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1 The Elephant Man (1980)

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.

8.3/10 121,145
2 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)

Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in love with Lionel Sweeney, an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century.

6.4/10 11,419
3 Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle (1974)

Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828...

7.9/10 10,044
4 The Krays (1990)

This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's 60's underworld.

6.7/10 4,276
5 The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004 TV movie)

On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park...

7.4/10 4,275
6 Nightmare Alley (1947)

The ambitious Stanton "Stan" Carlisle works in a sideshow as carny and assistant of the mentalist Zeena Krumbein...

7.8/10 4,186
7 Brothers of the Head (2005)

In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.

6.5/10 1,407
8 Carny (1980)

A carnival comes to a small town. Eighteen year old Donna meets Frankie and Patch, two carnival hustlers...

"   1,240
9 Howling VI: The Freaks (1991 video)

A villainous carnival owner traps a young werewolf to include in his growing menagerie of inhuman exhibits.

4.1/10 1,153
10 Firecracker (2005)

A tale of murder in small-town Kansas. When Jimmy is lured away from his abusive family by a traveling sideshow carnival...

5.7/10 790
11 Den-en ni shisu (1974) 8.0/10 405
12 Meet Boston Blackie (1941) 6.7/10 296
13 Sanitarium (1998 video game) 8.3/10 272
14 Silver Man (2000) 4.5/10 133
15 El camino del diablo (2005) 7.8/10 5
16 Ridgeback (2009 short)
17 Savage Love (2011 short)

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