film The Best PG Slapstick Movies  

Reference
681 votes 35 voters 4.3k views 123 items Embed

List Rules Add your favorite movie to the list if it's missing, but only if it's the correct rating.

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.

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

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

Share this list on your social networks so that we have more votes from fine people like you. (123 items)

Among those that have directed a PG Slapstick movie are Woody Allen and Steven Spielberg.

list ordered by

1
15 3
Ranker Video
Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks Spaceballs is a 1987 American parody film co-written and directed by Mel Brooks and starring Brooks, Bill Pullman, John Candy and Rick Moranis. It also features Daphne Zuniga, Dick Van Patten, ...more

2
14 4
Ranker Video
Young Frankenstein Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein. The supporting ...more

3
11 3
Ranker Video
The Gods Must Be Crazy Marius Weyers, Jamie Uys, Ken Gampu The Gods Must Be Crazy is a 1980 South African comedy film written and directed by Jamie Uys. Financed only from local sources, it is the most commercially successful release in the history of ...more

4
8 2
Ranker Video
Flubber Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Wil Wheaton Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les Mayfield. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and stars Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, ...more

5
9 3
Ranker Video
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Frances Conroy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Steve Martin, Michael Caine and Glenne Headly. The screenplay was written by Dale Launer, Stanley ...more

6
8 4
Ranker Video
Spies Like Us Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bob Hope Spies Like Us is a 1985 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, and Donna Dixon. The film presents the comic adventures of two novice ...more

7
8 4
Ranker Video
A Shot in the Dark Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders A Shot in the Dark is a 1964 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and is the second installment in The Pink Panther series. Peter Sellers is featured again as Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the ...more

8
7 3
Ranker Video
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege Allison Mack, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow Police Academy 6: City Under Siege is a 1989 comedy crime film starring Bubba Smith, David Graf and Michael Winslow. It was directed by Peter Bonerz and written by Neal Israel, Pat Proft and ...more

9
8 5
Ranker Video
The Pink Panther Beyoncé Knowles, Steve Martin, Jason Statham The Pink Panther is a 2006 American detective comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther franchise, marking the tenth installment in the series. In this film, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is ...more

10
7 4
Ranker Video
Curse of the Pink Panther Roger Moore, David Niven, Bill Nighy Curse of the Pink Panther is a 1983 comedy film, the eighth instalment of the The Pink Panther series of films started by Blake Edwards in the early 1960s. The film was one of two produced ...more

11
7 4
Ranker Video
Sleeper Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck Sleeper is a 1973 futuristic comic science fiction film, written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman, and directed by Allen. The plot involves the adventures of the owner of a health food store ...more

12
7 4
Ranker Video
The Pink Panther Strikes Again Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Peter Sellers The Pink Panther Strikes Again is the fifth film in The Pink Panther series and picks up where The Return of the Pink Panther leaves off. Released in 1976, Strikes Again is the third entry to ...more

The Best R-Rated Slapstick Movies

13
6 3
Ranker Video
Take the Money and Run Woody Allen, Louise Lasser, Lonny Chapman Take the Money and Run is a 1969 American comedic mockumentary directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen and Janet Margolin. Written by Allen and Mickey Rose, the film chronicles the life of ...more

14
6 3
Ranker Video
Ernest Saves Christmas Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain, Patty Maloney Ernest Saves Christmas is a 1988 Christmas comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the third film to feature the character Ernest P. Worrell, and chronicles ...more

15
6 3
Ranker Video
Vegas Vacation Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, Randy Quaid Vegas Vacation is a 1997 comedy film directed by Stephen Kessler. It is the fourth installment in National Lampoon's Vacation film series, and was written by Elisa Bell, based on a story by Bell ...more

16
6 3
Ranker Video
The Money Pit Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna The Money Pit is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Richard Benjamin starring Tom Hanks and Shelley Long as a couple who attempt to renovate a recently purchased house. It was filmed in New ...more

17
6 3
Ranker Video
Caddyshack II Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Randy Quaid Caddyshack II is a 1988 golf comedy film and sequel to Caddyshack. The film stars Jackie Mason, Dan Aykroyd, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Randy Quaid, Chevy Chase, Jonathan Silverman, and Jessica ...more

The Best British Documentaries

18
5 2
Ranker Video
The Toy Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Wilfrid Hyde-White The Toy is a 1982 American comedy film directed by Richard Donner, and starring Richard Pryor and Jackie Gleason, with Ned Beatty, Scott Schwartz, Teresa Ganzel, and Virginia Capers in ...more

19
5 2
Ranker Video
George of the Jungle Brendan Fraser, John Cleese, Leslie Mann George of the Jungle is a 1997 American live-action film adaptation of the cartoon of the same name. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures with Mandeville Films and originally released ...more

20
5 3
Ranker Video
MouseHunt Christopher Walken, Nathan Lane, Lee Evans MouseHunt is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Gore Verbinski, written by Adam Rifkin and starring Nathan Lane and Lee Evans. It was the first family film to be released by DreamWorks. The ...more

21
5 3
Ranker Video
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is a 1991 American science fiction and fantasy comedy film, and the directing debut of Peter Hewitt. It is the second film in the Bill & Ted franchise, and a ...more

22
5 3
Ranker Video
AddWilson added Ernest Goes to Jail Jim Varney, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Charles Napier Jim Varney: Comic Genius.  1990 Ernest Goes to Jail is a 1990 comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the fourth film to feature the character Ernest P. Worrell. It was shot in Nashville and ...more

The Best NC-17 Indie Movies

23
5 3
Ranker Video
High Anxiety Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn, Dick Van Patten High Anxiety is a 1977 comedy film produced and directed by Mel Brooks, who also plays the lead. This is Brooks' first film as a producer and first speaking lead role. Veteran Brooks ensemble ...more

24
5 3
Ranker Video
Caveman Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long Caveman is a 1981 American slapstick comedy film written and directed by Carl Gottlieb and starring Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long and Barbara Bach. The film has also gained a cult

25
4 2
Ranker Video
Ernest Goes to Camp Lyle Alzado, Jim Varney, John Vernon Ernest Goes to Camp is a 1987 comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the second film to feature the character of Ernest P. Worrell and was shot in Burns, ...more

26
4 2
Ranker Video
Ernest Goes to School Sarah Chalke, Jim Varney, Will Sasso Ernest Goes to School is a 1994 direct-to-video comedy film written and directed by Coke Sams and starring Jim Varney. It is the seventh film to feature the character Ernest P. Worrell, and the ...more

27
4 2
Ranker Video
Police Academy 3: Back in Training Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Bobcat Goldthwait Police Academy 3: Back in Training is a 1986 comedy film directed by Jerry Paris. It is the third film and the second of the six sequels of the Police Academy film series. Despite receiving ...more

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

28
4 2
Ranker Video
Revenge of the Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Dyan Cannon, Robert Loggia Revenge of the Pink Panther is the sixth film in The Pink Panther film series. Released in 1978, it was the last entry released during the lifetime of Peter Sellers, who died in 1980. It is also ...more

29
4 2
Ranker Video
Sgt. Bilko Chris Rock, Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd Sgt. Bilko is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Jonathan Lynn and written by Andy Breckman. It is an adaptation of the iconic 1950s television series The Phil Silvers Show, often ...more

30
4 2
Ranker Video
Zorro, The Gay Blade Lauren Hutton, George Hamilton, Brenda Vaccaro Zorro, The Gay Blade is a 1981 feature film. This comedy features George Hamilton in a Golden Globe-nominated dual role as both Don Diego de la Vega and his gay twin brother Bunny Wigglesworth, ...more

31
3 1
Ranker Video
CraigAlarm added The Out-of-Towners Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams, Anne Meara The Out-of-Towners is a 1970 comedy film written by Neil Simon, directed by Arthur Hiller, and starring Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis. It was released by Paramount Pictures on May 28, 1970. Much ...more

32
3 1
Ranker Video
CraigAlarm added The Bad News Bears Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley, Walter Matthau The Bad News Bears is a 1976 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie. It stars Walter Matthau and Tatum O'Neal. The film was followed by two sequels, The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training in ...more

Famous Female Coaches

33
5 4
Ranker Video
Nacho Libre Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Peter Stormare Nacho Libre is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Jared Hess and written by Jared and Jerusha Hess and Mike White. It was loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta, aka Rev. Sergio ...more

34
4 3
Ranker Video
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Michael Jordan, Steve Martin, Heather Locklear Looney Tunes: Back in Action is a 2003 American live action/animated adventure comedy film directed by Joe Dante, written by Larry Doyle, and starring Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Timothy ...more

35
4 3
Ranker Video
Mother, Jugs & Speed Raquel Welch, Bill Cosby, Dick Butkus Mother, Jugs & Speed is a 1976 black comedy film directed by Peter Yates. It stars Bill Cosby, Raquel Welch, Harvey Keitel, and Larry Hagman as employees of an independent ambulance service ...more

36
3 2
Ranker Video
The Great Outdoors Annette Bening, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy The Great Outdoors is a 1988 American comedy film starring Dan Aykroyd and John Candy. Annette Bening and Stephanie Faracy co-star. Robert Prosky, Lucy Deakins and Lewis Arquette have supporting ...more

37
3 2
Ranker Video
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol Sharon Stone, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol is the fourth comedy film in the Police Academy series. It was released in 1987. A group of Police Academy graduates are sent to train a group of newly ...more

The Worst Things You Can Make Jokes About

38
3 2
Ranker Video
Trail of the Pink Panther Julie Andrews, Peter Sellers, David Niven Trail of the Pink Panther is a 1982 comedy film starring Peter Sellers. It was the seventh film in The Pink Panther series, and the last in which Sellers appeared as Inspector Clouseau. Sellers ...more

39
3 2
Ranker Video
Silent Movie Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Mel Brooks Silent Movie is a 1976 satirical comedy film co-written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks, and released by 20th Century Fox on June 17, 1976. The ensemble cast includes Dom DeLuise, Marty ...more

40
3 2
Ranker Video
Young Einstein Mikey Robins, John Howard, David Ngoombujarra Young Einstein is an Australian comedy film directed by and starring Yahoo Serious, released in 1988. It was based loosely on the life of Albert Einstein, but relocated the theoretical physicist ...more

41
2 1
Ranker Video
CraigAlarm added Once Upon a Crime... John Candy, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young Once Upon a Crime is a 1992 ensemble comedy film starring Richard Lewis, John Candy, James Belushi, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young and Ornella Muti. The film was directed by Eugene Levy. It is the ...more

42
2 1
Ranker Video
CraigAlarm added Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid is a 1982 comedy-mystery film directed by Carl Reiner. Starring Steve Martin and Rachel Ward, the film is both a parody of, and an homage to, film noir and the pulp ...more

The Funniest Slapstick Movies Ever Made

43
2 1
Ranker Video
CraigAlarm added Murder by Death Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness Murder by Death is a 1976 American mystery comedy film with a cast featuring Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote, James Coco, Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Elsa Lanchester, David Niven, Peter Sellers, ...more

44
2 1
Ranker Video
CraigAlarm added Every Which Way but Loose Clint Eastwood, Beverly DAngelo, Ruth Gordon Every Which Way but Loose is a 1978 American adventure comedy film, released by Warner Brothers, produced by Robert Daley and directed by James Fargo. It stars Clint Eastwood in an ...more

45
2 1
Heaven Can Wait is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
CraigAlarm added Heaven Can Wait Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie Heaven Can Wait is a 1978 American comedy film co-directed by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry. It is the second film adaptation of Harry Segall's stageplay of the same name, preceded by Here Comes ...more

46
6 6
Ranker Video
Garfield: The Movie Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bill Murray, Debra Messing Garfield: The Movie, or simply Garfield, is a 2004 American live-action comedy film directed by Peter Hewitt based on the Jim Davis comic strip of the same name. It stars Breckin Meyer as Jon ...more

47
4 4
Ranker Video
Snow Day Chevy Chase, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Iggy Pop Snow Day is a 2000 American comedy film by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. It was released on February 11, 2000 and was met with generally negative reviews from film critics, but was ...more

48
4 4
Ranker Video
Big Fat Liar Amanda Bynes, Paul Giamatti, Sandra Oh Big Fat Liar is a 2002 American teen comedy film directed by Shawn Levy, written and produced by Dan Schneider and Brian Robbins, and starring Frankie Muniz, Paul Giamatti, and Amanda Bynes. The ...more

49
4 4
Ranker Video
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alicia Silverstone, Seth Green Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed is a 2004 comedy horror film directed by Raja Gosnell, written by James Gunn and released by Warner Bros. Based on the 1969–71 animated television series, ...more

50
4 4
Ranker Video
Ernest Scared Stupid Eartha Kitt, Jim Varney, Ernie Fosselius Ernest Scared Stupid is a 1991 American horror comedy fantasy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the fifth film to feature the character Ernest P. Worrell. It has ...more