- Tall: Check.
- Dark: Check.
- Handsome: Check.
- British: Check.
- Burr in his voice: Bonus points awarded.
Lorna Doone (1990) with Polly Walker. I haven’t seen it, but now that I know he’s in it, it’s on my list.
Lorna Doone: He’s pissed, but his heart is softened by love. Daw!
Century (1993) with Miranda Richardson. Clive is a doctor who discovers a dark secret.
Gosford Park (2001). He’s a valet with a lurking bad side who is tempted by Kelly Macdonald’s maid character.
Gosford Park: Don’t F with the servants.
King Arthur (2004) with Keira Knightley (ugh) and Ioan Gruffud (yum). Clive plays Arthur as a Roman knight.
King Arthur: Ready to rumble.
King Arthur: showing his softer side.
King Arthur: squinty and manly.
Elizabeth: The Golden Age: Clive is rough, tumble, and manly, and saves England from the Spanish Armada while he’s at it!
Elizabeth: The Golden Age: Smoldering.
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012): As Ernest Hemingway to Nicole Kidman’s Martha Gellhorn.
Hemingway & Gellhorn: Clive always plays the man’s man, but here he’s the literary man’s man!
Hemingway & Gellhorn: Sometimes a cigar is not a cigar.
The Knick (2014): Clive plays a drug-addicted doctor in 1900 New York.
The Knick: Okay, so maybe the drug-addicted part isn’t great, but I’d let him give me a physical!
The Knick: Let’s do this.
Last Knights (2015): Came out in April, but you probably had no idea because it’s gotten terrible reviews.
Last Knights: At least Clive looks manly in it!
Do you have a favorite Clive Owen historical costume movie?