film The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam  

Reference
576 votes 119 voters 8.7k views 19 items Embed

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.

Get your friends' input on this topic by sharing it on your social networks. (19 items)

Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt have both worked on a Terry Gilliam directed movie, as have many other great actors. If you're a fan of Terry Gilliam's movies, you might also like movies by Wes Anderson and Mel Brooks.

1
60 9
Ranker Video
Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm Brazil is a 1985 British film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam, Charles McKeown, and Tom Stoppard. British National Cinema by Sarah Street describes the film as a ...more

2
49 14
Ranker Video
12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer 12 Monkeys, also known as Twelve Monkeys, is a 1995 American science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, inspired by Chris Marker's 1962 short film La Jetée, and starring Bruce ...more

3
43 11
Ranker Video
Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film written and performed by the comedy group of Monty Python, and directed by Gilliam and Jones. It was conceived during the hiatus ...more

4
41 13
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 American dark comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke and Benicio del Toro as Dr. Gonzo. It was adapted ...more

5
39 13
Ranker Video
Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm Time Bandits is a 1981 British fantasy film co-written, produced, and directed by Terry Gilliam, and starring Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, Katherine Helmond, Ian ...more

6
35 10
Ranker Video
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Uma Thurman, Robin Williams, Sting The Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a 1988 British adventure fantasy comedy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, starring John Neville, Sarah Polley, Eric Idle, Jonathan Pryce, ...more

7
32 11
Ranker Video
The Fisher King Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits The Fisher King is a 1991 American comedy-drama film written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam. It stars Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges, with Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer, ...more

8
25 6
Ranker Video
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is a 2009 fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam and written by Gilliam and Charles McKeown. The film follows a travelling theatre troupe whose leader, having ...more

9
12 7
Ranker Video
The Zero Theorem Matt Damon, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz The Zero Theorem is a 2013 British science fiction film directed by Terry Gilliam, written by Pat Rushin, and starring Christoph Waltz, Lucas Hedges, Mélanie Thierry, and David Thewlis. ...more

10
12 7
Ranker Video
And Now for Something Completely Different John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle And Now for Something Completely Different is a 1971 British comedy anthology film based on the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring sketches from the first two ...more

11
16 11
Ranker Video
Tideland Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Janet McTeer Tideland is a 2005 British-Canadian science fiction fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, an adaptation of Mitch Cullin's novel of the same name. The film was shot in Regina, ...more

12
11 9
Ranker Video
The Brothers Grimm Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon, Lena Headey The Brothers Grimm is a 2005 adventure fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam. The film stars Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, and Lena Headey in an exaggerated and fictitious portrait of the Brothers ...more

13
9 7
Ranker Video
Jabberwocky Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Terry Jones Jabberwocky is a 1977 British fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam. It stars Michael Palin as a young cooper who is forced through clumsy, often slapstick misfortunes to hunt a ...more

14
6 5
Ranker Video
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Jonathan Pryce, Adam Driver, Olga Kurylenko The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is a 2018 fantasy-adventure-comedy film directed by Terry Gilliam, loosely based on the novel by Miguel de Cervantes. An advertising executive (Adam Driver) jumps ...more

15
7 10
Ranker Video
The Crimson Permanent Assurance John Scott Martin, Leslie Sarony, Andrew Bicknell The Crimson Permanent Assurance is a short film that plays as the beginning of the feature-length motion picture Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. Although it can be presented as a separate ...more

16
3 6
Ranker Video
Storytime Storytime is a short animated comedy film written, directed and animated by Terry Gilliam. It is Gilliam's first film, and stylistically anticipates the distinctive animations which Gilliam went ...more

17
2 7
Ranker Video
The Wholly Family Cristiana Capotondi, Antonino Iuorio, Renato De Maria The Wholly Family is a 2011 Italian short fantasy film written and directed by Terry Gilliam. The film was funded by the Garofolo Pasta Company and shot in the Naples area.

18
2 8
Ranker Video
Miracle of Flight Miracle of Flight is a 1974 short animated comedy film written and directed by Terry Gilliam.

19
1 7
The Legend of Hallowdega is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Terry Gilliam
The Legend of Hallowdega David Arquette, Becky Fly, Roy Feaster The Legend of Hallowdega is a 2010 short fantasy comedy written by Aaron Bergeron and directed by Terry Gilliam.