Search results for "Claire Bloom"


King John (1984) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 2007

The reign of England's King John is threatened by Philip of France who demands that John's nephew Arthur be placed on the throne. Pragmatic and decisive, King John moves to ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  David Giles
CAST:  Leonard Rossiter  •  Mary Morris  •  John Thaw  •  George Costigan

Clash of the Titans (1981) RT 66% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2004

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Desmond Davis
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Claire Bloom  •  Maggie Smith  •  Jack Gwillim

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jun 2001

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Martin Landau  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Joanna Gleason

Daylight (1996) RT 26% / Audience 37%

DVD release: May 1998

A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rob Cohen
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Amy Brenneman  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Dan Hedaya

Limelight (1952) RT 97% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2011

A fading music hall comedian tries to help a despondent ballet dancer learn to walk and to again feel confident about life.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Chaplin
CAST:  Charles Chaplin  •  Claire Bloom  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Buster Keaton

Mighty Aphrodite (1995) RT 77% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 1999

When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  F. Murray Abraham

Richard III (1955) RT 80% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Nicholas Hannen  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Ralph Richardson

Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)

Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Ayub Khan-Din  •  Frances Barber  •  Claire Bloom

Shadowlands (1985)

A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Stone
CAST:  Joss Ackland  •  Claire Bloom  •  Rupert Baderman  •  Michael Cunningham

The Haunting (1963) RT 86% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Harris  •  Claire Bloom  •  Richard Johnson  •  Russ Tamblyn




The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962) RT Audience 62%

The Grimm brothers Wilhelm and Jacob, known for their literary works in the nineteenth century, have their lives dramatized. In the movie they write a family history for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  George Pal  •  Henry Levin
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Karlheinz Böhm  •  Claire Bloom  •  Walter Slezak

Charly (1968) RT 71% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An experiment on a simpleton turns him into a genius. When he discovers what has been done to him he struggles with whether or not what was done to his was right.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ralph Nelson
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Claire Bloom  •  Lilia Skala  •  Leon Janney

What the Deaf Man Heard (1997) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In 1945, a young boy arrives in a small Georgia town on a bus from which his mother was abducted and murdered. Alone he sits quietly and everyone becomes convinced that he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Kent Harrison
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Frankie Muniz  •  Claire Bloom  •  Matthew Modine

The Brothers Karamazov (1958) RT 22% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Ryevsk, Russia, 1870. Tensions abound in the Karamazov family. Fyodor is a wealthy libertine who holds his purse strings tightly. His four grown sons include Dmitri, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Maria Schell  •  Claire Bloom  •  Lee J. Cobb

Alexander the Great (1956)

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god - this was Alexander the Great ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Robert Rossen
CAST:  Richard Burton  •  Fredric March  •  Claire Bloom  •  Peter Cushing

Kalamazoo? (2006) RT Audience 78%

The story of three girlfriends who go back to Kalamazoo, Michigan for their 10 year high school reunion. There, they discover that a time capsule placed on their graduation ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David O'Malley
CAST:  Josie Davis  •  Mayim Bialik  •  Joanna Clare Scott  •  Claire Bloom

The Buccaneer (1958) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Jun 1991

During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Anthony Quinn
CAST:  Yul Brynner  •  Claire Bloom  •  Inger Stevens  •  Charlton Heston

Red Sky at Morning (1971) RT Audience 50%

Before going off to World War II, Frank Arnold (Richard Crenna) relocates his wife, Ann (Claire Bloom), and son, Joshua (Richard Thomas), to New Mexico. Joshua has a difficult ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Goldstone
CAST:  Richard Thomas  •  Catherine Burns  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.  •  Richard Crenna

The Outrage (1964) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Transposing Akira Kurosawa's classic "Rashomon" to the American Southwest in the 1870s, this remake begins as three travelers at a dilapidated railroad station discuss the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Claire Bloom  •  Edward G. Robinson

Déjà Vu (1985)

A choreographer who believes that he was reincarnated believes that his present wife possesses the soul of his wife in his previous wife, a ballerina.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Anthony B. Richmond
CAST:  Jaclyn Smith  •  Nigel Terry  •  Shelley Winters  •  Claire Bloom