The Adventures of Baron Munchausen1988

Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Rating: PG
Runtime: 126 minutes

During the "Age of Reason" of the late 18th century, the Turkish army lays siege to a European city where a theater production about the extraordinary heroics of famed German aristocrat Baron Münchhausen is underway. A man steps forward to… more »

Horatio Jackson:
Ah, the officer who risked his life by singlehandedly destroying...

Functionary:
[whispering in his ear] Six.

Horatio Jackson:
*Six* enemy cannon and rescuing...

Functionary:
Ten.

Horatio Jackson:
Ten of our men held captive by The Turk.

Heroic Officer:
Yes, sir.

Horatio Jackson:
The officer about whom we've heard so much.

Heroic Officer:
I suppose so, sir.

Horatio Jackson:
Always taking risks far beyond the call of duty.

Heroic Officer:
I only did my best, sir.

Horatio Jackson:
Have him executed at once.

Soldier:
Yes, sir. Come along.

Horatio Jackson:
This sort of behavior is demoralizing for the ordinary soldiers and citizens who are trying to lead normal, simple, unexceptional lives. I think things are difficult enough as it is without these emotional people rocking the boat.

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