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2,086 Ratings

The Fisher King

Directed by Terry Gilliam
United States, 1991
Comedy, Drama


When New York radio DJ Jack Lucas (Jeff Bridges) accidentally drives a listener to mass murder, his confidence and career crumble. Three years later he is saved from suicide by the deranged Perry (Robin Williams), a derelict who insists that the Holy Grail is hidden somewhere in Manhattan.

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The Fisher King Directed by Terry Gilliam

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1991 | 3 wins including: Little Golden Lion

Academy Awards

1992 | Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

1992 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Toronto International Film Festival

1991 | Winner: People's Choice Award

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