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12 Monkeys

9/10

In the year 2035, after a deadly plague wipes out 99% of the population almost 40 years before, James Cole (Bruce Willis) “volunteers” to go back in time and find out more about the virus and the Army of the 12 Monkeys. But, instead of sending Cole to 1996, when the virus first emerged, the Scientists send him to 1990, where he is institutionalized, and meets a psychiatrist, Kathryn Railly (Madeleine Stowe) and a patient, Jeffery Goines (Brad Pitt). Cole is brought back to the future, and is sent back to 1996; where he finds Railly, and has her help him find the base of the Army of the 12 Monkeys, and the virus.

           

This is one of the most original and well thought out movies I have ever seen. Based on the film ‘La Jetée,” this is some of Gilliam’s best work. Everyone had excellent performances. And the bleak vision of the future was great. The twisted storyline kept me captivated for the full two hours, trying to guess what happened in the end. I could honestly find nothing wrong with this movie. Watch it.

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   Director: Terry Gilliam
   Screenplay: David Webb Peoples & Janet Peoples
   Producer: Charles Roven
   Based ont he film written by: Chris Marker
   Notable Cast: Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt, Madeleine Stowe
   Awards Won: ASCAP Award: Top Box Office Films-Paul Buckmaster. Saturn Award: Best Science Fiction Film, Best Costumes-Julie Weiss, Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt. Blockbuster Entertainment Award: Favorite Supporting Actor-Brad Pitt. Empire Award: Best Director-Terry Gilliam. Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture-Brad Pitt. Universe Readers Choice Award: Best Actress in a Genre Motion Picture-Madeleine Stowe, Best Supporting Actor in a Genre Motion Picture-Brad Pitt
   Awards Nominated: Oscar: Best Actor in a Supporting Role-Brad Pitt, Best Costume Design-Julie Weiss. Saturn Award: Best Actor-Bruce Willis, Best Actress-Madeleine Stowe, Best Director-Terry Gilliam, Best Writing-David Webb Peoples & Janet Peoples. Award of Japanese Acadamy-Best Foreign Language Film. Golden Berlin Bear-Terry Gilliam. Hugo-Best Dramatic Presentation. MTV Movie award: Best Male Performance-Brad Pitt
   1995