Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Lists: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Absurdist comedy, Slapstick comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Monty Python and the Holy Grail loosely follows the legend of King Arthur. Arthur along with his squire, Patsy ,recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as "it is a silly place"."

Overall Ranking: 1123 (Rank from 1975: # 5)

Adjusted* Rating:
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Ratings Breakdown
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Buttery 40%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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People Involved

  • Graham Chapman (King Arthur / Voice of God / Middle Head / Hiccoughing Guard)
  • John Cleese (Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Lancelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter)
  • Eric Idle (Dead Collector / Peasant 1 / Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir Launcelot / First Swamp Castle Guard / Concorde / Roger the Shrubber / Brother Maynard)
  • Michael Palin (First Swallow-Savvy Guard / Dennis / Peasant 2 / Right Head / Sir Galahad the Pure / Narrator / King of Swamp Castle / Brother Maynards Brother / Leader of The Knights Who Say NI!)
  • Terry Gilliam (Patsy / Green Knight / Old Man from Scene 24 (Bridgekeeper) / Sir Bors / Animator / Gorrilla Hand)
  • Terry Jones (Denniss Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Prince Herbert / Cartoon Scribe (voice))
  • Connie Booth (The Witch)
  • Carol Cleveland (Zoot / Dingo)
  • Neil Innes (First Monk / Singing Minstrel / Page Crushed by the Rabbit / Peasant #4)
  • Bee Duffell (Old Crone)
  • John Young (Dead Body / Historian Frank)
  • Rita Davies (Historians Wife)
  • Avril Stewart (Dr. Piglet)
  • Sally Kinghorn (Dr. Winston)
  • Mark Zycon (Prisoner)
  • Terry Gilliam (Director)
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