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Nightmare Alley (2021)
R
150 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A grifter working his way up from low-ranking carnival worker to lauded psychic medium matches wits with a psychiatrist bent on exposing him.
Director
Guillermo del Toro (directed by)
Writers
Guillermo del Toro (screenplay by) | Kim Morgan (screenplay by) | William Lindsay Gresham (based on the novel by)
Producers
Bradley Cooper (produced by) (p.g.a.) | J. Miles Dale (produced by) (p.g.a.) | Guillermo del Toro (produced by) (p.g.a.)
Composer
Nathan Johnson (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Cam McLauchlin (as Cameron McLauchlin)
Casting Director
Production Designers
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Release date
Dec 17, 2021 (United States)

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76 cast members
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Bradley Cooper
Stanton Carlisle Stanton Carlisle   See fewer
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Cate Blanchett
Dr. Lilith Ritter Dr. Lilith Ritter   See fewer
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Toni Collette
Zeena the Seer Zeena the Seer   See fewer
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Willem Dafoe
Clem Hoatley Clem Hoatley   See fewer
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Richard Jenkins
Ezra Grindle Ezra Grindle   See fewer
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Rooney Mara
Molly Cahill Molly Cahill   See fewer
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Mary Steenburgen
Mrs. Kimball Mrs. Kimball   See fewer
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Mark Povinelli
The Major The Major   See fewer
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Peter MacNeill
Judge Kimball Judge Kimball   See fewer
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Holt McCallany
Anderson Anderson   See fewer
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Paul Anderson
Geek #1 Geek #1   See fewer
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Lara Jean Chorostecki
Louise Hoatley Louise Hoatley   See fewer
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Jim Beaver
Sheriff Jedediah Judd Sheriff Jedediah Judd   See fewer
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Clifton Collins Jr.
Funhouse Jack Funhouse Jack   See fewer
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Tim Blake Nelson
Carny Boss Carny Boss   See fewer
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David Hewlett
Dr. Elrood Dr. Elrood   See fewer
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Sarah Mennell
Abigail Abigail   See fewer
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Mike Hill
Dogboy Jojo Dogboy Jojo   See fewer
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Dian Bachar
Fee Fee the Birdgirl Fee Fee the Birdgirl   See fewer
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Troy James
The Snake Man The Snake Man   See fewer
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Matthew MacCallum
Human Skeleton Human Skeleton   See fewer
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Samantha Rodes
Zizi the Pinhead Zizi the Pinhead   See fewer
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Jesse Buck
Geek #2 Geek #2   See fewer
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Perry Mucci
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Bill MacDonald
Stanton's Dad Stanton's Dad   See fewer
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Dan Lett
Deputy #1 Deputy #1   See fewer
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Catherine McGregor
Copa Woman Copa Woman   See fewer
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Martin Julien
Bus Station Shaving Man Bus Station Shaving Man   See fewer
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Natalie Brown
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Daniel Falk
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Tim Post
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Will Conlon
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Stephen McHattie
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James Collins
Train Yard Man Train Yard Man   See fewer
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Lili Connor
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Danny Waugh
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Andrew Locke
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Calvin Desautels
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Derrick Moore
Stagehand Stagehand   See fewer
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Linden Porco
Brofo the Small Brofo the Small   See fewer
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Grant Bradley
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Dani Klupsch
Geek Pit Patron (as Danielle Klupsch) Geek Pit Patron (as Danielle Klupsch)   See fewer
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Vikki Ring
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Vanessa Botbyl
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Michael Bridgeman
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Charles Langille
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Paul Taylor
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Clyde Whitham
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Stu Arthur
Deputy (uncredited) Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Bozek
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Diana Brugos
Carnival Worker (uncredited) Carnival Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Melania Fedyna
Cinema and Carnival Patron (uncredited) Cinema and Carnival Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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William David Hobbs
Office Worker (uncredited) Office Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Timothy Hunt
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Kim Janveau
Ambrose Carnival Patron (uncredited) Ambrose Carnival Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olia Kashevarova
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Liam Kinahan
Bellboy (uncredited) Bellboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Raimo Kurppa
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Jeff Lasky
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Christine Lauer
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Keith Lukowski
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Homeless Man (uncredited) Homeless Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mandi Maxwell
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Martin R Mlodozeniec
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Kaz Morgan
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Drew Nelson
Humphries (uncredited) Humphries (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobbie Peterson
Salvation Army Chorus (uncredited) Salvation Army Chorus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sylvain Plasse
Carnival Patron (uncredited) Carnival Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Romina Power
Party guest (uncredited) Party guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kerry Streams
Woman on Street (uncredited) Woman on Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Neil Whitely
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shannon Widdis
Fair Attendee (uncredited) Fair Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 127,776 votes