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Year: 1980
Original Title: The Elephant Man
Length: 125 minutes
Genre: Drama, Biography
Studios: Paramount Pictures
Age rating: Parental guidance
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: October 16 1980

United States: October 10 1980

Ranking

Ranking: 6,994 out of 15,712 movies (up 687)

Ranked #197 in list 'The best movies ever'

8,6

8.6 by 10 users

Plot

Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick. "The Elephant Man", when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.

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Cast The Elephant Man

John Hurt

John Hurt

John Merrick

Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins

Frederick Treves

Anne Bancroft

Anne Bancroft

Mrs. Kendal

John Gielgud

John Gielgud

Carr Gomm

Wendy Hiller

Wendy Hiller

Mothershead

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