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View Poll Results: What is your favorite Monty Python film?
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)
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Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983)
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I only like Monty Python's Flying Circus
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Favorite Monty Python film?

Old 03-19-12, 01:16 AM
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Favorite Monty Python film?

Inspired by the Holy Grail quote thread, and I didn't see a previous poll.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Life of Brian


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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Easily Life of Brian
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

I picked Holy Grail but it easily could have been LoB or TMoL. I would have picked the TV show if it was not worded only.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

While I love both Holy Grail and Meaning of Life, Life of Brian is a comedy masterpiece that is both side-splittingly funny and genuinely thought-provoking.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Originally Posted by Supermallet
While I love both Holy Grail and Meaning of Life, Life of Brian is a comedy masterpiece that is both side-splittingly funny and genuinely thought-provoking.
This sums it up for me.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Originally Posted by Supermallet
While I love both Holy Grail and Meaning of Life, Life of Brian is a comedy masterpiece that is both side-splittingly funny and genuinely thought-provoking.
MoL was too uneven for me and I never really found LoB that funny. Don't know why since I love the Pythons and Holy Grail is one of my favorite movies of all time. Yeah, I dunno. Just one of those things.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Holy Grail is one of my all-time favorites, but I also like Life of Brian. Meaning of Life is a candidate for one of those "movies everyone likes but you" threads, but I admit I only saw it once, and that was years ago.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Originally Posted by arminius
I picked Holy Grail but it easily could have been LoB or TMoL. I would have picked the TV show if it was not worded only.
Well, that was kind of a last-minute afterthought. I was going to say "don't like any Python" but figured I'd toss in the Flying Circus option.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

The Meaning of Life is arguably the most like a longform Flying Circus episode, and there is some very funny stuff in it, but there's also stuff that doesn't hold up compared to the other two theatrical features.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Originally Posted by Supermallet
The Meaning of Life is arguably the most like a longform Flying Circus episode, and there is some very funny stuff in it, but there's also stuff that doesn't hold up compared to the other two theatrical features.
That makes sense. All I remember is the sex class, the overeater, and the fishes with faces.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Life of Brian is their "Young Frankenstein", Holy Grail is their "Blazing Saddles". I prefer "Young Frnakenstein".
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Yeah, it's hard to not pick "Grail", even though I love "Life of Brian" and "The Meaning of Life".
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

"Life of Brian" is their greatest achievement (IMO).

"Holy Grail" is next.

"The Meaning of Life" is uneven, but does have great parts.

The other movies are just clips from the TV series or live performances of skits from the TV series, so are barely movies at all.
(Yes, this silly, silly man said that!)
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Life of Brian by a mosquito wing over Holy Grail.
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Re: Favorite Monty Python film?

Holy Grail.

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