Time Bandits (1981)

PG   |    |  Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy


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


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26 December 2003 | dandannyd-1
10
| My favorite film of all time.
This is THE definitive work on the nature of good and evil. It asks the age old question: Who is the Supreme Being, and what is it exactly that he wants from us? Terry Gilliam gives us a morality tale wrapped inside a an epic poem seen in the guise of an abstract painting.

As a film, all the seperate elements are perfect, and blended together seemlessly by the hand of the maestro Gilliam. It is not only a brilliant comedy, but an enthralling story as well. This is a film that sparks discussion and debate that goes on well into the night.

It is the rarest of all cinematic creatures-- a movie that is a genuine pleasure to watch and one that makes you think.

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,507,356 8 November 1981

Gross USA:

$42,365,581

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,368,025

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