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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
jsnungaray added Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton 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
jsnungaray added 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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Kung Fu Panda Franchise is listed (or ranked) 3 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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The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Night at the Museum is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy adventure-comedy film based on the 1993 children's book of the same name by Milan Trenc. It follows a divorced father trying to settle down, ...more

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Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an adaptation of the 1981 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The film was directed by Joe ...more

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Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 7 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 Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 8 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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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
ChefPooPooFanatic2003EDCP added Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy 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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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 10 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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How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more

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Back to the Future Franchise is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Coco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
oliverg2028 added Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt Coco is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film directed by Lee Unkrich. Aspiring musician Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) teams up with charming trickster Hector (Gael ...more

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The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 15 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

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Up is listed (or ranked) 16 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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The NeverEnding Story is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 West German epic fantasy film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ende, about a boy who reads a magical library book that tells a story of a young ...more

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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 18 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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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. ...more

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Night at the Museum: Battle of... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is a 2009 American adventure comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, and starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest ...more

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Stuart Little is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Hugh Laurie, Geena Davis, Michael J. Fox Stuart Little is a 1999 American family comedy film directed by Rob Minkoff. It is loosely based on the novel of the same name by E. B. White. It combines live action and computer animation. The ...more

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Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen Raiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan was from a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman. It was produced by ...more

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Elf is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was ...more

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature in the ...more

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Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and released in movie theaters on May 27, 2005. The film tells the story of four Central Park Zoo ...more

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Harry Potter Franchise is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Harry Potter is a British-American film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling. The series is distributed by Warner Bros. and consists of eight fantasy films, beginning ...more

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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

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Big is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins Big is a 1988 American fantasy comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as Josh Baskin, a young boy who makes a wish "to be big" and is then aged to adulthood ...more

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Cheaper by the Dozen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Hilary Duff, Ashton Kutcher, Steve Martin Cheaper by the Dozen is a 2003 American family comedy film which takes its title from the autobiographical book of the same name by Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, but despite ...more

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Shrek Franchise is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
The Shrek franchise from DreamWorks Animation, based on William Steig's picture book Shrek!, consists of four computer-animated films including: Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third ...more

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The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D is a 2006 3D version of the 1993 film of the same title directed by Henry Selick and written by Caroline Thompson.

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard This film is a 2000 American musical fantasy comedy Christmas film from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, based on the 1957 story of the same name by Dr. Seuss. It was the first Dr. ...more

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Moana is listed (or ranked) 35 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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Star Wars Franchise is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
This films franchise is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series created by George Lucas. The film series, consisting of two trilogies, has spawned an extensive media ...more

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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd Ghostbusters is a 1984 American sci-fi-fantasy comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis as ...more

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Ice Age Franchise is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
The Ice Age franchise is produced by Blue Sky Studios, a division of 20th Century Fox, and featuring the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, and Chris Wedge. Five films have been ...more

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians:... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson This film is a 2010 fantasy adventure film directed by Chris Columbus.

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A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film based on the short stories and semi-fictional anecdotes of author and raconteur Jean Shepherd, based on his book In God We Trust: All ...more

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Free Willy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment label. The film stars Jason James Richter as a delinquent boy who becomes ...more

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The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful ...more

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Spirited Away is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Miyu Irino, Bunta Sugawara, Ryunosuke Kamiki Spirited Away is a 2001 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film stars Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Takeshi Naito, ...more

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Paul Blart: Mall Cop is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Kevin James, Jayma Mays, Bobby Cannavale Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and co-written by Kevin James, who stars as the title character, Paul Blart. Filming began in February ...more

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Coraline is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane Coraline is a 2009 American stop-motion animated 3D dark fantasy film based on Neil Gaiman's 2002 novel of the same name. It was produced by Laika and distributed by Focus Features. Written and ...more

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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 46 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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The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is the first installment in The Santa Clause trilogy and it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ...more

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Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 48 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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Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
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 Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PG Family Movies
Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both traditional animation and computer animation, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and based on the 1968 ...more