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Robin Williams

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

10 Mar, 1989

In this fantasy based on the novel written by Rudolph Erich Raspe and directed by Terry Gilliam, Williams plays the The Man on the Moon. The film is about a Baron who needs to end a war he started himself by flying into outerspace on a cannonball, being swallowed by a whale, ballooning to the moon, and exploring a volcano. Costars John Neville, Uma Thurman, and Sarah Polley. Gilliam:

Williams helped save this film.  Budgets were cut, actors pulled out and were sick from exhaustion, Williams kept spirits high and the film rolling.

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen trailer