The Fisher King

1991 film by Terry Gilliam

The Fisher King is a 1991 American comedy-drama movie written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam. It stars Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges, with Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer, and Michael Jeter in supporting roles. The movie is about a radio shock jock who tries to find redemption by helping a man whose life he inadvertently shattered.

The Fisher King
Directed byTerry Gilliam
Written byRichard LaGravenese
Produced byDebra Hill
Lynda Obst
StarringRobin Williams
Jeff Bridges
CinematographyRoger Pratt
Edited byLesley Walker
Music byGeorge Fenton
Distributed byTriStar Pictures
Release date
  • September 20, 1991 (1991-09-20)
Running time
137 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$24 million
Box office$41,895,491

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