Movie Trailer for The Fisher King (1991) starring Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer, Michael Jeter, David Hyde Pierce, Lara Harris, Harry Shearer, Kathy Najimy directed by Terry Gilliam Movie Review

The Fisher King (1991)   3/53/53/53/53/5

Trailer for The Fisher King

Shock Jock Jack Lucas's (Jeff Bridges) brand of sarcastic advice and humour doesn't go down well with everyone who calls into his radio show, especially women who he frequently belittles. But when one of his callers mentions an exclusive joint Jack rages about the yuppie community, it is an opinion with dire consequences when the caller goes on a rampage killing many including a friend of Jack's. It leads Jack into depression and a reliance on drink having quit the radio lark and turned to working in a video store. One night when drunk and feeling suicidal he is rescued from a beating by a man called Parry (Robin Williams) who is homeless and living in his own madness, believing he is on a quest to find the Holy Grail and wants Jack to help him. Initially reluctant Jack learns that Parry lost it when his wife was killed in the massacre which he feels responsible for and then feels responsible to help him, yet maybe it is Jack will be the one who gets the help. ... Read Review