Film The Best Peter O'Toole Movies  

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List of the best Peter O'Toole movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Peter O'Toole'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 O'Toole movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Peter O'Toole movies will be at the top of the list. Peter O'Toole has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Peter O'Toole movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Peter O'Toole films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list is made up of many different films, including Lassie and Venus.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Peter O'Toole movies?" and "What are the greatest Peter O'Toole roles of all time?"

Peter O'Toole was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Ridley Scott, Otto Preminger and Richard Brooks. If you're a fan of Peter O'Toole, then check out our lists of the best Alec Guinness and Rod Steiger movies as well.

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Lawrence of Arabia Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. It was directed by David Lean and produced by Sam Spiegel through his British company, Horizon ...more

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Becket Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, John Gielgud Becket is a 1964 British-American dramatic film adaptation of the play Becket or the Honour of God by Jean Anouilh made by Hal Wallis Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. It was ...more

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The Lion in Winter Anthony Hopkins, Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole The Lion in Winter is a 1968 historical drama film made by Avco Embassy Pictures, based on the Broadway play by James Goldman. It was directed by Anthony Harvey and produced by Joseph E. Levine ...more

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My Favorite Year Peter O'Toole, Gloria Stuart, Bill Macy My Favorite Year is a 1982 American comedy film written by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg, and directed by Richard Benjamin, which tells the story of a young comedy writer. It stars Peter ...more

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How to Steal a Million Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach How to Steal a Million is a 1966 heist comedy film, directed by William Wyler and starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach and Hugh Griffith. The picture is set and was filmed in ...more

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Lord Jim Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Jack Hawkins Lord Jim is a 1965 adventure film made by Columbia Pictures. The picture was produced and directed by Richard Brooks with Jules Buck and Peter O'Toole as associate producers, from a screenplay ...more

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The Night of the Generals Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Christopher Plummer The Night of the Generals is a 1967 Franco-British Second World War crime mystery film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Sam Spiegel. It stars Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, ...more

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What's New Pussycat? Woody Allen, Ursula Andress, Peter O'Toole What's New Pussycat? is a 1965 comedy film directed by Clive Donner and starring Peter Sellers, Peter O'Toole, Romy Schneider, Capucine, Paula Prentiss and Ursula Andress. It was Woody Allen's ...more

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Murphy's War Peter O'Toole, Philippe Noiret, Siân Phillips Murphy's War is a 1971 war film starring Peter O'Toole. It was directed by Peter Yates and, while it has much in common with The African Queen, it is based on a novel by Max Catto. The ...more

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The Ruling Class Peter O'Toole, Harry Andrews, Alastair Sim The Ruling Class is a 1972 British black comedy film. It is an adaptation of Peter Barnes' satirical stage play of the same title which tells the story of a paranoid schizophrenic British ...more

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The Last Emperor Peter O'Toole, Joan Chen, Vivian Wu The Last Emperor is a 1987 biographical film about the life of Puyi, the last Emperor of China, whose autobiography was the basis for the screenplay written by Mark Peploe and Bernardo ...more

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Zulu Dawn Peter O'Toole, Bob Hoskins, Burt Lancaster Zulu Dawn is a 1979 war film about the historical Battle of Isandlwana between British and Zulu forces in 1879 in South Africa. The screenplay was by Cy Endfield, from his book, and Anthony ...more

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The Stunt Man Peter O'Toole, Barbara Hershey, Alex Rocco The Stunt Man is a 1980 American film directed by Richard Rush, starring Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, and Barbara Hershey. The movie was adapted by Lawrence B. Marcus and Rush from the novel ...more

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Goodbye, Mr. Chips Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, Michael Redgrave Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a 1969 American musical film directed by Herbert Ross. The screenplay by Terence Rattigan is based on James Hilton's 1934 novella of the same name, which was first adapted ...more

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Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne Troy is a 2004 American epic war film written by David Benioff and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is loosely based on Homer's Iliad, which narrates the story of the 10 year Trojan War. ...more

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Masada Peter O'Toole, Barbara Carrera, David Warner Masada is an American television miniseries that aired on ABC in April 1981. Advertised by the network as an "ABC Novel for Television," it was a fictionalized account of the ...more

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Casino Royale Woody Allen, Ursula Andress, Peter O'Toole Casino Royale is a 1967 spy comedy film originally produced by Columbia Pictures starring an ensemble cast of directors and actors. It is loosely based on Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel. ...more

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The Bible: In the Beginning... Peter O'Toole, Ava Gardner, Richard Harris The Bible: In the Beginning... is a 1966 American-Italian religious epic film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed by John Huston. It recounts the first 22 chapters of the biblical Book ...more

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Venus Peter O'Toole, Vanessa Redgrave, Ashley Madekwe Venus is a 2006 British comedy-drama film starring Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips, Vanessa Redgrave and Jodie Whittaker. It is directed by Roger Michell and written by Hanif Kureishi. The film ...more

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Ratatouille Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written ...more

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Man of La Mancha Sophia Loren, Peter O'Toole, Brian Blessed Man of La Mancha is a 1972 film adaptation of the Broadway musical Man of La Mancha by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion. The musical was suggested by the ...more

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes Stardust is a 2007 British-American romantic fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Matthew Vaughn. The film is based on Neil Gaiman's novel Stardust and stars an ensemble cast ...more

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Creator Peter O'Toole, Virginia Madsen, Mariel Hemingway Creator is a 1985 film directed by Ivan Passer, starring Peter O'Toole, Vincent Spano, Mariel Hemingway, and Virginia Madsen. It is based on a book of the same title by Jeremy Leven.

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High Spirits Liam Neeson, Jennifer Tilly, Peter O'Toole High Spirits is a 1988 fantasy comedy film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Steve Guttenberg, Daryl Hannah, Beverly D'Angelo, Liam Neeson and Peter O'Toole. Set in a remote Irish castle ...more

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Dean Spanley Peter O'Toole, Sam Neill, Jeremy Northam Dean Spanley is a 2008 New Zealand and British comedy-drama film, with fantastic elements, from Miramax Films, Atlantic Film Group and General Film Corporation, directed by Fijian New Zealander ...more

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Rogue Male Peter O'Toole, Harold Pinter, Alastair Sim Rogue Male is a 1976 British television film starring Peter O'Toole, based on Geoffrey Household's novel Rogue Male. Made by the BBC, it was adapted by Frederic Raphael and directed by Clive ...more

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Under Milk Wood Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton Under Milk Wood is a 1972 British film directed by Andrew Sinclair and based on the 1954 radio play Under Milk Wood by the Welsh writer Dylan Thomas. It featured performances from many ...more

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Joan of Arc Neil Patrick Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Peter O'Toole Joan Of Arc is a 1999 adventure biography drama history film written by Michael Alexander Miller, Ronald Parker and directed by Christian Duguay.

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Lassie Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage, Samantha Morton Lassie is a 2005 British-American-French-Irish adventure comedy-drama family film based on Eric Knight's 1940 novel Lassie Come-Home about the profound bond between Joe Carraclough and his rough ...more

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Pygmalion Peter O'Toole, Margot Kidder Pygmalion is a critically acclaimed 1983 film made-for-Showtime starring and produced by Margot Kidder as Eliza Doolittle and Peter O'Toole as Professor Henry Higgins.

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Christmas Cottage Jared Padalecki, Peter O'Toole, Ed Asner Thomas Kinkade's Home for Christmas, also known as Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage, is a 2008 direct-to-video Christmas biopic directed by Michael Campus. It stars Jared Padalecki as painter ...more

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King Ralph John Goodman, John Hurt, Peter O'Toole King Ralph is a 1991 American comedy film starring John Goodman in the title role of Ralph Jones. The movie also stars Peter O'Toole as the King's private secretary, Sir Cedric Willingham, ...more

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Svengali Jodie Foster, Peter O'Toole, Holly Hunter

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The Day They Robbed the Bank of England Peter O'Toole, Aldo Ray, Elizabeth Sellars The Day They Robbed the Bank of England is a 1960 British crime film directed by John Guillermin. It was written by Howard Clewes and Richard Maibaum and based upon a novel by John Brophy. Peter ...more

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The Savage Innocents Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn, Lee Montague The Savage Innocents is a 1960 film, adapted from the novel Top of the World by Swiss writer Hans Rüesch. The screenplay was mainly written by its director, Nicholas Ray, who shot the film ...more

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Great Catherine Peter O'Toole, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Hawkins Great Catherine is a 1968 British comedy film directed by Gordon Flemyng, based on a one act play by George Bernard Shaw, and starring Peter O'Toole, Zero Mostel, Jeanne Moreau and Jack Hawkins. ...more

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FairyTale: A True Story Mel Gibson, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel FairyTale: A True Story is a 1997 film from Icon Productions, loosely based on the story of the Cottingley Fairies.

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One Night with the King Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, John Noble One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United States. Based on the novel Hadassah: One Night with the King by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen, One ...more

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Phantoms Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Liev Schreiber Phantoms is a 1998 American-Japanese science fiction horror film adapted from Dean Koontz's 1983 novel of the same name. Directed by Joe Chappelle with a screenplay by Koontz, the film stars ...more

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The Rainbow Thief Christopher Lee, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole The Rainbow Thief is a 1990 film directed by cult film-maker Alejandro Jodorowsky and written by Berta Domínguez D. It reunites Lawrence of Arabia co-stars Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif ...more

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Supergirl Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Mia Farrow Supergirl is a 1984 British superhero film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is based on the DC Comics character of the same name and is a spin-off to Alexander and Ilya Salkind's Superman film ...more

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Imperium: Augustus Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Martina Stella Imperium: Augustus is a 2003 joint British-Italian production, and part of the Imperium series. It tells of the life story of Octavian and how he became Augustus. Half the film takes place in ...more

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Country Dance Peter O'Toole, Susannah York, Brian Blessed Country Dance is a 1970 British drama film based on the novel Household Ghosts by James Kennaway which became a three-act stage play in 1967. The film was released on 22 April 1970; it was ...more

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Under Milk Wood Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole, Hugh Griffith

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Cristiada Eva Longoria, Peter O'Toole, Andy Garcia For Greater Glory is a 2012 epic historical war drama film directed by Dean Wright and written by Michael Love, based on the true story of the Cristero War. It stars Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, ...more

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Club Paradise Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole, Rick Moranis Club Paradise is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Harold Ramis starring Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole, and Jimmy Cliff. The film reunites director/co-writer Ramis with most of his SCTV ...more

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Man Friday Peter O'Toole, Jason Robards Jr., Richard Roundtree Man Friday is a 1975 British/American film. It is adapted from the 1973 play by Adrian Mitchell based on Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe, but reverses the roles, portraying Crusoe as a ...more

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Rosebud Kim Cattrall, Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough Rosebud is a 1975 film directed by Otto Preminger, and starring Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough, and Peter Lawford. The script was by Otto's son, Erik Lee Preminger, based on the novel by ...more

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Global Heresy Alicia Silverstone, Peter O'Toole, Joan Plowright Global Heresy is a 2002 comedy-drama film about a highly successful American rock band recovering from the loss of their leader by going into seclusion in the United Kingdom.

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Katherine of Alexandria Peter O'Toole, Brian Blessed, Steven Berkoff Katherine of Alexandria is a 2011 film directed by Michael Redwood.