The 34 Circus Movies That I knowby evelynn-delgado | created - 12 May 2011 | updated - 10 Feb 2014 | Public
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1. Water for Elephants (2011)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Set in the 1930s, a former veterinary student takes a job in a travelling circus and falls in love with the ringmaster's wife.
Votes: 105,931 | Gross: $58.71M
2. 3 Ring Circus (1954)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy
Jerry and Pete are two friends with no money, looking for some job. They finally find one as workers in a circus, but Jerry has different dreams. He wants to become a clown.
4. Freaks (1932)
Not Rated | 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.
5. Barnum! (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Musical
Barnum the musical traces Phineas Taylor Barnum's career from 1835 to 1881 when he joined James A. Bailey to form the circus which was called The Greatest Show on Earth. Barnum is a ... See full summary »
6. The Big Circus (1959)
TV-PG | 109 min | Drama
A circus owner tries to keep his financially troubled circus on the road, despite the efforts of a murderous saboteur who has decided that the show must not go on.
7. Big Top Pee-wee (1988)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Pee-wee Herman is now a small-town farmer with a fiancée, but when a traveling circus comes to town, he finds himself falling for the trapeze artist.
Votes: 8,212 | Gross: $15.12M
10. Circus Boy (1956–1958)
30 min | Adventure, Family, Western
12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Tim Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus.
12. Circus Girl (1937)
Approved | 66 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Trapeze artist Kay Rogers marries aerial-act member Charles Jerome, who immediately become jealous of fellow-trapeze artist Bob McAvoy, and sets out to kill him through a series of staged ... See full summary »
14. Circus World (1964)
Approved | 135 min | Drama, Western
When circus proprietor Matt Masters decides to take his show on a European tour, it is beset by problems, while he searches for Lili, the mother of his adopted daughter, who disappeared years before.
15. Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
While visiting the circus with his family, Charlie is recruited by the big top's co-owner to investigate threatening letters that he's received.
16. The Great Wallendas (1978 TV Movie)
98 min | Drama
Made-for-TV movie, tells the true story of the Great Wallendas, a family of circus acrobats famous for their seven-person high wire pyramid act, that one night ended in tragedy.
17. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
Passed | 152 min | Drama, Family, Romance
The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer are told against a background of circus spectacle.
Votes: 11,643 | Gross: $36.00M
19. Roustabout (1964)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Music, Musical
After a singer loses his job at a coffee shop, he finds employment at a struggling carnival, but his attempted romance with a teenager leads to friction with her father.
Votes: 2,327 | Gross: $3.00M
22. Trapeze (1956)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.
23. Under the Big Top (1938)
Approved | 64 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A pretty young circus trapeze artist is pushed by her domineering aunt to be the best aerialist in the world. When she begins to fall for one of the two men in her act, her mother ... See full summary »
25. El circo (1943)
90 min | Comedy
In this version of Chaplin's The Circus (1928), Cantinflas is a cobbler who gets a job in a Circus as a janitor, recommended by the beautiful girl rider of the show. But later, Cantinflas ... See full summary »
28. Outrage (1993)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Ana is an equestrian sharpshooter for a one ring circus in Madrid for a week. Marcos is a reporter doing a Sunday supplement piece. He interviews her and she invites him to dinner with the ... See full summary »
29. The Chimp (1932)
Passed | 25 min | Short, Comedy
Two bumbling circus performers inadvertently help drive the circus into ruin and then end up in possession of a flea circus and an oversized chimp.
31. Dumbo (1941)
G | 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.
Votes: 108,463 | Gross: $1.60M
33. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Teenager Darren Shan meets a mysterious man at a freak show who turns out to be a vampire. After a series of events, Darren must leave his normal life and go on the road with the Cirque du Freak and become a vampire.
Votes: 40,617 | Gross: $14.05M