And Now For Something Completely Different

"Excellent"

And Now For Something Completely Different Review


Monty Python's feature debut wasn't much more than a reprise of some of its best-loved TV sketches -- refilmed, lightly touched up in the dialogue department, and presented with the usual bare bones, non-sequitur method of stringing it all together. It's basically a supersized clip show, before such a thing existed. At the same time, there is something new here for Python fanatics, as the reshooting of the skits lends them a slightly different character, while they retain their overall ribald excellence. Old-school fans will dig it, and Python newcomers will see what all the fuss is about.


And Now For Something Completely Different

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Run time: 88 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 22nd August 1972

Distributed by: Sony Pictures

Production compaines: Columbia Pictures, Playboy Productions, Kettledrum Films, Python (Monty) Pictures Limited

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Fresh: 19 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 7.6 / 10

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Starring: as Bruder / Britischer Fußgänger / Mr. Harrison (Apricot) / Sergeant-Major / 'Hell's Grannies' Polizist / Jimmy Blankensop / Sir Edward Ross / Restaurantgast Nr. 1 / Briefschreiber / Oliver St. John Mollusk, as Ansager / Ungarischer Man / Selbstverteidigungs-Lehrer / Sir George Head / Polizist / Interviewer / Mr. Praline / Zweiter General / Christopher Columbus / Mungo der Koch / Bankräuber / Buchhalter Nr. 2 / Berufsberater / Vivian Smith Smythe Smith, as Selbstverteidigende Nonne / Exhibitionist / Onkel Sam / Raupenfahrer / Schildhalter, as Staatsanwalt / Eheberater / Arthur Nudge / Selbstverteidigungs-Schüler Nr. 4 / 'Hell's Grannies' Analytiker / Arthur Wilson / Arthur Wilson 2 / Nachtclub Moderator / Linkman / Erster General / Restaurant Manager / Dessous-Ladenbesitzer / Buchhalter Nr. 1, as Inspizient / Tabakhändler / Zweiter Ungare / Gutsherr / Selbstverteidigungs-Schüler Nr. 3 / Mieter Nr. 1 / Exhibitionist / Mäuse Organist Ken Ewing / Dicker Soldat / Ober / Nackter Organist / Brian / Nigel Incubator Jones, as Mann mit Kassettenrekorder / Phrasebook Autor / Arthur Pewtey / Selbstverteidigungs-Schüler Nr. 2 / Mieter Nr. 2 / Portemonaie-Verlierer / Shrill Petrol Ansager / Milchmann / Ernest Scribbler / Bevis / Oberkellner Gilberto / Herbert Anchovy / Gervais Broo, as Dierdre Pewtey / Storyteller / Milkman Collector / Restaurant Patron #2 / Elsbeth, as Best Girl, Lesley Judd as Distraught Mother

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