Graham Chapman Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
PG

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

(1975)
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
King Arthur / Voice of God / Middle Head / Hiccoughing Guard
Director:
Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
Plot:

King Arthur of Camelot is looking for courageous knights to join his Round Table and he succeeds in his quest when a few men come forward. A bit of partying and deliberation later, they decide to leave. However, now God himself sends them to find the Holy Grail. What follows is a series of adventure and an encounter with a mysterious enchanter named Tim.

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Life of Brian
R

Life of Brian

(1979)
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Wise Man #2 / Brian Cohen / Biggus Dickus
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
Plot:

Brian of Nazareth, who was born in a stable next-door to Jesus on the same night, is mistaken as the prophesied messiah by the three wise men. Out of love for the young rebel Judith and hatred for the occupying Romans, he joins the People's Front of Judea, and unwittingly gathers his own group of followers.

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The Crimson Permanent Assurance

The Crimson Permanent Assurance

(1983)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones
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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl
R

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

(1982)
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Second Barber / Colin 'Bomber' Harris / Pope's Servant / Abe Seagull / Silly Walker / Inspector Praline / The Colonel / Nobby Hegel / Second Yorkshireman / Abuser / Lecturer / A humble woodcutter / Son / Mountie
Director:
Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
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The Meaning of Life
R

The Meaning of Life

(1983)
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Chairman / Fish #1 / Doctor / Harry Blackitt / Wymer / Hordern / General / Coles / Narrator #2 / Dr. Livingstone / Transvestite / Eric / Guest #1 / Arthur Jarrett / Geoffrey / Tony Bennett
Director:
Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman
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And Now for Something Completely Different
PG

And Now for Something Completely Different

(1971)
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Brother / Policeman / Defence attorney / British pedestrian / Mr. Harrison (Apricot) / The Colonel / 'Hell's Grannies' policeman / Jimmy Blankensop / Sir Edward Ross / Restaurant patron #1 / Letter Writer / Oliver St. John Mollusk / Mountie / Town Gu
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
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The Secret Policeman's Private Parts
R

The Secret Policeman's Private Parts

(1984)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Roger Graef, Julien Temple
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Phil Collins, John Cleese, Connie Booth, Carol Cleveland
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Monty Python Live (Mostly)

Monty Python Live (Mostly)

(2014)
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0
As:
Writer
Director:
Eric Idle, Aubrey Powell
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer
R

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

(1970)
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0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Kevin Billington
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harold Pinter, Denholm Elliott, Arthur Lowe, John Cleese, James Cossins
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The Odd Job

The Odd Job

(1978)
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As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Arthur Harris
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Jason, Diana Quick, Edward Hardwicke, Simon Williams
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The Magic Christian
PG

The Magic Christian

(1969)
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0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Joseph McGrath
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Yul Brynner, Christopher Lee, Roman Polanski, Peter Sellers
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Yellowbeard
PG

Yellowbeard

(1983)
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Yellowbeard
Director:
Mel Damski
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, John Cleese, James Mason, Peter Cook
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Doctor in Trouble
R

Doctor in Trouble

(1970)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
James Robertson Justice, Irene Handl, Harry Secombe, Leslie Phillips, Graham Chapman
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The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins

The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins

(1971)
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As:
Writer
Director:
Graham Stark
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bruce Forsyth, Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe, Ronnie Barker, Joan Sims
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The Statue
R

The Statue

(1971)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Rod Amateau
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Vaughn, David Niven, Ann Bell, John Cleese, Virna Lisi
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Rentadick

Rentadick

(1972)
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0
As:
Writer
Director:
Jim Clark
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Briers, Donald Sinden, Tsai Chin, Ronald Fraser, James Booth
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Eric Idle: Exploits Monty Python

Eric Idle: Exploits Monty Python

(2002)
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0
As:
Writer
Director:
Ari Golan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Peter Crabbe, Joseph Steven, Samantha Harris, Jennifer Julian
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Stage Fright

Stage Fright

(1989)
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0
As:
Cast
Director:
Brad Mays
Star Cast:
Rick Hammontree, Susan Rome, Gregory McClure, Marcy Emmer
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Love Potion

Love Potion

(1987)
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0
As:
Producer
Director:
Julian Doyle
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Ashby, Norman Chancer, Nancy Paul, John Rowe, Ian Barritt
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TV Movie(s)

Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python

Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python

(1989)
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (cameo) / Various Roles (achive footage)
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Steve Martin
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Pleasure at Her Majesty's

Pleasure at Her Majesty's

(1976)
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0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various
Director:
Jonathan Miller, Roger Graef
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Eleanor Bron, Alan Bennett
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Out of the Trees

Out of the Trees

(1976)
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0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Ian MacNaughton, Bernard Thompson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Simon Jones, Maria Aitken, Roger Brierley, Marjie Lawrence
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Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python

Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python

(1999)
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0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Terry Jones, Elaine Shepherd
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
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Jake's Journey

Jake's Journey

(1988)
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0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Sir George / Queen / Taxi driver
Director:
Hal Ashby
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Rik Mayall, Gabrielle Anwar, Peter Cook, Griff Rhys Jones
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We Know Where You Live

We Know Where You Live

(2001)
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0
As:
Writer
Director:
Declan Lowney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Eddie Izzard, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Richard Blackwood, Bono
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Comic Relief

Comic Relief

(1986)
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0
As:
Writer
Director:
Rowan Atkinson
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Barrie, Billy Connolly, Rowan Atkinson, Simon Brint, Frank Bruno
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Pythonland

Pythonland

(1999)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Ralph Lee
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Eddie Izzard, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman
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Still Crazy Like a Fox

Still Crazy Like a Fox

(1987)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Inspector Palmer
Director:
Paul Krasny
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Warden, John Rubinstein, Penny Peyser, Robby Kiger
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From Spam to Sperm

From Spam to Sperm

(2000)
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0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Selina Mehta
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Meat Loaf, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman
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Animation(s)

A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman
R

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

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Graham Chapman / Narrator (voice)
Director:
Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson, Ben Timlett
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Cameron Diaz, Stephen Fry, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman

TV Shows and Videos

Monty Python's Flying Circus
TV-14

Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various / ... (46 episodes, 1969-1974)
Director:
John Howard Davies, Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
BBC Show of the Week

BBC Show of the Week (1965)

As:
Writer
Director:
John Howard
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Tony Bennett, Davies Dancers The Irving, Keith Michell, Sacha Distel, Sammes Singers The Mike
Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus

Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
A Humble Woodcutter / ... (1 episode, 1972)
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
Marty

Marty (1968)

As:
Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Michael Palin, Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Roland MacLeod
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG

Saturday Night Live (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Ben Stiller, Chris Farley, Colin Firth, Don Pardo
Doctor in Charge

Doctor in Charge (1972)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Miriam Margolyes, Ernest Clark, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, George Layton
No, That's Me Over Here!

No, That's Me Over Here! (1967)

As:
Cast, Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Ivor Dean, Ronnie Corbett, Henry McGee
Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail

Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail (1996)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
King Arthur / God / Middle Head (archiveFootage) (voice)
Director:
Terry Jones, Steve Martino
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
Comedy Playhouse

Comedy Playhouse (1961)

As:
Writer
Director:
Eric Fawcett, James Gilbert, Douglas Argent, Michael Mills, Graeme Muir
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Le Mesurier, John Cleese, Joanna Lumley, Ronald Fraser, Frank Thornton
That Was the Week That Was

That Was the Week That Was (1962)

As:
Writer
Director:
Ned Sherrin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Roy Kinnear, David Frost, William Rushton, Millicent Martin, Lance Percival
The Two Ronnies

The Two Ronnies (1971)

As:
Writer
Director:
Terry Hughes, Paul Jackson, Marcus Mortimer, James Gilbert, Marcus Plantin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Joanna Lumley, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker
At Last the 1948 Show

At Last the 1948 Show (1967)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters / ... (13 episodes, 1967)
Director:
Ian Fordyce
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Marty Feldman
Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House (1969)

As:
Writer
Director:
Bill Turner, David Askey, Maurice Murphy, Mark Stuart
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ernest Clark, Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Robin Nedwell
The Frost Report

The Frost Report (1966)

As:
Writer
Director:
James Gilbert
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Julie Felix
David Frost Presents

David Frost Presents (1968)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Ian Fordyce
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Mary Hopkin, Paul McCartney
Comedy Masterclass

Comedy Masterclass (2001)

As:
Writer
Director:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Marty Feldman
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Doctor at Large

Doctor at Large (1971)

As:
Writer
Director:
Bill Turner, Alan Wallis, David Askey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies
Broaden Your Mind

Broaden Your Mind (1968)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Michael Palin, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Roland MacLeod
Doctor on the Go

Doctor on the Go (1975)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ernest Clark, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, Christopher Biggins, John Kane
Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time

Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time (1994)

As:
Cast
Role:
Various (archiveFootage)
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Carol Cleveland
Looks Like a Brown Trouser Job

Looks Like a Brown Trouser Job (2005)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Richard S. Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Graham Chapman
The Meaning of Life
M

The Meaning of Life (1997)

As:
Cast
Role:
Various (archiveFootage)
Director:
Steve Martino
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
A Christmas Night with the Stars

A Christmas Night with the Stars (1958)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
James Gilbert, Graeme Muir, Dennis Main-Wilson, Duncan Wood, Douglas Moodie
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Toppers The Television, Jack Warner

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