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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 m

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1980-10-02

Runtime 124 minutes

Budget $5m

Revenue $26m


TMDB 8.1


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jeff_teuton shared a tip "Heartbreaking human drama"

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catpriestess shared a tip "So incredibly sad but couldn’t look away. David Lynch is such a genius!"

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