The Greatest Show on Earth

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"The Heartbeat Story of Circus People, Filmed with the Cooperation of Ringling Bros. - Barnum and Bailey Circus!"
  • Passed
  • 1952
  • 2 hr 32 min
  • 6.6  (13,797)

This film centers around the interesting lives of the members of a circus in this bizarre and wacky setting. Along with its dynamic plot featuring love interests and competition for the most prominent slots in the fair, it showcases a panoply of different acts, each one more entertaining than the last. Filmed in 1952, this is an old film but also an instant classic. Comedy is also one of the central themes, providing contrast to the drama.

The Greatest Show on Earth
The Greatest Show On Earth
The Greatest Show On Earth

Trailer - 2 min 50 sec

Description
This film centers around the interesting lives of the members of a circus in this bizarre and wacky setting. Along with its dynamic plot featuring love interests and competition for the most prominent slots in the fair, it showcases a panoply of different acts, each one more entertaining than the last. Filmed in 1952, this is an old film but also an instant classic. Comedy is also one of the central themes, providing contrast to the drama.

The Greatest Show on Earth is a 1952 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 32 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6.

Where to Watch The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Greatest Show on Earth for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1952
  • MPAA Rating
    Passed
  • Runtime
    2 hr 32 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (13,797)