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1. Big Fish (2003)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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58 Metascore

A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father's life.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange

Votes: 361,973 | Gross: $66.26M

2. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
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65 Metascore

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger, Andrew Garfield

Votes: 129,480 | Gross: $7.69M

3. My Girl (1991)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.

Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis

Votes: 58,109 | Gross: $59.85M

4. Carnivàle (2003–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.5
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During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell.

Stars: Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Debra Christofferson

Votes: 35,562

5. Le Mans (1971)

G | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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Almost in breadth and depth of a documentary, this movie depicts an auto race during the 70s on the world's hardest endurance course: Le Mans in France. The race goes over 24 hours on 14.5 ... See full summary »

Director: Lee H. Katzin | Stars: Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch, Elga Andersen, Ronald Leigh-Hunt

Votes: 6,857

6. Madeline (1998)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family

5.9
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The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic in solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. ... See full summary »

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer | Stars: Frances McDormand, Nigel Hawthorne, Hatty Jones, Ben Daniels

Votes: 5,403 | Gross: $29.77M

7. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

PG | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

Votes: 6,660

8. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.9
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A World War I soldier, rendered blind, deaf, limbless, and mute by a horrific artillery shell attack, finds a unique way of communicating with his doctors.

Director: Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

Votes: 12,479

9. Sssssss (1973)

PG | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A college student becomes lab assistant to a scientist who is working on a serum that can transform humans into snakes.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies-Urich, Richard B. Shull

Votes: 2,489

10. The Circus (1928)

Unrated | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia, Harry Crocker

Votes: 19,387

11. Friendly Persuasion (1956)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer

Votes: 5,104

12. Rollercoaster (1977)

PG | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A blackmailer threatens to sabotage roller-coasters at various American amusement parks if he isn't paid a huge ransom.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: George Segal, Timothy Bottoms, Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda

Votes: 4,506

13. Torture Garden (1967)

Approved | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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An anthology of four short horror stories about people who visit Dr. Diabolo's fairground haunted-house attraction show.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams, Peter Cushing

Votes: 1,677

14. Splinterheads (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.0
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41 Metascore

When a traveling carnival comes to a small town, a lifelong slacker meets the girl of his dreams (Rachael Taylor) and wakes up to the life he has yet to begin living.

Director: Brant Sersen | Stars: Thomas Middleditch, Rachael Taylor, Christopher McDonald, Lea Thompson

Votes: 1,290 | Gross: $0.02M

15. On Moonlight Bay (1951)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.1
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During World War I, a teenage girl begins a romance with a college student, but his unconventional attitudes cause friction with her father.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Jack Smith, Leon Ames

Votes: 1,800

16. Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)

G | 123 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.3
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A debt-ridden circus is saved by a well-meaning but inept publicity man.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Doris Day, Jimmy Durante, Stephen Boyd, Martha Raye

Votes: 1,031

17. At the Circus (1939)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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The Marx Brothers try to help the owner of a circus recover some stolen funds before he finds himself out of a job.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kenny Baker

Votes: 4,601

18. Carny (2009 TV Movie)

88 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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A devilish creature escapes from a carnival to wreak havoc on a small town.

Director: Sheldon Wilson | Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, A.C. Peterson, Vlasta Vrana, Dominic Cuzzocrea

Votes: 1,076

19. The Dead Zone (2002 Video)

R | 83 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno, John L. Adams

Votes: 908

20. Road to Zanzibar (1941)

Passed | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.2
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Stranded in Africa, Chuck and his pal Fearless have comic versions of jungle adventures, featuring two attractive con-women.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Una Merkel

Votes: 2,400

21. Liliom (1934)

Unrated | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Two women love the same man in a world of few prospects. In Budapest, Liliom is a "public figure," a rascal who's a carousel barker, loved by the experienced merry-go-round owner and by a ... See full summary »

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Charles Boyer, Madeleine Ozeray, Robert Arnoux, Roland Toutain

Votes: 795

22. Closed for the Season (2010)

114 min | Horror, Thriller

3.2
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Trapped in a forgotten amusement park, a young woman (Kristy) finds herself terrorized by the living memories of the park. She must break free from the park's grasp before she becomes its next victim.

Director: Jay Woelfel | Stars: Aimee Brooks, Damian Maffei, Joe Unger, William Waters

Votes: 444

23. Texas Carnival (1951)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.6
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A showmen team is mistaken for a cattle baron and his sister.

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Ann Miller

Votes: 320

24. Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)

84 min | Drama | Completed

3.3
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A film buff discovers strange goings-on at a movie museum and elsewhere in Hollywood.

Director: Jordan Mohr | Stars: Jordan Mohr, Steven Lamprinos, Barbara Mohr, Jamie Tourigny

Votes: 682

25. Terror on the Midway (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.8
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When the circus' animals escape and threaten disaster, Superman must take action.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Orestes Calpini | Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 414

26. Acrobatty Bunny (1946)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.4
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When the circus arrives they put the lion's cage right over Bugs' rabbit hole.

Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 603

27. Quasi at the Quackadero (1976)

10 min | Animation, Short

5.8
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A short film which follows two ducks and a robot who spend their day at an amusement park.

Director: Sally Cruikshank | Stars: Sally Cruikshank, Kim Deitch

Votes: 517

28. Hollywood Mouth 3 (2017)

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Jordan Mohr | Stars: Jordan Mohr, Cliff Yates, Heidi Appe, Caroline J. Smith

29. Carny (2008)

75 min | Documentary

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Follows 6 carnival workers: Hairy, a lesbian cotton candy worker in search for love, Poochie Love, a former aspiring R&B singer who now uses the Balloon game as his stage, Dave and his 2 ... See full summary »

Director: Alison Murray

30. Carny Talk (1995)

71 min | Documentary

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Robert Williams, The King of Lowbrow Art tells us about the hidden history of 1950's America: Sideshow Freaks, Benzedrine, Hot Rods and Motorcycles, Lesbians, Mortuary Parties, Scuzzy Women... See full summary »

Director: Larry Wessel | Star: Robert Williams

31. Vesely Cirkus (1951)

11 min | Animation, Short

6.6
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Director: Jirí Trnka

Votes: 39

32. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Lower Berth (1990)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.6
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Enoch, the two-faced man, an attraction at a sideshow, falls in love with a 2,000 year old mummy, eventually leading up to the conception of their bastard child, The Crypt Keeper.

Director: Kevin Yagher | Stars: Lewis Arquette, Stefan Gierasch, Mark Rolston, Jeff Yagher

Votes: 400

33. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
Episode: Sideshow (1980)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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David 'Burns' reluctantly becomes the stage manager for a carnival act and gets close to a young 'psychic' who is accused of being a jinx.

Director: Nicholas Corea | Stars: Bill Bixby, Jack Colvin, Lou Ferrigno, Judith Chapman

Votes: 51

34. The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985–1992)
Episode: The Black Ferris (1990)

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Two young boys investigate the owner of a sinister carnival. The story for Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) was based on this short story.

Director: Roger Tompkins | Stars: Zachary Bennett, Nathaniel Moreau, Frank Whitten, Jonathan Marks

Votes: 43

35. Wide Country (1962–1963)
Episode: The Girl in the Sunshine Smile (1962)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

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Andy falls hard for a carnival dancer, much to Mitch's displeasure. This leads to friction between the brothers, and causes Andy to feel the need to prove his independence by signing up to ride a bull in the rodeo.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine, Ray Walston, Anne Helm