8 Movies From The Absurd Mind Of Terry Gilliam

Today we give you a list of some of Terry Gilliam’s best movies. Sit back and enjoy a journey through a career based on unadulterated absurdity.

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Mr. Gilliam started by directing himself and his friends in a little independent film called Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Although this was an homage to Citizen Kane it retains much of its own story.

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In 1981 Terry Gilliam came out with the now classic Time Bandits. Despite having a cast of little people they used a full sized person, Ian Holm, as Napoleon.

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Brazil has its own fair share of crazy, as this picture shows, but the icing on the cake is the fact that Robert DeNiro plays a rogue air conditioning repairman.

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Nothing says absurd like the film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. A baron that has adventures? Sounds crazy already.

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The Fisher King has Jeff Bridges playing a shock jock and Robin Williams as he’s coming down off of the cocaine, so there’s actually no acting involved.

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Few movies about time travel get it right. Twelve Monkeys is one of the films that did it correctly. At least in showing how bad of a person Bruce Willis truly is.

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas features Johnny Depp as Hunter S. Thompson. Not quite the romantic comedy you may have suspected.

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Tideland features two of everyone’s favorite things, heroin and children. They go together like heroin and children.


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