Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

Film, Comedy
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The Python swansong, a nostalgic return to the sketch format of the original TV shows, garnished with the 'explicit' sex and violence jokes that are deemed necessary to get bums on seats in cinemas in these depraved times. This is the one with the exploding Mr Creosote, the parody of Zulu, and the sketch about organ-snatching from live donors. The high point comes early, when a Catholic family in Yorkshire burst into song with 'Every Sperm Is Sacred'.

Release details

Rated: 18
Duration: 90 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Terry Jones
Screenwriter: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin
Cast: Graham Chapman
John Cleese
Terry Gilliam
Eric Idle
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Carol Cleveland
Simon Jones
Patricia Quinn
Judy Loe