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The Meaning of Life (1983)

R 03/31/1983 (US) Comedy 1h 47m

It took God six days to create the earth, and Monty Python just 90 minutes to screw it up.


Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a healthy liver from a still-living donor. The world's most voracious glutton brings the art of vomiting to new heights before his spectacular demise.

  1. Terry Jones

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Graham Chapman


  3. Michael Palin


  4. John Cleese


  5. Eric Idle


  6. Terry Gilliam


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  1. Terry Gilliam

    Terry Gilliam

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  2. Graham Chapman

    Graham Chapman

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  3. John Cleese

    John Cleese

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  4. Eric Idle

    Eric Idle

    Diverse Rollen

  5. Terry Jones

    Terry Jones

    Diverse Rollen

  6. Michael Palin

    Michael Palin

    Diverse Rollen

  7. Carol Cleveland

    Carol Cleveland

    Diverse Rollen

  8. Simon Jones

    Simon Jones


  9. Patricia Quinn

    Patricia Quinn

    Mrs. Williams

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The Meaning of Life
The Meaning of Life

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $9,000,000.00

Revenue $14,900,000.00


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