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The Best PG Slapstick Movies

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

A list made up of movies like Young Frankenstein and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

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  • 1
    Young Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Young Frankenstein

    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks

    Released1974

    Directed byMel Brooks

    Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene... more on Wikipedia
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    The Gods Must Be Crazy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    The Gods Must Be Crazy

    Marius Weyers, Jamie Uys

    Released1980

    Directed byJamie Uys

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    Ernest Goes to Camp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Ernest Goes to Camp

    Lyle Alzado, Jim Varney

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn R. Cherry III

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  • 4
    Flubber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Flubber

    Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden

    Released1997

    Directed byLes Mayfield

    Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les... more on Wikipedia

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    Ernest Saves Christmas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Ernest Saves Christmas

    Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain

    Released1988

    Directed byJohn R. Cherry III

    Ernest Saves Christmas is a 1988 Christmas comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Police Academy 6: City Under S is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

    Allison Mack, Bubba Smith

    Released1989

    Directed byPeter Bonerz

    Police Academy 6: City Under Siege is a 1989 comedy film starring Bubba Smith, David Graf and... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Pink Panther Strikes Again is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    The Pink Panther Strikes Again

    Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif

    Released1976

    Directed byBlake Edwards

    The Pink Panther Strikes Again is the fifth film in The Pink Panther series and picks up where... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Spaceballs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Spaceballs

    Joan Rivers, John Hurt

    Released1987

    Directed byMel Brooks

    Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Zorro, The Gay Blade is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Zorro, The Gay Blade

    Lauren Hutton, George Hamilton

    Released1981

    Directed byPeter Medak

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  • 10
    The Toy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    The Toy

    Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason

    Released1982

    Directed byRichard Donner

    The Toy is a 1982 American comedy film directed by Richard Donner, and starring Richard Pryor... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    The Bad News Bears is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    The Bad News Bears

    Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley

    Released1976

    Directed byMichael Ritchie

    The Bad News Bears is a 1976 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie. It stars Walter Matthau... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    A Shot in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    A Shot in the Dark

    Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer

    Released1964

    Directed byBlake Edwards

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  • 13
    The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    The Pink Panther

    Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin

    Released2006

    Directed byShawn Levy

    The Pink Panther is a 2006 American detective comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    High Anxiety is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    High Anxiety

    Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn

    Released1977

    Directed byMel Brooks

    High Anxiety is a 1977 comedy film produced and directed by Mel Brooks, who also plays the... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Sleeper

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

    Released1973

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Sleeper is a 1973 futuristic comic science fiction film, written by Woody Allen and Marshall... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Ernest Goes to Jail is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Ernest Goes to Jail

    Jim Varney, Randall "Tex" Cobb

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn R. Cherry III

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  • 17
    Curse of the Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Curse of the Pink Panther

    Roger Moore, David Niven

    Released1983

    Directed byBlake Edwards

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  • 18
    The Money Pit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    The Money Pit

    Tom Hanks, Shelley Long

    Released1986

    Directed byRichard Benjamin

    The Money Pit is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Richard Benjamin starring Tom Hanks... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    Steve Martin, Michael Caine

    Released1988

    Directed byFrank Oz

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  • 20
    Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleash is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alicia Silverstone

    Released2004

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

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  • 21
    Nacho Libre is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Nacho Libre

    Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera

    Released2006

    Directed byJared Hess

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  • 22
    Ernest Goes to Africa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Ernest Goes to Africa

    Jim Varney, Linda Kash

    Released1997

    Directed byJohn R. Cherry III

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  • 23
    Ernest Goes to School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Ernest Goes to School

    Sarah Chalke, Jim Varney

    Released1994

    Directed byCoke Sams

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  • 24
    Silent Movie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Silent Movie

    Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman

    Released1976

    Directed byMel Brooks

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    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
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    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin

    Released1991

    Directed byPeter Hewitt

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