Entertainment The Best PG Family Movies  

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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 PG Family Movies
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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 PG Family Movies
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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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Indiana Jones and the Temple o... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, Dan Aykroyd
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the second installment in the Indiana Jones franchise and a prequel to the 1981 film ...more
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Kung Fu Panda Franchise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
Back to the Future is a 1985 American comic science fiction film. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale, produced by Steven Spielberg, and stars Michael J. Fox, ...more
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The Dark Crystal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Moana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer
The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more
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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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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The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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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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Back to the Future Franchise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Flight of the Navigator is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Up is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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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Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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