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The Best Gregory Peck Movies 

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This is a list of the best Gregory Peck movies, ranked best to worst -- with movie trailers when available. Mr. Peck is one of the best actors from Hollywood's golden era, with appearances in films like Roman Holiday, The Guns of NavaroneThe Gunfighter, and of course, To Kill a Mockingbird. Gregory Peck's filmography is wide-ranging and includes dramas, horror flicks, war films, and more. The order of these top Gregory Peck movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only the most highly rated Gregory Peck movies will be at the top of the list.


This list answers the questions, "What are the best Gregory Peck movies?" But if you think the best Gregory Peck role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

And if you're a fan of classic Hollywood actors like Gregory Peck, you might also enjoy our list of best Audrey Hepburn movies and best Cary Grant movies.

Notable directors that worked with Gregory Peck include names like Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Scorsese and John Frankenheimer. Gregory Peck was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Gary Cooper and Rod Steiger in terms of fame and success.

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Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

Released: 1962

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

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Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert

Released: 1953

Directed by: William Wyler

Roman Holiday is a 1953 American romantic comedy directed and produced by William Wyler. It stars Gregory Peck as a reporter and Audrey Hepburn as a royal princess out to see Rome on her own. ...more

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Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons

Released: 1958

Directed by: William Wyler

The Big Country is a 1958 American epic Western film directed by William Wyler and starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston and Burl Ives. The supporting cast features ...more

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Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn

Released: 1961

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson, Alexander Mackendrick

The Guns of Navarone is a 1961 British-American action/adventure film directed by J. Lee Thompson. The screenplay by producer Carl Foreman was based on Alistair MacLean's 1957 novel The Guns of ...more

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Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Richard Anderson

Released: 1949

Directed by: Henry King

Twelve O'Clock High is a 1949 American film about aircrews in the United States Army's Eighth Air Force who flew daylight missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France during the early days ...more

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Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Telly Savalas

Released: 1962

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Cape Fear is a 1962 American psychological thriller film starring Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Martin Balsam and Polly Bergen. It was adapted by James R. Webb from the novel The Executioners by ...more

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Gregory Peck, Dean Stockwell, Celeste Holm

Released: 1947

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Gentleman's Agreement is a 1947 drama film about a journalist who poses as a Jew to research an exposé on antisemitism in New York City and the affluent community of Darien, Connecticut. ...more

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Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, John Huston

Released: 1956

Directed by: John Huston

Moby Dick is a 1956 film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. It was directed by John Huston with a screenplay by Huston and Ray Bradbury. The film starred Gregory Peck, Richard ...more
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Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Alfred Hitchcock

Released: 1945

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Spellbound is a 1945 American psychological mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It tells the story of the new head of a mental asylum who turns out not to be what he claims. The ...more

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Gregory Peck, Karl Malden, Richard Jaeckel

Released: 1950

Directed by: Henry King

The Gunfighter is a 1950 western film starring Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell and Karl Malden. This film was directed by Henry King. It was written by screenwriters William ...more
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Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Steve Guttenberg

Released: 1978

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

The Boys from Brazil is a 1978 British-American thriller film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. It stars Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier and features James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen and ...more

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Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Forrest Tucker

Released: 1946

Directed by: Clarence Brown

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Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Fred Astaire

Released: 1959

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

On the Beach is a 1959 American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama film from United Artists, produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire and ...more
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Christopher Lee, Stanley Baker, Virginia Mayo

Released: 1951

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. is a 1951 naval adventure film. It was directed by Raoul Walsh and stars Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty and Terence Morgan. It was based upon three of ...more
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Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb

Released: 1956

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

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John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds

Released: 1962

Directed by: Henry Hathaway, George Marshall, John Ford, Richard Thorpe

How the West Was Won is a 1962 western film written by James R. Webb and John Gay and directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall and Richard Thorpe.

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Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner

Released: 1976

Directed by: Richard Donner

The Omen is a 1976 British/American supernatural horror film directed by Richard Donner. The film stars Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Harvey Spencer Stephens, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick ...more

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Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones

Released: 1946

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Duel in the Sun is a Technicolor 1946 Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and written by David O. Selznick, which tells the story of a Mestiza girl who goes to live with her caucasian ...more

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Gregory Peck, Vincent Price, Roddy McDowall

Released: 1944

Directed by: John M. Stahl

The Keys of the Kingdom is a 1944 American film based on the 1941 novel, The Keys of the Kingdom, by A. J. Cronin. The movie was adapted by Nunnally Johnson, directed by John M. Stahl and ...more
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Christopher Plummer, Gregory Peck, John Gielgud

Released: 1983

Directed by: Jerry London

The Scarlet and the Black is a 1983 made for TV movie starring Gregory Peck and Christopher Plummer. This production should not be confused with the 1993 British television miniseries Scarlet ...more
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Gregory Peck, Martin Landau, George Peppard

Released: 1959

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Pork Chop Hill is a 1959 American Korean War film starring Gregory Peck, Rip Torn and George Peppard. The film, which was the final war film directed by Lewis Milestone, is based upon the book ...more
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Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

Released: 1991

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Cape Fear is a 1991 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and a remake of the 1962 film of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange and ...more

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Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward

Released: 1952

Directed by: Henry King

The Snows of Kilimanjaro is a 1952 American Technicolor film based on the short story of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film version of the short story was directed by Henry King, ...more
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Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck, Julie Newmar

Released: 1969

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Mackenna's Gold is a 1969 western film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Ted Cassidy, Camilla Sparv, and Julie Newmar. It was photographed in Super ...more
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Gregory Peck, Russell Johnson, Ed Flanders

Released: 1977

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

MacArthur is a 1977 American biographical war film directed by Joseph Sargent and starring Gregory Peck in the eponymous role as American General of the Army Douglas MacArthur.