12 Monkeys

12 Monkeys
  • 1995
  • US
  • 2h 9min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Terry Gilliam
  • Written by: David Peoples, Janet Peoples
  • Cast: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer

A convict from the future is sent to the past to discover the source of a lethal virus that has devastated humanity, but even he begins to wonder if the images in his head are merely delusions. A complex time-travel fantasy, with liberal subplots and a decent mystery edge, that's lifted by Gilliam's ever-brilliant visual skills.

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Terry Gilliam didn't want to cast Bruce Willis in 12 Monkeys because of his rectal mouth

7 Jan 2021

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Terry Gilliam didn't want to cast Bruce Willis in '12 Monkeys' because his rectal mouth resembled "somebody's a******". The 80-year-old director confessed that he was reluctant to give the lead role of James Cole in the 1995 sci-fi flick – which also…

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