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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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  • 1
    Nancy Drew
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    Nancy Drew

    Bruce Willis, Emma Roberts

    Released2007

    Directed byAndrew Fleming

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  • 2
    The Seven-Ups
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    The Seven-Ups

    Roy Scheider, Ken Kercheval

    Released1973

    Directed byPhilip D'Antoni

    The Seven-Ups is a 1973 American dramatic thriller film produced and directed by Philip... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Murder on the Orient Express
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    Murder on the Orient Express

    Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman

    Released1974

    Directed bySidney Lumet

    This film is a 1974 British Technicolor mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Albert... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Breakheart Pass
    14
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    Breakheart Pass

    Charles Bronson, Doug Atkins

    Released1975

    Directed byTom Gries

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  • 5
    Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective
    15
    11

    Ace Ventura, Jr.: Pet Detective

    Ralph Waite, Aubrey Peeples

    Released2009

    Directed bySteve Oedekerk, David M. Evans

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  • 6
    The Pink Panther 2
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    The Pink Panther 2

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Steve Martin

    Released2009

    Directed byHarald Zwart

    The Pink Panther 2 is a 2009 American detective comedy film directed by Harald Zwart. It is... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
    14
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    Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

    Chevy Chase, Steve Martin

    Released1982

    Directed byCarl Reiner

    This film is a 1982 comedy-mystery film directed by Carl Reiner. Starring Steve Martin and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    City Heat
    14
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    City Heat

    Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds

    Released1984

    Directed byBlake Edwards, Richard Benjamin

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  • 9
    The Mirror Crack'd
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    5

    The Mirror Crack'd

    Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan

    Released1980

    Directed byGuy Hamilton

    The Mirror Crack'd is a 1980 British mystery film based on Agatha Christie's Miss Marple novel... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    The Cheap Detective
    10
    10

    The Cheap Detective

    Ann-Margret, James Cromwell

    Released1978

    Directed byRobert Moore

    The Cheap Detective is a 1978 American satirical comedy film written by Neil Simon and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Murder by Decree
    8
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    Murder by Decree

    Donald Sutherland, Christopher Plummer

    Released1979

    Directed byBob Clark

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  • 12
    The Escape Artist
    6
    5

    The Escape Artist

    Teri Garr, E.G. Daily

    Released1982

    Directed byCaleb Deschanel

    The Escape Artist is a 1982 film starring Griffin O'Neal and Raúl Juliá. It was based on a... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    A Kid Called Danger
    2
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    A Kid Called Danger

    Derrick Shore, Irene Santiago

    Released1999

    Directed byEric Hendershot

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  • 14
    Family Plot
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    Family Plot

    Alfred Hitchcock, Bruce Dern

    Released1976

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Family Plot is a 1976 American dark comedy/thriller film that was the final film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Clubhouse Detectives
    2
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    Clubhouse Detectives

    Suzanne Barnes, Michael Galeota

    Released1996

    Directed byEric Hendershot

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  • 16
    Still of the Night
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    5

    Still of the Night

    Meryl Streep, Roy Scheider

    Released1982

    Directed byRobert Benton

    Still of the Night is a 1982 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Benton... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Yesterday Was a Lie
    0
    5

    Yesterday Was a Lie

    Peter Mayhew, Megan Henning

    Released2008

    Directed byJames Kerwin

    Yesterday Was a Lie is a 2008 neo-noir film written and directed by James Kerwin and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery
    0
    7

    The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery

    Will Geer, Barbara Harris

    Released1975

    Directed byDean Hargrove

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  • 19
    Just Ask for Diamond
    6
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    Just Ask for Diamond

    Susannah York, Saeed Jaffrey

    Released1990

    Directed byStephen Bayly

    Just Ask for Diamond is a 1988 British comedy crime film directed by Stephen Bayly and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 20
    The Man with Bogart's Face
    0
    7

    The Man with Bogart's Face

    Yvonne De Carlo, Michelle Phillips

    Released1980

    Directed byRobert Day

    The Man with Bogart's Face is a 1980 comedy film, released by 20th Century Fox and based on a... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Lady in Cement
    5
    5

    Lady in Cement

    Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch

    Released1968

    Directed byGordon Douglas

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  • 22
    Murder by Death
    6
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    Murder by Death

    Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers

    Released1976

    Directed byRobert Moore

    This film is a 1976 American mystery comedy film with a cast featuring Eileen Brennan, Truman... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Death on the Nile
    7
    12

    Death on the Nile

    Bette Davis, Maggie Smith

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Guillermin

    This film is a 1978 British film based on the Agatha Christie mystery novel of the same name,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Man in the Shadow
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    Man in the Shadow

    Orson Welles, Jeff Chandler

    Released1957

    Directed byJack Arnold

    Man in the Shadow is a CinemaScope crime film starring Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles, Colleen... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    The Late Show
    2
    9

    The Late Show

    Lily Tomlin, Art Carney

    Released1977

    Directed byRobert Benton

    The Late Show is a 1977 neo-noir, mystery film written and directed by Robert Benton and... more on Wikipedia

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