The Elephant Man (1980)
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The Elephant Man (1980)

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Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick. "The Elephant Man" (Hurt), when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon (Anthony Hopkins). Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is give… View More
Genres Drama, Historical
Director David Lynch
Starring Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud View More
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Movie Summary

Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick. "The Elephant Man" (Hurt), when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon (Anthony Hopkins). 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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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Historical
Director David Lynch
Starring Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie Jones, Michael Elphick, Hannah Gordon, Helen Ryan
Studio Name Paramount Pictures
Release Date 1980
VUDU Release Date 10/07/2010
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 123 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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