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The Elephant Man

1980-10-02 | Drama / History
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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.
Director: David Lynch
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt

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10 wins 32 nominations
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The Elephant Man FAQ

The certification of The Elephant Man is PG.
The release date of The Elephant Man is October 02, 1980.
The revenue of The Elephant Man was 26,010,864 USD.
On November 26, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Elephant Man is 8.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 93/100, Metacritic rating is 78/100, TMDB rating is 8.0/10.
The director of The Elephant Man is David Lynch.
The genre of The Elephant Man is Drama,History.
The Elephant Man won 1981 BAFTA Awards, 1982 César Awards, France, 1982 French Syndicate of Cinema Critics, 1982 Grand Prix de l'UCC, 1982 London Critics Circle Film Awards, 1981 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival, 1980 British Society of Cinematographers, 1980 National Board of Review, USA.
The runtime of The Elephant Man is 124 minutes.
The full version of The Elephant Man is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Vudu , Microsoft Store , DIRECTV , Pluto TV , FlixFling
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London..
The production budget of The Elephant Man was 5,000,000 USD.
On November 26, 2021, there were 5300 public reaction to The Elephant Man including disfigured character, deformed, freakish, most moving, misshapen.