Movies About Circus

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Movies About Circus

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The Circus (1928)

The Circus
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Charles Chaplin, starring Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia, Harry Crocker
Rated Passed

The Circus is a silent comedy film directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin. It follows Chaplin's character, the Tramp, as he unintentionally becomes the star of a circus show. After escaping from the cops, the Tramp accidentally lands on the lap of a wealthy woman, who mistakes him for a clown and hires him for the circus show. After a series of silly antics and misunderstandings, the Tramp saves the show from disaster, becoming a hero in the process. The film also stars Al Ernest Garcia, Merna Kennedy, Harry Crocker, and George Davis. The film's slapstick humor is a classic example of Chaplin's artistic style. The film was well-received upon its release and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Writing (Original Story). It was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry because of its cultural and historical significance.

Big Fish (2003)

Big Fish
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange
Rated PG-13

Big Fish is a 2003 fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Tim Burton and starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, and Helena Bonham Carter. The film follows the life story of Edward Bloom (Finney/Crudup), a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest and contends with his son, Will (McGregor), who is unable to believe his tall tales. Throughout the film, Will attempts to reconcile with his father and uncover the truth behind his epic stories. The film is a celebration of life, exploring themes of family, fate, and the differences between fact and fiction. Ultimately, Will comes to understand and appreciate his father's unique perspective on life.

Freaks (1932)

Freaks
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Tod Browning, starring Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates
Rated Not Rated

Freaks is a 1932 horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, and Harry Earles. It tells the story of a trapeze artist and her scheming fiancé who plan to swindle a sideshow’s group of “freaks”. Despite the odds, the “freaks” unite and exact revenge in a harrowing climax. The film's controversial subject matter, featuring various carnival oddities, inspired the term “freakshow”. Freaks has since become a cult classic, and is regarded as a landmark in horror and exploitation film.

Dumbo (1941)

Dumbo
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte, starring Sterling Holloway, Edward Brophy, Herman Bing, Billy Bletcher
Rated G

Water for Elephants (2011)

Water for Elephants
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Francis Lawrence, starring Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider
Rated PG-13

Roustabout (1964)

Roustabout
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From John Rich, starring Elvis Presley, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Freeman, Leif Erickson
Rated PG

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Paul Weitz, starring Chris Massoglia, John C. Reilly, Salma Hayek, Josh Hutcherson
Rated PG-13

Big Top Pee-wee (1988)

Big Top Pee-wee
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Randal Kleiser, starring Paul Reubens, Penelope Ann Miller, Kris Kristofferson, Valeria Golino
Rated PG

 



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