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The Illustrated Man (1969)

6.1/10
Director: Jack Smight
Starring: Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom, Robert Drivas

Rod Steiger plays the tattoo-covered title role in this fascinating vision of doom and danger based on the classic short story collection by futurist... Read more

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold (1965)

7.7/10
Director: Martin Ritt
Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner

Perhaps the best of the Cold War spy movies. Good writing coupled with magnetic performances make it that rare film based on a novel that is the equal... Read more

Alexander the Great (1955)

5.9/10
Director: Robert Rossen
Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom

An epic historical drama of the military leader who conquered most of the known world before he was 30. Richard Burton gives a fine performance as the... Read more

Charly (1968)

7.1/10
Director: Ralph Nelson
Starring: Cliff Robertson, Claire Bloom, Lilia Skala

When a mentally retarded man named Charly (Cliff Robertson) undergoes experimental brain surgery, he is miraculously freed from the prison of his own... Read more

C S Lewis Through the Shadowlands ( aka Shadowlands ) (1985)

Director: Norman Stone
Starring: Joss Ackland, Claire Bloom, David Waller

Aka "Shadowlands". A real-life incident involving two major literary figures was dramatized for British television in 1985 under the title 'Shadowland... Read more

Islands In The Stream (1977)

6.7/10
Director: Franklin J Schaffner
Starring: George C Scott, David Hemmings, Claire Bloom

Based on the final novel by Ernest Hemingway, this lushly filmed drama stars George C. Scott as a renowned sculptor whose reclusive life on a Bahamian... Read more

The Haunting (1963)

7.6/10
Director: Robert Wise
Starring: Claire Bloom, Julie Harris, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn

This nerve-jangling adaptation of Shirley Jackson's 'The Haunting of Hill House' centres on a gathering at a Boston mansion. An anthropologist, a disb... Read more

The Shakespeare Collection: Series 1 (BBC) (1978)

8.5/10
Starring: Helen Mirren, John Gielgud, Claire Bloom, Alan Rickman

In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare's plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyal... Read more

The Book Of Eve (2002)

5.5/10
Director: Claude Fournier
Starring: Claire Bloom, Susannah York, Julian Glover, Daniel Lavoie

Chronicles the life of Eve, who, on her 65th birthday, leaves her unhappy marriage and moves into the basement of a tenement building in the east end... Read more

The Shakespeare Collection: Series 2 (BBC) (1979)

8.5/10
Starring: Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, David Gwillim, Felicity Kendal, Nigel Hawthorne

In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare's plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyal... Read more

Look Back In Anger (1958)

8.4/10
Director: Tony Richardson
Starring: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Mary Ure, Edith Evans, Gary Raymond

Richard Burton is perfectly cast as angry young Brit Jimmy Porter, in this scathingly realistic look at British life in the 1950s. Bristling with heat... Read more

Richard III (Olivier) (1954)

7.5/10
Director: Laurence Olivier
Starring: Claire Bloom, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke...

Shakespeare's tragic, twisted king is brilliantly portrayed by Laurence Olivier, who also produced and directed. With Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Richards... Read more

Richard III (Olivier) ( Blu-ray ) (1954)

7.5/10
Director: Laurence Olivier
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Stanley Baker, Claire Bloom, John Gielgud, Cedric Hardwicke, R...

Shakespeare's tragic, twisted king is brilliantly portrayed by Laurence Olivier, who also produced and directed. With Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Richards... Read more

Limelight (1952)

8.1/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Claire Bloom, Charlie Chaplin, Sydney Chaplin, Nigel Bruce, Norman Lloyd, Buster...

Chaplin blends dark comedy and tragedy in the story of an ageing music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. With Chapl... Read more

A Doll's House (Bloom) (1973)

6.5/10
Director: Patrick Garland
Starring: Claire Bloom, Ralph Richardson, Anthony Hopkins, Denholm Elliott, Edith Evans, A...

A strong version of Henrik Ibsen's play about a woman's struggle for independence against her husband's will. Nora Helmer (Claire Bloom) risks destruc... Read more

Limelight ( Blu-ray + DVD ) (1952)

8.1/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Sydney Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton, Norma...

Charlie Chaplins masterful drama about the twilight of a former vaudeville star is among the writer-directors most touching films. Chaplin plays Cal... Read more

Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986)

7.1/10
Director: Marvin Chomsky
Starring: Amy Irving, Omar Sharif, Claire Bloom, Rex Harrison, Elke Sommer, Olivia de Havi...

This two-part TV movie recounts the life of Anna Anderson, who until the day she died at age 82 insisted that she was really Anastasia Romanov, daught... Read more

The Ten Commandments (2006)

5.4/10
Director: Robert Dornhelm
Starring: Naveen Andrews, Claire Bloom, Peter Gevisser, Richard O'Brien, Mia Maestro, Linu...

A typically grand retelling of the biblical story of Moses freeing the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt. Moses (Dougray Scott) is found in a basket by Eg... Read more

The Chatterley Affair (2006)

7.3/10
Director: James Hawes
Starring: Rafe Spall, Louise Delamare, Mary Healy, Gerard Horan, Ron Donachie, Kenneth Cra...

The most famous obscenity trial in history is the subject of this docu-drama exploring the controversy that followed the publication of DH Lawrence's... Read more

Time for Murder (1985)

Director: David Carson, Patrick Lau, Brian Mills
Starring: Amanda Root, Charles Dance, Claire Bloom, Jane Asher, Patrick Allen, Sylvia Syms...

In original screenplays specially commissioned for this series, Fay Weldon, Antonia Fraser, Gordon Honeycombe, Frances Galleymore, Michael Robson, and... Read more

Clash of the Titans (1981)

6.9/10
Director: Desmond Davis
Starring: Burgess Meredith, Claire Bloom, Flora Robson, Harry Hamlin, Judi Bowker, Laurenc...

Dazzling Ray Harryhausen creatures highlight this spectacular adventure epic based on the Greek myth of the hero Perseus. Harry Hamlin stars as Perseu... Read more

Daylight (1996)

5.8/10
Director: Rob Cohen
Starring: Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Sylvester Stallone, Dan Hedaya, Jay O Sanders, K...

Sly Stallone is a disgraced emergency medical service worker who springs into action when a huge explosion cripples a tunnel under New York City's Hud... Read more

The Square (2008)

6.8/10
Director: Nash Edgerton
Starring: David Roberts, Claire van der Boom, Joel Edgerton, Anthony Hayes, Lucy Bell, Kie...

Engrossing Aussie neo-noir about married construction worker Ray who has a torrid affair with the wife of a low-level gangster. When she tells him abo... Read more

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Collection 4 ( A Caribbean Mystery / They Do It with Mirrors / The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side ) (1989)

7.8/10
Director: Christopher Petit, Norman Stone
Starring: Barry Newman, Claire Bloom, Donald Pleasence, Frank Middlemass, Jean Simmons, Jo...

"A Caribbean Mystery" - Miss Marple (Joan Hickson) is finding her luxury holiday in Barbados sadly dull. Then Major Palgrave is found dead and once mo... Read more

Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

8/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Caroline Aaron, Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Claire Bloom, Mia Farrow, Joanna Gleason...

Writer/Director Woody Allen weaves together two separate stories in this highly acclaimed comedy/drama. A married man (Martin Landau) having troubles... Read more

Brideshead Revisited (1981)

8.7/10
Director: Charles Sturridge, Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Starring: Jeremy Irons, Anthony Andrews, Diana Quick, Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom, Step...

When Oxford under-graduate Charles Ryder (Jeremy Irons) meets the charismatic Sebastian Flyte (Anthony Andrews) it is the beginning of a devoted frien... Read more

The Lady and the Highwayman (1987)

6.4/10
Director: John Hough
Starring: John Mills, Bernard Miles, Oliver Reed, Claire Bloom, Christopher Cazenove, Emma...

Barbara Cartland's 17th Century romance is adapted for television. Young Lady Panthea Vyne (Lysette Anthony) falls for a handsome highwayman, Silverb... Read more

Ringers: Lord of the Fans (2005)

6.3/10
Director: Carlene Cordova
Starring: Peter Jackson, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Da...

Essential viewing for any true Tolkein fan, this smart, entertaining documentary explores the influence of 'The Lord of The Rings' on society and pop... Read more