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  • The Elephant Man (1980)
  • PG
    124 min | Biography, Drama
The Elephant Man (1980)
PG
124 min | Biography, Drama

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous fa├žade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.
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Writers
Christopher De Vore (screenplay) | Eric Bergren (screenplay) | David Lynch (screenplay) | Frederick Treves (book "The Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences") (as Sir Frederick Treves) | Ashley Montagu (in part on the book "The Elephant Man: A Study in Human Dignity")
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Release date
Oct 10, 1980 (United States)

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93 cast members
Name Known for
Anthony Hopkins
Dr. Frederick Treves Dr. Frederick Treves   See fewer
John Hurt
John Merrick John Merrick   See fewer
Anne Bancroft
Mrs. Kendal Mrs. Kendal   See fewer
John Gielgud
Carr Gomm Carr Gomm   See fewer
Wendy Hiller
Mothershead Mothershead   See fewer
Michael Elphick
Night Porter Night Porter   See fewer
Hannah Gordon
Mrs. Treves Mrs. Treves   See fewer
Helen Ryan
Princess Alex Princess Alex   See fewer
Dexter Fletcher
Bytes' Boy Bytes' Boy   See fewer
Phoebe Nicholls
Merrick's Mother Merrick's Mother   See fewer
Pat Gorman
Fairground Bobby Fairground Bobby   See fewer
Claire Davenport
Fat Lady Fat Lady   See fewer
Orla Pederson
Skeleton Man Skeleton Man   See fewer
Patsy Smart
Distraught Woman Distraught Woman   See fewer
Frederick Treves
Alderman Alderman   See fewer
Stromboli
Fire Eater Fire Eater   See fewer
James Cormack
Pierce Pierce   See fewer
Robert Lewis Bush
Messenger (as Robert Bush) Messenger (as Robert Bush)   See fewer
Roy Evans
Cabman Cabman   See fewer
Nula Conwell
Nurse Kathleen Nurse Kathleen   See fewer
Tony London
Young Porter Young Porter   See fewer
Alfie Curtis
Milkman Milkman   See fewer
Bernadette Milnes
1st Fighting Woman 1st Fighting Woman   See fewer
Brenda Kempner
2nd Fighting Woman 2nd Fighting Woman   See fewer
Carol Harrison
Tart (as Carole Harrison) Tart (as Carole Harrison)   See fewer
Hugh Manning
Broadneck Broadneck   See fewer
Dennis Burgess
1st Committee Man 1st Committee Man   See fewer
Fanny Carby
Mrs. Kendal's Dresser Mrs. Kendal's Dresser   See fewer
William Morgan Sheppard
Man in Pub (as Morgan Sheppard) Man in Pub (as Morgan Sheppard)   See fewer
Kathleen Byron
Lady Waddington Lady Waddington   See fewer
Gerald Case
Lord Waddington Lord Waddington   See fewer
David Ryall
Man with Whores Man with Whores   See fewer
Deirdre Costello
1st Whore 1st Whore   See fewer
Pauline Quirke
2nd Whore 2nd Whore   See fewer
Kenny Baker
Plumed Dwarf Plumed Dwarf   See fewer
Marcus Powell
Midget Midget   See fewer
Gilda Cohen
Midget Midget   See fewer
Lesley Scoble
Siamese Twin (as Lisa Scoble) Siamese Twin (as Lisa Scoble)   See fewer
Teri Scoble
Siamese Twin Siamese Twin   See fewer
Eiji Kusuhara
Japanese Bleeder Japanese Bleeder   See fewer
Robert Day
Little Jim Little Jim   See fewer
Patricia Hodge
Screaming Mum Screaming Mum   See fewer
Tommy Wright
First Bobby First Bobby   See fewer
Peter Davidson
Second Bobby Second Bobby   See fewer
John Rapley
King in Panto King in Panto   See fewer
Hugh Spight
Puss in Panto Puss in Panto   See fewer
Teresa Codling
Princess in Panto Princess in Panto   See fewer
Marion Betzold
Principal Boy Principal Boy   See fewer
Victor Kravchenko
Lion & Coachman Lion & Coachman   See fewer
Lydia Lisle
Merrick's Mother Merrick's Mother   See fewer
Leslie Adams
Man in Crowd (uncredited) Man in Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Armstrong
Man at Lecture (uncredited) Man at Lecture (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Atherton
Man in Crowd (uncredited) Man in Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Frances Baker
Bystander (uncredited) Bystander (uncredited)   See fewer
Eric Bergren
Lyra Box Player #1 (uncredited) Lyra Box Player #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Adam Caine
Kid at Train Station (uncredited) Kid at Train Station (uncredited)   See fewer
Ina Clare
Woman in Pub (uncredited) Woman in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Clarkin
Thug from Pub (uncredited) Thug from Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
Dave Cooper
Man in Crowd (uncredited) Man in Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Alan Cope
Man at Lecture (uncredited) Man at Lecture (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher De Vore
Lyra Box Player #2 (uncredited) Lyra Box Player #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Fielder
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Chick Fowles
Man in Pub (uncredited) Man in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
Otto Friese
Man at Lecture (uncredited) Man at Lecture (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Gay
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
Jill Goldston
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
George Holdcroft
Lecture Assistant (uncredited) Lecture Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
Barrie Holland
Man in Crowd (uncredited) Man in Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Juba Kennerley
Committee Member (uncredited) Committee Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Cyril Kent
Pub Patron (uncredited) Pub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
David Lynch
Man in Bowler Hat in Mob Chasing Merrick (uncredited) Man in Bowler Hat in Mob Chasing Merrick (uncredited)   See fewer
Jay McGrath
Man at Lecture (uncredited) Man at Lecture (uncredited)   See fewer
Ralph G. Morse
Young Aristocrat (uncredited) Young Aristocrat (uncredited)   See fewer
Henry Roberts
Man at Lecture (uncredited) Man at Lecture (uncredited)   See fewer
Peter Ross-Murray
Drunken Docker (uncredited) Drunken Docker (uncredited)   See fewer
Kevin Schumm
Kid at Train Station #2 (uncredited) Kid at Train Station #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Ian Selby
Courtier (uncredited) Courtier (uncredited)   See fewer
Guy Standeven
Committee Member (uncredited) Committee Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Reg Thomason
Lecture Assistant (uncredited) Lecture Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Wood
Injured Man (uncredited) Injured Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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