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The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam

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List of all movies directed by Terry Gilliam ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Terry Gilliam are listed here and include movie posters and Terry Gilliam movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Terry Gilliam as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Terry Gilliam movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Terry Gilliam film is can be factored into this list.

From Terry Gilliam's studio films to Terry Gilliam's independent films, this Terry Gilliam filmography keeps tabs on all Terry Gilliam movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Movies here include everything from Monty Python and the Holy Grail to 12 Monkeys.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Terry Gilliam direct?” or “who is Terry Gilliam?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Terry Gilliam?” and “what's a good selection of good Terry Gilliam movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Terry Gilliam films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Terry Gilliam works.

All Terry Gilliam director credits are included. This list of every movie that Terry Gilliam has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Terry Gilliam movie is and which actors starred in the Terry Gilliam film.

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    Brazil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Brazil

    Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins

    Released1985

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Brazil is a 1985 British film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles... more
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

    Released1975

    Directed byTerry Gilliam, Terry Jones

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film written and performed by the... moreamazon_watch buy button

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    12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    12 Monkeys

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis

    Released1995

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    12 Monkeys, also known as Twelve Monkeys, is a 1995 American science fiction film directed by... more

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    Time Bandits is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Time Bandits

    Sean Connery, John Cleese

    Released1981

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Time Bandits is a 1981 British fantasy film co-written, produced, and directed by Terry... more
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    The Adventures of Baron Muncha is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

    Uma Thurman, Robin Williams

    Released1988

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a 1988 British adventure fantasy comedy film co-written... more

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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz

    Released1998

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by... more

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    The Fisher King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    The Fisher King

    Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges

    Released1991

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Fisher King is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written by Richard LaGravenese and... more

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    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Released2009

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is a 2009 fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam and... more

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    And Now for Something Complete is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Released1971

    Directed byTerry Gilliam, Ian MacNaughton

    And Now for Something Completely Different is a 1971 British comedy anthology film based on... more
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    Jabberwocky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Jabberwocky

    Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin

    Released1977

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Jabberwocky is a 1977 British fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam. The name... more

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    The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    Jonathan Pryce, Adam Driver

    Released2018

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is a 2018 fantasy-adventure-comedy film directed by Terry... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    The Zero Theorem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    The Zero Theorem

    Matt Damon, Tilda Swinton

    Released2013

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Zero Theorem is a 2013 British science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, written by... more
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    The Wholly Family is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    The Wholly Family

    Cristiana Capotondi, Antonino Iuorio

    Released2011

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Wholly Family is a 2011 Italian short fantasy film written and directed by Terry Gilliam.... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    The Brothers Grimm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    The Brothers Grimm

    Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon

    Released2005

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Brothers Grimm is a 2005 adventure fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam. The film stars... more

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    Miracle of Flight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Miracle of Flight

    Miracle of Flight is a 1974 short animated comedy film written and directed by Terry Gilliam.amazon_watch buy button
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    The Crimson Permanent Assuranc is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    The Crimson Permanent Assurance

    John Scott Martin, Leslie Sarony

    Released1983

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Crimson Permanent Assurance is a short film that plays as the beginning of the... more
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    Storytime is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Storytime

    Storytime is a short animated comedy film written, directed and animated by Terry Gilliam. It... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Tideland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    Tideland

    Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly

    Released2005

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Tideland is a 2005 British-Canadian science fiction fantasy film co-written and directed by... more

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    The Legend of Hallowdega is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
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    The Legend of Hallowdega

    David Arquette, Becky Fly

    Released2010

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    The Legend of Hallowdega is a 2010 short fantasy comedy written by Aaron Bergeron and... moreamazon_watch buy button
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