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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 124

Budget: $5,000,000

Revenue: $26,010,864

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  •  PG

  • 1980-10-09

  • 1981-02-13

  • 1981-02-28

  • 1981-04-08

Plot Keywords

Alternative Titles

  • El hombre elefante
  • 象人
Content Score: 100

7.8/10 (175 votes)


David Lynch Director


David Lynch Screenplay


John Morris Original Music Composer


Freddie Francis Director of Photography


Anne V. Coates Editor


Stuart Craig Production Design


Maggie Cartier Casting
Jonathan Sanger Producer
Mel Brooks Executive Producer

Costume & Make-Up

Patricia Norris Costume Design


John Hurt as John Merrick
Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Frederick Treves
Anne Bancroft as Mrs. Kendal
John Gielgud as Carr Gomm
Wendy Hiller as Mothershead
Freddie Jones as Bytes
Michael Elphick as Night Porter
John Standing as Dr. Fox
Phoebe Nicholls as Merrick's Mother
Kenny Baker as Plumed Dwarf
Helen Ryan as Princess Alex
John Standing as Fox
Dexter Fletcher as Bytes' Boy
Lesley Dunlop as Nora
Pat Gorman as Fairground Bobby
Claire Davenport as Fat Lady
Orla Pederson as Skeleton Man
Patsy Smart as Patsy Smart
Kathleen Byron as Lady Waddington
William Morgan Sheppard as Man In Pub
Hannah Gordon as Mrs. Anne Treves