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

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Country Premiere
  United States 27 September 1991
  France 2 October 1991
  Sweden 11 October 1991
  Italy 18 October 1991
  Germany 31 October 1991
  Australia 7 November 1991
  United Kingdom 8 November 1991
  Ireland 8 November 1991
  Brazil 15 November 1991
  Netherlands 15 November 1991
  Finland 22 November 1991
  Chile 1992
  Peru 1992
  Hungary 10 January 1992
  Greece 13 January 1992
  Denmark 17 January 1992
  Spain 17 January 1992
  Portugal 17 January 1992
  Argentina 6 February 1992
  Turkey 7 February 1992
  Japan 11 April 1992
  South Korea 4 September 1993

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