The Best PG Western Movies

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Vote up your favorite Western movies that are rated PG.

The best PG wester movies are great fun for both kids and families alike. This list takes the best PG western movies and compares them against one another to see once and for all what the greatest PG western movie of all time is. This list of popular PG western 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 western 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 western films on this list. This is a great list to find cowboy and Indian movies for kids, like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Rango.

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Use this list if you're looking for some new western movies that are rated PG. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great western movies rated PG, so get out there and start watching. You can also vote on the this list of the best Disney westerns.

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Did you know that Clint Eastwood and Jack Nicholson have both directed Western PG movies?

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  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross
    49 votes
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: George Roy Hill
    • Rated: PG

    A tale of outlaws for the ages, this classic stars the dynamic duo of Paul Newman and Robert Redford as the titular bandits. With sharp wit and engaging banter, these unlikely heroes navigate a world of fast horses, daring train robberies, and relentless lawmen. The chemistry between Newman and Redford elevates this film to an unforgettable status in the annals of Western cinema.

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  • Jeremiah Johnson
    Robert Redford, Will Geer, Stefan Gierasch
    31 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Sydney Pollack
    • Rated: PG

    Robert Redford stars as a mountain man seeking solace and survival skills in the wilds of the American West. This ruggedly beautiful film showcases the breathtaking landscapes of the Rocky Mountains while highlighting the trials and tribulations of frontier living. As Redford's Jeremiah Johnson encounters various colorful characters, including the fierce Will Geer as a fellow trapper, the story unfolds into a captivating odyssey of personal growth and redemption.

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  • The Outlaw Josey Wales
    Clint Eastwood, Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke
    56 votes
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Clint Eastwood
    • Rated: PG

    Directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, this epic adventure follows the titular character, a farmer turned outlaw navigating the post-Civil War American landscape. Riddled with unforgettable dialogue and pulse-pounding action sequences, Josey Wales forms alliances with outcasts from different backgrounds in his battle against the cruel Redlegs militia. This gritty yet soulful classic showcases Eastwood at his finest.

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  • The Man from Snowy River
    Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton
    20 votes
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: George Miller
    • Rated: PG

    This enchanting Australian Western features a young Tom Burlinson as the fearless horseman Jim Craig, determined to prove his worth after the tragic loss of his father. Based on the famous poem by Banjo Paterson, this sweeping adventure is filled with stunning vistas, thrilling horsemanship, and heartfelt performances by Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, and Kirk Douglas in dual roles.

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  • The Man from Snowy River II
    Brian Dennehy, Bryan Marshall, Sigrid Thornton
    19 votes
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Geoff Burrowes
    • Rated: PG (USA)

    A worthy follow-up to the beloved original, Tom Burlinson once again takes the reins as Jim Craig, now facing new challenges and romantic entanglements. Filled with breathtaking scenery and exhilarating equestrian feats, this sequel further explores themes of love, determination, and the enduring spirit of the Australian frontier.

  • The Cowboys
    John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern
    39 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Mark Rydell
    • Rated: GP

    John Wayne stars as rancher Wil Andersen, who must rely on a group of untested boys to help drive his cattle after his regular crew abandons him for a gold rush. Against all odds, the youngsters rise to the occasion under Wayne's gruff guidance, eventually facing off against a merciless gang of rustlers led by Bruce Dern. This heartwarming tale of camaraderie and resilience in the face of adversity is a testament to the indomitable human spirit.

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