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The Best PG Animation Movies 

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

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jsnungaray added Despicable Me Franchise
Despicable Me is a computer-animated comedy film franchise distributed by Universal Pictures and produced by Illumination Entertainment. It consists of three feature films, ten short films and ...more
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Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton
Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and is a spin-off/prequel to the Despicable Me franchise. Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Alec Baldwin, David Hasselhoff
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie is a 2004 American animated comedy film based on the Nickelodeon television series, SpongeBob SquarePants. The film was directed by series creator Stephen ...more

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Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Lisa Maxwell
The Dark Crystal is a 1982 American–British fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The plot revolves around Jen, an elflike 'Gelfling' on a quest to restore balance to his alien world ...more

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#210 of 243 Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck #151 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Rankedfeaturing Jim Henson's 'The Dark Crystal' Is Even Darker Than You Remember

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Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer
The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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#65 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #52 of 589 The Best Animated Films Everlisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Happily Ever After: Fair... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG Animation Movies
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
Whoopi Goldberg, Wesley Snipes, Heavy D
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Playmobil: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG Animation Movies
Anya Taylor-Joy, Gabriel Bateman, Daniel Radcliffe
Playmobil: The Movie is a 2019 computer animated adventure comedy film directed by Lino DiSalvo, based on the German building toy. Marla (Anya Taylor-Joy) is forced to abandon her carefully ...more

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#409 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #48 of 206 The Best Comedies Rated PGfeaturing The Most Playful Quotes From 'Playmobil: The Movie'

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John Hurt, John Huston, Nigel Hawthorne
The Black Cauldron is a 1985 American animated dark fantasy adventure film released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 25th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it is loosely based on the first ...more

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG Animation Movies
Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Bob Hoskins
Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated fantasy-comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis. The screenplay by Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman is based on Gary K. Wolf's ...more

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#84 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Filmsfeaturing The Best 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' Quotes Aren't Bad They're Just  Drawn That Waylisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG Animation Movies
Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling
Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 comedy animation family film written by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee and directed by Rich Moore.

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Charlie Adler, Alan Oppenheimer, Pat Fraley
BraveStarr: The Movie is an animated Space Western released on March 18, 1988 by Taurus Entertainment. The film was based on Filmation's television series and Mattel's action figure of the same ...more
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Jerry Lewis, Drake Bell, Andrew Francis
The Nutty Professor is a 2008 American-Canadian computer-animated comedy sequel to the 1963 Jerry Lewis comedy of the same name, produced by Rainmaker Entertainment and The Weinstein Company and ...more
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Jōji Yanami, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Ichirō Nagai
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a 1984 Japanese animated post-apocalyptic fantasy adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, based on his own 1982 manga of the same name. ...more

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George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
Fantastic Mr. Fox is a 2009 American stop-motion animated comedy film based on the Roald Dahl children's novel of the same name. The film is about a fox who takes food each night from three mean ...more

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Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Kevin Michael Richardson
Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 21, 2002. The 42nd ...more

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#30 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #106 of 119 The Very Best Movie Franchisesfeaturing 'Lilo & Stitch' Fan Theories That Just Might Be True

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Shinbone Alley
Carol Channing, John Carradine, Hal Smith
Shinbone Alley is a 1971 animated musical comedy film based on the Joe Darion, Mel Brooks, and George Kleinsinger musical of the same name as well as the original Archy and Mehitabel stories by ...more
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Batman: Mask of the Phan... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG Animation Movies
Mark Hamill, Dana Delany, Marilu Henner
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is a 1993 American animated superhero mystery film featuring the DC Comics character Batman, and is based on the 1990s Batman: The Animated Series. Produced by ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Joanna Lumley
James and the Giant Peach is a 1996 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Henry Selick, based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was produced by Tim Burton and ...more

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#137 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #64 of 87 Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Mostfeaturing ‘James and the Giant Peach’ Was A Beautiful Nightmare Of A Children’s Movie (On Purpose)

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The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG Animation Movies
Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz
The Addams Family is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated comedy horror film based on The Addams Family comics by Charles Addams. The film is directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan, the ...more
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Corey Feldman, Sam Rockwell, Elias Koteas
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a 1990 American live-action film, and the first film adaptation of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. It was directed by Steve Barron and released on ...more

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#38 of 165 The Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time #88 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Moviesfeaturing The First Live-Action 'TMNT' Had Some Dark Themes And A Strange Backstory

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Elton John, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh
The Road to El Dorado is a 2000 American animated musical adventure comedy film directed by Eric "Bibo" Bergeron and Don Paul, with additional sequences by Will Finn and David ...more

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#89 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #11 of 67 The Best Family Movies Streaming on Hululisted on The Best Soundtracks and Scores by Elton John

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Michael J. Fox, Leonard Nimoy, James Garner
Atlantis: The Lost Empire is a 2001 American traditionally animated action-adventure film created by Walt Disney Feature Animation—the first science fiction film in Disney's animated features ...more

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#96 of 113 The Absolute Worst Animated Movies #12 of 60 The Greatest Animated Sci Fi Movies

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Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane
Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion animated 3D dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novel of the same name. It was produced by Laika and distributed by Focus Features. Written and ...more

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG Animation Movies
The Lion King
Donald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones
The Lion King is a 2019 American live-action epic musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau, and a remake of the 1994 animated film. When tragedy strikes home, Simba (Donald Glover) must step ...more

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Masami Nagasawa, Teruyuki Kagawa, Yuriko Ishida
From Up on Poppy Hill is a 2011 Japanese animated drama film directed by Gorō Miyazaki, based on the 1980 serialized Japanese comic of the same name illustrated by Chizuru Takahashi and written ...more

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