20 Movies Like Time Bandits

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Brazil

Brazil
Brazil
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 8 wins & 6 nominations total
Writer: Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown
Actors: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The movie “Brazil” is a dystopian science fiction film set in a bureaucratic and totalitarian society, following a low-level government worker as he becomes entangled in a series of surreal and absurd events that challenge his perception of reality and freedom.

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 11 wins & 15 nominations total
Writer: Charles McKeown, Terry Gilliam, Gottfried August Bürger
Actors: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, West Germany, Spain, United States
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“The Adventures of Baron Munchausen” is a fantasy film that follows the extravagant tales of Baron Munchausen as he embarks on a series of extraordinary adventures, including encounters with mythical creatures and journeys to the moon, all while trying to save a town from destruction.”

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle
Actors: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle
Language: English, French, Latin, Swedish
Country: United Kingdom
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“Monty Python and the Holy Grail” is a comedy film that follows King Arthur and his knights as they embark on a quest to find the Holy Grail, encountering absurd challenges and hilarious characters along the way. The film is a satirical take on the Arthurian legend, filled with irreverent humor and memorable sketches.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 5 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Terry Gilliam, Charles McKeown
Actors: Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Heath Ledger
Language: English, Russian, French
Country: United Kingdom, France, Canada
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“The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” is a fantasy film about a traveling theater troupe led by Doctor Parnassus, who offers audience members the chance to enter their own imaginations. However, a deal made by Parnassus with the devil threatens the life of his daughter, leading to a series of surreal adventures and transformations.

The Fisher King

The Fisher King
The Fisher King
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 137 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 14 wins & 39 nominations total
Writer: Richard LaGravenese
Actors: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Fisher King is a 1991 comedy-drama film directed by Terry Gilliam. The movie follows a radio shock jock who seeks redemption by helping a homeless man on a quest for the Holy Grail.”

The Zero Theorem

The Zero Theorem
The Zero Theorem
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Pat Rushin, Terry Gilliam
Actors: Christoph Waltz, Lucas Hedges, Mélanie Thierry
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Romania, France, United States
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“The Zero Theorem” is a dystopian science fiction film that follows a reclusive computer programmer who is tasked with proving the existence of the meaning of life. As he delves deeper into his work, he becomes increasingly isolated and consumed by his quest, questioning the nature of reality and his own existence.

Erik the Viking

Erik the Viking
Erik the Viking
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: N/A
Writer: Terry Jones
Actors: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United Kingdom, Sweden
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“Erik the Viking is a comedy film about a Viking named Erik who sets out on a quest to find the Horn Resounding, in order to end the age of Ragnarok and bring back sunlight to his village.”

The Brothers Grimm

The Brothers Grimm
The Brothers Grimm
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 4 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Ehren Kruger
Actors: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci
Language: English, French, German, Italian
Country: United States, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
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“The Brothers Grimm” is a fantasy adventure film about two con artist brothers who are forced to confront real supernatural creatures and folkloric legends when they are hired to solve a mysterious disappearance in a haunted forest in 19th-century Germany. As they unravel the truth, they must battle dark forces and uncover their own hidden past.

Big Fish

Big Fish
Big Fish
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 69 nominations total
Writer: Daniel Wallace, John August
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States
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“Big Fish” is a fantasy drama film that follows the life of Edward Bloom, a charismatic storyteller, as his son tries to separate fact from fiction in his father’s extraordinary tales. Through a series of surreal and whimsical events, the film explores the themes of love, family, and the power of storytelling.

The City of Lost Children

The City of Lost Children
The City of Lost Children
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 5 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Gilles Adrien, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro
Actors: Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith Vittet
Language: French, Cantonese
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, United States
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“The City of Lost Children” is a dark fantasy film set in a dystopian world where an evil scientist kidnaps children to steal their dreams. A strongman and a young orphan girl embark on a dangerous journey to rescue the children and confront the scientist, encountering bizarre characters and surreal challenges along the way.

Delicatessen

Delicatessen
Delicatessen
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award15 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro, Gilles Adrien
Actors: Marie-Laure Dougnac, Dominique Pinon, Pascal Benezech
Language: French
Country: France
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“Delicatessen” is a dark, surreal comedy set in a post-apocalyptic world where a landlord of a run-down apartment building hires a new handyman, unaware that the butcher downstairs is using human flesh to feed his tenants.”

The Fall

The Fall
The Fall
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 21S min
Seasons: 3
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 9 wins & 24 nominations total
Writer: Allan Cubitt
Actors: Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Fall” is a visually stunning fantasy film that tells the story of a stuntman who befriends a young girl in a hospital, and together they embark on an imaginative journey through a series of fantastical tales that blur the line between reality and fiction.”

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep
The Science of Sleep
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Michel Gondry
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou
Language: French, English, Spanish
Country: France, Italy
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“The Science of Sleep” is a surrealistic film that follows the life of a young man named Stéphane, who struggles to distinguish between dreams and reality as he navigates his romantic relationship with his neighbor, Stéphanie. Blurring the lines between imagination and truth, the movie explores themes of love, creativity, and the complexities of the human mind.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 5 wins & 18 nominations
Writer: Steve Conrad, James Thurber
Actors: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly
Language: English, Spanish, Icelandic
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is about a daydreamer who escapes his mundane life by embarking on a real-life adventure to find a missing photograph, pushing his limits and discovering his true potential along the way.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 135 wins & 226 nominations total
Writer: Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness
Actors: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric
Language: English, French, German
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” is a whimsical and comedic film that follows the misadventures of a legendary concierge and his loyal lobby boy as they navigate a series of absurd and colorful escapades in a fictional European hotel during the 1930s. The story unfolds as they become embroiled in a murder mystery and a battle for a valuable family inheritance.

The Darjeeling Limited

The Darjeeling Limited
The Darjeeling Limited
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 69%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman
Actors: Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman
Language: English, Hindi, German, Punjabi, Tibetan, French
Country: United States, India
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“The Darjeeling Limited” is a comedy-drama film about three estranged brothers who embark on a train journey across India to reconnect with each other and find themselves. As they navigate the beautiful landscapes and encounter unexpected adventures, they confront their past, confront their own issues, and learn the importance of family and forgiveness.

Midnight in Paris

Midnight in Paris
Midnight in Paris
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 26 wins & 103 nominations total
Writer: Woody Allen
Actors: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates
Language: English, French, Spanish, German
Country: Spain, United States, France
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“Midnight in Paris” is a romantic comedy film that follows a screenwriter who travels to Paris with his fiancée and finds himself mysteriously transported back to the 1920s every night at midnight. Through his encounters with famous writers and artists of the era, he begins to question his own life choices and embarks on a journey of self-discovery and love.

Mr. Nobody

Mr. Nobody
Mr. Nobody
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 141 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: 12 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Jaco Van Dormael
Actors: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger
Language: English, Mohawk
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, United States
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“Mr. Nobody” is a science fiction drama that explores the concept of multiple possible lives and parallel realities through the story of Nemo Nobody, the last mortal in a future where immortality is achieved. It delves into the choices and decisions that shape our lives by following Nemo’s different paths and the consequences they lead to.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Awards: 5 nominations
Writer: Earl Mac Rauch
Actors: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension” is a sci-fi comedy film about Buckaroo Banzai, a brilliant neurosurgeon and rock musician who becomes a hero when he battles an interdimensional alien invasion while trying to save the world.”

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach
Actors: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston
Language: English, Icelandic, Filipino, Portuguese, French, Tagalog, German, Italian
Country: United States
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“The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” is a quirky comedy-drama film about a renowned oceanographer, Steve Zissou, who embarks on a mission to hunt down the elusive jaguar shark that killed his partner, while dealing with personal and professional challenges along the way.”

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