The Elephant Man (1980)

Movie"A true story of courage and human dignity."
Audience Score
80
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.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:October 10th, 1980
Movie Budget:$5,000,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$26,000,000 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Stuart Cornfeld
Production Companies:Brooksfilms, Paramount