The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) Poster


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Version of 

Baron Munchausen's Dream (1911) (Short)
Baron Prásil (1962)
Tot samyy Myunkhgauzen (1979) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


Pinocchio (1940)
The Prisoner (1967) (TV Series)
In the scene in the King of the Moon's bedroom, above the headboard is a small bust. In a close-up shot, the eyes of the bust are seen to contain lights that blink on and off, accompanied by the sound of a camera whirring and clicking. This is line producer David Tomblin's homage to The Prisoner, which he helped produce and direct.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Woman: "You're our only hope"
King Kong Lives (1986)
During the "underwear balloon" scene, a crew member can be seen wearing a shirt saying King Kong Lives.

Referenced in 

Cemetery Man (1994)
SaGa Frontier (1997) (Video Game)
Terry Gilliam on Federico Fellini's 8½ (2001) (Video)
Mentioned by Terry Gilliam in reference to working at Cinecittà.
Lost in La Mancha (2002)
The financial failure of this film is discussed during the "Terry Gilliam's Picture Show" animated sequence.
L'Esorcismo di Lisa (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Bye Bye Nerdy (2005) (TV Episode)
Bloo considers asking Mac to go see this film with him.
What the Pythons Did Next... (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
The Davy Jones' Locker sequences pay homage to Terry Gilliam's film, particularly the sequence where the ships sails through the night sky, the reflections of the stars in the water causing ripples that turn to sand and later the desert. Jonathan Pryce is in both movies. Also after Baron and company are ejected or flushed from the volcano, they 'fall' through the water toward the surface, the camera then rotates with a cranking noise to become right side up. A very true to form reproduction is done upon the Black Pearl escaping from Davy Jones' locker, all the way down to the cranking noise of the camera plus Pintel and Ragetti remaining upside down.
Comedy Connections: Ripping Yarns (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Edición Especial Coleccionista: 12 Monos (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned / poster shown
In Confidence: Terry Gilliam (2013) (TV Episode)
Talked about during interview.
Leviathan: Monster Melting Pot (2014) (Short)
mentioned once

Featured in 

Going Live!: Episode #2.24 (1989) (TV Episode)
Eric Idle promotes this film, clip shown
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990) (TV Special)
Troldspejlet: Episode #22.8 (1999) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Directors: The Films of Terry Gilliam (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen (2008) (Video)
documentary about this film


Jaws (1975)
The music as the seamonster bears down on the Baron and his companions mimics John Williams' score as the shark approaches.

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