Time Bandits (1981)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

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A young boy accidentally joins a band of time traveling dwarves as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.


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  • Malcolm Dixon in Time Bandits (1981)
  • Shelley Duvall and Michael Palin in Time Bandits (1981)
  • Katherine Helmond and Peter Vaughan in Time Bandits (1981)
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When Redgrave (Derrick O'Connor) arrives at Robin Hood's camp after meeting the time bandits, he crosses a bridge and swats a peasant with his coat. In the next scene he does exactly the same thing.

Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits the scene where the Bandits have their photo taken is replayed.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi


Release Date:

6 November 1981



Country of Origin


Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)


$42,365,600 (USA)

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