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The Best PG History Movies

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

This is a list that features movies like The Right Stuff and Chariots of Fire.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG history movies?" and "What are the most famous PG history movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

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

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    Apollo 13

    Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard
    Apollo 13 is a 1995 American historical docudrama film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars...  more

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    The Right Stuff

    Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris
    The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling...  more

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    Mrs Brown

    Gerard Butler, Judi Dench
    Mrs Brown, also theatrically released as Her Majesty, Mrs Brown, is a 1997 British drama film...  more

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    All the President's Men

    Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman
    All the President's Men is a 1976 American political thriller film directed by Alan J. Pakula....  more

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    Secretariat

    Diane Lane, John Malkovich
    Secretariat is a 2010 biographical sports drama film produced and released by Walt Disney...  more

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    Chariots of Fire

    Stephen Fry, Kenneth Branagh
    Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical drama film. It tells the fact-based story of two...  more

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    Breaker Morant

    Edward Woodward, Bryan Brown
    Breaker Morant is a 1980 Australian film about the 1902 court martial of Breaker Morant,...  more
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    Deep Water

    Tilda Swinton, Simon Russell Beale
    Deep Water is a documentary film, directed by Jerry Rothwell and Louise Osmond, produced by...  more
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    Young Einstein

    Mikey Robins, John Howard
    Young Einstein is an Australian comedy film directed by and starring Yahoo Serious, released...  more
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    The Elephant Man

    Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt
    The Elephant Man is a 1980 American-British biographical film about Joseph Merrick, a severely...  more

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    Missing

    Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek
    Missing is a 1982 American drama film directed by Costa-Gavras, starring Jack Lemmon, Sissy...  more

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    Anne Frank Remembered

    Glenn Close, Kenneth Branagh
    Anne Frank Remembered is a 1995 documentary film by Jon Blair about the life of the diarist...  more
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    The Young Victoria

    Emily Blunt, Mark Strong
    The Young Victoria is a 2009 British-American period drama film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée...  more

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    Nicholas and Alexandra

    Laurence Olivier, Brian Cox
    Nicholas and Alexandra is a 1971 biographical film which partly tells the story of the last...  more
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    The Art of the Steal is a 2009 documentary film directed by Don Argott “…openly, generously...  more
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    Good Night, and Good Luck

    George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr.
    Good Night, and Good Luck. is a 2005 American drama film directed by George Clooney and...  more

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    Gandhi

    Daniel Day-Lewis, Ben Kingsley
    Gandhi is a 1982 epic biographical film which dramatises the life of Mohandas Karamchand...  more

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    The Greatest Game Ever Played

    Shia LaBeouf, Peyton List
    The Greatest Game Ever Played is a 2005 biographical sports film based on the early life of...  more

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    Amazing Grace

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Gambon
    Amazing Grace is a 2006 American-British biographical drama film directed by Michael Apted,...  more
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    Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport is the 2000 Academy Award-winning...  more

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    Elvira Madigan

    Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren
    Elvira Madigan is a 1967 Swedish film directed by Bo Widerberg, based on the tragedy of the...  more
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    In the Shadow of the Moon is a 2007 British documentary film about the United States' manned...  more
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    Rabbit-Proof Fence

    Kenneth Branagh, Jason Clarke
    Rabbit-Proof Fence is a 2002 Australian drama film directed by Phillip Noyce based on the book...  more
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    The Sorrow and the Pity is a two-part 1969 documentary film by Marcel Ophüls about the...  more
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    Ghosts of the Abyss is a 2003 documentary film released by Walt Disney Pictures and Walden...  more