R | | Comedy
Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
John Cleese originally campaigned for the part of Brian, eager to expand his range with his first sustained film role. The rest of the group favored Graham Chapman, and felt that Cleese would be missed if he didn't play several of the ensemble roles. Cleese soon agreed that... ...
Wise Man #1:
Brian's mother: Oh!
Brian's mother: Who are you?
Wise Man #2: We are three wise men.
Brian's mother: What?
Wise Man #1: We are three wise men.
Brian's mother: Well, what are you doing creeping around a cow shed at two o'clock in the morning? That doesn't sound very wise to me.
A camera shadow appears on Brian the first time people chase him, thinking he's the messiah.
Shot on location In Tunisia. The Producers would like to thank the Tunisian authorities for facilitating the shooting of the film.
$26,376 (USA) (30 April 2004)
$646,124 (USA) (22 October 2004)
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