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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 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 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 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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Oliver Reed, Peter Finch, Stanley Holloway 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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Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Peter Finch 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 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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Peter Finch, Vincent Ball, Virginia McKenna 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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Daniel Day-Lewis, Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch 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, Lionel Jeffries, James Booth 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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Maggie Smith, Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch 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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Alec Guinness, Peter Finch, Cecil Parker 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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Sophia Loren, Peter Finch, Jack Hawkins 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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Peter Finch, Bryan Brown, Bud Tingwell 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, David Greene, Leo Genn 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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James Woods, Charles Bronson, Kim Richards 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 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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Lynn Redgrave, Peter Finch, David Kelly 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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John Gielgud, George Kennedy, Liv Ullmann 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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Susan Hayward, Peter Finch, Cyril Cusack 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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Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Finch, Dana Andrews 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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Richard Todd, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern 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 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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Make Me an Offer Peter Finch 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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Robbery Under Arms is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Peter Finch Movies
David McCallum, Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis Robbery Under Arms is a 1957 film directed by Jack Lee.

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In the Cool of the Day Jane Fonda, Angela Lansbury, Peter Finch In the Cool of the Day is an American film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in Metrocolor and Panavision. The film is a romantic drama film directed by Robert Stevens and starring Peter Finch, ...more

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Peter Finch, Chips Rafferty, Grant Taylor The Fighting Rats of Tobruk is a 1944 Australian film directed by Charles Chauvel. The film follows three drover friends who enlist in the Australian Army together during World War II. Their ...more

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Peter O'Toole, Peter Finch, Bernard Lee Kidnapped is a 1960 Walt Disney Productions film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel, Kidnapped. It stars Peter Finch and James MacArthur, and was Disney's second production ...more

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Peter Finch, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries First Men in the Moon is a 1964 British science fiction film directed by Nathan Juran and starring Edward Judd, Martha Hyer and Lionel Jeffries. It is an adaptation by the noted science-fiction ...more

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Sean Connery, Claudia Cardinale, Peter Finch The Red Tent is a joint Soviet/Italian 1969 film directed by Mikhail Kalatozov. The film is based on the story of the mission to rescue Umberto Nobile and the other survivors of the crash of the ...more

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Romy Schneider, Peter Finch, Melina Mercouri 10:30 P.M. Summer is a 1966 American drama film directed by Jules Dassin, husband of star Melina Mercouri. It is based on the novel Ten-Thirty on a Summer Night by Marguerite Duras.

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William Hartnell, Peter Finch, Donald Sinden Josephine and Men is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Glynis Johns, Jack Buchanan, Donald Sinden and Peter Finch. It also features William Hartnell, Gerald Sim, ...more

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Peter Finch, Catherine Duncan Indonesia Calling is a 1946 Australian short documentary film directed by Joris Ivens and produced by the then Waterside Workers' Federation. The film gives a glimpse of immediate post-World War ...more

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Peter Finch, Ann Richards, Bert Bailey Dad and Dave Come to Town is a 1938 Australian comedy film directed by Ken G. Hall, the third in the 'Dad and Dave' comedy series starring Bert Bailey. It was the feature film debut of Peter

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Kim Novak, Ernest Borgnine, Peter Finch The Legend of Lylah Clare is a 1968 American drama film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Robert Aldrich. The film stars Peter Finch, Kim Novak, Ernest Borgnine, Michael Murphy, ...more

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

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Peter Finch, Eva Bartok, Melvyn Hayes Operation Amsterdam is a 1959 British action film, directed by Michael McCarthy, and featuring Peter Finch, Eva Bartok and Tony Britton. It is based on a true story as described in the book ...more

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Burt Lancaster, Bruce Dern, Peter Falk Castle Keep is a "firmly pro- and anti-war" 1969 American war film combining surrealism with tragic realism. It was directed by Sydney Pollack and starred Burt Lancaster, Patrick ...more

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Roger Moore, Angie Dickinson, Peter Finch The Sins of Rachel Cade is a film directed by Gordon Douglas released on April 2, 1961.

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Mr. Chedworth Steps Out is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Peter Finch Movies
Peter Finch, Cecil Kellaway, James Raglan Mr. Chedworth Steps Out is a 1939 Australian comedy film directed by Ken G. Hall starring Cecil Kellaway. Kellaway returned to Australia from Hollywood to make the movie, which features an early ...more

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South West Pacific Peter Finch, Chips Rafferty, Ron Randell South West Pacific is a 1943 propaganda short Australian film directed by Ken G. Hall which focuses on Australia as the main Allied base in the South West Pacific area. Actors depict a cross ...more

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The Power and the Glory Peter Finch The Power and the Glory is a 1941 Australian war film about a Czech scientist who escapes from the Nazis to live in Australia. It features an early screen performance by Peter Finch.

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The Magic Shoes Peter Finch The Magic Shoes is a 1935 Australian short film based on the fairy tale Cinderella. It features the first screen performance by Peter Finch and Helen Hughes, daughter of former Prime Minister ...more

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Red Sky at Morning Peter Finch Red Sky at Morning is a 1944 Australian melodrama set during the 19th century. It features an early screen performance by Peter Finch, who plays a convict who falls in love with the wife of a ...more

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England Made Me Michael York, Peter Finch, Joss Ackland England Made Me is a 1973 British drama film directed by Peter Duffell, starring Peter Finch, Michael York, Hildegarde Neil, and Michael Hordern, and based on the novel England Made Me by Graham ...more

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Liv Ullmann, Peter Finch, Cyril Cusack The Abdication is a 1974 British historical drama film directed by Anthony Harvey and starring Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Cyril Cusack, Graham Crowden and James Faulkner. The film's score was ...more

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Patrick McGoohan, Peter Finch, Hugh Griffith Passage Home is a 1955 British drama film directed by Roy Ward Baker.

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Shelley Winters, Peter Finch, Colin Blakely Something to Hide, is a 1972 British thriller film, written and directed by Alastair Reid, based on a 1963 novel by Nicholas Monsarrat. The film stars Peter Finch, Shelley Winters, Colin ...more

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Errol Flynn, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern The Dark Avenger is a 1955 English Adventure film directed by Henry Levin. The screenplay was written by Daniel B. Ullman. The film stars Errol Flynn, Joanne Dru and Peter Finch. The music score ...more

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The Story of Gilbert and Sulli... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Peter Finch Movies
The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan Peter Finch, Robert Morley, Maurice Evans The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan is a 1953 British technicolor film that dramatises the story of the collaboration between W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. Gilbert and Sullivan authored 14 ...more

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A Son Is Born Peter Finch, Ron Randell A Son Is Born is a 1946 Australian melodrama.