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The Best PG Family-Oriented Adventure Movies

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

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    Eight Below

    Paul Walker, Moon Bloodgood
    43
    15

    Released2006

    Directed byFrank Marshall

    Eight Below is a 2006 American family drama adventure film directed by Frank Marshall and written by David DiGilio. It stars Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, and Jason Biggs. It was...  more
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    Back to the Future

    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd
    40
    36

    Released1985

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    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 the...  more
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    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton
    11
    1

    Released2005

    Directed byAndrew Adamson

    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published and...  more
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    Journey to the Center of the Earth

    Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutchersonm
    37
    35

    Released2008

    Directed byEric Brevig

    Journey to the Center of the Earth is a 2008 American 3-D science fantasy adventure film starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, and Anita Briem. It is not considered a sequel or a remake of the...  more
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    Aladdin

    Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott
    45
    47

    Released2019

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

    Aladdin is a 2019 American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the Arab-style folktale. Smitten with the free-spirited Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), an Agrabah...  more
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    Free Willy

    Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen
    26
    23

    Released1993

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    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 attached to...  more
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    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

    Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton
    8
    0

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Adamson

    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian is a 2008 epic fantasy film based on Prince Caspian, the second published, fourth chronological novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series, The Chronicles of...  more
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    The Road to El Dorado

    Elton John, Kevin Kline
    16
    11

    Released2000

    Directed byJeffrey Katzenberg, David Silverman, Will Finn, Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul

    The Road to El Dorado is a 2000 American animated musical adventure comedy film directed by Eric "Bibo" Bergeron and Don Paul, with additional sequences by Will Finn and David Silverman, starring...  more
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    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

    Vanessa Hudgens, Dwayne Johnson
    15
    10

    Released2012

    Directed byBrad Peyton

    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is a 2012 American 3D science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Brad Peyton. It is the sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth. Following the first film,...  more
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    Nim's Island

    Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler
    24
    21

    Released2008

    Directed byMark Levin, Jennifer Flackett

    Nim's Island is a 2008 American-Australian adventure-fantasy film directed by Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin and starring Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, and Gerard Butler. The story is based on the...  more
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    Flight of the Navigator

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens
    20
    16

    Released1986

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    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
  • 12

    Onward

    Chris Pratt, Tom Holland
    8
    1

    Released2020

    Directed byDan Scanlon

    Onward is a 2020 American 3D computer-animated film directed by Dan Scanlon. In a suburban fantasy world without humans and populated with elves, trolls, and sprites, where unicorns are as common as...  more
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    Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves

    Mila Kunis, Ben Stiller
    15
    12

    Released1997

    Directed byDean Cundey

    Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves is a 1997 live-action direct-to-video sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Honey, I Blew Up the Kid. It is the third and final film in the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids...  more
  • 14

    The Kid Who Would Be King

    Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis
    22
    22

    Released2019

    Directed byJoe Cornish

    The Kid Who Would Be King is a 2019 British adventure drama film directed by Joe Cornish. After discovering the mythical sword Excalibur, Alex (Louis Serkis) and his friends must thwart a medieval...  more
  • 15

    SpaceCamp

    Joaquin Phoenix, Kelly Preston
    12
    8

    Released1986

    Directed byHarry Winer

    SpaceCamp is a 1986 American space adventure film based on a book by Patrick Bailey and Larry B. Williams and inspired by the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. Directed by Harry Winer from a...  more
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    Dora and the Lost City of Gold

    Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez
    28
    31

    Released2019

    Directed byJames Bobin

    Dora and the Lost City of Gold is a 2019 American family film directed by James Bobin, based on the Nickelodeon series. Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents nothing...  more
  • 17

    Air Buddies

    Abigail Breslin, Michael Clarke Duncan
    21
    23

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Vince

    Here's the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies -- the hip-hoppin' B-Dawg, lovely RoseBud, mellow Bud-Dha,...  more
  • 18

    Firehouse Dog

    Josh Hutchersonm, Bruce Greenwood
    20
    22

    Released2007

    Directed byTodd Holland

    Firehouse Dog is a 2007 American family film produced by Regency Enterprises and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Directed by Todd Holland, it stars Josh Hutcherson, Bruce Greenwood, Dash Mihok,...  more
  • 19

    Born Free

    Geoffrey Keen, Bill Travers
    14
    13

    Released1966

    Directed byTom McGowan, James Hill

    Born Free is a 1966 Technicolor British drama film starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers as Joy and George Adamson, a real-life couple who raised Elsa the Lioness, an orphaned lion cub, to...  more
  • 20

    Popeye

    Robin Williams, Linda Hunt
    11
    10

    Released1980

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Popeye is a 1980 American musical comedy film, directed by Robert Altman and is a live-action film adaptation of E. C. Segar's Thimble Theatre aka Popeye comic strip. It stars Robin Williams as...  more
  • 21

    The Trouble with Angels

    Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills
    8
    7

    Released1966

    Directed byIda Lupino

    The Trouble with Angels is a 1966 comedy film in Pathécolor about the adventures of two girls in an all-girls Catholic school run by nuns. The film was directed by Ida Lupino and stars Hayley Mills,...  more
  • 22

    Little Bigfoot

    Kelly Packard, Don Stroud
    6
    4

    Released1997

    Directed byArt Camacho

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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak
    15
    17

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    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 Rambaldi and...  more
  • 24

    Beethoven's 2nd

    Bonnie Hunt, Charles Grodin
    13
    14

    Released1993

    Directed byRod Daniel

    Beethoven's 2nd is a 1993 family film directed by Rod Daniel, and the first sequel to the 1992 film, Beethoven. It starred Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, and Debi Mazar. It is the second of eight...  more
  • 25

    The Angry Birds Movie 2

    Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad
    5
    2

    Released2019

    Directed byThurop Van Orman

    The Angry Birds Movie 2 (a.k.a. Angry Birds 2) is a 2019 computer-animated action comedy film directed by Thurop Van Orman, based on Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds video game series. The Angry...  more