The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man (1980)

"I am not an animal! I am a human being! I … am … a man!"
TMDb Score
81

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
Starring
Anthony Hopkinsas Dr. Frederick Treves
John Hurtas John Merrick
Anne Bancroftas Mrs. Kendal

Movie Details

Original Language:English
Production Companies:Brooksfilms