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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.

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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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Did you know that George Clooney and James Cameron have both directed History PG movies?

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Brian Wilson, Todd Rundgren
Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey is a 1993 documentary film directed by Steven M. Martin about the life of Leon Theremin and his invention, the theremin, a pioneering electronic musical ...more
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Countdown to Zero is a documentary film released in 2010 which argues that the likelihood of the use of nuclear weapons has increased since the end of the Cold War due to terrorism, nuclear ...more
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God Grew Tired of Us is a 2006 documentary film about three of the "Lost Boys of Sudan", a group of some 25,000 young men who have fled the wars in Sudan since the 1980s, and their ...more
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Nietzsche and the Nazis
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Tatsuya Nakadai, Kenichi Hagiwara, Kaori Momoi
Kagemusha is a 1980 film by Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese, kagemusha is a term used to denote a political decoy. It is set in the Sengoku period of Japanese history and tells the story of who is ...more
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Orson Welles
Genocide is a 1981 documentary by Arnold Schwartzman concerning the Holocaust. It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
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The War Room is a 1993 American documentary film about Bill Clinton's campaign for President of the United States during the 1992 presidential election. It is frequently cited as one of the ...more
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Flock of Dodos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PG History Movies
Flock of Dodos Michael Behe, Randy Olson, Jack Cashill
Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Circus is a documentary film by American marine biologist and filmmaker Randy Olson. It highlights the debate between proponents of the concept ...more
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Robert Duvall, Will Patton, Armand Assante
Belizaire the Cajun is a 1986 film directed by Glen Pitre and starring Armand Assante. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. It chronicles the story ...more
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Norman Zigrossi, Robert Sikma, Darelle Butler
On June 26, 1975, during a period of high tensions on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, two FBI agents were killed in a shootout with a group of Indians. Although several men were ...more
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Bruno Ganz, Otto Sander, Edda Seippel
The Marquise of O is a 1976 film directed by Éric Rohmer. Set in 1799, it tells the story of the Marquise von O, a virtuous widow, who finds herself pregnant and protests her innocence ...more
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Nigel Bennett, Patrick Godfrey, Rick Roberts
Passage is a 2008 film directed by John Walker.
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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg is a documentary film directed, produced and written by Aviva Kempner about Hall of Fame first baseman Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers. A Jewish player ...more
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New Year Baby
New Year Baby is a 2006 documentary film that tells the story of a family that survived the Cambodian genocide, and started a new life in the United States. The film was directed by Socheata ...more
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The Sorrow and the Pity is a two-part 1969 documentary film by Marcel Ophüls about the collaboration between the Vichy government and Nazi Germany during World War II. The film uses ...more
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Tommy Lee Jones, Brian Dowling, Vic Gatto
Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 is a 2008 documentary directed by Kevin Rafferty.
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Separate but Equal Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Cleavon Little
Separate But Equal is a 1991 American television movie depicting the landmark Supreme Court desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education, based on the phrase "Separate but equal". ...more
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Kirk Douglas, Florinda Bolkan, Giuliano Gemma
The Master Touch is a 1972 Italian / West German crime film directed by Michele Lupo starring Kirk Douglas and Florinda Bolkan. The film is also known as A Man to Respect in the Philippines and ...more
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Briars in the Cotton Patch: The Story of Koinonia Farm
Briars in the Cotton Patch: Story of Koinonia Farm is a 2003 documentary film written by Michael Booth and Faith Fuller and directed by Faith Fuller.
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Expo: Magic of the White City Gene Wilder
Expo: Magic of the White City is a historical documentary released to DVD on September 13, 2005. Directed by Mark Bussler and narrated by Gene Wilder, the documentary tells the story of ...more