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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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  • 1
    Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Planet of the Apes

    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison

    Released1968

    Directed byFranklin J. Schaffner

    Planet of the Apes is a 1968 American science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner... more on Wikipedia

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    The Andromeda Strain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    The Andromeda Strain

    Paula Kelly, David Wayne

    Released1971

    Directed byRobert Wise

    The Andromeda Strain is a 1971 American science fiction film produced and directed by Robert... more on Wikipedia

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    The Secret of NIMH is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    The Secret of NIMH

    Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton

    Released1982

    Directed byDon Bluth

    The Secret of NIMH is a 1982 American animated fantasy adventure drama film directed by Don... more on Wikipedia

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    2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter

    Released1968

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

    2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley... more on Wikipedia

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    Return from Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Return from Witch Mountain

    Christopher Lee, Bette Davis

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Hough

    Return from Witch Mountain is the 1978 sequel to Walt Disney Productions' 1975 film, Escape to... more on Wikipedia

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    Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Escape to Witch Mountain

    Kim Richards, Kyle Richards

    Released1975

    Directed byJohn Hough

    Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1975 film based on the novel Escape to Witch Mountain by... more on Wikipedia

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    WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar... more on Wikipedia

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    Silent Running is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Silent Running

    Bruce Dern, Ron Rifkin

    Released1972

    Directed byDouglas Trumbull

    Silent Running is a 1972 environmentally-themed American science fiction film starring Bruce... more on Wikipedia

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    Rainbow Brite and the Star Ste is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

    Peter Cullen, Charlie Adler

    Released1985

    Directed byKimio Yabuki, Bernard Deyriès

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

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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Noble Johnson, Matt Moore

    Released1916

    Directed byStuart Paton

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1916 silent film directed by Stuart Paton. The film's... more on Wikipedia
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    Beneath the Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Beneath the Planet of the Apes

    Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall

    Released1970

    Directed byTed Post

    Beneath the Planet of the Apes is a 1970 American science fiction film directed by Ted Post... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Dark Star is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Dark Star

    Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle

    Released1974

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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    When Worlds Collide is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    When Worlds Collide

    Paul Frees, Stuart Whitman

    Released1951

    Directed byRudolph Maté

    When Worlds Collide is a 1951 American Technicolor science fiction film from Paramount... more on Wikipedia

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    The Cat from Outer Space is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    The Cat from Outer Space

    Roddy McDowall, Harry Morgan

    Released1978

    Directed byNorman Tokar

    The Cat from Outer Space is a 1978 American comic science fiction film, starring Ronnie... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Ma is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine

    Vincent Price, Annette Funicello

    Released1965

    Directed byNorman Taurog

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  • 16
    Marooned is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Marooned

    Gene Hackman, Gregory Peck

    Released1969

    Directed byJohn Sturges

    Marooned is a 1969 Eastmancolor American film directed by John Sturges and starring Gregory... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    All Monsters Attack is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    All Monsters Attack

    Hideyo Amamoto, Haruo Nakajima

    Released1969

    Directed byIshirō Honda

    All Monsters Attack, released in Japan as Gojira-Minira-Gabara: Oru Kaijū Daishingeki, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Battle for the Planet of the A is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Battle for the Planet of the Apes

    John Huston, John Landis

    Released1973

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

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    Escape from the Planet of the  is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Escape from the Planet of the Apes

    Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall

    Released1971

    Directed byDon Taylor

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    Journey to the Far Side of the is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

    Herbert Lom, Ian Hendry

    Released1969

    Directed byRobert Parrish

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  • 21
    The Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    The Time Machine

    Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor

    Released1960

    Directed byGeorge Pal

    The Time Machine – also known promotionally as H.G. Wells' The Time Machine – is a 1960... more on Wikipedia
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    The Day the Earth Stood Still is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    The Day the Earth Stood Still

    Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie

    Released1951

    Directed byRobert Wise

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    Inspector Gadget 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Inspector Gadget 2

    D. L. Hughley, Jeff Bennett

    Released2003

    Directed byAlex Zamm

    Inspector Gadget 2 is a live-action direct-to-video comedy film, released to VHS and DVD on... more on Wikipedia
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    Forbidden Planet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Forbidden Planet

    Leslie Nielsen, Anne Francis

    Released1956

    Directed byFred M. Wilcox

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    Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best G-Rated Science Fiction Movies
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    Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

    Patrick Stewart, Martin Short

    Released2001

    Directed byJohn A. Davis

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