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The Miracle Worker (1962)

8.1/10
Director: Arthur Penn
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory

Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke won Oscars for their roles in Arthur Penn's version of Annie Sullivan and her pupil, Helen Keller. The dramatic force of... Read more

Don't Bother To Knock (1952)

6.9/10
Director: Roy Baker
Starring: Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft

One of Marilyn's best performances, as a mentally disturbed babysitter, is the highlight of this often gripping 'Film Noir'. Also Richard Widmark, Ann... Read more

Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

7.7/10
Director: Paul Bogart
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein adapted his Broadway hit play about the trials and tribulations of being a sexually active, gay urban male in the 1970's for the big... Read more

G.I. Jane (1997)

5.9/10
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft

She's an officer and a gentlewoman, but can Navy lieutenant Demi Moore, the first woman candidate for the elite Navy SEALs unit, survive both the rigo... Read more

Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

6.7/10
Director: Delmer Daves
Starring: Victor Mature, Susan Hayward, Anne Bancroft

The story of Christian persecution in ancient Rome begun in 'The Robe' continues here as arena fighter Victor Mature pits his newfound faith against t... Read more

The Assassin (1993)

6.3/10
Director: John Badham
Starring: Bridget Fonda, Gabriel Byrne, Anne Bancroft

Aka 'Point Of No Return'. Hollywood's remake of Luc Besson's fabulous chic thriller 'Nikita' with Bridget Fonda stepping into Anne Parillaud's little... Read more

To Be Or Not To Be (1983)

6.8/10
Director: Alan Johnson
Starring: Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning

Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft are Polish actors who foil the Nazis at the outbreak of WW II. Charles Durning's Gestapo officer alone is worth the price... Read more

Agnes of God (1985)

6.6/10
Director: Norman Jewison
Starring: Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft, Meg Tilly, Anne Pitoniak

The childlike novice of an extremely sheltered convent is discovered one night with the bloodied body of a baby she claims not to recognise. Psychiatr... Read more

84 Charing Cross Road (1986)

7.5/10
Director: David Jones
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench

A charming adult drama about a 20 year correspondence between a budding New York writer and an English dealer in Antiquarian books. Anne Bancroft and... Read more

Walk the Proud Land (1956)

6.8/10
Director: Jesse Hibbs
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Jay Silverheels

Tells the true story of Indian agent John Philip Clum, as set down on paper by Clum's son. The film begins in 1874, as Clum, an Eastern government rep... Read more

Mr Jones (1993)

5.8/10
Director: Mike Figgis
Starring: Richard Gere, Lena Olin, Anne Bancroft, Tom Irwin

Lena Olin plays a successful psychiatrist who gives in to an unprofessional impulse and starts an affair with the charismatic Mr Jones, played by Rich... Read more

Lipstick (1976)

5.3/10
Director: Lamont Johnson
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Margaux Hemingway, Mariel Hemingway, Chris Sarandon

A controversial account of the rape of a high-fashion model (Margaux Hemingway) and her violent revenge. Mariel Hemingway (Margaux's real-life sister)... Read more

Homecoming (1996)

7.6/10
Director: Mark Jean
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Kimberlee Peterson, Bonnie Bedelia, Hanna Hall, Trever O'Brien

A stirring family drama about a quartet of children forced to fend for themselves when their emotionally troubled mother leaves them. The young siblin... Read more

The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone (2002)

6.6/10
Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Starring: Helen Mirren, Olivier Martinez, Anne Bancroft, Brian Dennehy, Rodrigo Santoro

Youth, beauty, and career become a thing of the past for a vulnerable woman at the crossroads of her life. Aware of every wrinkle, every gray hair, an... Read more

Great Expectations (1997)

6.8/10
Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Bancroft, Robert De Niro

This modern, stylish remake of the Dickens classic is set in the New York City art world. Ethan Hawke is the misunderstood artist wooing rich girl Gwy... Read more

Critical Care (1997)

6/10
Director: Sidney Lumet
Starring: James Spader, Kyra Sedgwick, Helen Mirren, Anne Bancroft, Albert Brooks

From acclaimed director Sidney Lumet ('Network', 'The Verdict') comes this powerhouse drama in which an overworked and underappreciated hospital inter... Read more

The Graduate (1967)

8/10
Director: Mike Nichols
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross, Murray Hamilton, William Daniels

A landmark film of the late '60s that's still just as pungent and funny. Dustin Hoffman, in his first major film role, plays an ultra-naive college gr... Read more

In Search of Peace (Simon Wiesenthal Collection) (2006)

6.7/10
Director: Richard Trank
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Michael York, Richard Dreyfuss, Edward Asner, (Voices of)

Michael Douglas narrates this documentary look at the first 20 years of Israel's existence, with a concentration on the origins of the Middle East Con... Read more

The Graduate ( Blu-ray ) (1967)

8/10
Director: Mike Nichols
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross, Murray Hamilton, William Daniels

A landmark film of the late '60s that's still just as pungent and funny. Dustin Hoffman, in his first major film role, plays an ultra-naive college gr... Read more

Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

8/10
Director: Michael Curtiz
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Ann Sheridan, George Bancroft

A classic Warner Bros 'urban crime drama' of two kids from the wrong side of the tracks - Hell's Kitchen in New York; one becomes a priest (Pat O'Brie... Read more

The Turning Point (1977)

6.9/10
Director: Herbert Ross
Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Anne Bancroft, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leslie Browne, Tom Skerrit...

Shirley MacLaine and Anne Bancroft are estranged friends and dancers at the end of their careers, but they are brought back together by MacLaine's dau... Read more

The Elephant Man (1980)

8.2/10
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie J...

From the director of 'Eraserhead' and 'Dune', based on the true story of John Merrick, who suffered from a rare, physically distorting disease and was... Read more

The Elephant Man (Blu-ray) (1980)

8.2/10
Director: David Lynch
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie J...

From the director of 'Eraserhead' and 'Dune', based on the true story of John Merrick, who suffered from a rare, physically distorting disease and was... Read more

How to Make an American Quilt (1996)

6.2/10
Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Dermot Mulroney, Winona Ryder, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Nelligan, Alfr...

Winona Ryder, a 26 year old woman working on her thesis on handcraft, who while considering her Boyfriend's proposal of marriage, meets a group of wom... Read more

Haven (2001)

6.3/10
Director: John Gray
Starring: Natasha Richardson, Colm Feore, Henry Czerny, Sheila McCarthy, Sebastian Roche,...

The stirring true story of Ruth Gruber (Natasha Richardson), an American journalist who volunteered for a treacherous wartime mission - escorting near... Read more

The Hindenburg (1975)

6.2/10
Director: Robert Wise
Starring: George C Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes, Gig Young, Burgess...

The interior of the doomed airship was meticulously recreated by director Robert Wise, unfortunately the same careful attention was not paid to the sc... Read more

The Mel Brooks Collection: Volume 1 - High Anxiety / Life Stinks / To Be or Not To Be / History of the World Part 1 (1981)

Director: Alan Johnson, Mel Brooks
Starring: Billy Barty, Ron Carey, Barbara Harris, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Cloris Lea...

Four classic films from comic genius Mel Brooks. 'High Anxiety' - Dr Robert Thorndyke is the newly appointed director of the psychoneurosis institute... Read more

Jesus of Nazareth (Blu-Ray) (1977)

8.5/10
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Quinn, Christopher Plummer, Claudia Cardinale, Donald Ple...

Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the... Read more

Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

8.5/10
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Starring: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Claudia Cardinale,...

Franco Zeffirelli's highly acclaimed version of the life of Jesus. This epic, moving drama, filmed in Tunisia and Morocco, features a stellar internat... Read more