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1. Hugo (2011)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.6
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83 Metascore

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.

Writers: John Logan, Brian Selznick | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee, Ben Kingsley

2. Water for Elephants (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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52 Metascore

A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Sara Gruen | Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider

3. Days of Heaven (1978)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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93 Metascore

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.

Writer: Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz

4. The Road (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.2
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A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.

Writers: Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart, Aldo Silvani

5. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)

60 min | Comedy, Horror

8.6
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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.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

6. Outback (2012)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

4.6
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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 »

Writers: Scott Clevenger, Chris Denk, Timothy Wayne Peternel | Director: Kyung Ho Lee | Stars: Charlie Bewley, Lielle Tova Blinkoff, Alan Cumming, Tim Curry

7. Pelle the Conqueror (1987)

157 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

Writers: Martin Andersen Nexø, Bille August, Per Olov Enquist, Bjarne Reuter | Director: Bille August | Stars: Pelle Hvenegaard, Max von Sydow, Erik Paaske, Björn Granath

8. Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)

145 min | Drama, Mystery

8.2
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92 Metascore

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 »

Writers: László Krasznahorkai, Béla Tarr, Péter Dobai, Gyuri Dósa Kiss, György Fehér | Directors: Béla Tarr, Ágnes Hranitzky | Stars: Lars Rudolph, Peter Fitz, Hanna Schygulla, János Derzsi

9. Vampire Circus (1972)

PG | 84 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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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 »

Writer: Judson Kinberg | Director: Robert Young | Stars: Adrienne Corri, Thorley Walters, Anthony Higgins, John Moulder-Brown

10. Sawdust and Tinsel (1953)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Åke Grönberg, Harriet Andersson, Hasse Ekman, Anders Ek

11. Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960)

G | 96 min | Family, Drama

7.0
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Taken in by distant members of his family after being orphaned, Toby Tyler runs away to join the circus.

Writers: Lillie Hayward, James Otis Kaler, Bill Walsh | Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Bob Sweeney

12. Circus of Horrors (1960)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Drama

6.2
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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 »

Writer: George Baxt | Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Anton Diffring, Erika Remberg, Yvonne Monlaur, Donald Pleasence

13. A Summer to Remember (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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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 »

Writers: Robert Lloyd Lewis, Scott Swanton | Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: James Farentino, Louise Fletcher, Tess Harper, Bridgette Andersen

14. Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)

Passed | 105 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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A Norwegian farmer lovingly raises his daughter in rural World War II-era Benson Junction, Wisconsin.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, George Victor Martin | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Margaret O'Brien, James Craig, Frances Gifford

15. Yoyo (1965)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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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 »

Writers: Pierre Étaix, Jean-Claude Carrière | Director: Pierre Étaix | Stars: Pierre Étaix, Claudine Auger, Philippe Dionnet, Luce Klein

16. Bye Bye Brasil (1980)

R | 110 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Carlos Diegues, Leopoldo Serran | Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: José Wilker, Betty Faria, Fábio Júnior, Zaira Zambelli

17. When the Cat Comes (1963)

91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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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 »

Writers: Jirí Brdecka, Vojtech Jasný, Jan Werich | Director: Vojtech Jasný | Stars: Jan Werich, Emília Vásáryová, Vlastimil Brodský, Jirí Sovák

18. Captive Wild Woman (1943)

Unrated | 61 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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An insane scientist doing experimentation in glandular research becomes obsessed with transforming a female gorilla into a human...even though it costs human life.

Writers: Ted Fithian, Neil P. Varnick, Griffin Jay, Henry Sucher | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Acquanetta, John Carradine, Evelyn Ankers, Milburn Stone

19. Honey Baby (2004)

105 min | Drama

5.8
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A road movie based on the Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice...

Writers: Eike Goreczka, Mika Kaurismäki, Ulrich Meyszies | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Henry Thomas, Irina Björklund, Helmut Berger, Kari Väänänen

20. The Quarry (1998)

112 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Damon Galgut, Marion Hänsel | Director: Marion Hänsel | Stars: John Lynch, Jonny Phillips, Oscar Petersen, Sylvia Esau

21. A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (1988)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Writers: Fernando Birri, Gabriel García Márquez | Director: Fernando Birri | Stars: Daisy Granados, Asdrúbal Meléndez, Luis Alberto Ramírez, Adolfo Llauradó

22. The Wrestler and the Clown (1957)

95 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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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.

Writer: Nikolay Pogodin | Directors: Boris Barnet, Konstantin Yudin | Stars: Stanislav Chekan, Aleksandr Mikhaylov, Yuri Medvedev, Iya Arepina

23. The Countess of Baton Rouge (1997)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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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 »

Writer: André Forcier | Director: André Forcier | Stars: Robin Aubert, Geneviève Brouillette, Isabel Richer, David Boutin

24. The Boy Who Stole the Elephant (1970 TV Movie)

120 min | Family, Comedy

7.0
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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 »

Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: David Wayne, June Havoc, Dabbs Greer, Parley Baer

25. Aria dla atlety (1979)

108 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.8
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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 »

Writer: Filip Bajon | Director: Filip Bajon | Stars: Krzysztof Majchrzak, Pola Raksa, Roman Wilhelmi, Bogusz Bilewski

26. Caruta cu mere (1983)

93 min | Drama

7.9
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Writer: Dumitru Radu Popescu | Director: Mircea George Cornea | Stars: Ion Dichiseanu, Dinu Manolache, Radu Gheorghe, Florina Cercel

27. Sipur Shematchil Belevaya Shel Nachash (1994)

85 min | Drama

6.1
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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.

Writers: Ronit Matalon, Avi Mograbi | Director: Dina Zvi-Riklis | Stars: Efrat Aviv, Maya De-Fries, Tomer Even, Levana Finkelstein

28. The Mouse and the Lion (1953)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.6
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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 »

Director: Paul J. Smith | Star: Dal McKennon

29. Salto mortal (1962)

94 min | Drama

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Writers: Mariano Ozores, Alfonso Paso | Director: Mariano Ozores | Stars: José Luis Ozores, Antonio Ozores, Diana Lorys, Goyo Lebrero

30. Janete (1983)

95 min | Drama

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Writers: Chico Botelho, Inês Castilho, André Klotzel | Director: Chico Botelho | Stars: Nice Marinelli, Flávio Guarnieri, Luiz Armando Queiroz, Lélia Abramo

31. Circus Friends (1956)

63 min | Family, Drama

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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 »

Writer: Peter Rogers | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Alan Coleshill, Carol White, David Tilley, Pat Belcher

32. Eugenio (1999)

37 min | Animation, Short

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Writers: Marianne Cockenpot, Lorenzo Mattotti, Catherine Taillefer | Director: Jean-Jacques Prunès

33. People on the Road (1960)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Kazimierz Karabasz | Director: Kazimierz Karabasz

34. Ésta que lo es... (1977)

98 min | Comedy

4.2
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Writer: Juan José Alonso Millán | Director: Ramón Fernández | Stars: Lina Morgan, Arturo Fernández, Florinda Chico, Guadalupe Muñoz Sampedro

35. Chapiteau (1984)

90 min | Drama

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Writer: Johannes Flütsch | Director: Johannes Flütsch | Stars: Thomas Ott, Otto Mächtlinger, Ingeborg Engelmann, Andreas Löffel

36. Sirkus tulee kaupunkiin (1961)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Erkki Eronen | Director: Erkki Eronen | Star: Erkki Eronen

37. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: Annabelle (1979)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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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 »

Writers: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Del Reisman | Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson

38. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Blood and Circuses (2010)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Detective Murdoch deals with an interesting assortment of suspects when a circus animal trainer Kitty Walker is found dead, apparently attacked by the tiger in her charge. When the circus ... See full summary »

Writers: Maureen Jennings, Paul Aitken, R.B. Carney, Alexandra Zarowny, Cal Coons | Director: Sudz Sutherland | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

39. Mod Squad (1968–1973)
Episode: Color of Laughter, Color of Tears (1971)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Creator: Buddy Ruskin | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Michael Cole, Clarence Williams III, Peggy Lipton, Tige Andrews

40. Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy (2011– )
Episode: Larry Goes to the Swamp (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary

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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

41. Robin Hood (2006– )
Episode: Let the Games Commence (2009)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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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 »

Creators: Dominic Minghella, Foz Allan | Director: Patrick Lau | Stars: Jonas Armstrong, Richard Armitage, David Harewood, Keith Allen

42. Lost Girl (2010– )
Episode: Something Wicked This Fae Comes (2011)

45 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror

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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.

Creator: M.A. Lovretta | Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Ksenia Solo, Zoie Palmer

43. Land of the Giants (1968–1970)
Episode: Terror-Go-Round (1968)

60 min | Sci-Fi

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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 »

Creator: Irwin Allen | Director: Sobey Martin | Stars: Gary Conway, Don Matheson, Stefan Arngrim, Don Marshall

44. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Boy Who Stole the Elephant: Part 1 (1970)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: David Wayne, June Havoc, Dabbs Greer, Parley Baer

45. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Boy Who Stole the Elephant: Part 2 (1970)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: David Wayne, June Havoc, Dabbs Greer, Parley Baer

46. The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (1998– )
Episode: The Rising of the Moon (2000)

60 min | Mystery, Thriller

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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.

Writers: Julie Rutterford, Gladys Mitchell | Director: Martin Hutchings | Stars: Richard Baglow, James Baglow, Kenneth Colley, Peter Davison