The Elephant Man (1980) (PG)
I am not an animal! I am a human being! I … am … a man!
Budget: $5,000,000
Revenue: $26,010,864
Genres: Drama, History

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.