Comedy The Best PG Comedies  

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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 PG Comedies
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 PG Comedies
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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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The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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) 6 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Back to the Future Franchise is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Elf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Cheaper by the Dozen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Cool Runnings is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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) 13 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee
The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was the sixth film produced by Pixar ...more
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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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What About Bob? is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Nacho Libre is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Planes, Trains and Automobiles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks
Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring Brooks, Bill Pullman, John Candy and Rick Moranis. It also features Daphne Zuniga, Dick Van Patten, ...more
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Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Space Jam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Big is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Duchovny, Patricia Heaton
Beethoven is a 1992 family comedy film, directed by Brian Levant and starring Charles Grodin as George Newton and Bonnie Hunt as Alice Newton. The film is the first in the Beethoven film series. ...more