Horror Movies Rated PG

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Horror Movies Rated PG

Dozens of movies have explored Horror Movies Rated PG. Here are 25 of the top ones.

Jaws (1975)

Jaws
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary
Rated PG

Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's 1974 novel of the same name. It stars Roy Scheider as Police Chief Martin Brody, Richard Dreyfuss as oceanographer Matt Hooper, Robert Shaw as shark hunter Quint, and Lorraine Gary as Brody's wife, Ellen. In the film, a giant man-eating great white shark terrorizes the fictional island resort of Amity, Long Island. The police chief, a marine biologist, and a grizzled shark hunter attempt to track down the creature and destroy it. The film's success propelled the careers of both Spielberg and actor Dreyfuss and turned the previously unknown actor Scheider into a major star. It earned four Academy Awards in total, including Best Picture and Best Score. Jaws is often considered the first summer blockbuster and remains one of the highest-grossing films of all time when adjusted for inflation.

Wait Until Dark (1967)

Wait Until Dark
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Terence Young, starring Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Rated Not Rated

Wait Until Dark is a 1967 suspense thriller directed by Terence Young and starring Audrey Hepburn. The film follows Susy Hendrix (Hepburn), a recently blinded woman who is targeted by three criminals searching for a heroin-stuffed doll in her New York apartment. As the criminals try to intimidate her and search her home, Susy must use her wits and limited resources to outsmart them and survive. With the help of her friend Sam (Alan Arkin), Susy must survive the game of cat-and-mouse and stay alive until dark in order to save herself.

The Others (2001)

The Others
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alejandro Amenábar, starring Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann
Rated PG-13

The Others is a psychological horror-thriller film directed by Alejandro Amenábar and starring Nicole Kidman. Set in 1945, the film follows Grace (Kidman) as she moves into a remote and isolated house with her two young children, Anne and Nicholas. Grace believes the house is haunted, and it soon becomes apparent that there is something very sinister lurking in the house. As the family's lives become increasingly threatened by the mysterious forces in the house, Grace is forced to confront her fears and uncover the dark secrets of the house. Ultimately, she learns the truth behind the haunting and the unexpected consequences of her investigation.

The Birds (1963)

The Birds
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette
Rated PG-13

The Birds is a classic horror-thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It tells the story of Melanie Daniels, a wealthy socialite who visits the small coastal town of Bodega Bay in pursuit of a potential love interest, Mitch Brenner. As Melanie and Mitch's relationship develops, so does an unexplained and increasingly hostile bird behavior. The birds of Bodega Bay launch a relentless and violent attack on the townspeople, and Melanie, Mitch, and the other residents must fight to survive. In the midst of the chaos, Melanie and Mitch's relationship is tested as they realize they must put aside their differences and work together in order to survive.

A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Krasinski, starring Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe
Rated PG-13

A Quiet Place is a horror film directed by John Krasinski and starring Emily Blunt, Krasinski, Noah Jupe and Millicent Simmonds. The film is set in a post-apocalyptic world where almost all life has been destroyed by a species of alien creatures that hunt by sound. The Abbott family, led by Lee (Krasinski) and Evelyn (Blunt), live in complete silence to avoid being killed by the aliens. They must rely on sign language to communicate and carefully plan their every move to survive. The family must also contend with the fact that Evelyn is pregnant, adding to the tension and fear of being discovered. As the family struggles to survive in silence, they must find a way to confront the creatures and save their future.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Philip Kaufman, starring Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright
Rated PG

Poltergeist (1982)

Poltergeist
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Tobe Hooper, starring JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight
Rated PG

Gremlins (1984)

Gremlins
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Joe Dante, starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie
Rated PG

Split (2016)

Split
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From M. Night Shyamalan, starring James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula
Rated PG-13

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

10 Cloverfield Lane
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Dan Trachtenberg, starring John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr., Douglas M. Griffin
Rated PG-13

King Kong (2005)

King Kong
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann
Rated PG-13

The Ring (2002)

The Ring
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Gore Verbinski, starring Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, David Dorfman
Rated PG-13

Tremors (1990)

Tremors
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ron Underwood, starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross
Rated PG-13

The Mummy (1999)

The Mummy
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Sommers, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo
Rated PG-13

Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Matt Reeves, starring Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller
Rated PG-13

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Gessner, starring Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman
Rated PG

Trollhunter (2010)

Trollhunter
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From André Øvredal, starring Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg, Knut Nærum, Glenn Erland Tosterud
Rated PG-13

The Monster Squad (1987)

The Monster Squad
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Fred Dekker, starring Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr
Rated PG-13

1408 (2007)

1408
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Mikael Håfström, starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Tony Shalhoub
Rated PG-13

Insidious (2010)

Insidious
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye
Rated PG-13

Warm Bodies (2013)

Warm Bodies
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Levine, starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Lio Tipton
Rated PG-13

The Witches (1990)

The Witches
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Roeg, starring Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson
Rated PG

Signs (2002)

Signs
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From M. Night Shyamalan, starring Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin, Abigail Breslin
Rated PG-13

Under the Shadow (2016)

Under the Shadow
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Babak Anvari, starring Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Arash Marandi
Rated PG-13

What Lies Beneath (2000)

What Lies Beneath
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne, Miranda Otto
Rated PG-13

 



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