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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, like Ice Age and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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Spike Jonze and Tim Burton have both directed a Children\'s PG film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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jsnungaray added Minions Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney Minions is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated comedy film and a prequel/spin-off to Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2. It is being produced by Illumination Entertainment for Universal ...more

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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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Happy Feet Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams Happy Feet is a 2006 Australian-American computer-animated musical family film, directed, produced and co-written by George Miller. It was produced at Sydney-based visual effects and animation ...more

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Spy Kids Franchise The Spy Kids series consists of four American/Spanish spy adventure comedy films in franchise comedy series produced by Troublemaker Studios and Dimension Films written and directed by Robert ...more

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Flight of the Navigator Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Mark H. Baker and Michael Burton, about David Freeman, a 12-year-old boy who is abducted by ...more

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The NeverEnding Story Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 West German epic fantasy film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ende, about a boy who reads a magical library book that tells a story of a young ...more

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Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG Children's Movies
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Annie Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on Little Orphan ...more

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Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell Over the Hedge is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film based on the characters from the United Media comic strip of the same name. Directed by Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick, and ...more

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Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Ewan McGregor, Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Gyllenhaal Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang is a 2010 British family film. It is a sequel to the 2005 film Nanny McPhee. It was adapted by Emma Thompson from Christianna Brand's Nurse Matilda books. Thompson ...more

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Jingle All the Way Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show, Phil Hartman Jingle All the Way is a 1996 American Christmas family comedy film directed by Brian Levant and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad, with Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, James ...more

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Madeline Frances McDormand, Nigel Hawthorne, Jasmine Guy Madeline is a 1998 live-action film adaptation of the book series by Ludwig Bemelmans, starring Hatty Jones as the title character, Frances McDormand as Miss Clavel and Nigel Hawthorne as Lord ...more

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Bedtime Stories Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Carmen Electra Bedtime Stories is a 2008 American family-fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman that stars Adam Sandler in his first appearance in a family-oriented film. Sandler's production company ...more

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Bee Movie Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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Ice Age Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski Ice Age is a 2002 American computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Carlos Saldanha and Chris Wedge from a story by Michael J. Wilson. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a 2009 American computer-animated science fiction comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation, distributed by Columbia Pictures, and released on ...more

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Matilda Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson, Paul Reubens Matilda is a 1996 American fantasy comedy children's film directed and narrated by Danny DeVito. The screenplay by Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord is based on Roald Dahl's novel of the same ...more

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Sky High Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lynda Carter Sky High is a 2005 American superhero family comedy film about an airborne school for teenage superheroes. It was directed by Mike Mitchell and written by Paul Hernandez, Robert Schooley, and ...more

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Santa Claus: The Movie John Lithgow, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith Santa Claus: The Movie is a 1985 British/American Christmas film starring David Huddleston, Dudley Moore and John Lithgow. It is the last major fantasy film produced by the Paris-based ...more

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Space Jam Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird Space Jam is a 1996 American live-action/animated sports family/comedy film starring basketball player Michael Jordan and featuring the Looney Tunes characters. The film was produced by Ivan ...more

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Andre Joshua Jackson, Keith Carradine, Gregory Smith Andre is a 1994 family comedy feature film starring Tina Majorino about a child's encounter with a seal. The film is an adaptation of the book A Seal Called Andre, which in turn was based on a ...more

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Tuck Everlasting Alexis Bledel, Elisabeth Shue, Ben Kingsley Tuck Everlasting is a 2002 fantasy family romantic drama film based on the children's book of the same title by Natalie Babbitt published in 1975. The Walt Disney Pictures release was directed ...more

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Iron Will Kevin Spacey, Brian Cox, David Ogden Stiers Iron Will is a 1994 American adventure film directed by Charles Haid, it stars Mackenzie Astin, Kevin Spacey, David Ogden Stiers, George Gerdes, Brian Cox, Penelope Windust and August

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Snow Day Chevy Chase, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Iggy Pop Snow Day is a 2000 American comedy film by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. It was released on February 11, 2000 and was met with generally negative reviews from film critics, but was ...more

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Underdog Amy Adams, Taylor Momsen, Jay Leno Underdog is a 2007 American live-action comedy superhero film based on the 1960s cartoon series of the same name. The film was directed by Frederik Du Chau and stars Peter Dinklage as Dr. Simon ...more

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Open Season Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Martin Lawrence Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film, written by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman and directed by Jill Culton and Roger Allers, and co-directed by Anthony Stacchi. The ...more

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Ernest Saves Christmas Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain, Patty Maloney Ernest Saves Christmas is a 1988 Christmas comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the third film to feature the character Ernest P. Worrell, and chronicles ...more

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Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch Dakota Fanning, Tia Carrere, Emily Osment Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch is a 2005 direct-to-video animated film produced by DisneyToon Studios. The film is a followup to the 2002 Disney feature film Lilo & Stitch and ...more

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The Journey of Natty Gann John Cusack, Scatman Crothers, Lainie Kazan The Journey of Natty Gann is a 1985 American film directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan, produced by Walt Disney Pictures and released by Buena Vista Distribution. The film introduced Meredith Salenger ...more

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Baby's Day Out Cynthia Nixon, Lara Flynn Boyle, Joe Mantegna Baby's Day Out is een film.

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Hey Arnold!: The Movie Christopher Lloyd, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Sorvino Hey Arnold!: The Movie is a 2002 comedy animated film based on the 1996 Nickelodeon animated television series Hey Arnold!. The film follows Arnold, Gerald, and Helga on a quest to save their ...more

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Ernest Goes to Jail Jim Varney, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Charles Napier Ernest Goes to Jail is a 1990 comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the fourth film to feature the character Ernest P. Worrell. It was shot in Nashville and ...more

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Casper is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PG Children's Movies
Casper Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and ...more

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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PG Children's Movies
Wreck-It Ralph 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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Nim's Island Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin Nim's Island is a 2008 American-Australian adventure-fantasy film directed by Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin and starring Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, and Gerard Butler. The story is based ...more

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Barnyard Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell, Wanda Sykes Barnyard is a 2006 American computer-animated family comedy film, produced by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies, directed by Steve Oedekerk, and produced by Steve Oedekerk and Paul ...more

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Ernest Scared Stupid Eartha Kitt, Jim Varney, Ernie Fosselius Ernest Scared Stupid is a 1991 American horror comedy fantasy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the fifth film to feature the character Ernest P. Worrell. It has ...more

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The Bear Tchéky Karyo, Bart the Bear, Jack Wallace The Bear is a 1988 French film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. Adapted from the novel The Grizzly King by American author James Oliver Curwood, the screenplay was written by Gérard ...more

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Alvin and the Chipmunks Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney Alvin and the Chipmunks is a 2007 American live-action comedy film directed by Tim Hill. Based on the characters of the same name created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., the film stars Jason Lee, ...more

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Hotel for Dogs Emma Roberts, Lisa Kudrow, Don Cheadle Hotel for Dogs is a 2009 American family comedy film based on the 1971 Lois Duncan novel of the same name. The film, directed by Thor Freudenthal and adapted by Jeff Lowell, Bob Schooley, and ...more

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by Betty Thomas. The film stars Zachary Levi, David Cross and Jason Lee with the voices of Justin ...more

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Daddy Day Care Eddie Murphy, Lacey Chabert, Elle Fanning Daddy Day Care is a 2003 American comedy film starring Eddie Murphy and co-starring Jeff Garlin, Steve Zahn, Regina King, Anjelica Huston and Lacey Chabert. Written by Geoff Rodkey and directed ...more

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Little Manhattan Josh Hutchersonm, Cynthia Nixon, Bradley Whitford Little Manhattan is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed and written by husband and wife Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett. Though Levin is credited as the director and Flackett as the ...more

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A Cinderella Story Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray A Cinderella Story is a 2004 American teen romantic comedy film. The film stars Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Jennifer Coolidge, and Regina King and was directed by Mark Rosman. The film's ...more

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Millions James Nesbitt, Leslie Phillips, Alun Armstrong Millions is a 2004 British comedy-drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Alex Etel, Lewis McGibbon, and James Nesbitt. The screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce adapted his novel while the ...more

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Soccer Dog: The Movie Olivia d'Abo, Billy Drago, Sam McMurray Soccer Dog: The Movie is a 1999 film that follows a dog who has an uncanny ability to play soccer.

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Thunderstruck is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PG Children's Movies
Thunderstruck Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller Thunderstruck is a 2012 children's film starring Kevin Durant, along with Taylor Gray, Brandon T. Jackson, Doc Shaw and Jim Belushi, and directed by John Whitesell. It was released on August 24,

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Lassie Michelle Williams, Helen Slater, Richard Farnsworth Lassie is a 1994 adventure family film directed by Daniel Petrie and featuring the fictional collie Lassie.

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Dolphin Tale Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson Dolphin Tale is a 2011 family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith from a screenplay by Karen Janszen and Noam Dromi and a book of the same name. It stars Nathan Gamble, Harry Connick, ...more

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Shiloh Rod Steiger, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson Shiloh is a family drama film produced and directed by Dale Rosenbloom in 1996. It was shown at the Heartland Film Festival in 1996, but its general release came on April 27, 1997. The original ...more