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This is a list of the best Gregory Peck movies, ranked best to worst - with movie trailers when available. Gregory 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, including 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 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?" and "What are the greatest Gregory Peck roles of all time?" The greatest Gregory Peck performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. 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. 

If you are 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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To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan. The screenplay by Horton Foote was based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Harper Lee. ...more

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Roman Holiday Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert 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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Cape Fear Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Telly Savalas 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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Gentleman's Agreement Gregory Peck, Dean Stockwell, Celeste Holm 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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The Guns of Navarone Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn The Guns of Navarone is a 1961 British-American action/adventure war film directed by J. Lee Thompson. The screenplay by producer Carl Foreman was based on Alistair MacLean's 1957 novel The Guns ...more

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The Big Country Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons 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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Twelve O'Clock High Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Richard Anderson Twelve O'Clock High is a 1949 American war film about aircrews in the United States Army's Eighth Air Force who flew daylight bombing missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France during the ...more

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The Yearling Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Forrest Tucker The Yearling is a Technicolor family film drama directed by Clarence Brown, produced by Sidney Franklin, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The screenplay by Paul Osborn and John Lee Mahin was ...more

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On the Beach Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Fred Astaire 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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Moby Dick Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, 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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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Lee J. Cobb The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, by Sloan Wilson, is a 1955 novel about the American search for purpose in a world dominated by business. Tom and Betsy Rath share a struggle to find contentment ...more

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Spellbound Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, 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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The Boys from Brazil Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Steve Guttenberg 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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The Gunfighter Gregory Peck, Karl Malden, Richard Jaeckel 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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Duel in the Sun Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones 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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Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. Christopher Lee, Stanley Baker, Virginia Mayo 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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The Keys of the Kingdom Gregory Peck, Vincent Price, Roddy McDowall 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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The Omen Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner 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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How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds 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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The Scarlet and the Black Christopher Plummer, Gregory Peck, John Gielgud 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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The Snows of Kilimanjaro Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward 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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Pork Chop Hill Gregory Peck, Martin Landau, George Peppard 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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Captain Newman, M.D. Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis Captain Newman, M.D. is a 1963 film starring Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Robert Duvall, Eddie Albert and Bobby Darin. It was directed by David Miller and filmed on location at ...more

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Mackenna's Gold Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck, Julie Newmar 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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The Bravados Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Lee Van Cleef The Bravados is a 1958 western film, directed by Henry King starring Gregory Peck and Joan Collins. The CinemaScope film was based on a novel of the same name written by Frank O'Rourke.

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Cape Fear Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange 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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Yellow Sky Gregory Peck, Anne Baxter, Richard Widmark Yellow Sky is a 1948 American western film directed by William A. Wellman. The story is believed to be loosely adapted from William Shakespeare's The Tempest. A band of outlaws flee after a bank ...more

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The Great Sinner Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Ethel Barrymore The Great Sinner is a 1949 drama film directed by Robert Siodmak.

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MacArthur Gregory Peck, Russell Johnson, Ed Flanders 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.

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Designing Woman Lauren Bacall, Gregory Peck, Chuck Connors Designing Woman is a 1957 romantic comedy about fashion. Vincente Minnelli directed stars Lauren Bacall and Gregory Peck. George Wells won an Academy Award for the screenplay.

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The Stalking Moon Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster The Stalking Moon is a 1968 western film in Technicolor starring Gregory Peck and Eva Marie Saint. It is directed by Robert Mulligan and based on the novel of the same name by T.V. Olsen.

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Mirage Gregory Peck, George Kennedy, Walter Matthau Mirage is a 1965 thriller directed by Edward Dmytryk from a screenplay by Peter Stone, based on the novel "Fallen Angel" written by Howard Fast under the pseudonym Walter Ericson; the ...more

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The Valley of Decision Gregory Peck, Greer Garson, Jessica Tandy The Valley of Decision is a film set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in the late 19th century. It tells the story of a young Irish house maid who falls in love with the son of her employer, a ...more

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Behold a Pale Horse Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn Behold a Pale Horse is a 1964 film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif and Anthony Quinn. The film is based on the novel Killing a Mouse on Sunday by Emeric ...more

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The Paradine Case Gregory Peck, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Laughton The Paradine Case is a 1947 American courtroom drama film, set in England, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by David O. Selznick. The screenplay was written by Selznick and an ...more

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Arabesque Sophia Loren, Gregory Peck, Alan Badel Arabesque is a 1966 Technicolor thriller starring Gregory Peck and Sophia Loren filmed in Panavision. The film is based on Gordon Cotler's novel The Cypher and directed by Stanley Donen.

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I Walk the Line Gregory Peck, Tuesday Weld, Charles Durning I Walk the Line is a 1970 film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Gregory Peck and Tuesday Weld. The film is the story of Sheriff Henry Tawes who develops a relationship with town girl ...more

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Old Gringo Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Smits Old Gringo is a 1989 film directed by Luis Puenzo and co-written with Aída Bortnik, based on the novel Gringo Viejo by Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes. The film stars Jane Fonda, Gregory ...more

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Beloved Infidel Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr, Eddie Albert Beloved Infidel is a 1959 DeLuxe Color biographical drama film made by 20th Century Fox CinemaScope and based on the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald. The film was directed by Henry King and produced ...more

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The Sea Wolves Roger Moore, Gregory Peck, David Niven The Sea Wolves is a 1980 war film starring Gregory Peck, Roger Moore and David Niven. The film is based on the book Boarding Party by James Leasor, which itself is based on a real incident which ...more

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David and Bathsheba Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey David and Bathsheba is a 1951 historical Technicolor epic film about King David made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Henry King, produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, from a screenplay by Philip ...more

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Marooned Gene Hackman, Gregory Peck, Lee Grant Marooned is a 1969 Eastmancolor American film directed by John Sturges and starring Gregory Peck, Richard Crenna, David Janssen, James Franciscus, and Gene Hackman. It was based on the 1964 ...more

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The World in His Arms Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Ann Blyth The World in His Arms is a 1952 seafaring adventure film made by Universal-International. It was directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Aaron Rosenberg from a screenplay by Borden Chase and ...more

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Night People Gregory Peck, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick Crawford Night People is a 1954 motion picture drama starring Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Anita Bjork and Buddy Ebsen, directed by Nunnally Johnson. It was co-written by Jed Harris, a noted ...more

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Man with a Million Gregory Peck, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Joyce Grenfell The Million Pound Note is a 1954 British comedy, directed by Ronald Neame and starring Gregory Peck. It is based on the Mark Twain short story, "The Million Pound Bank Note".

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The Macomber Affair Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett The Macomber Affair is a 1947 movie set in British East Africa concerning a fatal triangle involving a frustrated wife, a weak husband, and the professional hunter who comes between them. The ...more

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Days of Glory Gregory Peck, Tamara Toumanova Days of Glory is a 1944 American film which tells the story of a group of Soviet guerrillas fighting back during the 1941 Nazi invasion of Russia. It starred Tamara Toumanova and Gregory Peck. ...more

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Billy Two Hats Gregory Peck Billy Two Hats is a 1974 Western film directed by Ted Kotcheff. It stars Gregory Peck, Jack Warden and Desi Arnaz, Jr. Filmed on-location in Israel, Billy Two Hats is from a script by Scottish ...more

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Other People's Money Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller Other People's Money is a 1991 drama/romantic comedy film starring Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck and Penelope Ann Miller. It was based on the play of the same name by Jerry Sterner. The film ...more

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The Purple Plain Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Maurice Denham The Purple Plain is a 1954 British war film, directed by Robert Parrish, with Gregory Peck playing a Canadian pilot serving in the Royal Air Force in Burma in the closing months of the World War ...more