Cole travels into the past to retrieve samples of a virus so a cure can be designed. He meets a psychiatrist and a mental patient in his search for the Army of the Twelve Monkeys.
Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer, David Morse.
Music composer/conductor, Paul Buckmaster; editor, Mick Audsley; production designer, Jeffrey Beecroft; director of photography, Roger Pratt; screenplay, David Peoples, Janet Peoples; producer, Charles Roven; director, Terry Gilliam.
Inspired by the film "La jetée" written by Chris Marker.
Consensus: The plot's a bit of a jumble, but excellent performances and mind-blowing plot twists make 12 Monkeys a kooky, effective experience.
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