About

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990 instead of 1996, he's arrested and locked up in a mental hospital. There he meets psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Railly, and patient...

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Directed by

Terry Gilliam

Written by

David Webb Peoples (Screenplay)
Janet Peoples (Screenplay)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The future is history.

Cast

Keywords

monkey time travel post-apocalyptic cult film schizophrenia dystopia lethal virus philadelphia stockholm syndrome subterranean cassandra syndrom

Photos

Lists

#465 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#24 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Brad Pitt

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design Julie Weiss