18 certificateBigger Than Life is a Film programme that first aired in 1956 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

Bigger Than Life is a 3 star programme

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Bigger Than Life (1956)

Directed by
Nicholas Ray

Searing drama. Ed Avery, on the verge of a breakdown, is diagnosed with a life-threatening disease and put on to a course of cortisone - which alters his moods and leads him to madness, bringing about the destruction of his family.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1956

3/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for James Mason IJames Mason I...Ed Avery
Barbara Rush...Lou Avery
Image for Walter MatthauWalter Matthau...Wally Gibbs
Robert F. Simon...Dr. Norton
Christopher Olsen...Richie Avery
Roland Winters...Dr. Ruric
Rusty Lane...Bob LaPorte
Rachel Stephens...Nurse
Kipp Hamilton...Pat Wade
Betty Caulfield...Mrs. LaPorte