Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley
  • 2021
  • US
  • 2h 30min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
  • Cast: Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, Mary Steenburgen, David Strathairn

An ambitious carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

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Newcastle Community Cinema (0.0 miles)

Main Street, Newcastle, County Down, BT33 0AA
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Fri 9 Sep


Nightmare Alley| 15 | 2h 30mins |

In 1940s New York, down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle endears himself to a clairvoyant and her mentalist husband at a traveling carnival. Using newly acquired knowledge, Carlisle crafts a golden ticket to success by swindling the elite and wealthy. Hoping for a big score, he soon hatches a scheme to con a dangerous tycoon with help from a mysterious psychiatrist who might be his most formidable opponent yet. Bradley Cooper; Cate Blanchett.

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Bradley Cooper found Nightmare Alley nude scenes daunting

17 Jan 2022

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Bradley Cooper says filming full-frontal nude scenes in 'Nightmare Alley' was "pretty heavy". The 47-year-old actor stars in Guillermo del Toro's as an ambitious carnival worker and explained how he had to get his kit off on camera in an intimate scene…

Bradley Cooper: COVID-19 pandemic made Nightmare Alley a 'unique experience'

15 Jun 2021

Film gossip

Bradley Cooper has described making ‘Nightmare Alley’ as a “unique experience”. The 46-year-old actor is starring in Guillermo del Toro’s psychological thriller and explained that the delays caused by the coronavirus crisis made it unlike any other film…

Guilermo del Toro faced 'enormous' challenges filming Nightmare Alley

29 Jul 2020

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Guillermo del Toro has faced "enormous" challenges filming 'Nightmare Alley'. The Oscar-winning director is helming the upcoming horror film, but revealed that he's found it challenging to safely accommodate cast members – including Bradley Cooper and…

Willem Dafoe joins Nightmare Alley cast

16 Oct 2019

Film gossip

Willem Dafoe has joined the cast of Guillermo del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley'. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the four-time Oscar-nominee is set to join Bradley Cooper in the adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham's 1946 novel of the same name. It…

Guillermo del Toro's Nightmare Alley will be rated 'double R'

9 Aug 2019

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Guillermo del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley' is "a straight, really dark story." The acclaimed director insists his forthcoming adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham's 1947 novel of the same name will have a "big" R-rating and revealed that his re-imagining…

Cate Blanchett to star in Nightmare Alley

5 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Cate Blanchett is set to star in Guillermo del Toro's 'Nightmare Alley'. The 50-year-old actress is reportedly set to star alongside Bradley Cooper in the adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham's 1947 novel of the same name, in which the acclaimed…

Leonardo DiCaprio in talks for Guillermo del Toro's next film

24 Apr 2019

Film gossip

Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to star in Guillermo del Toro's new film 'Nightmare Alley'. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 44-year-old actor is being eyed for the lead role in remake of the 1947 flick, which starred Tyrone Power as "a corrupt…

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