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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

    Indiana Jones Franchise

    Harrison Ford, Sean Connery

    Released1981 - Present

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    RatedPG-13 (USA)

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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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  • Dick Tracy3

    Dick Tracy

    Madonna, Al Pacino


    Directed byWarren Beatty

    RatedPG (USA)

    Dick Tracy is a 1990 American action film based on the 1930s comic strip character of the same...  more

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  • Around the World in 80 Days4

    Around the World in 80 Days

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q


    Directed byFrank Coraci

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • The Princess Bride5

    The Princess Bride

    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright


    Directed byRob Reiner

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Cats & Dogs6

    Cats & Dogs

    Alec Baldwin, Susan Sarandon


    Directed byLawrence Guterman

    RatedPG (USA)

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    The Incredibles

    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter


    Directed byBrad Bird

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • How to Train Your Dragon8

    How to Train Your Dragon

    Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig


    Directed byDean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

    RatedPG (USA), UK: PG, All

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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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  • Night at the Museum10

    Night at the Museum

    Robin Williams, Ben Stiller


    Directed byShawn Levy

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Conan the Destroyer11

    Conan the Destroyer

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wilt Chamberlain


    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    RatedPG (USA)

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    Kung Fu Panda Franchise

    Jack Black, Ian McShane

    Released2008 - Present

    Directed byMark Osborne, John Stevenson

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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


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  • National Treasure15

    National Treasure

    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger


    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    RatedPG (USA)

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

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  • The Rocketeer16

    The Rocketeer

    Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton


    Directed byJoe Johnston

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Top Gun17

    Top Gun

    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan


    Directed byTony Scott

    RatedUK: 12, PG (USA)

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  • Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian18


    Directed byShawn Levy

    RatedPG (USA)

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  • The Beastmaster19

    The Beastmaster

    Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn


    Directed byDon Coscarelli

    RatedPG (USA)

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    The Three Musketeers

    Charlie Sheen, Tim Curry


    Directed byStephen Herek

    RatedPG (USA)

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    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier


    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

    RatedPG (USA)

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    Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid


    Directed byJoe Dante

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    Amy Adams, Taylor Momsen


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    Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito


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    RatedPG (USA)

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  • Willow25


    Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak


    Directed byRon Howard

    RatedPG (USA)

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