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The Best Comedies Rated PG  

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List of PG comedies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. These comedies are all rated PG, so if you're looking for a more broad look at this genre then check out the Best Comedy Movies of All Time. This list takes the best PG comedies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG Comedy movie of all time is. This list of popular PG comedies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG Comedy 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 Comedy films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG Comedy film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.This is a list that includes movies like Back to the Future and Monty Python and the Holy Grail. If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG comedies?" and "What are the most famous PG comedies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you. Use this list if you're looking for some new comedies that are rated PG or good comedies for 11 year olds. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great comedies rated PG, so get out there and start watching. Share this list on your social media so that your friends and family can vote on this topic. (205 items)

Woody Allen and Steven Spielberg are among the directors that have worked on a PG Comedy film.

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Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
jsnungaray added 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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Despicable Me Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
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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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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Judy Hill Walker added Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy
Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is ...more
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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin
The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The screenplay was written by Chris Columbus from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg. The film's ...more
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Judy Hill Walker added Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy
Planes, Trains and Automobiles is a 1987 American comedy film written, produced and directed by John Hughes. The film stars Steve Martin as Neal Page, a high-strung marketing executive, who ...more
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Back to the Future Franchise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
The Back to the Future franchise is an American science fiction–comedy film series written and directed by Robert Zemeckis, produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton for Steven Spielberg's Amblin ...more
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The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen
The Sandlot, also known as The Sandlot Kids, is a 1993 American coming-of-age film Comedy directed by David M. Evans, which tells the story of a group of young baseball players during the summer ...more
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Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader
Napoleon Dynamite is a 2004 American independent art-house comedy film written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and directed by Jared. The film stars Jon Heder in the role of the title character, for ...more
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Cheaper by the Dozen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Hilary Duff, Ashton Kutcher, Steve Martin
Cheaper by the Dozen is a 2003 American family comedy film which takes its title from the autobiographical book of the same name by Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, but despite ...more
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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The ...more
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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell
A League of Their Own is a 1992 American comedy-drama film that tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Directed by Penny Marshall, the ...more
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Paddington 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
RemySwa added Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins
Paddington 2 is a 2017 comedy film directed by Paul King, based on the stories by Michael Bond. Now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, Paddington ...more
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Elf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage
Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was ...more
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Judy Hill Walker added Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a 1992 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. It is the second film in the Home Alone series ...more
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Cool Runnings is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau
Cool Runnings is a 1993 American sports film directed by Jon Turteltaub, and starring Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba and John Candy. The film was released in the United States on ...more
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Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon
Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. It was written by Ramis and Danny Rubin, based on a story ...more
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Uncle Buck is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Macaulay Culkin, John Candy, Patricia Arquette
Uncle Buck is a 1989 American comedy film directed by John Hughes and starring John Candy and Amy Madigan, with Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann, Macaulay Culkin, Jay Underwood, and Laurie ...more
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What About Bob? is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Charlie Korsmo
What About Bob? is a 1991 comedy film directed by Frank Oz, and starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss. Murray plays Bob Wiley, a psychiatric patient who follows his egotistical psychiatrist ...more
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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard
This film is a 2000 American musical fantasy comedy Christmas film from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, based on the 1957 story of the same name by Dr. Seuss. It was the first Dr. ...more
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Nacho Libre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Peter Stormare
Nacho Libre is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Jared Hess and written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and Mike White. It was loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta, aka Rev. Sergio ...more
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Big is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins
Big is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as Josh Baskin, a young boy who makes a wish "to be big" and is then aged to adulthood ...more
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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd
Ghostbusters is a 1984 American sci-fi-fantasy comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis as ...more
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Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith
Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and released in movie theaters on May 27, 2005. The film tells the story of four Central Park Zoo ...more
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The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee
The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into ...more
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Comedies Rated PG
Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone
My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a 2002 Canadian-American romantic comedy film written by and starring Nia Vardalos and directed by Joel Zwick. The film is centered on Fotoula "Toula" ...more