Monty Python's - Life Of Brian

Monty Python's - Life Of Brian

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Average of 2507 ratings: 3.9 Stars

1979 M Contains adult themes.

See the movie that's controversial, sacrilegious, and blasphemous. But if that's not playing, see The Life of Brian.

You could say this is one of the greatest comedies ever, but we said it first! Life Of Brian is all about (and here's the big surprise) the Life Of Brian, who was born in a Bethlehem manger next door to Jesus. It's written and performed by the Monty Python lads, so you know what you're in for - if you don't put this DVD down and get out while it's safe. Featuring John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, and the incomparable Graham Chapman as Brian himself.

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89 minutes
Columbia Tristar
Fatso Top 100
Rated #78 out of Fatso's Top 100

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Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English; Arabic; Italian; Danish; Finnish; Hindi; Norwegian; Portuguese; Swedish; English for the hearing impaired
English, Italian Dolby Digital 5.1

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1.33:1 Full Frame
English Dolby Digital Stereo

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5 by Chenella

What a hoot watching this movie again after soo long! The very beginning just cracked me up. I won't go into the synopsis of this movie because I think it would be a surprise and a laugh if others just... Read more

3 by Gilly Bean

A bit of a classic, so still had a laugh after not seeing for so many years.

Love the catchy song at the end.

3 by Barbara28751

A bit dated, but amusing in parts. The highlight is the documentary of the Pythons made at the time of making the film (1979). Very interesting and it is worth hiring the dvd just for this.

3 by Mary43

It was fun to revisit this film so many years after watching it when it was first released. It is still funny and risky but possibly a bit dated now, of course. Still worth a look.

3 by marg28

this was not what i expected. Very witty though. My husband enjoyed it more than me though. you have to have an ubusual sense of humour.

3 by Flingo

Really funny classic Python film. Not their best film but still something that everybody should make sure they see at least once in their lifetime. "He's not the Messiah; he's just a very naughty boy."

2 by brighousefamily

Not as good as "the Meaning of life". Not a good idea to try and spread one gag into a feature length funny.

3 by Merypink

Monty Python is a particular type of humour - either you like it or you don't. This movie started

promising and then kind of went a bit flat until the brilliant ending. It definitely has some... Read more

5 by b0g0r

I think I must be old. I still remember the Monty Python series on TV and this film captures the insane sense of humour of Cleese, Palin et al. One of the most enjoyable movies I have watched in a long... Read more

5 by Di55

I'd alway's heard about the Monty Python movies etc and have finally got around to seeing one of them. I loved the humour, very clever minds or silly ones could only be the ones who could write this movie.