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The Best Gregory Peck Movies

Updated October 16, 2019 11.0k votes 1.8k voters 120.0k views52 items

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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.

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  • To Kill a Mockingbird1
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    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck

    Released1962

    Directed byRobert Mulligan

    To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan. The...  more
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  • Roman Holiday2
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    Roman Holiday

    Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck

    Released1953

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    Roman Holiday is a 1953 American romantic comedy directed and produced by William Wyler. It...  more
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  • The Guns of Navarone3
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    The Guns of Navarone

    Gregory Peck, David Niven

    Released1961

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson, Alexander Mackendrick

    The Guns of Navarone is a 1961 British-American action/adventure film directed by J. Lee...  more
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  • The Big Country4
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    The Big Country

    Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck

    Released1958

    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    The Big Country is a 1958 American epic Western film directed by William Wyler and starring...  more
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  • Cape Fear5
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    Cape Fear

    Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum

    Released1962

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    Cape Fear is a 1962 American psychological thriller film starring Robert Mitchum, Gregory...  more
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  • Twelve O'Clock High6
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    Twelve O'Clock High

    Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger

    Released1949

    Directed byHenry King

    Twelve O'Clock High is a 1949 American film about aircrews in the United States Army's Eighth...  more
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  • Gentleman's Agreement7
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    Gentleman's Agreement

    Gregory Peck, Dean Stockwell

    Released1947

    Directed byElia Kazan

    Gentleman's Agreement is a 1947 drama film about a journalist who poses as a Jew to research...  more
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  • Moby Dick8
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    Moby Dick

    Orson Welles, Gregory Peck

    Released1956

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Moby Dick is a 1956 film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. It was directed by...  more
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  • The Boys from Brazil9
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    The Boys from Brazil

    Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck

    Released1978

    Directed byFranklin J. Schaffner

    The Boys from Brazil is a 1978 British-American thriller film directed by Franklin J....  more
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  • Spellbound10
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    Spellbound

    Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck

    Released1945

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Spellbound is a 1945 American psychological mystery thriller film directed by Alfred...  more
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  • The Gunfighter11
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    The Gunfighter

    Gregory Peck, Karl Malden

    Released1950

    Directed byHenry King

    The Gunfighter is a 1950 western film starring Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell...  more
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  • On the Beach12
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    On the Beach

    Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck

    Released1959

    Directed byStanley Kramer

    On the Beach is a 1959 American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama film from United...  more
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  • Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.13
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    Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.

    Christopher Lee, Stanley Baker

    Released1951

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. is a 1951 naval adventure film. It was directed by Raoul Walsh...  more
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  • The Yearling14
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    The Yearling

    Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman

    Released1946

    Directed byClarence Brown

    The Yearling is a Technicolor family film drama directed by Clarence Brown, produced by Sidney...  more
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  • The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit15
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    The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

    Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones

    Released1956

    Directed byNunnally Johnson

    The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, by Sloan Wilson, is a 1955 novel about the American search...  more
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  • Duel in the Sun16
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    Duel in the Sun

    Orson Welles, Gregory Peck

    Released1946

    Directed byJosef von Sternberg, William Dieterle, William Cameron Menzies, King Vidor, Sidney Franklin

    Duel in the Sun is a Technicolor 1946 Western film directed by King Vidor, produced and...  more
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  • How the West Was Won17
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    How the West Was Won

    John Wayne, James Stewart

    Released1962

    Directed byHenry 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...  more
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  • The Omen18
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    The Omen

    Gregory Peck, Lee Remick

    Released1976

    Directed byRichard Donner

    The Omen is a 1976 British/American supernatural horror film directed by Richard Donner. The...  more
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  • The Keys of the Kingdom19
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    The Keys of the Kingdom

    Gregory Peck, Vincent Price

    Released1944

    Directed byJohn M. Stahl

    The Keys of the Kingdom is a 1944 American film based on the 1941 novel, The Keys of the...  more
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  • The Scarlet and the Black20
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    The Scarlet and the Black

    Christopher Plummer, Gregory Peck

    Released1983

    Directed byJerry London

    The Scarlet and the Black is a 1983 made for TV movie starring Gregory Peck and Christopher...  more
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  • MacArthur21
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    MacArthur

    Gregory Peck, Russell Johnson

    Released1977

    Directed byJoseph Sargent

    MacArthur is a 1977 American biographical war film directed by Joseph Sargent and starring...  more
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  • Pork Chop Hill22
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    Pork Chop Hill

    Gregory Peck, Martin Landau

    Released1959

    Directed byLewis Milestone

    Pork Chop Hill is a 1959 American Korean War film starring Gregory Peck, Rip Torn and George...  more
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  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro23
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    The Snows of Kilimanjaro

    Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck

    Released1952

    Directed byHenry King

    The Snows of Kilimanjaro is a 1952 American Technicolor film based on the short story of the...  more
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  • Mackenna's Gold24
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    Mackenna's Gold

    Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck

    Released1969

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    Mackenna's Gold is a 1969 western film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Gregory Peck,...  more
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  • Yellow Sky25
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    Yellow Sky

    Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter

    Released1948

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    Yellow Sky is a 1948 American western film directed by William A. Wellman. The story is...  more
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