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The Best G-Rated Western Movies

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

Everything from True Grit to How the West Was Won, and several Disney westerns are included on this list.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best G-Rated western movies?" and "What are the most famous G-Rated western movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new western movies that are rated G. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great western movies rated G, so get out there and start watching.

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    True Grit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    True Grit

    John Wayne, Robert Duvall

    Released1969

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    True Grit is a 1969 American western Technicolor film written by Marguerite Roberts, directed... more on Wikipedia

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    How the West Was Won is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    How the West Was Won

    John Wayne, James Stewart

    Released1962

    Directed byHenry Hathaway, George Marshall, John Ford, Richard Thorpe

    How the West Was Won is a 1962 western film written by James R. Webb and John Gay and directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Chisum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Chisum

    John Wayne, Ben Johnson

    Released1970

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

    Chisum is a 1970 Warner Bros. Technicolor Western film starring John Wayne. The large cast... more on Wikipedia
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    Support Your Local Gunfighter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Support Your Local Gunfighter

    James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette

    Released1971

    Directed byBurt Kennedy

    Support Your Local Gunfighter is a 1971 comic western film starring James Garner, directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Rio Lobo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Rio Lobo

    John Wayne, Jennifer O'Neill

    Released1970

    Directed byHoward Hawks

    Rio Lobo is a 1970 American Western film starring John Wayne. The film was the last film... more on Wikipedia
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    Support Your Local Sheriff! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Support Your Local Sheriff!

    James Garner, Bruce Dern

    Released1969

    Directed byBurt Kennedy

    Support Your Local Sheriff! is a 1969 American Technicolor comedic western film distributed by... more on Wikipedia

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    The Undefeated is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    The Undefeated

    John Wayne, Merlin Olsen

    Released1969

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

    The Undefeated is a 1969 American Western film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and John Wayne... more on Wikipedia

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    Charro! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Charro!

    Elvis Presley, Victor French

    Released1969

    Directed byCharles Marquis Warren

    Charro! is a 1969 American western film starring Elvis Presley shot on location at Apacheland... more on Wikipedia
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    Giant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Giant

    Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean

    Released1956

    Directed byGeorge Stevens

    Giant is a 1956 American drama film, directed by George Stevens from a screenplay adapted by... more on Wikipedia
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    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

    Matt Damon, James Cromwell

    Released2002

    Directed byLorna Cook, Kelly Asbury

    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is a 2002 American animated western drama film that that was... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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    An American Tail: Fievel Goes  is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

    James Stewart, John Cleese

    Released1991

    Directed bySimon Wells, Phil Nibbelink

    An American Tail: Fievel Goes West is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven... more on Wikipedia

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    The Valley of Gwangi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    The Valley of Gwangi

    Gila Golan, James Franciscus

    Released1969

    Directed byJim O'Connolly

    The Valley of Gwangi is a 1969 American western-fantasy film directed by Jim O'Connolly and... more on Wikipedia
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    Guns of the Magnificent Seven is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Guns of the Magnificent Seven

    George Kennedy, James Whitmore

    Released1969

    Directed byPaul Wendkos

    Guns of the Magnificent Seven is a Zapata Western and the second sequel to the 1960 western... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Buckskin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Buckskin

    Barbara Hale, Lon Chaney

    Released1968

    Directed byMickey Moore

    Buckskin is a western film, released by Paramount Pictures, released on a low budget and... more on Wikipedia
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    Custer of the West is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Custer of the West

    Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan

    Released1967

    Directed byRobert Siodmak

    Custer of the West is a 1967 American Western film directed by Robert Siodmak. It tells a... more on Wikipedia
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    They Call Me Trinity is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    They Call Me Trinity

    Bud Spencer, Terence Hill

    Released1970

    Directed byEnzo Barboni

    They Call Me Trinity also known as My Name Is Trinity, is a 1970 Italian spaghetti western... more on Wikipedia
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    Trinity Is Still My Name is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Trinity Is Still My Name

    Bud Spencer, Terence Hill

    Released1971

    Directed byEnzo Barboni

    Trinity Is Still My Name also known as All the Way Trinity is a 1971 Italian spaghetti western... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Backtrack! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Backtrack!

    Doug McClure, Neville Brand

    Released1969

    Directed byEarl Bellamy

    Backtrack! is a 1969 film directed by Earl Bellamy.amazon_watch buy button
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    The Jackals is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    The Jackals

    Vincent Price, Patrick Mynhardt

    Released1967

    Directed byRobert D. Webb

    The Jackals is a 1967 DeLuxe Color Western film from 20th Century Fox filmed at Killarney Film... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Young Billy Young is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Young Billy Young

    Robert Mitchum, Angie Dickinson

    Released1969

    Directed byBurt Kennedy

    Young Billy Young is a 1969 western movie starring Robert Mitchum and featuring Angie... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Susannah of the Mounties is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Susannah of the Mounties

    Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott

    Released1939

    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter, Walter Lang

    Susannah of the Mounties is a 1939 American drama film directed by Walter Lang and William A.... more on Wikipedia
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    The Painted Hills is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    The Painted Hills

    Ann Doran, Paul Kelly

    Released1951

    Directed byHarold F. Kress

    The Painted Hills, also known as Lassie's Adventures in the Goldrush, is a 1951 action film... more on Wikipedia
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    King of the Grizzlies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    King of the Grizzlies

    Chris Wiggins, Winston Hibler

    Released1970

    Directed byRon Kelly

    King of the Grizzlies is a 1970 American adventure film directed by Ron Kelly and written by... more on Wikipedia
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    The Man from Button Willow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    The Man from Button Willow

    Edgar Buchanan, Howard Keel

    Released1965

    Directed byDavid Detiege

    The Man from Button Willow is a 1965 American animated Western film about the adventures of... more on Wikipedia
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    Rollin' Plains is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best G-Rated Western Movies
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    Rollin' Plains

    Tex Ritter, Snub Pollard

    Released1938

    Directed byAlbert Herman

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