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The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies

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List of G-Rated science fiction movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best G-Rated science fiction movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest G-Rated Science Fiction movie of all time is. This list of popular G-Rated science fiction movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top G-Rated Science Fiction 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 G-Rated Science Fiction films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific G-Rated Science Fiction film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Examples of movies on this list include WALL-E and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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    Planet of the Apes

    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison
    Planet of the Apes is a 1968 American science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner...  more

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    The Andromeda Strain

    Paula Kelly, David Wayne
    The Andromeda Strain is a 1971 American science fiction film produced and directed by Robert...  more

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    The Secret of NIMH

    Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton
    The Secret of NIMH is a 1982 American animated fantasy adventure drama film directed by Don...  more

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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter
    2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley...  more

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    Return from Witch Mountain

    Christopher Lee, Bette Davis
    Return from Witch Mountain is the 1978 sequel to Walt Disney Productions' 1975 film, Escape to...  more

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    Escape to Witch Mountain

    Kim Richards, Kyle Richards
    Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1975 film based on the novel Escape to Witch Mountain by...  more

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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman
    WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar...  more

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    Silent Running

    Bruce Dern, Ron Rifkin
    Silent Running is a 1972 environmentally-themed American science fiction film starring Bruce...  more

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    Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

    Peter Cullen, Charlie Adler
    Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer is an animated film released on November 15, 1985 by Warner...  more

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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Noble Johnson, Matt Moore
    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1916 silent film directed by Stuart Paton. The film's...  more
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    Beneath the Planet of the Apes

    Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall
    Beneath the Planet of the Apes is a 1970 American science fiction film directed by Ted Post...  more

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    Dark Star

    Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle
    Dark Star is a 1974 American comic science fiction motion picture directed, co-written,...  more

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    When Worlds Collide

    Paul Frees, Stuart Whitman
    When Worlds Collide is a 1951 American Technicolor science fiction film from Paramount...  more

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    The Cat from Outer Space

    Roddy McDowall, Harry Morgan
    The Cat from Outer Space is a 1978 American comic science fiction film, starring Ronnie...  more

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    Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine

    Vincent Price, Annette Funicello
    Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine is a 1965 American International Pictures comedy film...  more

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    Marooned

    Gene Hackman, Gregory Peck
    Marooned is a 1969 Eastmancolor American film directed by John Sturges and starring Gregory...  more
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    All Monsters Attack

    Hideyo Amamoto, Haruo Nakajima
    All Monsters Attack, released in Japan as Gojira-Minira-Gabara: Oru Kaijū Daishingeki, is a...  more
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    Battle for the Planet of the Apes

    John Huston, John Landis
    Battle for the Planet of the Apes is a 1973 science fiction film directed by J. Lee Thompson....  more
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    Escape from the Planet of the Apes

    Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall
    Escape from the Planet of the Apes is a 1971 science fiction film directed by Don Taylor and...  more

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    Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

    Herbert Lom, Ian Hendry
    Doppelgänger is a 1969 British science-fiction film directed by Robert Parrish and starring...  more
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    The Time Machine

    Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor
    The Time Machine – also known promotionally as H.G. Wells' The Time Machine – is a 1960...  more
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    The Day the Earth Stood Still

    Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie
    The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction film from...  more

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    Inspector Gadget 2

    D. L. Hughley, Jeff Bennett
    Inspector Gadget 2 is a live-action direct-to-video comedy film, released to VHS and DVD on...  more
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    Forbidden Planet

    Leslie Nielsen, Anne Francis
    Forbidden Planet is a 1956 American science fiction film from MGM, produced by Nicholas...  more

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    Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

    Patrick Stewart, Martin Short
    Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is a 2001 American computer-animated comic science fiction film...  more

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