PG | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly eighty days.
John Cleese is the fifth Monty Python member to appear in an adaptation of Around the World in 80 Days. Michael Palin starred in a BBC documentary in 1989 where he attempted to travel the same route as Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg. The documentary also featured appearances by Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam. Eric Idle starred in the mini-series Around the World in 80 Days (1989) as Passepartout.
You had me at the nipples.
The Overland Stage Company went out of business in the 1860s so could not have been used. The transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869 so would have been used instead.
Some commercial television prints cut out the Arnold Schwarzenegger cameo sequence.
English, Cantonese, French, German, Hindi, Turkish
HKD 53,852 (Hong Kong) (20 June 2004)