Most Similar Movies to The Elephant Man (1980)


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Awakenings (1990), Patch Adams (1998), The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007), Mask (1985), The Miracle Worker (1962), My Left Foot (1989), The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Awakenings (1990)

Awakenings (1990)

7.8/10 Drama, Biography

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

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Patch Adams (1998)

Patch Adams (1998)

6.8/10 Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance

The true story of a heroic man, Hunter "Patch" Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

8.0/10 Drama, Biography

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

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Mask (1985)

Mask (1985)

7.2/10 Drama, Biography

A teenager with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempt to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.

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The Miracle Worker (1962)

The Miracle Worker (1962)

8.1/10 Drama, Biography

The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

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My Left Foot (1989)

My Left Foot (1989)

7.9/10 Drama, Biography

Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

7.8/10 Drama, Biography, History

A young man named Kaspar Hauser suddenly appears in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.

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Bronson (2008)

Bronson (2008)

7.1/10 Action, Biography, Crime, Drama

A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.

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Concussion (2015)

Concussion (2015)

7.1/10 Biography, Drama

In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.

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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

5.7/10 Comedy, Drama

A perpetually angry man is informed he has 90 minutes to live and promptly sets out to reconcile with his family and friends in the short time he has left.

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Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

8.0/10 Comedy, Romance, Drama

Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her.

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Andrei Rublev (1966)

Andrei Rublev (1966)

8.2/10 Drama, Biography, History

The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer St. Andrei Rublev.

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The Straight Story (1999)

The Straight Story (1999)

8.0/10 Drama, Biography

An old man makes a long journey by lawnmower to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

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The King's Speech (2010)

The King's Speech (2010)

8.0/10 Drama, Biography, History

The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

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Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

7.8/10 Drama, Crime, Biography

A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

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Extreme Measures (1996)

Extreme Measures (1996)

6.2/10 Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A young doctor confronts a famous colleague; when he learns about the true methods of his work.

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Foxcatcher (2014)

Foxcatcher (2014)

7.0/10 Biography, Drama

U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.

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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)

6.9/10 Biography, Comedy, Drama

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

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At Eternity's Gate (2018)

At Eternity's Gate (2018)

6.9/10 Biography, Drama

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.

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A Dangerous Method (2011)

A Dangerous Method (2011)

6.4/10 Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

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Carandiru (2003)

Carandiru (2003)

7.6/10 Drama, Crime

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »

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