The Fisher King

The Fisher King (1991)

A Modern Day Tale About The Search For Love, Sanity, Ethel Merman And The Holy Grail.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1991-09-20
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 1277 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 18min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: TriStar Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Terry Gilliam
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Two troubled men face their terrible destinies and events of their past as they join together on a mission to find the Holy Grail and thus to save themselves.

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  • Robin Williams

    as Parry
  • Jeff Bridges

    as Jack
  • Amanda Plummer

    as Lydia
  • Mercedes Ruehl

    as Anne
  • Michael Jeter

    as Homeless Cabaret Singer
  • William Jay Marshall

    as Jamaican Bum
  • Chris Howell

    as Red Knight
  • Adam Bryant

    as Radio Engineer
  • Paul Lombardi

    as Radio Engineer
  • David Hyde Pierce

    as Lou Rosen
  • Ted Ross

    as Limo Bum
  • Lara Harris

    as Sondra
  • Warren Olney

    as TV Anchorman
  • Frazer Smith

    as News Reporter
  • Kathy Najimy

    as Crazed Video Customer
  • Harry Shearer

    as Sitcom Actor Ben Starr
  • Melinda Culea

    as Sitcom Wife
  • James Remini

    as Bum at Hotel
  • Mark Bowden

    as Doorman
  • John Ottavino

    as Father at Hotel
  • Brian Michaels

    as Little Boy
  • Jayce Bartok

    as First Punk
  • Dan Futterman

    as Second Punk
  • Bradley Gregg

    as Hippie Bum
  • William Preston

    as John the Bum
  • Al Fann

    as Superintendent
  • Stephen Bridgewater

    as Porno Customer
  • John Heffernan

    as Stockbroker Bum
  • Richard LaGravenese

    as Strait Jacket Yuppie
  • Anita Dangler

    as Bag Lady
  • Mark Bringelson

    as Drooler
  • Johnny Paganelli

    as Pizza Boy
  • Diane Robin

    as Receptionist
  • Benjamin Redman

    as Motorcyclist
  • Lisa Blades

    as Parry's Wife
  • Christian Clemenson

    as Edwin
  • Carlos Carrasco

    as Doctor
  • Joe Jamrog

    as Guard
  • John de Lancie

    as TV Executive
  • Lou Hancock

    as Nurse
  • Caroline Cromelin

    as Radio Show Call-In (voice)
  • Kathleen Bridget Kelly

    as Radio Show Call-In (voice)
  • Pat Fraley

    as Radio Show Call-In (voice)
  • Mel Bourne

    as Langdon Carmichael (uncredited)
  • Kristen Connors

    as Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)
  • Jack Mulcahy

    as Passerby (uncredited)
  • Tom Waits

    as Disabled Vet (uncredited)
Production Howard Feuer Casting
Costume & Make-Up Beatrix Aruna Pasztor Costume Designer
Sound George Fenton Original Music Composer
Editing Lesley Walker Editor
Art Mel Bourne Production Design
Camera Roger Pratt Director of Photography
Writing Richard LaGravenese Writer
Production Debra Hill Producer
Production Lynda Obst Producer
Directing Terry Gilliam Director
Crew Janet Brady Stunts
Crew Greg Brickman Stunts
Crew Jophery C. Brown Stunts
Crew Loyd Catlett Stunts
Crew Gilbert B. Combs Stunts
Crew Pete Corby Stunts
Crew Jeffrey J. Dashnaw Stunts
Crew Andy Duppin Stunts
Crew J.B. Getzwiller Stunts
Crew Bonnie Happy Stunts
Crew Rikke Kesten Stunts
Crew Harry Madsen Stunts
Crew Bennie Moore Stunts
Crew Julie Stone Stunts
Production Stacey Sher Associate Producer
Production Tony Mark Unit Production Manager
Production Tony Mark Associate Producer
Directing David McGiffert First Assistant Director
Directing Joe Napolitano First Assistant Director
Directing Carla Corwin Second Assistant Director
Directing Cynthia A. Potthast Second Second Assistant Director
Directing Marion Tumen Script Supervisor
Art P. Michael Johnston Art Direction
Art Cindy Carr Set Decoration
Art Ann Harmon Art Department Assistant
Art Jason Weil Set Designer
Art Rick Heinrichs Set Designer
Art David C. Potter Leadman
Art Kristen Kelly Leadman
Art Larry Clark Bird Property Master
Art Ken Zimmerman Assistant Property Master
Art David Aaron Assistant Property Master
Camera Craig Haagensen Camera Operator
Camera Nicholas J. Musuraca First Assistant Camera
Camera Greg Walters Second Assistant Camera
Camera Chuck Whelan Second Assistant Camera
Editing Jeremy Hume Assistant Editor
Editing Edward Stabile Assistant Editor
Editing Tara Timpone Assistant Editor
Editing Tullio Brunt Assistant Editor
Sound Peter Pennell Sound Editor
Sound Stefna Borges Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Alan Paley Dialogue Editor
Sound Andrew Melhuish Assistant Dialogue Editor
Sound Bob Risk Foley Editor
Sound Kevin Lane Music Editor
Sound Ray Cooper Music Consultant
Sound Thomas Causey Sound Mixer
Sound Joseph F. Brennan Boom Operator
Sound Richard Kite Boom Operator
Sound Paul Carr Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Robert Farr Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Neil S. Buckhantz Video Assist Operator
Crew Sharre Jacoby Post Production Supervisor
Lighting James Plannette Chief Lighting Technician
Lighting R. Michael De Chellis Lighting Technician
Lighting Johnny Gutierrez Lighting Technician
Lighting Andrew M. Nelson Rigging Gaffer
Lighting Paul Ary Best Boy Electric
Camera Marty W. Eichmann Key Grip
Camera Antonio V. Garrido Dolly Grip
Camera Patrick Shaun Bard Grip
Camera William R. Taylor Grip
Camera Paul David Williams Grip
Visual Effects Dennis Dion Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Daniel Sudick Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Joie Hutchinson Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Linda Louise Taylor Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Keith Greco Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Vincent Jefferds Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Rainer Judd Wardrobe Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Zoltan Elek Key Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Lisa Meyers Key Hair Stylist
Crew Chris Howell Stunt Coordinator
Crew Robin Horness Choreographer
Production William Bowling Location Manager
Production James R. Maceo Assistant Location Manager
Camera John Clifford Still Photographer
Camera Stephen Vaughan Still Photographer
Art Richard Dean Rankin Construction Coordinator
Production Pam Cornfeld Production Coordinator
Production Alishan Coker Casting Assistant
Art Chris Allies Title Designer
Production Mark A. Baker Assistant Unit Manager
Production Mark A. Baker Location Manager
Art Kevin McCarthy Set Decoration
Art Joe Bird Set Decoration
Art Thomas Wright Property Master
Art Tom McDermott Assistant Property Master
Camera Johnathan Ercole First Assistant Camera
Camera John Cambria Second Assistant Camera
Sound Dennis Maitland II Sound Mixer
Sound John Fundus Boom Operator
Lighting Ken Connors Chief Lighting Technician
Lighting Robert G. Connors Rigging Gaffer
Camera Mike Miller Key Grip
Camera Jimmy Finnerty Grip
Camera Robert Miller Grip
Visual Effects Edward Drohan Special Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Mary Coleman-Gierczak Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Craig Lyman Makeup Artist
Production Mark Rhodes Location Manager
Production Ann F. Markel Assistant Location Manager
Production Lawrence P. Ganem Assistant Location Manager
Production Todd M. Thaler Extras Casting
Art Ed Ferraro Construction Coordinator
Directing Cyd Adams Second Second Assistant Director