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Carny (1980)

R
107 min | Drama

Tired of her dull job as a waitress, Donna decides to join two carnival hustlers and see what life in their field is like.
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Writers
Phoebe Kaylor (story) | Robert Kaylor (story) (as Robbie Kaylor) | Robbie Robertson (story) | Thomas Baum (screenplay)
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Editor
Stuart H. Pappé (as Stuart Pappé)
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Budget
$5,500,000
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,817,720
Gross (World)
$1,817,720
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Release date
May 23, 1980 (United States)

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6.4 / 10 | 1,731 votes