Time Bandits
Time Bandits
Directed By Terry Gilliam
Written By Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin
Cast John Cleese, Sean Connery, David Warner, Michael Palin
Produced By Terry Gilliam
Film Editing By Julian Doyle
Cinematography By Peter Biziou
Music By Mike Moran, George Harrison

HandMade Films, Janus Films


United Kingdom



Release Date

November 6, 1981


116 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

Avco Embassy Pictures

Budget $5,000,000
Gross $42,365,581



  • John Cleese as Robin Hood
  • Sean Connery as Agamemnon, Fireman
  • Shelley Duvall as Pansy
  • Ralph Richardson as Supreme Being
  • Katherine Helmond as Mrs. Ogre
  • Ian Holm as Napoleon
  • Michael Palin as Vincent
  • David Warner as Evil
  • Craig Warnock as Kevin
  • David Rappaport as Randall
  • Kenny Baker as Fidgit
  • Malcolm Dixon as Strutter
  • Mike Edmonds as Og
  • Jack Purvis as Wally
  • Tiny Ross as Vermin
  • Derek Deadman as Robert
  • Jerold Wells as Benson
  • Peter Vaughan as Winston the Ogre
  • David Daker as Kevin's Father
  • Sheila Fearn as Kevin's Mother
  • Jim Broadbent as Compere
  • Tony Jay as the Supreme Being (voice)
  • Terence Bayler as Lucien
  • Preston Lockwood as Neguy
  • Derrick O'Connor as Redgrave
  • Neil McCarthy as Marion
  • Ian Muir as the Giant
  • Myrtle Devenish as Beryl
  • Brian Bowes as Knight, Hussar
  • John Hughman as The Great Rumbozo
  • Jerold Wells as Benson
  • Roger Frost as Cartwright
  • Martin Carroll as Baxi Brazilia III
  • Marcus Powell as Horseflesh
  • Winston Dennis as Bull-headed Warrior
  • Edwin Finn as Supreme Being's Face