40+ Best G Rated Movies On Disney Plus For Kids

We have all grown up watching Walt Disney movies like High School Musical, Space Odyssey, Star Wars, or superheroes like Black Panther that are focused toward the general audiences, or even R-rated movies reserved for parent nights.

Disney Plus offers a wealth of family-friendly content for all ages and a partnership with National Geographic.

However, it can be challenging to sift through the vast library to find suitable G-rated movies for the whole family, especially younger children.

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Now these movies have to obey Hays code, pretty much the rules and regulations for parental guidance.

There’s limited violence and is enjoyable for younger viewers.

Luckily, we’ve done the hard work for you and compiled a list of the 42 best G-rated movies on Disney Plus streaming services for young viewers and young audiences to watch in alphabetical order. 

1. 101 Dalmatians (1996)

Starting off our list of films with G rating with this Disney classic, this is a great pick if you’re a dog lover.

This movie features Glenn Close as the beloved villain, Cruella DeVille. 

2. Aladdin (1992)

A classic Disney film that tells the story of a street urchin named Aladdin who falls in love with Princess Jasmine and uses a magic lamp to become a prince and win her heart.

3. Bambi (1942)

A heartwarming tale of a young deer named Bambi as he navigates life in the forest with the help of his animal friends.

4. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

This movie on a small list of the being Disney movie that was animated-featured and got nominated for Best Picture.

A beautiful love story between a cursed prince and a strong-willed girl who helps him break the curse and discover the true meaning of love.

5. Cars (2006)

A fun and adventurous story of a race car named Lightning McQueen who learns the value of friendship and teamwork in a small town on Route 66.

He gains the mentoring from a retired senior year racing car, Doc Hudson played by the late (Paul Newman).

6. Cinderella (1950)

The classic story of a young girl who overcomes adversity with the help of her fairy godmother and marries a prince.

7. Dumbo (2019)

A touching story of a baby elephant with enormous ears who learns to fly with the help of a mouse and becomes the star of the circus.

8. The Emperor’s New Groove (2000)

The Emperor’s new Groove is about the arrogant Emperor Kuzco who is transformed into a llama by his wicked advisor Yzma and her henchman Kronk.

Kuzco must join forces with the kind peasant Pacha to reverse the spell and reclaim his throne.

The characters embark on an adventure of comedic proportions while learning valuable lessons about friendship along the way.

9. Finding Nemo (2003)

A beloved G-rating Pixar film about a clownfish named Marlin who travels across the ocean to find his son, Nemo, with Dory a fish who has a tendency to forget things and who has been captured by a scuba diver.

There is a stand-alone sequel to this movie PG called Finding Dory.

10. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

A fun and adventurous animated movie about a mouse detective named Basil who must solve a mystery and save the queen of England.

Fun fact The Great Mouse Detective was originally one of Disney’s video games, although it doesn’t have the same plot as the movie.

11. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

Quasimodo has a hunchback and spends his time locked away in his tower being a bell-ringer.

He longs to have friends and be around other people.

Once he meets Esmeralda a young Gyspy he falls in love and tries to protect her from his guardian, sinister Frollo.

12. The Lion King (1994)

A beloved classic that tells the story of Simba, a young lion who must overcome tragedy and reclaim his place as king of the Pride Lands.

13. The Little Mermaid (1989)

This movie is about a 16-year-old mermaid is infatuated with the surface world.

After her mother is killed by a ship she and her sisters are forbidden from visiting the surface world.

She goes to the sea witch Ursula for help to grow her legs, but the witch steals her voice and has ulterior motives.

14. Mary Poppins (1964)

A classic musical comedy about a magical nanny who helps a troubled family with young children learn to love and appreciate each other.

With a supporting role played by (Dick Van Dyke). In the remake Mary Poppins Returns, Lin-Manuel Miranda plays a key role.

15. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

A charming Pixar movie created by (Pete Docter), that explores the world of monsters who scare children for energy and follows the friendship between a monster named Sulley played by (John Goodman) and his best friend Mike played by (Billy Crystal).

16. Mulan (1998)

This is the first movie in the Mulan series and features a strong main character.

A legendary story of a young girl named Mulan who disguises herself as a man and joins the army to defend her country against invaders.

17. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

We all know of The Muppets and they have the best movies.

The Muppets return in a rendition of the Dickens holiday tale.

All the ones you know and love Miss Piggy, Kermit, and even Animal.

18. The Muppet Movie (1979)

A hilarious and charming musical that follows the Muppets as they travel to Hollywood to make a movie.

19. The Parent Trap (1961)

Hayley Mills stars as Susan Evers in The Parent Trap.

A classic movie about twin sisters who meet at summer camp and scheme to reunite their divorced parents.

20. The Peanuts Movie (2015)

Good grief! This movie has such stunning animation with the surreal 3D children.

Charlie Brown is always getting himself in some sort of trouble, but the little red-haired girl moves into his neighborhood and he starts to form a crush.

21. Peter Pan (1953)

A beloved classic that takes viewers to Neverland, where Peter Pan and the Lost Boys battle Captain Hook and his pirates.

22. The Princess Diaries (2001)

Mia Thermopolis, a loser teenager from San Francisco, discovers she is a princess.

She is the heir to the crown of Genovia and she learns how to be a princess in the most unconventional ways.

23. Pinocchio (1940)

This is a  Disney critical  acclaim movie.

A timeless tale about a wooden puppet who wants to become a real boy and must learn to be brave, truthful, and unselfish.

24. Pocahontas (1995)

A beautiful story of a Native American princess who falls in love with a colonist named John Smith and tries to unite her people and his.

25. The Polar Express (2004)

Based on a children’s book, a young boy takes a train called the “Polar Express” that takes them on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the North Pole to meet Sanat Claus.

While on the way, Hero Boy who is the lead role learns the true meaning of Christmas.

Even though his movie had its initial release in November it is still one of the best Disney Christmas movies to date.

This movie includes the most talented cast and amazing special effects with Tom Hanks playing 7 different characters in this movie. 

26. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

This movie includes beautiful animation and Disney’s first African American characters as a princess.

A modern retelling of the classic fairy tale, set in New Orleans, where a young waitress named Tiana turns into a frog and goes on a journey with a frog prince to try and get turned back into their human form.

27. Ratatouille (2007)

A delightful Pixar movie about a rat named Remy who dreams of becoming a chef in Paris and befriends a human named Linguini.

28. The Rescuers (1977)

A fun and exciting adventure movie about two mice who work for the Rescue Aid Society and help a little girl named Penny.

29. Robin Hood (1973)

An animated film that retells the story of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men who steal from the rich to give to the poor.

30. The Secret Garden (1993)

A young girl goes to live with her uncle when her parents pass away she has a hard time emotionally.

She goes looking around the estate and finds a hidden garden and helps it flourish.

At the box office, it brought in $40 million.

31. A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019)

Inspired by the short story that is shown on TV. An alien crash lands on Earth near the sheep friend and he makes new friends.

They must escape from the organization that wants to harm the alien.

32. Sleeping Beauty (1959)

A classic fairy tale about a princess who falls into a deep sleep and can only be awakened by true love’s kiss.

This films G rating makes it the perfect watch for any family.

33. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

The very first animated feature film from Disney, a timeless classic that tells the story of Snow White and her seven dwarf friends.

34. The Sound of Music (1965)

A beloved musical that follows Maria, a young woman who becomes a governess to a large family and helps them find love and joy in music.

35. The Straight Story (1994)

If you’re looking for something of an interesting note like an biography you’ve come to the right place.

The Straight Story is a true story directed by (David Lynch) and about the life of Alvin Straight and how he lived while also being in the category of G movies.

36. The Sword in the Stone (1963)

A classic Disney movie that follows the young Arthur as he pulls the sword from the stone and becomes King of England.

37. Tarzan (1999)

When a family gets shipwrecked in the African wilderness, the parents are killed while the baby is saved by a group of Gorillas.

This movie won the Academy Awards for best original song.

38. The Three Caballeros (1944)

An animated movie that follows Donald Duck, José Carioca, and Panchito Pistoles on a journey through Latin America.

39. Toy Story (1995)

A groundbreaking Pixar movie that tells the story of a group of toys including Cowboy Woody Pride, played by (Tom Hanks), and cadet Buzz Lightyear, that come to life when humans are not around and follows their adventures with their owner, Andy.

40. WALL-E (2008)

A thought-provoking Pixar movie that explores a dystopian future where Earth is covered in trash, and follows the love story between two robots who try to save humanity.

Humans have started to become lazy, Captain B. McCrea, played by (Jeff Garlin) discovers a new system and lets AUTO autopilot the ship AUTO has ulterior motives.

41. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

A boy from a poor family finds one of five golden tickets hidden in chocolate bars all over the world.

He gets the chance of a lifetime to take a tour of the famous Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory. 

42. Winnie the Pooh (2011)

A charming animated movie that follows the adventures of Winnie the Pooh and his friends as they embark on a quest to find a new tail for Eeyore.


It’s no wonder why Walt Disney does the best G-rated films, they signed a partnership with Studio Ghibli in the early days of studios.

These 42 G-rated movies on Disney Plus are perfect for kids to watch and enjoy with their families.

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From classic fairy tales to modern adventures, there is something for every taste and age range.

Whether you want to introduce your children to beloved characters like Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh or show them groundbreaking movies like Frozen and Toy Story, Disney Plus has it all.

So grab some popcorn and get ready for hours of entertainment for the next family movie night!

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