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Animated adaptation of Chaucer's famous narrative poems, using a variety of groundbreaking animation techniques. On a pilgrimage from London to the tomb of Thomas Becket in Canterbury, a group of travellers from all walks of medieval society recount tales and stories to each other to provide amusement on the journey.

  1. Jonathan Myerson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Lindsay

    Robert Lindsay

    Harry Bailey (voice)

  2. Tim McInnerny

    Tim McInnerny

    The Pardoner (voice)

  3. Bill Nighy

    Bill Nighy

    The Merchant (voice)

  4. Billie Whitelaw

    Billie Whitelaw

    The Wife of Bath (voice)

  5. Imelda Staunton

    Imelda Staunton

    The Prioress (voice)

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The Canterbury Tales


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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 21, 1998


    All ages admitted, but certain scenes may be unsuitable for young children. May contain mild language and sex/drugs references. May contain moderate violence if justified by context (e.g. fantasy).

Original Language English

Runtime 0h 28m

Budget -

Revenue -



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