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Time Bandits (1981)

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Starring (View all)
John Cleese John Cleese
Robin Hood
Sean Connery Sean Connery
King Agamemnon / Fireman
Shelley Duvall Shelley Duvall
Dame Pansy / Pansy
Katherine Helmond Katherine Helmond
Mrs. Ogre
Ian Holm Ian Holm
Napoleon
Michael Palin Michael Palin
Vincent
Ralph Richardson Ralph Richardson
Supreme Being
Peter Vaughan Peter Vaughan
Winston the Ogre


Written by
Michael Palin Michael Palin
(written by)
Terry Gilliam Terry Gilliam
(written by)


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Time Bandits

7 years, 8 months ago at Feb 25 22:25
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Query: would eccentric be the best word to describe Terry Gilliam’s films?

Sometimes to a fault, and sometimes to joyous effect, Gilliam’s work is always distinctly his. And Time Bandits is a combination of both his best and worst tendencies. The episodic film is only engaging in small parts, a total bore in others, but consistently trying to create something original.
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An average movie

6 years, 11 months ago at Nov 14 10:41
1 vote
Since I have always been interested in Terry Gilliam’s work, I was really eager to check this flick. Basically, it is another cult classic directed by Gilliam but, to be honest, I wasn’t completely blown away by the whole thing. Indeed, like many other movies coming from this interesting director, I thought that it was visually impressive but I actually had a rather hard time to connect with t... read more
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Kevin, an imaginative child, goes on a time-travelling adventure with a bunch of treasure-hunting dwarves, who have "borrowed" a map to the Universe's time holes from The Supreme Being
Release date: 16 July 1981
UPC: 013131068597
Tags: Comedy (21), Fantasy (20), Time Travel (18), Adventure (15), Sci-fi (10), 1980s (8), British (7), Napoleon (6), Robin Hood (6), (6), Surreal (5), 1981 (5), Titanic (5), Mystery (4), Family (4), Magic (4), God (4), Theft (4), Midgets (4), Thriller (3)
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" First Viewing Viewing Date: July 7th Via: Blu-ray Plot: A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal. Rating: 7.7/10"


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"25.1.2021 Sinänsä Time Banditsissa ei ole mitään varsinaista vikaa, mikä tekisi siitä huonon tai edes keskinkertaisen teoksen. Ongelma on se, että tämäntyyppinen koko perheen kohelluselokuva sinfoniaorkesterin pimpelipom-pöhinämusiikilla vaan on genrenä niin vastenmielinen ja luotaantyöntävä, ettei näemmä edes Terry Gilliam kykene tekemään moisen katsomisesta nautinnollista kokemusta."


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"Re-watch - Aug. 22nd I've been trying to get my daughter to watch Time Bandits with me for a while now, so I was glad when she finally picked it up and handed it to me to put on. It's been at least 10 years since I last saw it, which meant it was able to work its magic on me very well. She really enjoyed it and kept talking about it after it ended, which is a good sign. While she's too young for most of Gilliam's work, I felt this would be a good introduction and will probably watch Baron Munch"


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