Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

DVD - 2001
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The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in the inimitable Python fashion.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2001]
Edition: Widescreen special edition
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780767853521
Branch Call Number: DVD MONTY P
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Language Note: In English, Spanish, French ; subtitles in English, French, Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
Alternative Title: Holy Grail


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Apr 26, 2019

I liked this 89 minute long comedic DVD. It is a 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.

Aug 01, 2018

GOOD 1974 Monty Python film - some fun cuts, but their surreal comedy can be hit or miss.

Jul 27, 2018

As with all Python, in my opinion, you have to watch it a few times in order to fully grasp the inherent silliness involved. "How do you know he is a King?" "Because he hasn't got s**t all over him."
Not going to be everyone's cup of tea, put that's the pure brilliance of Python.

ArapahoeStaff6 Jun 20, 2018

If ever you don't know what I'm talking about, I'm probably quoting this movie. It's one of my favorites!

Apr 24, 2018

Five stars.
Truly makes ben-hur look like an epic.

Feb 18, 2018

It's a good funny movie full of silly Monty Python British humor. However, I'm unsure how it gets a PG rating when they mention oral sex, and say sh!t several times, not to mention the (very fake looking) blood in many scenes, and physical violence. Monty Python is very good at insinuating sex (wink wink nudge nudge) and swear words (brown and sounds like a bell? Dung!)...

Feb 11, 2018

This is probably the most quotable Monty Python full-length film. As with Life of Brian, there is an element of literary/historical satire but it's mostly just silliness.

Jun 14, 2017

Funniest movie I ever saw !!!!!! still classic> We know every line by heart and still howl with laughter ~ 420 " Tiss but a flesh wound !!"

Apr 13, 2017

Still funny after all these years. Hadn't seen it since the 70s so enjoyed it fully again.

Apr 13, 2017

One of the all time comedy classics- and certainly one of the best films the Pythons made in their career.

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Laura_X Feb 22, 2019

A year passed: winter changed into spring, spring changed into summer, summer changed back into winter, and winter gave spring and summer a miss and went straight on into autumn... until one day...

Jan 12, 2019

“African or European?”

Dec 28, 2017

Dennis: "Listen, strange women lyin' in ponds distributin' swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony."

Feb 20, 2016

"It's only a flesh wound."

Feb 20, 2016


Laura_X Jan 21, 2015

“Your mother was a hamster and your father smelled of elderberries.”

laustcawz Apr 24, 2013

"She turned me into a newt!!"
"A newt??"
" better..."

Feb 10, 2013

Taunting French Guard: "...I unclog my nose in your direction, sons of a window-dresser! So, you think you could out-clever us French folk with your silly, knees-bent, running about, advancing behavior! I'll wave my private parts at your aunties you... cheesy leather, second-hand, electric donkey bottom biters!" King Arthur: "IN THE NAME OF THE LORD, WE DEMAND ENTRANCE TO THIS SACRED CASTLE!" Taunting French Guard: "No chance, English bed-wetting types! I burst my pimples at you and call your door-opening request a silly ting! You... tiny-brained wipers of other people's bottoms!"

Nov 04, 2011

When I first came here, this was all swamp. Everyone said I was daft to build a castle on a swamp, but I built in all the same, just to show them. It sank into the swamp. So I built a second one. That sank into the swamp. So I built a third. That burned down, fell over, then sank into the swamp. But the fourth one stayed up. And that's what you're going to get, Lad, the strongest castle in all of England.

Captain_America May 23, 2011

It seemed as though there was no escape then the illustrater had a heart attack and died ad they got away.

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Dec 28, 2017

mikdavfle thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over


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Nov 27, 2012

Violence: Some kiling and limbs getting cut off, but the blood looks like juice.


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