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The Best Kids Movies Rated PG 

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Updated February 10, 2020 4.4k votes 589 voters 15.9k views 128 items

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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 kids' 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 kids' 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 kids' 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.

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

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

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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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Released: 2015

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

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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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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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

Released: 2006

Directed by: Judy Morris, George Miller, Warren Coleman

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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Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn

Released: 1984

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

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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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kids Movies Rated PG
Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rich Moore

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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Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo

Released: 1982

Directed by: John Huston

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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Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

Released: 1986

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

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 taken by an ...more
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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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Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kids Movies Rated PG
AmaryllisG added Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba

Released: 2016

Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush

Zootopia is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore. A rabbit police officer (Ginnifer Goodwin) and a red fox con artist (Jason Bateman) form an ...more
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Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

Released: 2005

Directed by: Andrew Adamson

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published ...more
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Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson, Paul Reubens

Released: 1996

Directed by: Danny DeVito

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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Jack Black, Ray Romano, Jane Krakowski

Released: 2002

Directed by: Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha

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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Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Carmen Electra

Released: 2008

Directed by: Adam Shankman

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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Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lynda Carter

Released: 2005

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

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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Frances McDormand, Nigel Hawthorne, Jasmine Guy

Released: 1998

Directed by: Daisy von Scherler Mayer

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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Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Tisdale, Roselyn Sánchez

Released: 2007

Directed by: Andy Fickman

The Game Plan is a 2007 American family sports comedy film directed by Andy Fickman and starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. This movie was the last film in which Johnson uses his ring ...more
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Rod Steiger, Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson

Released: 1996

Directed by: Chip Rosenbloom

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
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Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson

Released: 2011

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

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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Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris, Lauren Graham

Released: 2009

Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller

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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Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

Released: 2009

Directed by: Henry Selick

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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Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird

Released: 1996

Directed by: Joe Pytka

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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Ewan McGregor, Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Released: 2010

Directed by: Susanna White

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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Michelle Williams, Helen Slater, Richard Farnsworth

Released: 1994

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Lassie is a 1994 adventure family film directed by Daniel Petrie and featuring the fictional collie Lassie.
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Casper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kids Movies Rated PG
Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty

Released: 1995

Directed by: Brad Silberling, Phil Nibbelink

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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Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett

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