Most Popular "Traveling Circus" Titles
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1. 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.
2. Water for Elephants (2011)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet.
3. Days of Heaven (1978)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance
A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.
4. La Strada (1954)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.
5. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)
60 min | Comedy, Horror
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
6. Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
157 min | Drama
The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find ... See full summary »
7. Outback (2012)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Being teased for his color, Johnny the white koala joins a traveling carnival with Hamish, a Tasmanian devil, and Higgens, a photographer monkey as talent agents. On the way through the ... See full summary »
8. Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
145 min | Drama, Mystery
This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather - without snow. Even in ... See full summary »
9. Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960)
G | 96 min | Family, Drama
Taken in by distant members of his family after being orphaned, Toby Tyler runs away to join the circus.
10. Sawdust and Tinsel (1953)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
While traveling in caravan through the country of Sweden, one member of the decadent Alberti Circus tells the owner and ringmaster Albert Johansson a sad story about the clown Frost: seven ... See full summary »
11. Circus of Horrors (1960)
Approved | 88 min | Horror, Drama
In 1947 England, a plastic surgeon must beat a hasty retreat to France when one of his patients has ghastly problems with her surgery. Once there, he operates on a circus owner's daughter, ... See full summary »
12. Vampire Circus (1972)
PG | 84 min | Horror
A village in Nineteenth Century Europe is at first relieved when a circus breaks through the quarantine to take the local's minds off the plague. But their troubles are only beginning as ... See full summary »
13. A Summer to Remember (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Comedy
Silent since losing his hearing to meningitis, young Toby Wyler takes a bitter stance against the world and his family, refusing to accept his new stepfather. But when a highly trained ... See full summary »
14. Yoyo (1965)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A man has everything: dozens of servants, a palace, vast woods, gardens, a lake, mechanical toys, private entertainment troupes of musicians and dancers. He has it all - but love. When ... See full summary »
15. Bye Bye Brasil (1980)
R | 110 min | Drama
The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion ... See full summary »
16. Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)
Passed | 105 min | Drama, Family
A Norwegian farmer lovingly raises his daughter in rural World War II-era Benson Junction, Wisconsin.
17. Captive Wild Woman (1943)
Unrated | 61 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An insane scientist doing experimentation in glandular research becomes obsessed with transforming a female gorilla into a human...even though it costs human life.
19. When the Cat Comes (1963)
91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Some people with a strange cat arrive in a small village. The cat wears glasses, and when someone takes them off, she can colour people, according to their nature and mood. The grown-ups of... See full summary »
20. The Quarry (1998)
112 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
This thriller investigates the mysterious assassination of a gay pastor in rural South Africa. Without witnesses or explanations, the crime appears to the police and others as a jigsaw ... See full summary »
22. The Boy Who Stole the Elephant (1970 TV Movie)
120 min | Family, Comedy
A boy working in a struggling circus troupe develops a great rapport with an elephant on loan from a more successful circus. When he learns that his boss has just bet the elephant in a card... See full summary »
23. The Countess of Baton Rouge (1997)
94 min | Comedy, Romance
Montreal film-maker Rex Prince travels to Louisiana to search for his first love Paula Paul, the Countess of the title: the loveliest bearded lady ever to grace a circus sideshow. To win ... See full summary »
24. The Wrestler and the Clown (1957)
95 min | Drama, Sport
It's a story about two of the most famous russian personages. They become friends, and then go along on the path of glory in parallel.
25. The Mouse and the Lion (1953)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
The Lion, the King of the Jungle, is taking his royal snooze when a mouse comes on a safari to his royal hideaway. The mouse is from Bungling Brothers Circus [us], and his mission is to ... See full summary »
29. Aria dla atlety (1979)
108 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Set at the turn of the century it presents a story of a famous Polish athlete, Zbyszko Cyganiewicz. It begins in a small town where a traveling circus attracts a shy boy into a phony ... See full summary »
30. Sipur Shematchil Belevaya Shel Nachash (1994)
85 min | Drama
Little Benjamin and Margalit are raised in the boondocks of Israel by their long-suffering mother, but they have in them something of their father, who can't stay in a place with no prospect of riches and excitement.
34. Circus Friends (1956)
63 min | Family, Drama
When Marlow's circus comes to town they find that the field they usually use is not available because they didn't pay the farmer last year. They have to promise most of their equipment to ... See full summary »
Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Nels becomes apprehensive when he learns that a traveling circus - in which his estranged sister, an obese woman named Annabelle, is one of the stars - is coming to Walnut Grove. Nels ... See full summary »
Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Blood and Circuses
48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a traveling circus comes to town a series of murders starting with the beautiful tiger trainer take center ring with Murdoch and Brackenreid.
Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Color of Laughter, Color of Tears
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A circus owner asks the trio for help in finding out who's committed sabotage and murder in the big top.
Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy (2011– )
Larry Goes to the Swamp
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary
Larry visits people who live in the Atchafalaya Swamp in Louisiana, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey traveling circus in Virginia, and a soap box derby in Oregon.
Star: Larry the Cable Guy
Robin Hood (2006–2009)
Let the Games Commence
45 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Gisborne is back, and he is not alone; by his side are Prince John's Elite Guards and a mysterious weapon. This time, he is determined to catch Hood. As the gang run for their lives, Little... See full summary »
Lost Girl (2010– )
Something Wicked This Fae Comes
45 min | Crime, Fantasy
With the world of Fae in chaos following Bo's explosive reunion with her mother, Bo must learn to "play the game" and navigate the inner workings of Faedom in order to protect those who have helped to protect her.
Land of the Giants (1968–1970)
60 min | Sci-Fi
Fitzhugh and Barry get caught by a traveling circus act, using a bear to keep other little people to make them escape. Mark and Commander Burton must find a way to divert the kidnappers ... See full summary »
The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (1998– )
The Rising of the Moon
60 min | Mystery, Thriller
Mrs Bradley investigates the murders of two members of a traveling circus troupe, one a bullwhip artist and the other a member of a knife-throwing act.