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The Best PG Adventure Movies

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

List movies include Jaws, Back to the Future and more.

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    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

    Released2015

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

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  • Despicable Me Franchise2
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    Despicable Me Franchise

    Steve Carell, Sandra Bullock

    Released2010 - Present

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda

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  • Where the Wild Things Are3
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    Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker

    Released2009

    Directed bySpike Jonze

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  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory4
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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released2005

    Directed byTim Burton

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  • Cool Runnings5
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    Cool Runnings

    John Candy, Malik Yoba

    Released1993

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

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    Spirited Away

    Miyu Irino, Bunta Sugawara

    Released2001

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

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    Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr

    Released1977

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • Galaxy Quest8
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    Galaxy Quest

    Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

    Released1999

    Directed byDean Parisot

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    Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen

    Released1993

    Directed bySimon Wincer

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  • Lilo & Stitch10
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    Lilo & Stitch

    Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames

    Released2002

    Directed byDean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

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  • Dr. No11
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    Dr. No

    Sean Connery, Ursula Andress

    Released1962

    Directed byTerence Young

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  • Space Jam12
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    Space Jam

    Michael Jordan, Bill Murray

    Released1996

    Directed byJoe Pytka

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    The Journey of Natty Gann

    John Cusack, Scatman Crothers

    Released1985

    Directed byJeremy Kagan

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  • Legend14
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    Legend

    Tom Cruise, Tim Curry

    Released1985

    Directed byRidley Scott

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  • Tron15
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    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

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  • Octopussy16
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    Octopussy

    Roger Moore, Maud Adams

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn Glen

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  • ¡Three Amigos!17
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    Chevy Chase, Steve Martin

    Released1986

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • That Darn Cat!18
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    Roddy McDowall, Hayley Mills

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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  • The Dark Crystal19
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    The Dark Crystal

    Jim Henson, Frank Oz

    Released1982

    Directed byFrank Oz, Jim Henson

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    The Wizard

    Tobey Maguire, Christian Slater

    Released1989

    Directed byTodd Holland

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    Barbarella

    Jane Fonda, Anita Pallenberg

    Released1968

    Directed byRoger Vadim

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    Joaquin Phoenix, Kelly Preston

    Released1986

    Directed byHarry Winer

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  • Return to Oz23
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    Fairuza Balk, Piper Laurie

    Released1985

    Directed byWalter Murch

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  • Superman24
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    Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman

    Released1978

    Directed byRichard Donner

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    Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix

    Released1985

    Directed byJoe Dante

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