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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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What kind of directors have worked on Science Fiction G movies in the past? Stanley Kubrick and John Carpenter both have, as have other great directors.

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Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

Released: 2008

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

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Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

Released: 1968

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay was written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, and was partially inspired by ...more

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Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

Released: 1968

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Planet of the Apes is a 1968 American science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Charlton Heston. Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, and James ...more

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Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

Released: 1960

Directed by: George Pal

The Time Machine – also known promotionally as H.G. Wells' The Time Machine – is a 1960 Metrocolor time travel science fiction film based on the 1895 novel of the same name by H. G. Wells in ...more

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Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Frances Bavier

Released: 1951

Directed by: Robert Wise

The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction film from 20th Century Fox, produced by Julian Blaustein, directed by Robert Wise, and starring Michael Rennie, ...more

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Leslie Nielsen, Anne Francis, Walter Pidgeon

Released: 1956

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

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Russell Johnson, Richard Carlson, Dave Willock

Released: 1953

Directed by: Jack Arnold

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Paula Kelly, David Wayne, Arthur Hill

Released: 1971

Directed by: Robert Wise

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Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton, Derek Jacobi

Released: 1982

Directed by: Don Bluth

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Pat Boone, Bernard Herrmann, Arlene Dahl

Released: 1959

Directed by: Henry Levin

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Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas

Released: 1954

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 American Technicolor adventure film starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas and Peter Lorre. It was the first CinemaScope science fiction film and ...more

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Christopher Lee, Bette Davis, Kim Richards

Released: 1978

Directed by: John Hough

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Bruce Dern, Ron Rifkin, Joseph Campanella

Released: 1972

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

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Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Ray Milland

Released: 1975

Directed by: John Hough

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Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees

Released: 1961

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

The Absent-Minded Professor is a 1961 American film distributed by Walt Disney Productions based on the short story "A Situation of Gravity" by Samuel W. Taylor. The title character ...more

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Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

Released: 1974

Directed by: John Carpenter

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Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Linda Harrison

Released: 1970

Directed by: Ted Post

Beneath the Planet of the Apes is a 1970 American science fiction film directed by Ted Post and written by Paul Dehn. It is the second of five films in the original Planet of the Apes series ...more

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Paul Frees, Stuart Whitman, John Hoyt

Released: 1951

Directed by: Rudolph Maté

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Roddy McDowall, Harry Morgan, Sandy Duncan

Released: 1978

Directed by: Norman Tokar

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Vincent Price, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon

Released: 1965

Directed by: Norman Taurog

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Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk, Leon Ames

Released: 1964

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Gene Hackman, Gregory Peck, Lee Grant

Released: 1969

Directed by: John Sturges

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Peter Cullen, Charlie Adler, Jonathan Harris

Released: 1985

Directed by: Kimio Yabuki, Bernard Deyriès

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Noble Johnson, Matt Moore, Joseph W. Girard

Released: 1916

Directed by: Stuart Paton

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John Huston, John Landis, Roddy McDowall

Released: 1973

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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