The 55+ Best G-Rated Short Movies

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List of G-Rated short movies, ranked from best to worst with trailers when available. This list takes the best G-Rated short films and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest G-Rated Short movie of all time is. This list of popular G-Rated short films 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 Short 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 Short films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific G-Rated Short Film film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Movies include everything from The Gruffalo to Born to be Wild 3D.

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Among those that have directed a Short Film G movie are Orson Welles and Jean-Jacques Annaud.

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  • The Wrong Trousers
    Peter Sallis
    16 votes
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Nick Park

    This quirky and delightful animated short follows the hilarious exploits of lovable inventor Wallace and his loyal dog Gromit as they combat a nefarious penguin. Revered for its enchanting stop-motion animation and ingenious storytelling, it has secured its place among the best G-rated shorts. It's no surprise that this gem has garnered numerous awards, including an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.

  • The Gruffalo

    The Gruffalo

    Helena Bonham Carter, Ringo Starr, John Hurt
    21 votes
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Jakob Schuh, Max Lang

    In this adaptation of the beloved children's book, a resourceful mouse embarks on a whimsical journey through the forest, encountering various creatures and outsmarting them all. With its captivating blend of storytelling, animation, and voice acting, the film has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Its universally relatable themes and engaging plot make it a timeless treasure for viewers of all ages.

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  • Roving Mars
    Paul Newman, Steve Squyres, Rob Manning
    9 votes
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: George Butler

    This fascinating documentary offers a gripping look at NASA's groundbreaking Mars Exploration missions, following the rovers Spirit and Opportunity through their journey across the Red Planet. The unparalleled visuals and stunning CGI transport viewers to the desolate Martian landscape, providing a unique and awe-inspiring experience. Roving Mars stands as a testament to human ingenuity and curiosity in the pursuit of scientific discovery.

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  • Day & Night
    Wayne Dyer
    6 votes
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Teddy Newton

    In this innovative and thought-provoking animation, the concepts of day and night come to life as anthropomorphic characters who initially struggle with their differences. Through stunning visual effects and clever storytelling, viewers are taken on an existential journey, witnessing the duo’s eventual acceptance and appreciation for one another. Day & Night offers a profound message on understanding and embracing the inherent contrasts within nature and ourselves.

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  • Aaron Burr, Part 2

    Aaron Burr, Part 2

    John Baker, Alex Kliment, Peter Kujawski
    6 votes
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Dana O'Keefe

    With its unique blend of live-action and animation, this short chronicles the tragic rivalry between two American icons: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Insightful narration and captivating visuals work in tandem to deliver a condensed, yet nuanced, retelling of their infamous duel. This film serves as an excellent educational resource while engaging audiences with its creative storytelling approach.

  • Tungijuq


    Tanya Tagaq Gillis, Zacharias Kunuk
    6 votes
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Paul Raphaël, Felix Lajeunesse

    This visually arresting creation weaves together the Inuit people's connection to the land and animals, exploring the concept of hunting as part of their cultural heritage. Emphasizing Inuit values of respect and sustainability, breathtaking cinematography brings viewers on a mesmerizing journey through Arctic landscapes. Tungijuq masterfully showcases an otherwise misunderstood aspect of indigenous culture with exceptional nuance and sensitivity.