Graham Chapman was an English comedian, actor and writer. His professional writing career began with BBC. This was followed by works for 'This Is Tom Jones', ' This Is Petula Clark' and' The Illustrated Weekly Hudd'. Later, he wrote many TV specials and films including ' Doctor in the House', ' Doctor in Charge', 'Out of the Trees', 'The Odd Job' (1978), 'The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer' (1970), 'Jake's Journey' (1988) and 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)' (2014).
As an actor, Chapman starred in many films such as 'Doctor in Trouble' (1970), 'And Now for Something Completely Different' (1971), 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' (1975), 'Monty Python's Life of Brian' (1979), 'Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl' (1982), 'Yellowbeard' (1983) and 'Monty Python's The Meaning of Life' (1983). He also contributed to the TV shows ‘At Last the 1948 Show’ (1967),'Flying Circus' (1969), ' The Big Show', 'The New Show' (1984) and ' Jake's Journey' (1988).
Brian of Nazareth, who was born in a stable next-door to Jesus on the same night, is mistaken as the prophesied messiah by the three wise men. Out of love for the young rebel Judith and hatred for the occupying Romans, he joins the People's Front of Judea, and unwittingly gathers his own group of followers.
This documentary film shows us few performances of The Monty Python troupe at the Hollywood Bowl.
This anthology film based on the popular British television series ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ features over 40 comedy sketches dealing with varied topics and animation shorts. The best of the sketches taken from the show’s first two series and re-filmed without studio audience include such classics as ‘Dead Parrot,’ ‘Hell’s Grannies,’ ‘Nudge Nudge,’ ‘Bank Robber,’ ‘The Lumberjack Song,’ ‘Kilimanjaro Expedition,’ and many more.
The satirical film follows Michael Rimmer who joins an insignificant British ad agency where he manipulates his way to a place of authority and taking the company to the top position, he becomes a polling specialist. He enters politics to become MP, and acquires wealth and attractive wife. Ruthlessly, he climbs the ladder of success to procure total power of the country.
The film revolves around a man named Arthur Harris, who has been abandoned by his wife recently. He gets depressed but being too timid to kill himself, he hires a hitman to do the job. However, when his wife returns, he finds that the contract cannot be cancelled.
Yellowbeard is an adventure action comedy film which tells the story of infamous pirate Yellowbeard, who breaks out of prison. The only thing on his mind now is recovering the treasure that he buried a long time ago. However, the problem is that his map has been tattooed on the head of his son. Things seem even worse because a number of rivals are also planning to beat him to the treasure.
Doctor Burke accidentally becomes a stowaway, while he was chasing his girlfriend onto the ship in order to propose to her. He is pursued by the Master-at-Arms, since he is convinced that the doctor is traveling without a ticket. Things take a turn when the doctor of the ship falls ill, and Burke is asked to take over his duties.
King Arthur of Camelot is looking for courageous knights to join his Round Table and he succeeds in his quest when a few men come forward. A bit of partying and deliberation later, they decide to leave. However, now God himself sends them to find the Holy Grail. What follows is a series of adventure and an encounter with a mysterious enchanter named Tim.
‘The Meaning of Life’ is a musical presented through a series of sketches. It’s a film by the British comedy troupe Monty Python, portraying various stages of life from the miracle of birth to the mystery of death. The movie also depicts hilarious vignettes about religious service, sex education, war, organ donation – every possible thing, just to find ‘the meaning of life.’
Professor Alex Bolt gains international fame after developing a universal language named Unispeak. He wins a Nobel Prize as well, for his efforts. Meanwhile, his wife Rhonda has made a sculpture of her husband. However, when Alex learns that it is a nude statue, he becomes quite enraged and it leads to a quarrel between them.