Peep Show: 9 Sets of Iconic Hollywood Eyes

Movies' most dramatic stares, from the past to the present

Clara BowClara Bow
Clara Bow was Hollywood's original It Girl, thanks to her magnetic presence and emotive brown eyes.

Bette Davis (shown here in Now, Voyager) had peepers that could make a pro blush-and there's a song to prove it.

In addition to her sizzling chemistry with co-star Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor also captivated Cleopatra audiences with her dramatic blue eye makeup.

Faye DunawayFaye Dunaway
Who said chess was boring? Faye Dunaway exchanged passionate stares with Steve McQueen while making her moves in The Thomas Crown Affair.

Rosemary's BabyRosemary's Baby
Mia Farrow 's wide-eyed stare got increasingly frantic in Rosemary's Baby. If we found out we were carrying Satan's spawn, we'd have a similar look!

Though Michelle Pfeiffer 's Scarface character has a blank stare, she dresses it up with glamorous smoky eye shadow. As her marriage to gangster Tony wears thin, however, so does her makeup (she is barefaced by the end of the movie).
Blade RunnerBlade RunnerDaryl Hannah may have played Pris in Blade Runner over 20 years ago-but her iconic eye makeup lives on, inspiring one runway look after another.

The Breakfast ClubThe Breakfast Club

At the end of The Breakfast Club, Ally Sheedy 's character (left) stops hiding behind her dark eye makeup and embraces Molly Ringwald 's preppy vibe (right).

Determined not to cry at the end of Ghost? Good luck! Demi Moore 's longing, tear-filled gaze won't help matters.

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