Most Popular Freakshow Movies and TV Shows
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1. American Horror Story (2011– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show circus, a haunted hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, the apocalypse, and a slasher summer camp.
2. The Elephant Man (1980)
PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.
3. The Lone Ranger (2013)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.
Votes: 213,164 | Gross: $89.30M
6. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Teenager Darren Shan meets a mysterious man at a freak show who turns out to be a vampire. After a series of events, Darren must leave his normal life and go on the road with the Cirque du Freak and become a vampire.
Votes: 41,737 | Gross: $14.05M
7. Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
R | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime
As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness.
Votes: 45,539 | Gross: $3.78M
8. BloodRayne (2005)
R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In the eighteenth century, a vampire escapes from the freak show, in which she once participated, and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother.
Votes: 33,347 | Gross: $2.41M
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in love with Lionel Sweeney, an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century.
Votes: 14,818 | Gross: $0.22M
10. Sisters (1972)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A fledgling Staten Island journalist witnesses a brutal murder in the neighboring apartment of a French-Canadian model, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.
13. The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, Fantasy
An elderly amusement park maintenance man, Eddie, is trapped in purgatory and the only way out is to confront five people from his past. Unfortunately, dark secrets from his service in the Philippines begin to haunt him.
16. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young man named Kaspar Hauser suddenly appears in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.
18. She Creature (2001 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
In Ireland, two carnies abduct a mermaid and decide to take her to America. In their sea route, the seductive and mysterious creature reveals an uncontrollable darker side.
19. Wolf Girl (2001 TV Movie)
R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Tara Talbot (Victoria Sanchez) is afflicted with the rare genetic condition known as hypertrichosis - she is covered head to toe in hair. She lives her life in Harley Dune's (Tim Curry's) ... See full summary »
20. Horrors of Malformed Men (1969)
Not Rated | 99 min | Horror
After escaping from an insane asylum, a medical student assumes the identity of a mysterious dead man, who appeared to be his doppelganger, and gets lured to a sinister island ruled by a mad scientist and his malformed men.
23. Brothers of the Head (2005)
R | 93 min | Drama, Music
In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
Votes: 1,672 | Gross: $0.04M
24. Freakshow (2007 Video)
Unrated | 85 min | Horror
In a modern retelling of Tod Browning's "Freaks" (1932), "Freakshow" tells the story of a group of criminals who chose to hide out by working security at a traveling circus. At first, they ... See full summary »
25. Some Like It Hot (1939)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Nicky Nelson is a fast-talking sideshow barker with a wax-and-alive concession on Atlantic City's boardwalk. Even with the band of his friend, struggling musician Gene Krupa, playing on the... See full summary »
27. Firecracker (2005)
112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A young boy who lives in a dysfunctional home went to the carnival and met a singer. Shortly after, a murder took place. The town's sheriff is seeking answers. The singer is trying to ... See full summary »
28. Zombie Women of Satan (2009)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
A travelling group of freaks, headed up by Pervo the Clown, go to a rural farm to take part in a webcast interview to help them gain more followers and make the public aware of their ... See full summary »
29. She Freak (1967)
Unrated | 83 min | Horror
Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities.
30. Freakshow (1989)
97 min | Horror
After being ditched by her cameraman because of her manipulative behavior at a murder scene, a reporter wanders through town looking for a phone she can use. She finds a small museum, where... See full summary »
35. The Three Trials (2006)
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Catherine, a nun with a unique form of narcolepsy, attempts to lose herself in the worlds of religion, adolescent fantasy, and finally masochistic devotion to a man. Her husband, a plastic ... See full summary »
36. Are You with It? (1948)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy
Milton Haskins, a math genius known for his infallibility with numbers, quits his job with an insurance company when he discovers he made a mistake, and hooks up with a traveling carnival. ... See full summary »
37. Crustacean (2009)
92 min | Comedy, Horror
A lobster-clawed freak from a lurid sideshow wreaks a wrath of bloody horror - through a rural community so small that only two families live there - in this outrageous parody of grind ... See full summary »
105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror | Filming
Addicted to violent disturbing images and videos on the Dark Web, Judy is in desperate need of help. Her psychiatrist William tries a unique method on Judy that takes her deep inside her most brutal fantasies, she participates in everything she thought it was just creepy pasta, until she realizes that William does something else with her.
39. Freakshow (1999)
7 min | Horror, Short
Joey and Sarah are a couple of obnoxious kids who are out trick or treating on Halloween. The rude duo get more than they bargained for when they sneak into a sideshow attraction at a local carnival in order to check out the freaks inside.
41. Dating a Siamese Twin (2013)
12 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
A pair of Siamese Twins eagerly anticipate the arrival of a bachelor who they will fight over in hopes of becoming his bride. Little do the two know, however, that their would-be suitor- ... See full summary »
42. The Sideshow Picasso (2008)
Brooklyn painter Marie Roberts comes from a family long entrenched in Coney Island's Sideshow. Her family home once housed the famous freaks and oddities of the 1920's and 1930's where her ... See full summary »
47. Flightless (I)
Animation | Announced
A kiwi, an ostrich and a cormorant escape from a traveling freak show to a world run by birds. Rejected by the Royal Air Guard because they can't fly they discover other talents when the kingdom is threatened by an evil raven sorcerer.
49. Ridgeback (2009)
10 min | Short, Drama
Ridgeback is the story of Ezekiel Mann and his encounters with his own dark freak show beast: Canaan. Despite being warned by his friends, colleagues, and even the woman of his dreams to ... See full summary »
50. Cirkus (2004)
9 min | Animation, Short
Naive clown with a fabulous act and a heart of gold wants to join the circus. Unfortunately he ends up in the wrong place: A circus where the manager is apathetic, the ballerina has had enough, and the horse is on prescription drugs...