Dreams: the Terry Gilliam Filmography

Edited by Phil Stubbs

The many Dreams pages relating to Terry Gilliam's movies are classified below by movie name...

Tideland (2005)
JelizaRose converses with her friends - doll's heads.
Tideland - Dreams Facts

Mitch Cullin talks to Dreams about his book Tideland becoming a Terry Gilliam film

Dreams interview with Tideland's cinematographer Nicola Pecorini
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Hoaxster brothers Will and Jake have to face up a to real demon

The Brothers Grimm - In Production

Exclusive! A report from the set of The Brothers Grimm

Background to the real Brothers Grimm

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2000, unfinished)
Advertising executive Johnny Depp is transported to 17th century Spain.

Picture remains unfinished, but its demise was captured in the documentary Lost in La Mancha

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote - Dreams Facts

Gilliam talks to Dreams about his preparation for Quixote

The Quixote Shoot - Autumn 2000

- Gilliam speaks out

Lost in La Mancha coverage

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
A journalist (Johnny Depp) and his attorney (Benicio del Toro) share some experiences in Las Vegas.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Dreams Facts

Gilliam burns WGA membership card in dispute over Fear and Loathing script credit

Fear and Loathing
- Production press cuttings

Fear and Loathing
- Highlights from the Cannes press conference

Fear and Loathing
receives its UK premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival - pictures

Fear and Loathing
- the UK release press conference, by Ben Evans

"I was in Fear and Loathing", by Kris Kaneff

An exclusive Dreams interview with Terry Gilliam during the post-production of Fear and Loathing

JD Lafrance on Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

The Hamster Factor, and other tales of 12 Monkeys (1996)
Gilliam is the centre of attention in this documentary film by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe, which is more than just the making of 12 Monkeys

The Hamster Factor - Dreams Facts - featuring an exclusive Dreams interview with the filmmakers

An article from Neon magazine about the movie.

A press release produced by the filmmakers


12 Monkeys (1995)
Has Cole (Bruce Willis) been sent from an underground future, entrusted with a mission to solve the mystery of a potential epidemic, or is he a poor deluded madman?

12 Monkeys - Dreams Facts.

From the Evangelist - recollections of 12 Monkeys from actor Thomas Ray

Terry Gilliam's appearance on Channel 4's The Big Breakfast to plug 12 Monkeys.

Interview with Terry Gilliam on the release of 12 Monkeys

JD Lafrance on 12 Monkeys

The Fisher King (1991)
Cynical shock jock Jack Lucas (Jeff Bridges) gets the opportunity to find redemption from love (Mercedes Ruhl) and a friendship with Parry (Robin Williams) based - initially - on guilt.

The Fisher King - Dreams Facts

Production Notes for The Fisher King

Another Page of Production Notes for The Fisher King

Production Notes for The Fisher King - the final part

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989)
What will become of the Baron? Surely this time he cannot escape...?

Munchausen - Dreams Facts

A wonderful movie that was hell to make - the pain of making Munchausen

The Gilliam Face interview - on the making of Munchausen

JD Lafrance on Munchausen

Spies Like Us (1985)
Gilliam appeared in a cameo role (Dr Imhaus) in this vehicle for Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase.


Brazil (1985)
The movie considered to be Gilliam's key work - fate and bureaucracy combine to create the downfall of dreamer Sam Lowry.

Brazil - Dreams Facts

The Birth of Brazil

The Inspiration for Brazil

Stealing from Brazil

Monty Python's Meaning of Life (1984)
Gilliam directs a portion of this movie called The Crimson Permanent Assurance, in which a group of elderly insurance clerks plot a mutiny. Later in the movie, another highlight is to watch Terry Gilliam have his internal organs bloodily removed.

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

Time Bandits (1981)
Surreal time travel romp featuring Robin Hood, Napoleon and Evil - a box-office success.

Time Bandits - Dreams Facts

Missing scenes and other questions answered

The Bandits' Adventures

Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
Gilliam's design is apparent in this classic movie. He also acts, most notably as the gaoler.


Jabberwocky (1977)
Gilliam's first movie as sole director.

Jabberwocky Feature

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)
And Now For Something Completely Different (1971)
Many of the Python's best sketches (and Gilliam's animations) get the big screen treatment.

Cry of the Banshee (1969)
Gilliam opens this horror movie with a minute of his distinctive animation.


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