The Best Peter Finch Movies 

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List of the best Peter Finch movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Peter Finch's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Peter Finch movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Peter Finch movies will be at the top of the list. Peter Finch has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Peter Finch movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Peter Finch films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Peter Finch role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Peter Finch performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden

Released: 1976

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Network is a 1976 American satirical film written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet, about a fictional television network, UBS, and its struggle with poor ratings. The film stars ...more

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James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Ernest Borgnine

Released: 1965

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

The Flight of the Phoenix is a 1965 American drama film starring James Stewart, produced and directed by Robert Aldrich, and based on the 1964 novel The Flight of the Phoenix by Elleston Trevor. ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Dean Jagger

Released: 1959

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

The Nun's Story is a 1959 Warner Bros film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans and Peggy Ashcroft. Based upon the 1956 novel of the same title by ...more
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Peter Finch, Vincent Ball, Virginia McKenna

Released: 1956

Directed by: Jack Lee

A Town Like Alice is a 1956 British drama film, based on the 1950 novel by Nevil Shute and with Virginia McKenna and Peter Finch in the leading roles. The film does not follow the whole novel, ...more
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Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Peter Finch

Released: 1956

Directed by: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell

The Battle of the River Plate is a 1956 British war film by director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, starring John Gregson, Anthony Quayle and Peter Finch. In the United ...more

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Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Alan Bates

Released: 1967

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Far from the Madding Crowd is a 1967 British drama film adapted from Thomas Hardy's book of the same name. The film, starring Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Terence Stamp, and Peter Finch, and ...more
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Oliver Reed, Peter Finch, Stanley Holloway

Released: 1961

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

No Love for Johnnie is a 1961 British drama film directed by Ralph Thomas. It was based on the book of the same title by the Member of Parliament Wilfred Fienburgh and stars Peter Finch. The ...more
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Daniel Day-Lewis, Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch

Released: 1971

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Sunday Bloody Sunday is a 1971 British drama film written by Penelope Gilliatt, directed by John Schlesinger and starring Murray Head, Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch. It tells the story of a ...more

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Peter Finch, Bryan Brown, Bud Tingwell

Released: 1957

Directed by: Leslie Norman

The Shiralee is a 1957 British film made by Ealing Studios, directed by Leslie Norman and based on the novel by D'Arcy Niland. Although all exterior scenes were filmed in Australia and ...more
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Peter Finch, Lionel Jeffries, James Booth

Released: 1960

Directed by: Ken Hughes

The Trials of Oscar Wilde also known as The Man with the Green Carnation and The Green Carnation, is a 1960 British film based on the libel and subsequent criminal cases involving Oscar Wilde ...more
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Sophia Loren, Peter Finch, Jack Hawkins

Released: 1966

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Judith is a 1966 drama film made by Command Productions, Cumulus Productions and Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Daniel Mann, produced by Kurt Unger from a screenplay by John Michael ...more
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Maggie Smith, Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch

Released: 1964

Directed by: Jack Clayton

The Pumpkin Eater is a 1964 British drama film starring Anne Bancroft as an unusually fertile woman and Peter Finch as her philandering husband. The film was adapted by Harold Pinter from the ...more
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Peter Finch, David Greene, Leo Genn

Released: 1950

Directed by: Jack Lee

The Wooden Horse is a 1950 British Second World War war film starring Leo Genn, Anthony Steel and David Tomlinson and directed by Jack Lee. It is based on the book of the same name by Eric ...more
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Alec Guinness, Peter Finch, Cecil Parker

Released: 1954

Directed by: Robert Hamer

Father Brown is a 1954 British mystery comedy film. Technically, the film is a remake of the 1934 Paramount picture Father Brown, Detective, starring Walter Connolly, Paul Lukas and Gertrude ...more
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James Woods, Charles Bronson, Kim Richards

Released: 1977

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Raid on Entebbe is a 1977 TV film directed by Irvin Kershner. It is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of hostages at Entebbe Airport in Entebbe, Uganda on 4 July 1976. ...more

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Denholm Elliott, Trevor Howard, Peter Finch

Released: 1953

Directed by: George More O'Ferrall

The Heart of the Matter is a 1953 British film based on the book of the same name by Graham Greene. It was directed by George More O'Ferrall for London Films. It was entered into the 1953 Cannes ...more
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John Gielgud, George Kennedy, Liv Ullmann

Released: 1973

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Lost Horizon is a 1973 American musical film directed by Charles Jarrott and starring Peter Finch, John Gielgud, Liv Ullmann, Michael York, Sally Kellerman, Bobby Van, George Kennedy, Olivia ...more
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Lynn Redgrave, Peter Finch, David Kelly

Released: 1964

Directed by: Desmond Davis

Girl with Green Eyes is a 1964 British drama film, which Edna O'Brien adapted from her own novel, The Lonely Girl. It was directed by Desmond Davis, and stars Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Finch, Dana Andrews

Released: 1954

Directed by: William Dieterle

Elephant Walk is a 1954 Paramount Pictures film, directed by William Dieterle, and starring Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch and Abraham Sofaer. It is based upon the novel Elephant ...more
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Susan Hayward, Peter Finch, Cyril Cusack

Released: 1962

Directed by: Robert Stevens

I Thank a Fool is a 1962 British crime film made by Eaton and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Robert Stevens and produced by Anatole de Grunwald from a screenplay by Karl Tunberg based ...more
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Richard Todd, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern

Released: 1952

Directed by: Ken Annakin

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men is a 1952 live action Disney version of the Robin Hood legend made in Technicolor and filmed in Buckinghamshire, England. It was written by Lawrence ...more

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Peter Finch, Mary Ure

Released: 1957

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Windom's Way is a 1957 British thriller film directed by Ronald Neame set during the Malayan Emergency. It was nominated for four British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards in 1958.
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David McCallum, Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis

Released: 1957

Directed by: Jack Lee

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Make Me an Offer Peter Finch

Released: 1954

Directed by: Cyril Frankel

Make Me an Offer is a 1954 British comedy film directed by Cyril Frankel and starring Peter Finch as an antique dealer.
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Troy Donahue, Peter Finch, Albert Dekker

Released: 1967

Directed by: Marshall Stone

Come Spy with Me is a 1967 American spy film produced by Arnold Kaiser, directed by Marshall Stone, and released by 20th Century Fox.