The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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During the "Age of Reason" of the late 18th century, the Turkish army lays siege to a European city where a theater production about the extraordinary heroics of famed German aristocrat Baron Münchhausen is underway. A man steps forward to object that the performance is full of inaccuracies, claiming that he is the real Baron Münchhausen (John Neville). When the Turkish army approaches with gunfire, the baron undertakes his latest adventure with his promise to defend the city.

Release details

Rated: PG
Release date: Friday March 10 1989
Duration: 126 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Terry Gilliam
Screenwriter: Charles McKeown, Terry Gilliam
Cast: John Neville
Sarah Polley
Eric Idle
Charles McKeown
Winston Dennis
Jack Purvis
Valentina Cortese
Oliver Reed
Jonathan Pryce
Bill Paterson
Robin Williams
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