The Elephant Man
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.The Elephant Man featuring Anthony Hopkins and John Hurt is streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming via tv everywhere with EPIX, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (194,672 votes).