Conclusion: Rasputin was one crazy dude! One just has to look (and admire!) his beard to instantly know that. A twisted, warped and evil mind, Rasputin has become one of history's most notorious characters. Hammer's film version of his life is equally fascinating! With Christopher Lee putting in one of the best performances of his lengthy career, this film has so much to offer. Whilst not my favourite Hammer movie (that probably would go to One Million Years B.C.