The Circus Filmography is the product of collaboration between students and teacher-researchers from the Department Cinema, Theatre and Live Performance at the Paul Valéry Montpellier 3 University. It is a continuously updated website that is open to contributions, listing all films – fictions, animated films, documentaries, series, etc. – devoted to circus or alluding to it.

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Les Folles inventions de Betty Boop (Betty Boop's crazy inventions)

A nouveau dans un cirque, Betty Boop est organiste dans c

The Big cage ( La Cage mortelle )

Un cirque sur le bord de la faillite décide de se sauver

Flying Devils (Le Carrousel volant)

Anny Hardy est une cascadeuse/parachutiste, mariée à &quo

Red Wagon (La Caravane rouge)

Joe, dresseur de chevaux émérite, est amoureux de la domp

In love with the bearded woman

The young Max left, like a chick, spends at the fair of t


The rise and fall of famous clown Chocolat, the first bla

Salto Mortale (IV)

In 2000, Antoine Rigot, a tightrope walker virtuoso, is t

Circus of the Dead

A band of sadistic clowns led by Papa Corn, a perverse an

Petit fil(s)

A big traditional circus, somewhere in France.


Film director Olivier Meyrou followed Arts Sauts artist F


Once upon a time there was a little girl who had never kn

Big Top Scooby-Doo!

Scooby and his buddies go to a traveling circus where a m

Madagascar 3, bons baisers d'Europe (Madagascar 3 : Europe's Most Wanted)

Alex and his friends Marty, Gloria and Melman are still f

Water for elephants

Water for Elephants presents an unexpected romance in a u

Black Venus

Paris 1817, the Royal Academy of Medicine.