The Meaning of Life

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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life is a 1983 musical comedy film by the Monty Python comedy team. Unlike the two previous films they had made, which had more or less each told single, coherent stories, The Meaning of Life returns to the sketch comedy format of the troupe's original television series, loosely structured as a series of comic skits about the various stages of life.

  1. Terry Jones

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Terry Gilliam

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Eric Idle


  4. Michael Palin


  5. John Cleese


  6. Graham Chapman


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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

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  5. Terry Jones

    Terry Jones

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  6. Michael Palin

    Michael Palin

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget -

Revenue -

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  • March 31, 1983
    R, Theatrical



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