Time Bandits

Time Bandits

DVD - 1999
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A troupe of tiny bandits, challenged with the task of patching up the handiwork of a Supreme Being who was forced into creating the world in only 6 days, instead steal the priceless map of the universe. Accompanied by an English school boy (Warnock), they are swept away on a whirlwind adventure through time and space, encountering bizarre incarnations of Napoelon (Holm), Robinhood (Cleese), Agamemnon (Connery), and others.
Publisher: Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment, c1999
Edition: Widescreen ed
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Aug 20, 2018

Excellent film by Terry Gilliam- in fact I'd rank it in his top three films.

Feb 15, 2018

A classic

Apr 15, 2017

John Cleese as Robin Hood & Sean Connery in his best performance since Goldfinger,two great actors in a hard to watch family film that I recommend for adults & teenagers.

Sep 16, 2016

At the top of my all time favorite movies list! The STARS! The MUSIC! The ludicrousness!

Apr 02, 2016

On my list of top 10 favourite movies of all time! Yes, some of the scenes are cheesy (anything with Evil in it), but those are totally outweighed by the rest of this hilarious movie... twists and turns galore, idiosyncratic
characters, a sense of real fun and the joy of childhood's imagination. A true family movie that will delight everyone from toddlers to grandparents. Highly, highly recommended!

Oct 05, 2015

Some similar humor to Monty Python (and some of the cast!), I was worried I wouldn't understand it with accents/country and age. But hilarious. Also good (and applicable) satire about technology and imagination. I feel Bill and Ted, History of the World, etc. took from this but I'd have to check dates...

Jul 08, 2015

This is a great film!!! Perfect (non animation) fantasy that can be enjoyed by "children" of all ages. Incredible funny and a great refresher course in (distorted) historical figures.

Jan 09, 2015

I rate this film high, not just cause it's a lifetime favorite of mine, but also because I love the idea behind the story.
The execution is kinda low-budget, but I still like the bandit characters, John Cleese as Robin Hood, & many scenes throughout.
It is clearly a kids' movie, much of it is silly or ridiculous, but I'm still a fan of this movie style...matterofact, I'm off to get Baron Munchausen now..

Mar 31, 2014

This movie is very funny and great for children and the young at heart. They don't make them like this anymore, it seems that they don't make good movies anymore, on purpose, because hollywierd is owned and run by the Devil, trying to brainwash us all with filth and violence. I think many older movies are far better because they still had artistic freedom and morals and values back in past. I hope this message reaches a lot of people and the library staff as well and makes them think. There is so much trash nowadays they are buying for our library's. It is a shame and I for one am very ashamed and angry that there is so much trash and fiction they are filling our library's with. GOD bless our children. This world is so evil and violent and immoral. What is it for a man to gain the whole world but lose his one and only SOUL ? JESUS is LORD ! LOVE IS THE ANSWER !

Feb 25, 2014

I saw this movie a long long time ago when I was a kid and remember it being a great movie. That was not the case seeing it as an adult. If you are like me, do yourself a favour and don’t try to recreate those memories. This is a kids movie and kids will enjoy it. Other than that no one else should watch it.

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Apr 27, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: There are plenty of threatening creatures, scenes of violence and death to people, destruction of property with fire and explosions, and six mischievous dwarves that may be upsetting to young children.


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