Monty Python and the Holy Grail | 1975

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

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Main Plot

Monty Python and the Holy Grail follows King Arthur and his knights on a comedic quest to find the Holy Grail. They encounter absurd challenges, quirky characters, and hilarious situations, all while delivering the trademark Monty Python humor.

Characters

  • Graham Chapman played King Arthur, the main character and leader of the quest for the Holy Grail in the film.
  • John Cleese's character in Monty Python and the Holy Grail is Sir Lancelot, one of King Arthur's knights.
  • Sir Robin, a cowardly knight who joins King Arthur's quest for the Holy Grail. He faces various comedic challenges.

Ending

In the ending of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, King Arthur and his knights are arrested by modern-day police officers just before they reach the Holy Grail. The police interrupt a climactic battle and arrest Arthur for the murder of a famous historian. The film abruptly ends with the knights being loaded into a police van, leaving their quest for the Holy Grail unresolved.

Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones