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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.

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

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Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

Released: 1987

Directed by: 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

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Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

Released: 1974

Directed by: Mel Brooks

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

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Released: 1982

Directed by: Carl Reiner

This film 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 detective movies of ...more

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CraigAlarm added Clint Eastwood, Beverly DAngelo, Ruth Gordon

Released: 1978

Directed by: James Fargo

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

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CraigAlarm added Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams, Anne Meara

Released: 1970

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

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
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CraigAlarm added Susan Sarandon, Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon

Released: 1974

Directed by: Billy Wilder

The Front Page is a 1974 American comedy-drama film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on Ben Hecht and ...more

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Heaven Can Wait is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PG Slapstick Movies
CraigAlarm added Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

Released: 1978

Directed by: Buck Henry, Warren Beatty

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

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CraigAlarm added Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness

Released: 1976

Directed by: Robert Moore

This film 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, Maggie ...more

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CraigAlarm added John Candy, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young

Released: 1992

Directed by: Eugene Levy

This film 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 remake ...more
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CraigAlarm added Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason

Released: 1977

Directed by: Hal Needham

Smokey and the Bandit is a 1977 Technicolor American action comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Patrick McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry. It ...more

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CraigAlarm added Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Albert Finney

Released: 1975

Directed by: Gene Wilder

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother is a 1975 American musical comedy film with Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise, Roy Kinnear and Leo McKern. The film was ...more
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Marius Weyers, Jamie Uys, Ken Gampu

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jamie Uys

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

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Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Frances Conroy

Released: 1988

Directed by: Frank Oz

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Frank Oz, and a remake of the 1964 film Bedtime Story. A sophisticated con artist (Michael Caine) and an arrogant hustler ...more

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Lyle Alzado, Jim Varney, John Vernon

Released: 1987

Directed by: John R. Cherry III

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

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Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier

Released: 1991

Directed by: Peter Hewitt

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

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Christopher Walken, Nathan Lane, Lee Evans

Released: 1997

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

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. In ...more

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Allison Mack, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow

Released: 1989

Directed by: Peter Bonerz

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege is a 1989 comedy film starring Bubba Smith, David Graf and Michael Winslow. It was directed by Peter Bonerz. The film was given a PG rating. This was the last ...more

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Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Wil Wheaton

Released: 1997

Directed by: Les Mayfield

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

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Ray Charles, Michael Angarano, Dan Hedaya

Released: 2000

Directed by: Peter MacDonald

The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave is a 2000 comedy film directed by Peter MacDonald.
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Released: 1979

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Love at First Bite is a 1979 comedy horror film directed by Stan Dragoti and written by Robert Kaufman, using characters originally created by Bram Stoker. It stars George Hamilton, Susan Saint ...more

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Danny DeVito, Gene Wilder, Carol Kane

Released: 1977

Directed by: Gene Wilder

The World's Greatest Lover is a 1977 comedy film directed, written by and starring Gene Wilder, and co-starring Carol Kane. It is a tribute/spoof of classic silent comedies and 'old Hollywood' ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates, Dudley Moore

Released: 1988

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Arthur 2: On the Rocks is a 1988 comedy film and the sequel to the 1981 film Arthur. Lead actors Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli reprised their roles. John Gielgud, who won an Academy Award for ...more

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Helen Reddy, Ralph Bellamy, Tony Plana

Released: 1987

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Disorderlies is a 1987 comedy film starring the rap group, The Fat Boys, and Ralph Bellamy.
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Sarah Jessica Parker, Brendan Fraser, Alfred Molina

Released: 1999

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Dudley Do-Right is a 1999 romantic comedy film, based on Jay Ward's Dudley Do-Right, produced by Davis Entertainment for Universal Studios. The film stars Brendan Fraser as the cartoon's title ...more
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Released: 1978

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Foul Play is a 1978 American comic mystery/thriller film written and directed by Colin Higgins, and starring Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith, Eugene Roche, Rachel ...more

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