The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man 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.

Average Score : 81

I am not an animal! I am a human being! I … am … a man!

Status: Released

Release Date: 1980-10-02

Geners Drama History

Production Companies Brooksfilms Paramount StudioCanal

Production Countries United Kingdom,United States of America,

Run time: 124 minutes

Budget: $5,000,000

Revenue: $26,010,864