Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy


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King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.


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  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  • John Cleese and Graham Chapman in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

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Trivia

Terry Gilliam was originally supposed to play Sir Gawain, whose role would have consisted of repeatedly breaking the fourth wall and pointing out how special effects and other aspects of the film's production were achieved. His role ultimately ended up being ... ...


Quotes

King Arthur: Whoa, there!


Goofs

In the witch-trial scene, John Cleese, Michael Palin, and Eric Idle barely restrain genuine laughter. Idle bites down hard on his scythe to remain in character.


Crazy Credits

In the Special Edition DVD, when you play the film, at first a film called "Dentist On the Job" starts playing, and it goes up until the end of its opening credits, then you hear someone saying that they put in the wrong film. The film stops, a quick reel change slide is put up, then the real movie starts.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy

Details

Release Date:

25 May 1975

Language

English, French, Latin


Country of Origin

UK

Box Office

Budget:

£229,575 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$45,487 (USA) (17 June 2001)

Gross:

$1,229,197 (USA) (27 May 2012)

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