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The Best PG Action/Adventure Movies

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List of PG action/adventure movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG action/adventure movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG Action/Adventure movie of all time is. This list of popular PG action/adventure movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG Action/Adventure 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 PG Action/Adventure films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG Action/Adventure film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

This is a list that features movies like Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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    The Adventures of Robin Hood
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    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn

    Released1938

    Directed byMichael Curtiz, William Keighley

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  • 2
    Superman
    42
    21

    Superman

    Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman

    Released1978

    Directed byRichard Donner

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  • 3
    Paul Blart: Mall Cop
    31
    16

    Paul Blart: Mall Cop

    Kevin James, Jayma Mays

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Carr

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  • 4
    Back to the Future
    18
    2

    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • 5
    Short Circuit
    32
    19

    Short Circuit

    Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Badham

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  • 6
    The Goonies
    20
    9

    The Goonies

    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin

    Released1985

    Directed byRichard Donner

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  • 7
    Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
    12
    1

    Released1980

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

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  • 8
    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
    12
    2

    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released1983

    Directed byRichard Marquand

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  • 9
    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
    16
    9

    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

    Mark Hamill, Dana Delany

    Released1993

    Directed byBruce Timm, Eric Radomski

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  • 10
    How to Train Your Dragon
    13
    5

    How to Train Your Dragon

    Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig

    Released2010

    Directed byDean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

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  • 11
    The Incredibles
    11
    5

    The Incredibles

    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter

    Released2004

    Directed byBrad Bird

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  • 12
    ¡Three Amigos!
    13
    8

    ¡Three Amigos!

    Chevy Chase, Steve Martin

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • 13
    Star Wars
    9
    4

    Star Wars

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released1977

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

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  • 14
    Night at the Museum
    10
    5

    Night at the Museum

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
    10
    5

    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

    Released2014

    Directed byShawn Levy

    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is a 2014 American comedy adventure film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    National Treasure: Book of Secrets
    10
    5

    National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

    Released2007

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    National Treasure: Book of Secrets is a 2007 mystery/adventure film. It is a sequel to the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Robin and Marian
    9
    4

    Robin and Marian

    Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery

    Released1976

    Directed byRichard Lester

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  • 18
    Rabbit-Proof Fence
    14
    11

    Rabbit-Proof Fence

    Kenneth Branagh, Jason Clarke

    Released2002

    Directed byPhillip Noyce

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  • 19
    Ghostbusters
    10
    6

    Ghostbusters

    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1984

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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  • 20
    How to Train Your Dragon 2
    7
    3

    How to Train Your Dragon 2

    Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler

    Released2014

    Directed byDean DeBlois

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  • 21
    Firefox
    9
    5

    Firefox

    Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne

    Released1982

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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  • 22
    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    6
    2

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 23
    Cinderella
    10
    7

    Cinderella

    Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released2015

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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  • 24
    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
    68
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    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg

    Released1984

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 25
    Jumanji
    6
    2

    Jumanji

    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams

    Released1995

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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