Bigger Than Life

Also Known As

Atrás do Espelho ( Portugal ), Bakom spegeln ( Sweden ), Derrière le miroir ( France ), Dietro lo specchio ( Italy ), Eine Handvoll Hoffnung ( West Germany ), Giften i blodet ( Denmark ), Más poderoso que la vida ( Spain ), Mensch oder Teufel ( Austria / West Germany ), One in a Million ( USA ), Peilin takana ( Finland ), Piso ap' ton kathrefti ( Greece )

7.5

Bigger Than Life

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James Mason

Ed Avery

Barbara Rush

Lou Avery

Walter Matthau

Wally Gibbs

Robert F. Simon

Dr. Norton (as Robert Simon)

Storyline

Schoolteacher and family man Ed Avery, who's been suffering bouts of severe pain and even blackouts, is hospitalized with what's diagnosed as a rare inflammation of the arteries. Told by doctors that he probably has only months to live, Ed agrees to an experimental treatment: doses of the hormone cortisone. Ed makes a remarkable recovery, and returns home to his wife, Lou, and their son, Richie. He must keep taking cortisone tablets regularly to prevent a recurrence of ... more


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Lizzy

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Grade

B+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.19 January 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

B+

thanks16 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

Lizzy

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C+

Thanks for that comment good to know23 February 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

type casting

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B+

Worth your time02 February 2011

Mason was outstanding, and Rush and Matthau were very good. The movie was well worth watching and one that everyone should see.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

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C+

QUESTION08 November 2010

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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