Nightmare Alley 

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An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.


Guillermo del Toro


William Lindsay Gresham (novel), Kim Morgan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Cate Blanchett ... Lilith Ritter
Toni Collette ... Zeena Krumbein
Bradley Cooper ... Stanton 'Stan' Carlisle
Paul Anderson
Rooney Mara ... Molly
Mary Steenburgen
Willem Dafoe ... Clem Hoately
Ron Perlman ... Bruno
Holt McCallany ... Anderson
David Strathairn ... Pete Krumbein
Richard Jenkins ... Ezra Grindle
Jim Beaver ... Sheriff Jedediah Judd
David Hewlett ... Dr. Elrood
Mark Povinelli ... The Major
Calvin Desautels ... Policeman


An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

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Guillermo del Toro's version of Nightmare Alley (2020) isn't a remake of the 1947 film version but a re-adaptation of the novel. See more »


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