George Pál (February 1, 1908 - May 2, 1980) was a Hungarian-born American animator and film producer. He is associated with the science fiction genre. As an animator, he made the Puppetoons series in the 1940s, then switched to live action filmmaking with Destination Moon in 1950. His films include When Worlds Collide (1951), War of the Worlds (1952), Tom Thumb (1960), The Time Machine (1961), and Doc Savage (1975).
He died in Beverly Hills of heart attack at the age of 72.