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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.

List is made up of movies like Mac and Me and Free Willy.

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Among those that have directed a PG Family-Oriented Adventure movie are Christopher Nolan and James Cameron.

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG Family-Oriented Adventure Movies
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Released: 1994

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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Released: 1992

Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker

Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Aladdin is the 31st animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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AnnaLandron added Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

Released: 1985

Directed by: Robert 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 ...more

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Released: 2008

Directed by: Eric 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 ...more

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Dora and the Lost City o... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG Family-Oriented Adventure Movies
Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez, Temuera Morrison

Released: 2019

Directed by: James 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 ...more
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The Kid Who Would Be Kin... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG Family-Oriented Adventure Movies
Patrick Stewart, Louis Serkis, Tom Taylor

Released: 2019

Directed by: Joe 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 ...more
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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG Family-Oriented Adventure Movies
lalispeter added Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Released: 1993

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside

Released: 1993

Directed by: Simon 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 ...more

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Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mark 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 ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

Released: 1986

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestri... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG Family-Oriented Adventure Movies
Θεοδωρίδης Θεόδωρος added Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

Released: 1982

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor, Rosie O'Donnell

Released: 1994

Directed by: Brian Levant

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Geoffrey Keen, Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna

Released: 1966

Directed by: Tom McGowan, James Hill

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Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch

Released: 2009

Directed by: Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film, and the third installment in the Ice Age series. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and ...more

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Paul Walker, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs

Released: 2006

Directed by: Frank 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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Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb

Released: 2009

Directed by: Andy Fickman

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG Family-Oriented Adventure Movies
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Released: 2012

Directed by: Joss Whedon

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Robin Williams, Linda Hunt, Dennis Franz

Released: 1980

Directed by: Robert Altman

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Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter

Released: 2006

Directed by: Carlos Saldanha

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Released: 1987

Directed by: William Dear

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Elton John, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jeffrey Katzenberg, David Silverman, Will Finn, Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul

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The Adventures of Huck Finn Elijah Wood, Anne Heche, Ron Perlman

Released: 1993

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

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Cuba Gooding Jr., James Coburn, Michael Bolton

Released: 2002

Directed by: Brian Levant

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Bonnie Hunt, Charles Grodin, Chris Penn

Released: 1993

Directed by: Rod Daniel

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Teri Garr, Woody Strode, Vincent Spano

Released: 1983

Directed by: Robert Dalva

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