Director Terry Gilliam
Year 1981
Starring Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese
Rating PG
Run Time 110min
More Info IMDb

All the dreams you've ever had and not just the good ones...they didn't make history, they stole it!

Children's programming is what it is today because of Terry Gilliam. Nobody had dared to entertain and provoke children and parents alike with a family film the way Terry Gilliam did.

TIME BANDITS straps you down, suspends your disbelief and sets you on an eye-opening rollercoaster ride through a phantasmagoric landscape from the perspective of a child. This movie is as important as it is entertaining.

Imaginative Kevin has parents that are clueless and tuned out, their only focus is...consumption. Kevin has no escape until one night when his wardrobe bursts open and six larcenous dwarves fall out. He soon finds that these diminutive bandits have stolen the map of the universe from the Supreme Being, who is in hot pursuit while Evil monitors them all.

Kevin reluctantly joins in with the band and is soon swept up into a journey through history, myth, legend, and fairy tale featuring the likes of Robin Hood (John Cleese), Agamemnon (Sean Connery), Napoleon (Ian Holm) and other lesser known beings expertly played by an all-star cast. 

Your mind won't believe your eyes and your eyes won't believe your ears in THE GREATEST CHILDREN'S FILM EVER MADE...TIME BANDITS. (Greg MacLennan)

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