A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)

R  |   |  Animation, Comedy  |  8 February 2013 (UK)
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An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Himself / Narrator (voice)
Himself / Exploding Don / David Frost (voice)
Himself / Graham's Mother / Biggles / Anatomy Don / Enormous Peter (voice)
Himself / Graham's Father / Interview Don #1 / Hibbern / Queen Mother (voice)
Interview Don #2 / Dr One Across / Pilot / Aleister Crowley / Jose (voice)
Masseuse / Singing Telegram / Stewardess (voice)
David Sherlock (voice)
Oscar Wilde (voice)
Rob Buckman ...
Jamielisa Jacquemin ...
Diana Kent ...
Uncle Lloyd (voice)
Peter Dickson ...
Margarita Doyle ...
Vomiting Sylvia Krystel (voice)


An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.

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Still Dead, And Now in 3D


Animation | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong and crude sexual content including graphic animated sequences, language and some violent images | See all certifications »




Release Date:

8 February 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Autobiografía de un mentiroso  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,102 (USA) (2 November 2012)


$5,102 (USA) (2 November 2012)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The audio under the opening credits is from a sketch Chapman regularly used to perform, where he would ask a live audience at the start of the show to give him '30 seconds of abuse', as this would save time later on. For the film, specially recorded abuse was added from John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones (shouting Medieval curse words), Terry Gilliam, Carol Cleveland and David Sherlock, Chapman's former partner. One of the investors in the film can also be heard shouting "I want my f**king money back!" See more »


Sigmund Freud's name is misspelled as "Seigmund Freud" in the opening title sequence and closing credits. See more »


Spoofs Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982) See more »


Medical Love Song
Written by Graham Chapman, Terry Jones, Eric Idle
Performed by Graham Chapman
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all the naughty bits
24 September 2014 | by (Victoria, BC. Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a very naughty movie. Many times I said to myself, "Did I just see what I thought I just saw? No, it couldn't be." It celebrates anuses, penises, anal sex, 69, promiscuity, alcoholism and death. The animation is very cleverly done to give you the subjective impression of seeing the world from inside Graham Chapman's head. Everything just sort of flows, the way ideas flow.

There is one big catchy musical number with words that summarises the cheeky raunchiness:

Sit on my face and tell me that you love me

I'll sit on your face and tell you I love you too

I love to hear you oralize

When I'm between your thighs

You blow me away

Sit on my face and let my lips embrace you

I'll sit on your face and then I'll love you truly

Life can be fine if we both sixty nine

If we sit on our faces in all sorts of places

And play till we're blown away

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