Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 15
  2. Negative: 1 out of 15
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  1. Reviewed by: Staff (Not Credited)
    60
    A fitting final installment in Terry Gilliam's trilogy begun with Time Bandits and continued with Brazil, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen shares many of those films strengths and weaknesses, but doesn't possess the visionary qualities of the latter.
  2. Reviewed by: Ian Nathan
    60
    Weird to the Gilliamth degree, Munchausen just might making being an 'uneven' movie a compliment.
User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 21 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Aug 13, 2014
    8
    A little bit too long, the movie doesn't fail to entertain. Gilliam had a great vision and an idea of imagination and he successfully put itA little bit too long, the movie doesn't fail to entertain. Gilliam had a great vision and an idea of imagination and he successfully put it on the screen. Great performances, matching music and a touch of Terry. Even non-Gilliam lovers are going to at least like this movie. Full Review »
  2. Dec 14, 2013
    7
    Touching on compelling thematic ideas such as the importance of imagination, the nature of death, and even Cartesian Dualism, Terry Gilliam'sTouching on compelling thematic ideas such as the importance of imagination, the nature of death, and even Cartesian Dualism, Terry Gilliam's "The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen" may be a potentially batty picture, but thanks to some delightful humor and breathtaking sets, it's also damn fun. Full Review »
  3. JamesH.
    Nov 15, 2009
    6
    Offbeat and it certainly is imaginative. It is also not for all tastes. You have to admire the creativity involved. Exceptional special Offbeat and it certainly is imaginative. It is also not for all tastes. You have to admire the creativity involved. Exceptional special effects, a very interesting film, but why on earth didn't they edit it more, it's way too long. Full Review »