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The Best Family Movies Rated PG  

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

Examples of movies on this list: Back to the Future, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and more.

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Use this list if you're looking for some new family movies that are rated PG. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great family movies rated PG, so get out there and start watching.

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Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese are among the directors that have worked on a Family PG film.

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Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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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 Family Movies Rated PG
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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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Moana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. With the help of a demigod (Dwayne Johnson), Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), the ...more
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Kung Fu Panda Franchise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into ...more
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Indiana Jones and the Temple o... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, Dan Aykroyd
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, and the second installment in the Indiana Jones franchise and a prequel to the 1981 film ...more
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Cool Runnings is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005 musical adventure film directed by Tim Burton. It is the second film adaptation of the 1964 British book of the same name by Roald Dahl and stars ...more
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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita
The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts romantic drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and written by Robert Mark Kamen, starring Ralph Macchio, who was 22 years old during principal ...more
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The Dark Crystal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Lisa Maxwell
The Dark Crystal is a 1982 American–British fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The plot revolves around Jen, an elflike 'Gelfling' on a quest to restore balance to his alien world ...more
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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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The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor, Rosie O'Donnell
The Flintstones is a 1994 American buddy comedy film directed by Brian Levant and written by Tom S. Parker, Jim Jennewein and Steven E. de Souza. A live-action adaptation of the 1960s animated ...more
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Turner & Hooch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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
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The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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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Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood
Peter Pan is a 2003 Australian-American-British fantasy film released by Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios. It was the first authorized and faithful film or TV ...more
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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
The Empire Strikes Back is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas writing the film's story ...more
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The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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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Flight of the Navigator is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright
Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Mark H. Baker and Michael Burton, about David Freeman, a 12-year-old boy who is taken by an ...more
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Uncle Buck is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
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WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more
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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter ...more
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Star Wars: Episode VI –Return ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand, and the third and final film in the original Star Wars trilogy. After a daring ...more
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Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, James Cromwell
Explorers is a 1985 family-oriented science-fiction fantasy film written by Eric Luke and directed by Joe Dante. The film stars Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix as teenage schoolboys who build a ...more
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Family Movies Rated PG
Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction-family film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison, featuring special effects by Carlo ...more