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The Best Horror Movies Rated PG

Updated November 11, 2020 3.9k votes 402 voters 41.3k views161 items

List RulesVote up your favorite PG rated horror movies.

Here is a list of PG horror movies that is ranked from best to worst so you can find your next favorite family-friendly horror movie. This list takes the best PG horror movies and compares them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest spooky PG horror movie of all time is. This list of popular PG horror 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 horror 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 horror films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG horror film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Movies include everything from Jaws to Young Frankenstein.

If you're trying to find out good halloween movies for tweens, kids, or "What are the best PG horror movies?" and "What are the most famous PG horror movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

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

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    Poltergeist

    Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams

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    Jaws

    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss

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    Tales from the Crypt

    Joan Collins, Peter Cushing

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    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara

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    Salem's Lot

    David Soul, Bonnie Bedelia

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    Blacula

    Vonetta McGee, Elisha Cook
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    Twilight Zone: The Movie

    Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow

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    Hocus Pocus

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler

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    The Witches

    Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston

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    The Manitou

    Stella Stevens, Burgess Meredith

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    The Watcher in the Woods

    Bette Davis, Kyle Richards

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    My Best Friend Is a Vampire

    Kathy Bates, David Warner

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    Jaws 2

    Roy Scheider, Murray Hamilton
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    Nosferatu the Vampyre

    Isabelle Adjani, Klaus Kinski

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    The 'Burbs

    Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher

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    Frankenweenie

    Winona Ryder, Elle Fanning

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    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    Pam Grier, Jason Robards Jr.

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    The Stepford Wives

    Tina Louise, Mary Stuart Masterson

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    Casper

    Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman

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    The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

    Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen

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    ParaNorman

    Anna Kendrick, John Goodman

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    Dr. Phibes Rises Again

    Vincent Price, Peter Cushing
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    Ape

    Joanna Kerns, Alex Nicol

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    Young Frankenstein

    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks

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    Asylum

    Charlotte Rampling, Britt Ekland

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