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The 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 Gruffalo Helena Bonham Carter, Ringo Starr, John Hurt

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jakob Schuh, Max Lang

The Gruffalo is a 2009 British-German short computer animated film based on the picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Directed by Jakob Schuh and Max Lang, ...more

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Peter Sallis

Released: 1993

Directed by: Nick Park

The Wrong Trousers is a 1993 stop-motion animated short film directed by Nick Park at Aardman Animations, featuring his characters Wallace and Gromit. It was his second half-hour short featuring ...more

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Johnny Depp

Released: 2006

Directed by: Howard Hall

Deep Sea 3D is a 3D IMAX documentary film about sea life. The documentary is directed by Howard Hall who has also directed other undersea films such as Into the Deep and Island of the Sharks. ...more

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Released: 2006

Directed by: George Butler

Roving Mars is an IMAX documentary film about the development, launch, and operation of the Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. The film uses few actual photographs from Mars, ...more
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Daphne Sheldrick

Released: 2011

Directed by: David Lickley

Born to be Wild 3D is an inspired story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people ...more

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Home Turf

Released: 2011

Directed by: Ross Whitaker

Home Turf is a 2011 short documentary film directed by Ross Whitaker.
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Jim Carrey

Released: 2009

Directed by: Howard Hall

Under the Sea 3D a new IMAX 3D adventure, transports moviegoers to some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia, New Guinea and others in the ...more

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Ian McKellen, Sylvie Fréchette, Lorenzo Pisoni

Released: 2000

Directed by: Keith Melton

Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man: IMAX is a 2000 short film directed by Keith Melton.
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Tungijuq Tanya Tagaq Gillis, Zacharias Kunuk

Released: 2009

Directed by: Paul Raphaël, Felix Lajeunesse

Tungijuq is a short drama and animation film written by Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël, Stephane Rituit, and Tanya Tagaq, and directed by Félix Lajeunesse and Paul
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Released: 2009

Directed by: Peter Mettler

"The Alberta tar sands are easily the most controversial natural resource in the country, providing filmmaker Peter Mettler with the focus for his latest conceptual documentary. Petropolis: ...more
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Puccini Conservato

Released: 2008

Directed by: Michael Snow

Puccini Conservato is a 2008 short film directed by Michael Snow.
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Wayne Dyer

Released: 2010

Directed by: Teddy Newton

Day & Night is a 2010 animated short film directed by Teddy Newton. The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along.
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Found

Released: 2009

Directed by: Paramita Nath

"n 1978, Toronto poet Souvankham Thammavongsa was born in a Lao refugee camp in Thailand. Based on her book of poems inspired by her father’s discarded scrapbook, Found documents the ...more
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Aaron Burr, Part 2 John Baker, Alex Kliment, Peter Kujawski

Released: 2011

Directed by: Dana O'Keefe

Aaron Burr, Part 2 is a 2012 short comedy and drama film written and directed by Dana O'Keefe.
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Film for Invisible Ink, case no. 142 Abbreviation for Dead Winter [diminished by 1,794]

Released: 2008

Directed by: David Gatten

Film for Invisible Ink, case no. 142 Abbreviation for Dead Winter [diminished by 1,794] is a 2008 film directed by David Gatten.
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Released: 1993

Directed by: Orson Welles, Norman Foster, Richard Wilson, Bill Krohn, Myron Meisel

It's All True is an unfinished Orson Welles feature film comprising three stories about Latin America. "My Friend Bonito" was supervised by Welles and directed by Norman Foster in ...more
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10101

Released: 2009

Directed by: T. Marie

"T. Marie’s 010101 (USA) is an incredibly meticulous digital painting, offering one minute, one second and one frame of shimmering and breathtaking beauty through its diaphanous and ...more
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Ben Stein, Jonathan Winters, Victoria Jackson

Released: 2002

Directed by: John A. Davis

Santa vs. the Snowman 3D is a half-hour computer-animated short, created by Steve Oedekerk and produced by O Entertainment. Originally made as a television special, the film was later presented ...more
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The Quiet One

Released: 2011

Directed by: Ina Holmqvist, Emelie Wallgren

The Quiet One is a 2011 short documentary film directed by Ina Holmqvist and Emelie Wallgren.
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Volta

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ryan Mullins

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Baby Einstein: Baby Galileo: Discovering the Sky

Released: 2003

Twinkling stars and colorful planets -- a musical odyssey! -- Takes little ones on a musical journey -- Introduces the sun, moon and planets in our solar system As little ones grow, their innate ...more
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Val Kilmer, Elizabeth McGovern, Tom Hulce

Released: 1995

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Wings of Courage is a 1995 American-French drama film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. The 40-minute picture was written by Annaud with Alain Godard. It was the first dramatic picture shot in ...more
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Baby Einstein: Lullaby Time

Released: 2007

Directed by: Jim Janicek

Take your baby on a soothing journey with classical lullabies by Bach, Brahms and Mozart. Enjoy relaxing ocean waves, sweet puppet shows and tranquil images. From fun time to rest time, Baby ...more
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Nora Souleymane Badolo, Nora Chipaumire

Released: 2008

Directed by: Alla Kovgan

Nora is a 2008 documentary film.
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Frank Welker, Joan Van Ark, Bill Melendez

Released: 2000

Directed by: Bill Melendez

It's the Pied Piper, Charlie Brown is the 39th and last animated special produced under the supervision of Charles M. Schulz. Based on characters from the comic strip Peanuts, it was released on ...more