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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.

List features England Made Me, Windom's Way and more.

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    Josephine and Men

    William Hartnell, Peter Finch

    Released1955

    Directed byRoy Boulting

    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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    Come Spy with Me

    Troy Donahue, Peter Finch

    Released1967

    Directed byMarshall 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....  more
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    Windom's Way

    Peter Finch, Mary Ure

    Released1957

    Directed byRonald 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....  more
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    Dad and Dave Come to Town

    Peter Finch, Ann Richards

    Released1938

    Directed byKen G. Hall

    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 Finch....  more
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    Indonesia Calling

    Peter Finch, Catherine Duncan

    Released1947

    Directed byJoris Ivens

    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 II...  more
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    Something to Hide

    Shelley Winters, Peter Finch

    Released1976

    Directed byAlastair Reid

    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 Blakely,...  more
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    The Abdication

    Liv Ullmann, Peter Finch

    Released1974

    Directed byAnthony Harvey

    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 composed...  more
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    Red Sky at Morning

    Peter Finch

    Released1944

    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 sea...  more
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    The Power and the Glory

    Peter Finch

    Released1941

    Directed byNoel Monkman

    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....  more
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    Judith

    Sophia Loren, Peter Finch

    Released1966

    Directed byDaniel 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 Hayes...  more
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    The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan

    Peter Finch, Robert Morley

    Released1953

    Directed bySidney Gilliat

    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 comic...  more
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    Train of Events

    Peter Finch, Jack Warner

    Released1949

    Directed byBasil Dearden, Charles Crichton, Sidney Cole

    Train of Events is a 1949 British film made by Ealing Studios directed by Sidney Cole, Charles Crichton and Basil Dearden. A portmanteau work, it tells the various stories of the passengers who are...  more
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    A Son Is Born

    Peter Finch, Ron Randell

    Released1946

    Directed byEric Porter

    A Son Is Born is a 1946 Australian melodrama....  more
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    England Made Me

    Michael York, Peter Finch

    Released1973

    Directed byPeter Duffell

    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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    The Magic Shoes

    Peter Finch

    Released1935

    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 William...  more
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    The Dark Avenger

    Errol Flynn, Peter Finch

    Released1955

    Directed byHenry Levin

    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 is...  more
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    While There is Still Time

    Peter Finch, Dorothy Alison

    Released1943

    Directed byCharles Chauvel

    While There is Still Time is a 1943 short Australian dramatised documentary directed by Charles Chauvel about Australian soldiers during World War II. It was the second in a series of films produced...  more
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    South West Pacific

    Peter Finch, Chips Rafferty

    Released1943

    Directed byKen G. Hall

    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 section...  more
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    The Heart of the Matter

    Denholm Elliott, Trevor Howard

    Released1953

    Directed byGeorge 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 Film...  more
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    Released1952

    Directed byKen 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 Edward...  more

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    The Pumpkin Eater

    Maggie Smith, Anne Bancroft

    Released1964

    Directed byJack 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 1962...  more
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    Kidnapped

    Peter O'Toole, Peter Finch

    Released1960

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    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 based on...  more
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    Raid on Entebbe

    James Woods, Charles Bronson

    Released1977

    Directed byIrvin 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. The...  more
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    Mr. Chedworth Steps Out

    Peter Finch, Cecil Kellaway

    Released1939

    Directed byKen G. Hall

    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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    The Sins of Rachel Cade

    Roger Moore, Angie Dickinson

    Released1961

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    The Sins of Rachel Cade is a film directed by Gordon Douglas released on April 2, 1961....  more