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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. 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. (207 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
jsnungaray added 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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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 3 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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The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Elf is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Cheaper by the Dozen is listed (or ranked) 7 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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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 9 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 Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Back to the Future Franchise is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Up is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Pete Docter, the film centers on an ...more

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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

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Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Cool Runnings is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Shrek Franchise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG Comedies
The Shrek franchise from DreamWorks Animation, based on William Steig's picture book Shrek!, consists of four computer-animated films including: Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third ...more

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 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 ...more

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A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film based on the short stories and semi-fictional anecdotes of author and raconteur Jean Shepherd, based on his book In God We Trust: All ...more

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What About Bob? is listed (or ranked) 22 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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How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more

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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Mr. Popper's Penguins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 2011 American comedy family film directed by Mark Waters, produced by John Davis, written by Sean Anders, John Morris and Jared Stern and starring Jim Carrey, Carla ...more

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Kung Fu Panda Franchise is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PG Comedies
The Kung Fu Panda franchise from DreamWorks Animation consists of three films: Kung Fu Panda (2008), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). The first two were distributed by ...more

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Grease is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PG Comedies
John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more

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Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Nacho Libre is listed (or ranked) 29 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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Big is listed (or ranked) 30 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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The Lorax is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Taylor Swift, Zac Efron, Betty White Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is a 2012 American computer-animated 3D musical fantasy comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment and based on Dr. Seuss' children's book of the same name. The film ...more

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Paddington 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PG Comedies
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film written and performed by the comedy group of Monty Python, and directed by Gilliam and Jones. It was conceived during the hiatus ...more

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Sister Act is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel Sister Act is a 1992 American comedy film released by Touchstone Pictures. Directed by Emile Ardolino, it features musical arrangements by Marc Shaiman and stars Whoopi Goldberg as a Reno lounge ...more

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Space Jam is listed (or ranked) 35 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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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman Airplane! is a 1980 American satirical disaster comedy film directed and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Robert Hays and ...more

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Freaky Friday is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It stars Lindsay Lohan as Anna Coleman and Jamie Lee Curtis as her mother. In the film their souls are ...more

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The Truman Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Jim Carrey, Paul Giamatti, Ed Harris The Truman Show is a 1998 American satirical social science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Peter Weir and written by Andrew Niccol. The cast includes Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, Laura ...more

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The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli The Mighty Ducks is a 1992 American sports comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, starring Emilio Estevez. It was produced by Avnet–Kerner Productions and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It ...more

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Zookeeper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. ...more

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The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is the first installment in The Santa Clause trilogy and it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ...more

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles is listed (or ranked) 42 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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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 43 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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Galaxy Quest is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon. The film follows the adventures of a troupe of actors ...more

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Casper is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 46 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

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Uncle Buck is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PG Comedies
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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Ella Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Vivica A. Fox Ella Enchanted is a 2004 British–American–Irish fantasy romantic comedy film loosely based on Gail Carson Levine's 1997 novel of the same name. The film stars Anne Hathaway as Ella and Hugh ...more

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Stuart Little is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox Stuart Little is a 1999 American family comedy film directed by Rob Minkoff. It is loosely based on the novel of the same name by E. B. White. It combines live action and computer animation. The ...more

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Turner & Hooch is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PG Comedies
Tom Hanks, Craig T. Nelson, Mare Winningham Turner & Hooch is a 1989 American comedy-thriller film starring Tom Hanks and Beasley the Dog as the eponymous characters, Turner and Hooch respectively. The film also co-stars Mare ...more