Special Report

The Best G-Rated Movies Ever Made

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10. Aladdin
> Combined score: 2.72 — #212 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman
> Domestic box office: $217.4 million
> Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Powered by Robin Williams (who voices the genie) and his high-energy antics, this Disney classic goes big on laughs and adventure alike. A young street hustler named Aladdin encounters a magic lamp and quickly puts his wishes to work. The film won Academy Awards for Best Original Score and Best Original Song.

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9. Monsters, Inc.
> Combined score: 2.72 — #208 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi
> Domestic box office: $290.1 million
> Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

As it turns out, there is a monster in your closet and inciting children’s screams is basically his day job. When a little girl crosses into the monster world, it creates all sorts of havoc. This beloved Pixar outing was later followed by a prequel, “Monsters University.”

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8. Toy Story 4
> Combined score: 2.72 — #201 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale
> Domestic box office: $434.0 million
> Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Woody and the gang are back and that means another coming-of-age adventure for toys and humans alike. Now owned by a young girl, Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) must contend with a handcrafted newcomer named Forky (voiced by Tony Hale). This remains the highest-grossing film of the franchise and the second-highest-grossing Pixar film to date.

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7. Limelight
> Combined score: 2.73 — #177 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Genre: Drama, Music, Romance

Chaplin’s final American film offers a sobering look at the nature of show business, chronicling the relationship between a washed-up comedian (Chaplin) and struggling ballet dancer. Heavily boycotted and critically overlooked at the time of its release, it was then re-released in 1972 to substantial acclaim. Fellow silent-era legend Buster Keaton appears in a supporting role.

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6. Toy Story 3
> Combined score: 2.75 — #127 highest out of 17,276
> Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty
> Domestic box office: $415.0 million
> Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

Andy is heading off to college and leaving his toys behind in this third installment of the iconic franchise. Upon their arrival at a local daycare center, Woody and the gang grapple with unruly toddlers and a megalomaniac stuffed bear.

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