The Meaning of Life (1983)

Title: Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

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

Genre: Comedy

Director: Terry Jones

Cast: Terry Gilliam,Graham Chapman,John Cleese,Eric Idle,Terry Jones,Michael Palin,Carol Cleveland,Simon Jones,Patricia Quinn,Judy Loe,Andrew Bicknell,Andrew MacLachlan,Mark Holmes,Valerie Whittington,Jennifer Franks,Imogen Bickford-Smith,Angela Mann,Matt Frewer,Michael Caine

Status: Released

Release: 1983-03-31

Runtime: 107

Plot: 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.

Trailer Cast Crew Videos

    • Terry Gilliam

      Various Roles
    • Graham Chapman

      Various Roles
    • John Cleese

      Various Roles
    • Eric Idle

      Various Roles
    • Terry Jones

      Various Roles
    • Michael Palin

      Various Roles
    • Carol Cleveland

      Various Roles
    • Simon Jones

    • Patricia Quinn

      Mrs. Williams
    • Judy Loe

      Nurse #1
    • Andrew Bicknell

      (Segment "The Crimson Permanent Assurance")
    • Andrew MacLachlan

    • Mark Holmes

      Severed head
    • Valerie Whittington

      Mrs. Moore
    • Jennifer Franks

    • Imogen Bickford-Smith

      Nurse #2
    • Angela Mann

      Second guest's wife
    • Matt Frewer

      Cornered Executive who Jumps (segment "The Crimson Permanent Assurance")
    • Michael Caine

      British Soldier (segment "Fighting Each Other")
    • Debbie McWilliams (Production)

    • Terry Gilliam (Writing)

    • Roger Pratt (Camera)

      Director of Photography
    • Simon Wakefield (Art)

      Set Decoration
    • Richard Dawking (Art)

      Art Direction
    • Sharon Cartwright (Art)

      Set Decoration
    • David Wimbury (Production)

      Production Manager
    • David Appleby (Camera)

      Still Photographer
    • Peter Hannan (Camera)

      Director of Photography
    • Michelle Guish (Production)

    • James Acheson (Costume & Make-Up)

      Costume Design
    • Michael Palin (Writing)

    • Mary Hillman (Costume & Make-Up)

      Makeup Department Head
    • Harry Lange (Art)

      Production Design
    • Terry Jones (Directing)

    • Eric Idle (Writing)

    • John Beard (Art)

      Art Direction
    • John Goldstone (Production)

    • Julian Doyle (Editing)

    • John Cleese (Writing)

    • Graham Chapman (Writing)

    • John Du Prez (Sound)

      Original Music Composer
    • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life | The Miracle of Birth

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    • The Meaning of Life (1983) ORIGINAL TRAILER [HQ]

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