Monty Python and the Holy Grail Poster

Release Date: April 27th, 1975

DVD Release Date: September 7th, 1999

PG|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
A comedic send-up of the grim circumstances of the Middle Ages as told through the story of King Arthur and framed by a modern-day murder investigation. When the mythical king of the Britons leads his knights on a quest for the Holy Grail, they face a wide array of horrors, including a persistent Black Knight, a three-headed giant, a cadre of shrubbery-challenged knights, the perilous Castle Anthrax, a killer rabbit, a house of virgins, and a handful of rude Frenchmen.

Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Neil Innes, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Connie Booth

Director: Terry Gilliam , Terry Jones

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Michael White Productions, Python (Monty) Pictures Limited, National Film Trustee Company

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

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