King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a British comedy film released in 1975. It was directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, and produced by Michael White. The movie is a satirical take on the legend of King Arthur and the quest for the Holy Grail.
The film features members of the Monty Python comedy troupe, including Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin. It is known for its surreal humor, memorable characters, and quotable lines.
The plot follows King Arthur and his knights as they embark on a quest to find the Holy Grail. Along the way, they encounter various obstacles and absurd characters, including the Knights who say “Ni”, a killer rabbit, and a castle guarded by French soldiers who taunt the knights.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail has become a cult classic and is considered one of the greatest comedy films of all time. It has inspired numerous references and parodies in popular culture and has been adapted into a successful musical, Spamalot.