The main characters in the 1995 film "Twelve Monkeys" include James Cole, played by Bruce Willis; Dr. Kathryn Railly, played by Madeline Stowe; and Jeffrey Goines, played by Brad Pitt. Other characters include Dr. Peters, played by David Morse, and Dr. Goines, played by Christopher Plummer.
"Twelve Monkeys" is a feature film adaptation of the French short film "La JetŽe." The movie tells the story of a convict sent back in time to learn the secrets of a virus that destroyed most the world's population. Terry Gilliam directed the film, and Chris Marker, David Webb Peoples and Janet Peoples wrote the screenplay.