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1.
At Last the 1948 Show (1967 TV Series)
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Surreal, sketch based TV comedy series. Two series were produced in 1967 by the commercial company Associated Rediffusion... (30 mins.)
 
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Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967 TV Series)
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The Bonzo Dog Dooh Dah Band, an eccentric English group featuring Neil Innes was fronted by the late Vivian Stanshall. (50 mins.)
 
3.
Marty (1968 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
4.
David Frost Presents (1968 TV Series)
Episode: How to Irritate People (1969)
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In this mock-documentary, John Cleese narrates a series of sketches on irritation -- types and techniques...
 
5.
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969 TV Series)
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe. (30 mins.)
 
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place... (94 mins.)
 
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And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
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An anthology of the best sketches from the first and second seasons of Monty Python's Flying Circus. (88 mins.)
Director: Ian MacNaughton
 
8.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
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King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. (91 mins.)
 
9.
Romance with a Double Bass (1974 Short Film)
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A bassist shows up early for the betrothal ball of a beautiful princess, and whiles away the time having a dip in the river... (40 mins.)
Director: Robert Young
 
10.
Rutland Weekend Television (1975 TV Series)
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Low budget comedy sketch series purporting to show the programming of a low key regional television service... (30 mins.)
 
11.
Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
12.
Ripping Yarns (1976 TV Series)
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn. (30 mins.)
Director: Terry Hughes
 
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Jabberwocky (1977)
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A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside. (105 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
14.
The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)
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The grandson of the world's first and foremost consulting detective and his bumbling, bionic sidekick attempt to catch the only living descendant of Professor Moriarty. (56 mins.)
Director: Joseph McGrath
 
15.
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978 TV Movie)
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Charts the adventures of the prefab four, possibly the most famous band of all time. (76 mins.)
Director: Eric Idle, Gary Weis
 
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The Odd Job (1978)
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Arthur Harris is a happily married man who returns from his job to discover that his wife, Fiona, is leaving him... (87 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
 
17.
Life of Brian (1979)
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Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah. (94 mins.)
Director: Terry Jones
 
18.
Time Bandits (1981)
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A young boy accidentally joins a band of time travelling dwarves, as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal. (116 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
19.
Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982 Documentary)
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The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl. (77 mins.)
 
20.
The Missionary (1982)
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In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England... (90 mins.)
 
21.
Looks Like a Brown Trouser Job (2005 Video)
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Live, on stage, circa 1988. Filmed at various US college campuses, featuring the late Chapman discussing his life and times. (111 mins.)
 
22.
Privates on Parade (1983)
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The members of SADUSEA (Song And Dance Unit South East Asia) fall in and out of love while trying to dodge Malayan Communist bullets in the late 1940s... (107 mins.)
 
23.
The Meaning of Life (1983)
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way. (107 mins.)
 
24.
Yellowbeard (1983)
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Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure... (96 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
 
25.
Brazil (1985)
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A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error, and becomes an enemy of the state. (132 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
26.
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
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In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot. (108 mins.)
 
27.
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
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An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits. (126 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
28.
Erik the Viking (1989)
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Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok. (107 mins.)
Director: Terry Jones
 
29.
Nuns on the Run (1990)
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Brian and Charlie (B & C) work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave", he sets them up to be killed... (89 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
 
30.
The Fisher King (1991)
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A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. (137 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
31.
American Friends (1991)
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Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor... (95 mins.)
Director: Tristram Powell
 
32.
Splitting Heirs (1993)
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A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he... (87 mins.)
Director: Robert Young
 
33.
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
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In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet. (129 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
34.
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
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Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels. (88 mins.)
Director: Terry Jones
 
35.
Fierce Creatures (1997)
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Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors. (93 mins.)
 
36.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
37.
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
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Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
38.
Tideland (2005)
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Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination. (120 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
39.
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
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A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting. (123 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
40.
The Zero Theorem (2013)
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A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves. (107 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
41.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
An advertising executive jumps back and forth in time between 21st century London and 17th century La Mancha, where Don Quixote mistakes him for Sancho Panza.
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
42.
Monty Python Live (Mostly) (2014 Documentary)
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The reunion of the Monty Python team on stage for the first time in over 30 years, and for the last time ever. (162 mins.)
 
43.
Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy (2010)
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A comic oratorio inspired by Monty Python's Life of Brian filmed at its only European performance at the Royal Albert Hall in October 2009 to celebrate 40 years of Monty Python. (92 mins.)
Director: Aubrey Powell
 
44.
Monty Python: Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut (2009 Mini-Series)
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Britain's top comedians pay tribute to the iconic series, Monty Python's Flying Circus. (107 mins.)
 
45.
A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)
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An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python. (85 mins.)