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The Best PG Detective Movies

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List of PG detective movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG detective moviess and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG detective movies of all time is. This list of popular PG detective moviess includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG detective movies 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 Detective films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG Detective film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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What kind of directors have worked on Detective PG movies in the past? Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Lumet both have, as have other great directors.

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  • Nancy Drew
    1
    Emma Roberts, Josh Flitter, Max Thieriot
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Andrew Fleming
  • Murder by Death
    2
    Peter Falk, Peter Sellers, Truman Capote
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Robert Moore
  • The Seven-Ups
    3
    Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Peter D'Antoni
  • Death on the Nile
    4
    Peter Ustinov, Bette Davis, David Niven
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: John Guillermin
  • Murder on the Orient Express
    5
    Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Sidney Lumet
  • Lady in Cement
    6
    Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch, Dan Blocker
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Gordon Douglas
  • Murder by Decree
    7
    Christopher Plummer, James Mason, Donald Sutherland
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Bob Clark
  • The Pink Panther 2
    8
    Steve Martin, Jean Reno, Alfred Molina
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Harald Zwart
  • The Cheap Detective
    9
    Peter Falk, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Robert Moore
  • The Escape Artist
    10
    Griffin O'Neal, Raul Julia, Desi Arnaz
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Caleb Deschanel
  • Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective
    11
    Ralph Waite, Aubrey Peeples, Jeff Chase
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Steve Oedekerk, David M. Evans
  • Family Plot
    12
    Bruce Dern, Karen Black, Barbara Harris
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Breakheart Pass
    13
    Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Jill Ireland
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Tom Gries
  • Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
    14
    Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, Carl Reiner
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Carl Reiner
  • City Heat
    15
    Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Jane Alexander
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Richard Benjamin
  • Just Ask for Diamond
    16
    Susannah York, Saeed Jaffrey, Roy Kinnear
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Stephen Bayly
  • The Mirror Crack'd
    17
    Angela Lansbury, Elizabeth Taylor, Edward Fox
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Guy Hamilton
  • Man in the Shadow
    18
    Orson Welles, Jeff Chandler, James Gleason
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Jack Arnold
  • Clubhouse Detectives
    19
    Suzanne Barnes, Michael Galeota, Thomas Hobson
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Eric Hendershot
  • A Kid Called Danger
    20
    Derrick Shore, Irene Santiago, Marcia Dangerfield
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Eric Hendershot
  • The Late Show
    21
    Art Carney, Lily Tomlin, Bill Macy
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Robert Benton
  • Sheba, Baby
    22
    Pam Grier, Austin Stoker, Rudy Challenger
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: William Girdler
  • Yesterday Was a Lie
    23
    Peter Mayhew, Megan Henning, Chase Masterson
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: James Kerwin
  • Still of the Night
    24
    Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Jessica Tandy
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Robert Benton
  • The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery
    25
    Will Geer, Barbara Harris, Nicholas Colasanto
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Dean Hargrove