The Best PG Disaster Movies

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Here is a list of PG disaster movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG disaster movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG Disaster movie of all time is. If you think the top PG disaster 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 Disaster films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG Disaster film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List contains movies like Airplane! and The Omega Man.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG disaster movies?" and "What are the most famous PG disaster movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new disaster movies that are rated PG and thus family friendly and safe to watch with your kids. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great disaster movies rated PG, so get out there and start watching.

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James Cameron and Robert Wise have both directed a PG Disaster film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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  • The Omega Man
    Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Boris Sagal
  • Airplane!
    Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Peter Graves
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
  • The Poseidon Adventure
    Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Ronald Neame, Irwin Allen
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
    Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Chris Miller, Phil Lord
  • The Towering Inferno
    Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: John Guillermin, Irwin Allen
  • The China Syndrome
    Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: James Bridges
  • Airport 1975
    Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Jack Smight
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
    Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Irwin Allen
  • Airplane II: The Sequel
    Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Ken Finkleman
  • The Concorde...Airport '79
    Alain Delon, Susan Blakely, Robert Wagner
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: David Lowell Rich
  • Testament
    Jane Alexander, William Devane, Roxana Zal
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: Lynne Littman
  • Airport '77
    Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, George Kennedy
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Jerry Jameson
  • Volcano
    Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Mick Jackson
  • Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
    Michael Caine, Sally Field, Telly Savalas
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Irwin Allen
  • The Hindenburg
    George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton
    • Released: 1975
    • Directed by: Robert Wise
  • Earthquake
    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Mark Robson
  • The Swarm
    Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Irwin Allen
  • Rollercoaster
    George Segal, Richard Widmark, Timothy Bottoms
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: James Goldstone
  • Orca
    Bo Derek, Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Michael Anderson
  • Meteor
    Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Ronald Neame
  • When Time Ran Out
    Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: James Goldstone
  • Juggernaut
    Richard Harris, Omar Sharif, David Hemmings
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Richard Lester
  • The Big Bus
    Joseph Bologna, Stockard Channing, John Beck
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: James Frawley
  • Gray Lady Down
    Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: David Greene