Most Popular "Circus" Titles
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1. The Walk (II) (2015)
PG | 123 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
Votes: 75,876 | Gross: $10.14M
2. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.
Votes: 360,279 | Gross: $179.88M
3. Batman Forever (1995)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Batman must battle Two-Face and The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.
Votes: 189,939 | Gross: $184.03M
4. Coraline (2009)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.
Votes: 142,398 | Gross: $75.28M
5. Victor Frankenstein (2015)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.
Votes: 27,788 | Gross: $5.77M
6. True Grit (2010)
PG-13 | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer.
Votes: 240,017 | Gross: $171.03M
7. Batman Returns (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.
Votes: 214,287 | Gross: $162.83M
8. Big Fish (2003)
PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A frustrated son tries to determine the fact from fiction in his dying father's life.
Votes: 349,932 | Gross: $66.26M
9. Octopussy (1983)
PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A fake Fabergé egg and a fellow agent's death lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces.
Votes: 74,076 | Gross: $67.90M
10. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.
Votes: 175,083 | Gross: $234.90M
11. Tale of Tales (2015)
R | 133 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance
From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Votes: 12,465 | Gross: $0.08M
12. Hugo (2011)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Votes: 244,606 | Gross: $73.82M
13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
R | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.
Votes: 212,559 | Gross: $10.56M
14. A Bug's Life (1998)
G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.
Votes: 210,398 | Gross: $162.79M
15. America's Got Talent (2006– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV
A weekly talent competition where an array of performers -- from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts -- vie for a $1 million cash prize.
16. Ghost Rider (2007)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze gives up his soul to become a hellblazing vigilante, to fight against power hungry Blackheart, the son of the devil himself.
Votes: 182,078 | Gross: $115.80M
17. Water for Elephants (2011)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Set in the 1930s, a former veterinary student takes a job in a traveling circus and falls in love with the ringmaster's wife.
Votes: 95,100 | Gross: $58.70M
18. Across the Universe (2007)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.
Votes: 91,679 | Gross: $24.34M
19. Varsity Blues (1999)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A back-up quarterback is chosen to lead a Texas football team to victory after the star quarterback is injured.
Votes: 35,227 | Gross: $52.89M
20. The Greatest Showman on Earth (2017)
Biography, Drama, Musical | Pre-production
The story of American showman P.T. Barnum, founder of the circus that became the famous traveling Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
21. Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Writers: Michael Colton, John Aboud, Brandon Sawyer, Alan Schoolcraft, Brent Simons, Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath | Directors: Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith | Stars: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Conrad Vernon
Votes: 59,913 | Gross: $83.35M
22. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen.
Votes: 101,409 | Gross: $36.20M
24. Finding Neverland (2004)
PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.
Votes: 174,250 | Gross: $51.68M
25. Carnivàle (2003–2005)
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
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.
26. 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)
Passed | 100 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Western
A mysterious circus comes to a western town bearing wonders and characters that entertain the inhabitants and teach valuable lessons.
27. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.
Votes: 118,639 | Gross: $216.37M
28. Monster House (2006)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster.
Votes: 70,666 | Gross: $73.66M
29. The Holy Mountain (1973)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.
Votes: 23,083 | Gross: $0.06M
30. Animal Crackers (2017)
Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Filming
A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a run-down circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington.
31. 8½ (1963)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, Fantasy
A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.
Votes: 78,242 | Gross: $0.05M
32. Freaks (1932)
Unrated | 64 min | Drama, Horror
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.
34. Problem Child (1990)
PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family
A young boy is just short of a monster. He is adopted by a loving man and his wacky wife. The laughs keep coming as the boy pushes them to the limits.
Votes: 22,264 | Gross: $53.47M
35. Paprika (2006)
R | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.
Votes: 43,886 | Gross: $0.88M
36. Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family
Third grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Votes: 2,343 | Gross: $15.00M
37. Inland Empire (2006)
R | 180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.
38. The City of Lost Children (1995)
R | 112 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
Votes: 55,497 | Gross: $1.51M
39. Dumbo (1941)
Approved | 64 min | Animation, Drama, Family
Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential.
Writers: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Otto Englander, Bill Peet, Aurelius Battaglia, Joe Rinaldi, Vernon Stallings, Webb Smith | Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte | Stars: Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, James Baskett, Herman Bing
40. Wings of Desire (1987)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.
Votes: 47,351 | Gross: $3.81M
41. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.
Votes: 17,928 | Gross: $42.00M
42. The Warrior's Way (2010)
R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy, Western
A warrior-assassin is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands after refusing a mission.
Votes: 22,245 | Gross: $5.66M
44. Madeline (1998)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family
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 »
Votes: 5,124 | Gross: $29.77M
45. We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and nonviolent. They agree to go to the Middle Future (this era) in order to ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,547 | Gross: $9.32M
46. Two Brothers (2004)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.
Votes: 11,760 | Gross: $18.95M
48. The Wild (2006)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Writers: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss, Mark Gibson, Philip Halprin, Bill Wolkoff, David Collard, Matt Lopez, Lloyd Taylor, Steve 'Spaz' Williams | Director: Steve 'Spaz' Williams | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, James Belushi, Eddie Izzard, Janeane Garofalo
Votes: 18,821 | Gross: $37.37M
49. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
R | 111 min | Drama, War
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.
50. Ned Kelly (2003)
R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
An innocent man becomes one of the most wanted criminals the world has ever known.
Votes: 21,537 | Gross: $0.07M