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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

R  |   |  Documentary, Comedy  |  25 June 1982 (USA)
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The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.

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A collection of skits that made the Python troup famous, performed live at the Hollywood Bowl. Included are the singing philosophers, lumberjacks, the pope, and a suspiciously-male looking seabird vendor. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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25 June 1982 (USA)  »

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SEK 3,266,795 (Sweden)
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Trivia

The Pope/Michelangelo sketch is based on a historical incident. The Renaissance artist Paolo Veronese really did paint a "Last Supper" with extraneous contemporary elements. The Inquisition investigated and advised him to remove those elements. Instead, he really did just rename it - to "Feast in the House of Levi." See more »

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In the German philosophers' soccer team there's Ludwig Wittgenstein, who is actually Austrian. See more »

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Husband: It's the Bishop of Leicester.
Wife: How do you know?
Husband: Tattooed on the back of his neck. I think I'd better call the police.
Wife: Shouldn't you call the church?
Son: Call the Church Police.
Husband: Good idea.
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At the very end of the film, the giant video screen changes from showing "The End" to "PISS OFF" which flashes repeatedly on the screen. See more »

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Spoofs 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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Never Be Rude To an Arab
Written by Terry Jones
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Inevitably uneven, but in its best moments brilliant
8 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

I consider the Pythons to be one of the best comedy groups that ever appeared on the screen, perhaps even THE best (it's either them or the Marx Brothers). If you agree even partially, you should not miss "Live at the Hollywood Bowl". Irreverence and surrealism in abundance - as you would expect from the Python guys at their best. Sure, devoted fans have probably seen many of these sketches before, but that won't stop them from enjoying them again - it certainly didn't stop the live audience at the time. There are some slow spots and the picture quality is fairly poor (as the show was videotaped and then transferred to film), but how can you say anything bad about a film that has you crying from too much laughter at least twice? ("What? Only one Christ?") (***)


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