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The Best PG Action Movies

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List of PG action movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best action PG movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG Action movie of all time is. This list of popular PG action 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 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 films on this list.

If you're trying to find a specific PG Action film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.Everything from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back to Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is included on this list. If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG action movies?" and "What are the most famous PG action movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new action movies that are rated PG. Between Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other services, there are thousands of great action movies rated PG, so get out there and start watching. Re-rank the list to fit your opinions, make it votable then share it with your friends to see what your social circle thinks of this topic. {#nodes}

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  • Indiana Jones Franchise1
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    Indiana Jones Franchise

    Harrison Ford, Sean Connery

    Released1981 - Present

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    RatedPG-13 (USA)

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  • Star Wars Franchise2
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    Star Wars Franchise

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released1977 - Present

    Directed byGeorge Lucas, JJ Abrams, Rian Johnson, Irvin Kershner, Richard Marquand

    RatedPG, PG-13 (USA)

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  • The Princess Bride3
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    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright

    Released1987

    Directed byRob Reiner

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Around the World in 80 Days4
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    Around the World in 80 Days

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q

    Released2004

    Directed byFrank Coraci

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • The Incredibles5
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    The Incredibles

    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter

    Released2004

    Directed byBrad Bird

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Night at the Museum6
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    Night at the Museum

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • How to Train Your Dragon7
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    How to Train Your Dragon

    Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig

    Released2010

    Directed byDean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

    RatedPG (USA), UK: PG, All

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  • Harry Potter Franchise8
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    Harry Potter Franchise

    Danielle Radcliffe, Rupert Grint

    Released2001 - 2011

    Directed byChris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, David Yates

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  • The Karate Kid Franchise9
    The Karate Kid is an American martial arts drama multi-media franchise created by screenwriter...  more

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  • James Bond Franchise10
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    James Bond Franchise

    Daniel Craig, Pierce Brosnan

    Released1962 - Present

    Directed byTerence Young, Guy Hamilton, Lewis Gilbert, Sam Mendes, Peter R. Hunt

    RatedPG-13

    The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character...  more

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  • Kung Fu Panda Franchise11
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    Kung Fu Panda Franchise

    Jack Black, Ian McShane

    Released2008 - Present

    Directed byMark Osborne, John Stevenson

    The Kung Fu Panda franchise from DreamWorks Animation consists of three films: Kung Fu Panda...  more

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  • National Treasure12
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    National Treasure

    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

    Released2004

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    RatedPG (USA)

    National Treasure is a 2004 American adventure film produced and released by Walt Disney...  more

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  • Top Gun13
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    Top Gun

    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan

    Released1986

    Directed byTony Scott

    RatedUK: 12, PG (USA)

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  • The Rocketeer14
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    The Rocketeer

    Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton

    Released1991

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    RatedPG (USA)

    The Rocketeer is a 1991 American period superhero film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and...  more

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  • Rocky15
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    Rocky

    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier

    Released1976

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

    RatedPG (USA)

    Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. A small-time boxer...  more

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  • Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian16

    Released2009

    Directed byShawn Levy

    RatedPG (USA)

    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film...  more

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  • The Three Musketeers17
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    The Three Musketeers

    Charlie Sheen, Tim Curry

    Released1993

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Romancing the Stone18
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    Romancing the Stone

    Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito

    Released1984

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Spies Like Us19
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    Spies Like Us

    Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Landis

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Willow20
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    Willow

    Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak

    Released1988

    Directed byRon Howard

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • National Treasure: Book of Secrets21
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    National Treasure: Book of Secrets

    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

    Released2007

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    RatedPG (USA)

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

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  • Innerspace22
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    Innerspace

    Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid

    Released1987

    Directed byJoe Dante

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Maverick23
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    Maverick

    Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster

    Released1994

    Directed byRichard Donner

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Galaxy Quest24
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    Galaxy Quest

    Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

    Released1999

    Directed byDean Parisot

    RatedPG (USA)

    Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Dean Parisot...  more

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  • Superman Franchise25
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