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The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man(1980)

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Brief Synopsis

A 19th-century doctor questions his motives for rescuing a sideshow freak.

Cast & Crew

David Lynch Director
Anthony Hopkins Frederick Treves
John Hurt John Merrick
John Gielgud Carr Gomm
Anne Bancroft Mrs Madge Kendal
Wendy Hiller Mothershead
Michael Elphick Night Porter
Hannah Gordon Mrs Treves
Helen Ryan Princess Alex
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1980 Production Date: 
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Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, Weintraub Entertainment Group .....Theatrical Distributor, Paramount Pictures .....Studio, Paramount Pictures .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Columbia-Emi-Warner .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • A Very Deeply Moving Film

    Judy 2014-05-21

    I first saw this film when I was in high school and it had such a tremendous impact - deeply moving, and the b&w cinematography really captures the... MORE>

  • The Elephant Man

    Goetan 2013-11-21

    One of the strangest and saddest films made by director Lynch. Hurt was deservedly nominated for an Oscar as the real-life freak show attraction, John... MORE>

  • Riveting but not truly factual!

    RedRain 2013-11-18

    Firstly, his name was JOSEPH, not "John" Merrick. Secondly, the books this film was based on have become truly suspect in many ways. While it... MORE>