Freaks

  • 1932
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Horror

Long unseen, FREAKS was MGM's answer to Universal's popular FRANKENSTEIN and DRACULA, but public and critical revulsion to the use of actual circus freaks soon forced the movie from distribution. Dwain Esper (of MANIAC fame) later gave it road shows in tents and burlesque houses, further adding to this cult classic's notorious reputation. The story follows...read more

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Freaks - Trailer
01:19 — Tod Browning's controversial story involving deformed sideshow performers. Use of real "freaks" caused this cult classic to be banned upon release!
Freaks - Official Trailer
02:09 — Tod Browning's controversial story involving deformed sideshow performers. Use of real "freaks" caused this cult classic to be banned upon release!

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Long unseen, FREAKS was MGM's answer to Universal's popular FRANKENSTEIN and DRACULA, but public and critical revulsion to the use of actual circus freaks soon forced the movie from distribution. Dwain Esper (of MANIAC fame) later gave it road shows in ten… (more)

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