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The Meaning of Life (Monty Python's The Meaning of Life)

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Graham Chapman Graham Chapman
Chairman / Fish #1 / Doctor / Harry Blackitt / Wymer / Hordern / General / Coles / Narrator #2 / Dr. Livingstone /
John Cleese John Cleese
Fish #2 / Dr. Spencer / Humphrey Williams / Sturridge / Ainsworth / Waiter / Eric's Assistant / Maître D' / Grim Reaper
Terry Gilliam Terry Gilliam
Window Washer / Fish #4 / Walters / Middle of the Film Announcer / M'Lady Joeline / Mr. Brown / Howard Katzenberg
Eric Idle Eric Idle
Gunther / Fish #3 / 'Meaning of Life' Singer / Mr. Moore / Mrs. Blackitt / Watson / Blackitt / Atkinson / Perkins / Victim #3 /
Terry Jones Terry Jones
Bert / Fish #6 / Mum / Priest / Biggs / Sergeant / Man with Bendy Arms / Mrs. Brown / Mr. Creosote / Maria / Leaf F
Michael Palin Michael Palin
Window Washer / Harry / Fish #5 / Mr. Pycroft / Dad / Narrator #1 / Chaplain / Carter / Spadger / Regimental Sergeant Major /
Carol Cleveland Carol Cleveland
Beefeater Waitress / Wife of Guest #1 / Leaf Mother / Leaf Daughter / Heaven Receptionist
Simon Jones Simon Jones
Chadwick / Jeremy Portland-Smythe


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8 years, 1 month ago at Aug 1 17:33
Life, death, sex, religion. The Meaning of Life has it all, including the meaning of life. The first Monty Python movie I have seen and it was awesome! Monty Python takes on the biggest question of all time: What is the meaning of life? And drags it out into IV 1/2 sections. My favorite film genre of all time has got to be British comedy's, so naturally I enjoyed this movie. You never know what to... read more

A good movie

7 years, 4 months ago at May 10 11:29
By now, I have seen all the movies involving the Monty Python and while I was wildly enthousiast at first, I must admit it that I was a little bit disappointed. I mean, I more or less enjoyed all their movies but I didn’t find them really excellent and I came to the conclusion that their humor is not really my cup of tea. For example, I had some big expectations for this flick but, to be honest,... read more
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.
Release date: 31 March 1983
UPC: 014381422627
Tags: Comedy (56), 1980s (21), British (21), Musical (20), Monty Python (19), Satire (15), 1983 (14), Philosophy (10), Death (10), Religion (9), Spoof (8), Absurd (8), Black Comedy (6), Fish (6), Sex (6), Cult (6), UK (6), (4), Gluttony (4), Fun (4)
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