The Elephant Man

  • 1980
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography, Docudrama

THE ELEPHANT MAN features an Academy Award-nominated performance by John Hurt as John Merrick, the victim of a disease that has left him so grotesquely deformed, he's spent most of his life as a carnival-show freak. In time, Merrick comes under the care of Dr. Treves (brilliantly played by Anthony Hopkins), who installs the "Elephant Man" in a hospital,...read more

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The Elephant Man (1980)
All the human spirit needs to thrive...is a chance. In one of his most legendary films, director David Lynch chronicles the intense emotional journey (more…)
The Elephant Man - Official Trailer
02:38 — The true story of John Merrick, a horribly deformed Victorian-era Englishman who was saved from a life of freak shows by a sympathetic doctor. Strikin (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Am The Owner
Having failed in his first attempt to see the freak-show exhibit, doctor Treves (Anthony Hopkins) returns to the corner of 1884 London where Bytes (Fr (more…)
(Movie Clip) Pray To God He's An Idiot
Treves (Anthony Hopkins), having gained the cooperation of John Merrick (John Hurt, title character), shows his find to a society of fellow doctors in (more…)

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A doctor rescues a deformed man from being a geek in a carnival and discovers he is an intelligent and sensitive soul. Although the stricken man strives to be accepted, his physical abnormalities make it difficult.

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  • Released: 1980
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: THE ELEPHANT MAN features an Academy Award-nominated performance by John Hurt as John Merrick, the victim of a disease that has left him so grotesquely deformed, he's spent most of his life as a carnival-show freak. In time, Merrick comes under the care of… (more)

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