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List of Gregory Peck Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
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17
To Kill a Mockingbird
88
17

Atticus Finch is a conscientious lawyer and father of two kids, Scout and Jem, who are very much intrigued by the reclusive neighbour, the Radleys. When Finch agrees to defend a black man falsely accused of raping a white woman, everyone around is upset. The children face the horrors of racism but in process also learn the value of compassion and courage.

Role:
Atticus Finch
Starring:
Robert Duvall, Alice Ghostley, Rosemary Murphy, Ruth White, Frank Overton
Directed By:
Robert Mulligan
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Drama
2. Roman Holiday (1953)
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10
Roman Holiday
44
10

A royal princess Ann, irritated by her regulated lifestyle and duties, escapes from her embassy while in Rome and ends up sleeping at a public bench. She is found by Joe Bradley, an American newspaper reporter who takes her to his apartment for safety. The next morning, when he finds out her real identity, he promises his editor an exclusive and takes Ann on a sightseeing tour.

Role:
Joe Bradley
Starring:
Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power, Harcourt Williams
Directed By:
3. The Big Country (1958)
16
3
The Big Country
16
3

The Big Country is a Western drama film which revolves around James McKay, who visits the American West to be with Patricia, his fiancée. However, he finds himself caught up in the middle of two warring families.  

Role:
James McKay
Directed By:
4. Cape Fear (1962)
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4
Cape Fear
20
4

Max Cady, released after 8 years of imprisonment for assaulting a woman, vengefully starts stalking the family of lawyer Sam Bowden, who had testified against Cady. Bowden’s dog is poisoned, then his wife and daughter are targeted, yet the police can’t prove anything against Cady. Bowden takes his family to their houseboat in Cape Fear, and waits in hiding, knowing well that Cady will follow. 

Role:
Sam Bowden
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Telly Savalas, Polly Bergen, Martin Balsam, Robert Mitchum
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
5. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
14
3
Twelve O'Clock High
14
3
Role:
General Savage
Starring:
Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe, Dean Jagger, Millard Mitchell
Directed By:
Henry King
6. The Gunfighter (1950)
13
4
The Gunfighter
13
4

The Gunfighter is a western film which tells the story of Jimmy Ringo, a gunfighter who is quite skilled, but his skill always leads him to trouble since other fighters are constantly out to challenge him to put his skills to the test. He tries to reconcile with the woman he loves, although she does not wish to see him again.

Role:
Jimmy Ringo
Starring:
Karl Malden, Millard Mitchell, Jean Parker, Helen Westcott
Directed By:
Henry King
8. The Omen (1976)
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11
The Omen
R
34
11

Damien is adopted by Robert Thorn and wife Katherine after the death of their biological child. Death and horror surround the family after Robert is appointed as the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. After the death of Father Brennan, Keith Jennings investigates the mystery surrounding Damien and uncovers the terrifying truth of his identity as the antichrist. 

 

Role:
Robert Thorn
Starring:
Lee Remick, David Warner, Billie Whitelaw, Harvey Stephens
Directed By:
Richard Donner
9. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
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6
The Guns of Navarone
22
6

The Guns of Navarone is a war adventure film, which takes us to the time of the Second World War. The story revolves around a British team of soldiers who are sent to cross-occupied Greek territory to destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key channel. 

Role:
Mallory
Starring:
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
10. Spellbound (1945)
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Spellbound
19
6

Dr. Anthony Edwardes replaces retiring Dr. Murchison as the chief of Green Manors mental asylum. He is drawn towards psychoanalyst Dr. Constance Petersen who realizes that he is an imposter. She discovers that he is an amnesiac who fears that he has killed real Edwardes. Convinced of his innocence, Constance helps him recover his memory and find the killer of Dr. Edwardes.

Role:
John Ballantyne
Starring:
Alfred Hitchcock, Ingrid Bergman, Leo G. Carroll, Michael Chekhov
Directed By:
11. Yellow Sky (1948)
10
3
Yellow Sky
10
3

A group of bank robbers hide out in a town and stumble into a place that appears to be a ghost town where a young woman, Mike, stays with her grandfather. Dude, the cruelest one of them all, discovers that the old man has been mining gold and he plans to rob them. However, things get ugly when Stretch, their gang leader opts out as he falls for Mike. What follows is a violent power struggle and showdown amidst the gang.

Role:
James 'Stretch' Dawson
Starring:
Richard Widmark, Anne Baxter, John Russell, Robert Arthur
Directed By:
William A. Wellman
12. Cape Fear (1991)
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Cape Fear
R
47
17

Max Cady, who served 14 years in jail for raping and brutalizing a young woman, believes that his defense attorney Sam Bowden deliberately withheld crucial evidence that would have lightened his sentence. He studied law and sculpted his body while in jail, and is now hell-bent on taking revenge by terrorizing the Bowden family.

Starring:
Robert De Niro, Juliette Lewis, Jessica Lange, Nick Nolte, Esther Rolle, Robert Mitchum, Joe Don Baker
Directed By:
13. Moby Dick (1956)
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4
Moby Dick
12
4

The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship starts narrating how the Captain of his ship had led them all to self-destruction due to his obsession with hunting a white whale.  

Role:
Captain Ahab
Starring:
Orson Welles, John Huston, Leo Genn, Richard Basehart, Harry Andrews, James Robertson Justice
Directed By:
14. Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)
9
3
Captain Horatio Hornblower
9
3

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. is an action adventure war film which revolves around the adventures of a British Navy Captain, in the seas of Central America. Along with his crew, he battles a Spanish warship, as well as a group of Central American rebels. He also saves Lady Barbara Wellesley and falls in love with her, but she is unfortunately betrothed to someone else.

Role:
Capt. Horatio Hornblower R.N
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Moultrie Kelsall
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
15. The Valley of Decision (1945)
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3
The Valley of Decision
9
3
Role:
Paul Scott
Starring:
Greer Garson, Jessica Tandy, Lionel Barrymore, Donald Crisp, Preston Foster, Greer Garson
Directed By:
Tay Garnett
16. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
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4
Gentleman's Agreement
14
4

Philip Green is a widowed journalist who has just moved to New York City with his son and his mother. When a magazine publisher asks him to write an article on antisemitism, he doesn’t show much interest initially, but soon, he gets inspired to adopt a Jewish identity, so that he can write about his first-hand experiences.

Role:
Philip Schuyler Green
Starring:
John Garfield, Jane Wyatt, Dorothy McGuire, Celeste Holm, Anne Revere, Dorothy McGuire
Directed By:
17. The Yearling (1946)
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4
The Yearling
TV-G
11
4

Based on the novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, this drama film revolves around the family of Penny Baxter, a Civil War veteran who lives and works on a farm in Florida, along with his wife Orry and his son Jody. Being their only surviving child, Jody longs for companionship, and eventually he befriends an orphaned fawn. Jody tries to convince his parents to let him adopt the animal. While Peter is supportive of his son’s new four-legged friend, his wife Orry is however not, which leads to conflicts.   

Role:
Penny Baxter
Starring:
Jane Wyman, Chill Wills, Clem Bevans, Claude Jarman Jr.
Directed By:
Clarence Brown
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
18. Mirage (1965)
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3
Mirage
9
3
Role:
David Stillwell
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Walter Matthau, Diane Baker, Kevin McCarthy, Jack Weston
Directed By:
Edward Dmytryk
19. The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)
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4
The Keys of the Kingdom
7
4
Role:
Father Francis Chisholm
Starring:
Vincent Price, Thomas Mitchell, Roddy McDowall, Rose Stradner
Directed By:
John M. Stahl
20. On the Beach (1959)
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4
On the Beach
11
4

On the Beach is a science fiction film which takes us to 1964, where a third World War has caused total destruction of the World’s Northern Hemisphere, where nuclear fallout has eliminated the life of all humans. Meanwhile, survivors in Australia detect a signal coming from the West Cost of the US.  

Role:
Cmdr. Dwight Lionel Towers
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Fred Astaire, Ava Gardner, Donna Anderson
Directed By:
Stanley Kramer
21. Pork Chop Hill (1959)
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3
Pork Chop Hill
9
3
Role:
Lt. Joe Clemons
Starring:
Martin Landau, Gavin MacLeod, Harry Dean Stanton, George Peppard, Harry Guardino, Rip Torn, Carl Benton Reid
Directed By:
Lewis Milestone
22. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
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3
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
9
3
Role:
Tom Rath
Starring:
Fredric March, Keenan Wynn, Lee J. Cobb, Marisa Pavan, Jennifer Jones
Directed By:
Nunnally Johnson
23. The Boys from Brazil (1978)
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5
The Boys from Brazil
R
14
5

Veteran Nazi-hunter Ezra Lieberman receives information about a group of former Nazis, led by infamous Dr. Josef Mengele, hatching some sinister plan in South America. Dr. Mengele, who has cloned Hitler 95 times, is raising them in Brazil to create the Fourth Reich. Determined to thwart the dreadful plan, Lieberman tracks down Mengele to confront him in the presence of a Hitler clone.

Role:
Dr. Josef Mengele
Starring:
James Mason, Laurence Olivier, Bruno Ganz, Anne Meara, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen
Directed By:
Franklin J. Schaffner
24. How the West Was Won (1962)
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5
How the West Was Won
TV-G
13
5

How the West Was Won is an epic Western film which takes us to the 19th century, and covers several events such as the Gold Rush, the Civil War, as well as the building of the railroads.

Role:
Cleve Van Valen
Starring:
James Stewart, John Wayne, Walter Brennan, George Peppard, Debbie Reynolds, Eli Wallach, Henry Fonda
Directed By:
25. The Bravados (1958)
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4
The Bravados
11
4
Role:
Jim Douglass
Starring:
Joan Collins, Henry Silva, Albert Salmi, Stephen Boyd
Directed By:
Henry King
26. Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)
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3
Captain Newman, M.D.
8
3
Role:
MD Capt. Josiah J. Newman
Starring:
Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Bobby Darin, Eddie Albert, Robert Duvall, James Gregory
Directed By:
David Miller
27. Duel in the Sun (1946)
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4
Duel in the Sun
10
4

After her father is executed for shooting his wife and her lover, a half Native-American girl named Pearl, is sent to live with distant relatives in Texas. Although she is welcomed, she is met with hostility from the ranch-owner. She soon attracts the attention of Lewt, son of the ranch owner, who is lustful and unruly, but despite this, Pearl finds herself drawn physically to him as well.

Role:
Lewton 'Lewt' McCanles
Starring:
Lillian Gish, Walter Huston, Lionel Barrymore, Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Herbert Marshall, Orson Welles
Directed By:
28. The Million Pound Note (1954)
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3
The Million Pound Note
8
3
Role:
Henry Adams
Starring:
Ronnie Corbett, Maurice Denham, Ronald Squire, Joyce Grenfell, A.E. Matthews
Directed By:
Ronald Neame
29. The World in His Arms (1952)
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3
The World in His Arms
6
3
Role:
Capt. Jonathan Clark
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, John McIntire, Ann Blyth, Carl Esmond
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
30. Mackenna's Gold (1969)
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4
Mackenna's Gold
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4

A US Marshal is kidnapped by a bandit as the latter believes that he knows about the location of a hidden treasure. The US Marshal agrees to lead his gang to the treasure, but things get complicated because other groups are looking for it as well. Meanwhile, the Apache are trying to keep the secret location undisturbed.

Role:
Sheriff Mackenna
Starring:
Omar Sharif, Edward G. Robinson, Telly Savalas, Eli Wallach, Keenan Wynn, Camilla Sparv
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
31. Designing Woman (1957)
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3
Designing Woman
9
3
Role:
Mike Hagen
Starring:
Lauren Bacall, Sam Levene, Tom Helmore, Dolores Gray
Directed By:
32. Behold a Pale Horse (1964)
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3
Behold a Pale Horse
6
3
Role:
Manuel Artiguez
Starring:
Michael Lonsdale, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn, Paolo Stoppa, Raymond Pellegrin
Directed By:
Fred Zinnemann
33. The Great Sinner (1949)
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3
The Great Sinner
6
3

While traveling from Moscow, writer Fedya becomes fascinated with gambling addict, the stunning Pauline Ostrovsky. When he abandons his own journey and follows her, he also decides to write a character study on gambling addicts. Unfortunately, his love for Pauline leads him down a path of gambling and crime from which he never recovers. 

Role:
Fedja
Starring:
Agnes Moorehead, Ethel Barrymore, Ava Gardner, Walter Huston, Melvyn Douglas
Directed By:
Robert Siodmak
34. The Macomber Affair (1947)
6
3
The Macomber Affair
TV-PG
6
3

Set in British East Africa, the story focuses on a fatal triangle involving an American couple and a British big game hunter. Margaret Macomber despises her husband Francis as much for his display of cowardice during the safari as for his weakness, openly flirting with their guide instead. Then Francis is shot at the back of his head by Margaret. It is now up to the jury to decide why. 

Role:
Robert Wilson
Starring:
Joan Bennett, Reginald Denny, Robert Preston, Jean Gillie
Directed By:
Zoltan Korda
35. The Stalking Moon (1968)
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3
The Stalking Moon
G
8
3
Role:
Sam Varner
Starring:
Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster, Russell Thorson, Noland Clay
Directed By:
Robert Mulligan
36. Only the Valiant (1951)
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3
Only the Valiant
7
3

Army Captain Richard Lance is assigned the duty to protect Fort Invincible in the New Mexico territory, from a band of Apache warriors. After the Apache leader Tucsos escapes from captivity, Lance must not only defend the fort but unite the soldiers who have lost trust in him.  

Role:
Capt. Richard Lance
Starring:
Barbara Lee Payton, Ward Bond, Gig Young, Lon Chaney Jr., Barbara Payton
Directed By:
Gordon Douglas
37. Night People (1954)
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3
Night People
6
3

After WWII, a US soldier, an influential US businessman’s son, is kidnapped by Russians from West Berlin and taken to East Berlin. Col. Steve Van Dyke, assigned to investigate the case, runs into complex conspiracies, political pressures, treachery, and dual personalities. As he digs deeper for truth, he is not sure whether he can trust even his dependable associate and ex-girlfriend, Hoffy.

Role:
Col. Steve Van Dyke
Starring:
Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen, Walter Abel, Rita Gam, Anita Björk
Directed By:
Nunnally Johnson
38. The Paradine Case (1947)
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4
The Paradine Case
8
4

Anthony Keane is an attorney who has agreed to represent Mrs. Paradine, who is being charged of murdering her wealthy husband. Due to her beauty, the lawyer finds himself quite attracted to the woman, although he has been happily married himself for eleven years. He tries to pin the crime of murder on Latour, her servant; however the plan backfires.

Role:
Anthony Keane
Starring:
Charles Laughton, Louis Jourdan, Ethel Barrymore, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Coburn
Directed By:
39. Arabesque (1966)
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4
Arabesque
9
4

Arabesque is an action adventure crime film which revolves around a scheme around Hassan Jena, a prominent Middle Eastern politician. After this scheme is discovered, David Pollock, who is a professor of ancient hieroglyphics at Oxford University, is assigned to find information that is believed to be in hieroglyphic code.

Role:
Prof. David Pollock
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, Kieron Moore, Carl Duering
Directed By:
Stanley Donen
40. MacArthur (1977)
6
3
MacArthur
PG
6
3
Role:
Gen. Douglas MacArthur
Starring:
Marj Dusay, Nicolas Coster, Ivan Bonar, Ward Costello
Directed By:
Joseph Sargent
41. The Purple Plain (1954)
6
3
The Purple Plain
6
3
Role:
Squadron Leader Bill Forrester
Starring:
Maurice Denham, Bernard Lee, Brenda de Banzie, Win Min Than
Directed By:
Robert Parrish
42. I Walk the Line (1970)
7
3
I Walk the Line
PG-13
7
3
Role:
Sheriff Tawes
Starring:
Charles Durning, Tuesday Weld, Ralph Meeker, Estelle Parsons, Lonny Chapman
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer
43. The Sea Wolves (1980)
6
4
The Sea Wolves
PG
6
4
Role:
Colonel Lewis Pugh
Starring:
Roger Moore, Trevor Howard, David Niven, Barbara Kellerman
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
44. Billy Two Hats (1974)
6
3
Billy Two Hats
PG
6
3
Role:
Arch Deans
Starring:
Desi Arnaz Jr., Sian Barbara Allen, David Huddleston, Jack Warden,
Directed By:
Ted Kotcheff
45. Other People's Money (1991)
8
4
Other People's Money
R
8
4

A publicly traded company is threatened by a corporate raider who seeks a hostile take-over. The patriarch of the company therefore seeks the help of his stepdaughter, as she is a lawyer, to protect his company. Meanwhile, the raider finds himself attracted to her, and tries to win her heart.  

Role:
Andrew Jorgenson
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Piper Laurie, Dean Jones, Penelope Ann Miller
Directed By:
Norman Jewison
46. Days of Glory (1944)
5
3
Days of Glory
5
3
Role:
Vladimir
Starring:
Alan Reed, Tamara Toumanova, Maria Palmer, Lowell Gilmore
Directed By:
Jacques Tourneur
47. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
8
4
The Snows of Kilimanjaro
TV-PG
8
4
Role:
Harry Street
Starring:
Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Leo G. Carroll, Hildegard Knef
Directed By:
Roy Ward Baker, Henry King
48. David and Bathsheba (1951)
6
3
David and Bathsheba
6
3
Role:
King David
Starring:
Susan Hayward, James Robertson Justice, Raymond Massey, Kieron Moore
Directed By:
Henry King
49. Shoot Out (1971)
12
3
Shoot Out
GP
12
3
Role:
Clay Lomax
Starring:
Jeff Corey, Susan Tyrrell, Robert F. Lyons, Patricia Quinn
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
50. Beloved Infidel (1959)
7
3
Beloved Infidel
7
3

Based on a memoir by Sheilah Graham, the film depicts the last years of novelist Scott Fitzgerald. By this time, his fame has declined and he has resorted to screenwriting to finance his daughter’s education and his wife’s stay at an asylum. The film focuses on the relationship between Fitzgerald and Graham and how she tries to keep him away from alcohol and inspire him to write his last novel. 

Role:
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Starring:
Deborah Kerr, Eddie Albert, Herbert Rudley, Philip Ober
Directed By:
Henry King
51. Marooned (1969)
5
4
Marooned
G
5
4
Role:
Charles Keith
Starring:
James Franciscus, Gene Hackman, John Forsythe, Lee Grant, Richard Crenna, David Janssen
Directed By:
John Sturges
52. Old Gringo (1989)
7
3
Old Gringo
R
7
3
Role:
Bitter
Starring:
Jimmy Smits, Jane Fonda, Jenny Gago, Patricio Contreras
Directed By:
Luis Puenzo
53. Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987)
6
3
Amazing Grace and Chuck
PG
6
3
Role:
President
Starring:
Alan Autry, Jamie Lee Curtis, William Petersen, Dean Alexander, Jim Allen
Directed By:
Mike Newell
54. The Chairman (1969)
4
3
The Chairman
M
4
3
Role:
John Hathaway
Starring:
Alan Dobie, Arthur Hill, Anne Heywood, Conrad Yama
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
55. The Portrait (1993)
5
3
The Portrait
5
3
Role:
Gardner Church
Starring:
Lauren Bacall, Paul McCrane, Donna Mitchell, Cecilia Peck
Directed By:
Arthur Penn

Special Appearance/Cameo

Boum sur Paris (1953)
9
6
Boum sur Paris
9
6
Role:
Self (uncredited)
Starring:
Charles Boyer, Gary Cooper, Jacques Pills, Danielle Godet, Armand Bernard
Directed By:
Maurice de Canonge

TV Shows

The Blue and the Gray
10
3
The Blue and the Gray
10
3
Starring:
Geraldine Page, Paul Winfield, Lloyd Bridges, Rory Calhoun, Stacy Keach, Diane Baker, Paul Benedict
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Moby Dick
11
6
Moby Dick
PG
11
6
Starring:
Dominic Purcell, Patrick Stewart, Henry Thomas, Bruce Spence, Hugh Keays-Byrne
Directed By:
Franc Roddam
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Gregory Peck Awards

Academy Awards
To Kill a Mockingbird Best Actor in a Leading Role 1963
Golden Globe Awards
Moby Dick Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1999
To Kill a Mockingbird Best Actor - Drama 1963
Winner World Film Favorite - Male 1955
Winner World Film Favorite - Male 1951
The Yearling Best Actor 1947