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The Best PG Adventure Movies 

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Updated September 23, 2019 6.1k votes 636 voters 18k views 181 items

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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.

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

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

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Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese have both directed a Adventure PG film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Lisa Maxwell

Released: 1982

Directed by: Frank Oz, Jim Henson

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Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

Released: 1990

Directed by: Chris Columbus

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Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

Released: 1985

Directed by: Richard Donner

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Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

Released: 1987

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1978

Directed by: Richard Donner

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Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

Released: 1984

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

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Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

Released: 2003

Directed by: P. J. Hogan

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Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

Released: 1982

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Released: 1975

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin

Released: 1991

Directed by: Joe Johnston

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Up is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG Adventure Movies
Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

Released: 2009

Directed by: Pete Docter

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Released: 2004

Directed by: Brad Bird

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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

Released: 2005

Directed by: Tim Burton

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