on Ian Fleming's novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. The film's script is by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes and its ...more

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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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#50 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #38 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #235 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski
Fantasia is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer, and production supervision by Ben ...more

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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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#27 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #44 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #37 of 505 The Best Duos of All Time

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Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers
The Aristocats is a 1970 American animated feature film produced and released by Walt Disney Productions and features the voices of Eva Gabor, Hermione Baddeley, Phil Harris, Dean Clark, ...more

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Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett
The Music Man is a 1962 musical film starring Robert Preston as Harold Hill and Shirley Jones as Marian Paroo. The film is based on the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name by Meredith ...more

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June Foray, Bobby Driscoll, Heather Angel
Peter Pan is a 1953 American animated fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie. It is the 14th film in the ...more

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#41 of 600 The Best Animated Films Ever #76 of 223 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #63 of 371 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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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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