Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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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".

  1. Terry Jones

    Director, Writer

  2. Terry Gilliam

    Director, Writer

  3. Eric Idle


  4. John Cleese


  5. Michael Palin


  6. Graham Chapman


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  1. Graham Chapman

    Graham Chapman

    King Arthur / Voice of God / Middle Head / Hiccoughing Guard

  2. John Cleese

    John Cleese

    Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Lancelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter

  3. Eric Idle

    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

  4. Michael Palin

    Michael Palin

    First Swallow-Savvy Guard / Dennis / Peasant 2 / Right Head / Sir Galahad the Pure / Narrator / King of Swamp Castle / Brother Maynard's Brother / Leader of The Knights Who Say NI!

  5. Terry Gilliam

    Terry Gilliam

    Patsy / Green Knight / Old Man from Scene 24 (Bridgekeeper) / Sir Bors / Animator / Gorrilla Hand

  6. Terry Jones

    Terry Jones

    Dennis's Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Prince Herbert / Cartoon Scribe (voice)

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Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget $400,000.00

Revenue $5,028,948.00


Release Information

  • March 13, 1975
    PG, Theatrical



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