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Nightmare alley [videorecording] / Searchlight Pictures presents ; a Double Dare You production ; produced by Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale, Bradley Cooper ; screenplay by Guillermo del Toro & Kim Morgan ; directed by Guillermo del Toro.


From visionary filmmaker Guillermo del Toro comes a suspenseful psychological thriller about a manipulative carnival man who teams with an equally deceptive psychiatrist to grift the wealthy in 1940s New York society. Del Toro co-wrote the enthralling film with Kim Morgan, based on William Lindsay Gresham's novel.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 150 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : 20th Century Studios, [2022]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2021.
Based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Dan Laustsen ; editor, Cameron McLauchlin ; music, Nathan Johnson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, Mary Steenburgen, David Strathairn, Holt McCallany, Peter MacNeill, Mark Povinelli, Jim Beaver, Tim Blake Nelson, Clifton Collins Jr., Paul Anderson, David Hewlett, Lara Jean Chorostecki.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong/bloody violence, some sexual content, nudity and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 (DVS).
Language Note:
In English, Spanish, or French; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio tracks for people with visual disabilities.
Subject: Carnivals > Drama.
Women psychiatrists > Fiction.
Swindlers and swindling > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Femmes psychiatres > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Crime films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Action and adventure films.

Available copies

  • 58 of 66 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 66 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library DVD NIGHTMARE (Text) 39493110049931 Adult Video Available -
Hudson (Fontana) DVD NIGHTMARE (Text) 39493109900482 Adult Video Available -
Jackson County Public Library DVD NIGHTMARE (Text) 39493109406019 Adult Video Available -

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