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The Best PG Musical Movies 

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

This list is made up of a variety of movies, including Grease and From Justin to Kelly.

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

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

After you've voted for all your favorites it's fun to share the list with your friends to see how they vote, then check out our list of comedy musicals.

Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks have both directed a Musical PG film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

Released: 1982

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Victor Victoria is a 1982 film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras, and John Rhys-Davies. The film was ...more

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#117 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #456 of 1,196 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

Released: 2010

Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale ...more

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#25 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #36 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time Every Song in Tangled, Ranked by Singability

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John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

Released: 2007

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Hairspray is a 2007 American musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was based on John Waters's 1988 comedy film of the same name. Set in ...more

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#21 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #32 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs Every Song in Hairspray, Ranked by Singability

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Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews

Released: 2007

Directed by: Kevin Lima

Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment. ...more

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#136 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #54 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

Released: 1993

Directed by: Henry Selick

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D is a 2006 3D version of the 1993 film of the same title directed by Henry Selick and written by Caroline Thompson.

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#32 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #117 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies Every Song in The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ranked by Singability

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Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

Released: 1967

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired by the Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, it is the 19th animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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#26 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #41 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time The Jungle Book Was Originally Written To Prove That White People Are The Superior Race

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John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

Released: 1978

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Grease is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. It is based on Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs' 1971 musical of the same ...more

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Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel

Released: 1992

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Sister Act is a 1992 American musical comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by Joseph Howard, with musical arrangements by Marc Shaiman. It stars Whoopi Goldberg as a lounge singer ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

Released: 1984

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Footloose is a 1984 American musical-drama directed by Herbert Ross. It tells the story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of the efforts of ...more

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Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo

Released: 1982

Directed by: John Huston

Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on Little Orphan ...more

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#33 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #1,083 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #21 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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Released: 1954

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney White Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen, loosely based on the 1942 film ...more

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#1,011 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #172 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer

Released: 1998

Directed by: Brenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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#54 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #68 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Cyndi Lauper

Released: 1985

Directed by: Alan Metter

Girls Just Want to Have Fun is a 1985 American romantic comedy dance film directed by Alan Metter and starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt. For many years, Comedy Central, Lifetime, USA ...more

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Robin Williams, Linda Hunt, Dennis Franz

Released: 1980

Directed by: Robert 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

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#196 of 376 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #38 of 119 The Most Rewatchable Movie Musicals #49 of 100 The Greatest Kids Movies of the 1980s

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Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

Released: 1972

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous ...more

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Diana Rigg, Nicola Stapleton, Billy Barty

Released: 1987

Directed by: Michael Berz

Snow White is a 1987 American musical/fantasy film based on the classic fairytale and released as part of the "Cannon Movie Tales" series. The film was released straight to video. In ...more
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Irene Cara, Philip Michael Thomas, Lonette McKee

Released: 1976

Directed by: Sam O'Steen

Sparkle is a 1976 American film directed by Sam O'Steen and released by Warner Bros. Pictures. Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a period film set in Harlem, New York during the late 1950s ...more
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Teller, Joel Grey, Joey McIntyre

Released: 1995

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

The Fantasticks is a 1995 musical film directed by Michael Ritchie. The screenplay by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt is based on their record-breaking off-Broadway production of the same name, ...more
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Jim Carrey, Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum

Released: 1988

Directed by: Julien Temple

Earth Girls Are Easy is a 1988 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Julien Temple and stars Geena Davis, Julie Brown, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, and Jim Carrey. The plot is based ...more

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#870 of 1,196 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #321 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Clint Howard, Dick Miller, Mary Woronov

Released: 1979

Directed by: Allan Arkush, Joe Dante

Rock 'n' Roll High School is a 1979 musical comedy film produced by Roger Corman, directed by Allan Arkush, and starring P. J. Soles, Vince Van Patten, and Clint Howard. The film featured the ...more

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#191 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #437 of 591 The Best '70s Movies #62 of 202 The Best Comedy Movies of the 1970s

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Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Elton John

Released: 1975

Directed by: Ken Russell

Tommy is a 1975 British musical fantasy film based upon The Who's 1969 rock opera album Tommy. It was directed by Ken Russell and featured a star-studded cast, including the band members ...more

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#122 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #207 of 591 The Best '70s Movies

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Nancy Allen, Dick Miller, Wendie Jo Sperber

Released: 1978

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

I Wanna Hold Your Hand is a 1978 comedy film directed and co-written by Robert Zemeckis, which takes its name from the 1963 song of the same name by The Beatles. It was produced and co-written ...more

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Alicia Witt, William H. Macy, Terrence Howard

Released: 1995

Mr. Holland's Opus is a 1995 American drama film directed by Stephen Herek, produced by Ted Field, Robert W. Cort, and Michael Nolin, and written by Patrick Sheane Duncan. It stars Richard ...more

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Frozen 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG Musical Movies
Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad

Released: 2019

Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Frozen 2 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee.

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#531 of 590 The Best Animated Films Ever #144 of 217 Musical Movies With the Best Songs #79 of 88 Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Most

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Judy Garland, Amanda Blake, Laurindo Almeida

Released: 1954

Directed by: George Cukor

A Star Is Born is a 1954 American musical film written by Moss Hart, starring Judy Garland and James Mason, and directed by George Cukor. Hart's screenplay was an adaptation of the original 1937 ...more

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