The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

Remarkable. Unbelievable. Impossible. And true.

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An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

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  • John Neville

    as Hieronymus Karl Frederick Baron von Munchausen
  • Eric Idle

    as Desmond / Berthold
  • Sarah Polley

    as Sally Salt
  • Oliver Reed

    as Vulcan
  • Charles McKeown

    as Rupert / Adolphus
  • Winston Dennis

    as Bill / Albrecht
  • Jack Purvis

    as Jeremy / Gustavus
  • Valentina Cortese

    as Queen Ariadne / Violet
  • Jonathan Pryce

    as The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson
  • Bill Paterson

    as Henry Salt
  • Peter Jeffrey

    as Sultan
  • Uma Thurman

    as Venus / Rose
  • Alison Steadman

    as Daisy
  • Don Henderson

    as Commander
  • Robin Williams

    as King of the Moon
  • Sting

    as Heroic Officer
  • José Lifante

    as Dr. Death
  • Terry Gilliam

    as Irritating Singer Inside Fish (uncredited)
Writing Terry Gilliam Screenplay
Directing Terry Gilliam Director
Writing Charles McKeown Screenplay
Production Irene Lamb Casting
Costume & Make-Up Gabriella Pescucci Costume Design
Production Thomas Schühly Producer
Art Dante Ferretti Production Design
Production Margery Simkin Casting
Sound Michael Kamen Music
Camera Giuseppe Rotunno Director of Photography
Writing Gottfried August Bürger Novel
Editing Peter Hollywood Editor
Writing Rudolph Erich Raspe Novel
Directing Nikki Clapp Script Supervisor
Production Francesco Cinieri Casting