Related Movies

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus



Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Home > Movies > T > The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Release Date: March 10, 1989Running Time: 126 mins.
MPAA Rating: PGBox Office: $8,630,226.00
Genre: Adaptation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Period


John Neville

Eric Idle

Sarah Polley

Oliver Reed

All Cast & Crew >>

In a city under siege by the Turks, elderly adventurer Baron Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen, relates how he sparked the war by stealing a sultan's treasure and how he set out on a wild adventure in a hot air balloon constructed of ladies' underwear to protect the city from further attack. Inspired by tales of a real-life, 18th century cavalry officer in the service of Frederick the Great.