Movies like Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
 8.2
 499K
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, despite having had all his limbs chopped off, insists he can still fight. They reach Camelot, but Arthur decides not to enter, as "it is a silly place".
Style: absurd, humorous, surreal, cult film, ironic, atmospheric, witty, exciting, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, king arthur, sword fight, knight, courage, disorder, parody, absurd humor, surrealism, satire, crazy, monster, king, cannibalism, arranged marriage, weirdo, dungeon, wedding, wedding reception, insanity, imagination ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard

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Most similar movies to Monty Python and the Holy Grail

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, cult film and absurd films with plots about mentor, dialogue, storytelling, adventure, destiny, catastrophe and chase mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Monty Python and the Holy Grail: Life of Brian (1979), The Meaning of Life (1983), Time Bandits (1981), Jabberwocky (1977), Erik the Viking (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: cult film, controversial, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: roman empire, satire, parody, suprisingly clever, dungeon, execution, christmas, mistaken identity, farce, weirdo, crucifix, cult ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: lumberjack, monty python, satire, parody, farce, chef, obstacle course, foot race, stupidity, blackmail, compilation, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, surreal, humorous, clever ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, monty python, cult, graphic violence, sexuality, fish, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief), rock ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 1910s, 1870s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, cult film, epic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: legends and myths, moon, siege, backstage, horse, european, balloon, baron, storytelling, adventure, monster, adventurer ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: ottoman empire, austria, constantinople, vienna, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 58K
Time Bandits (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, absurd, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure, time travel, adventure, map, adventurer, giant, alternate dimension, good versus evil, magic, burglary, heroic mission, dwarf ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, ancient greece, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 13K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beast, village, adventure, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, good versus evil, imaginary, goofy hero, danger, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, humorous, whimsical ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mysterious character, deal with the devil, imagination, immortality, magical, god or devil, bet, destiny, deal, transformation, ancient ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Erik the Viking (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: viking, norse god, satire, adventure, norse mythology, parody, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, danger, heroes, friends ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century, 8th century, 11th century
Place: norway, australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.0
 7K
Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, saga, exciting, not serious, cult movie cast ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, treasure hunt, sea, parody, farce, adventure, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds, heroic mission, buddies, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 96K
Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wizards, dragon, save the princess, giant, knight, kidnapping, farce, family relations, partners, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 57K
Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, witch, king arthur, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, arthurian legend, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 38K
Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, castle, knight, adventure, medieval, king, misfit, save the kingdom, goofy hero, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: england, usa, connecticut, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.4
 102K
Epic Movie (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with ...
Style: absurd, humorous, not serious, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, orphan, youth, magic, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, pirate, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mole, family, adventure, friendship, escapades, friends, disorder, courtroom, animal life, show tunes, factory, fish out of water ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zoo, farce, animals, greed, business, danger, obnoxious boss, workplace intrigue, businessman, animal, marketing, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows were composed of surreality, risqué or innuendo-laden humour, sight gags and ...
Style: surreal, biting, not serious, suspense, witty ...
Plot: satire, crossdressing, insanity, stupidity, weirdo, monty python, cross dressing, nothing goes right, workplace, artists and showbiz, society, silly humor ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Army of Darkness (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Style: humorous, offbeat, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, zombie, siege, prophecy, good versus evil, magical, catapult, monster, chase, sword fight, heroes, axe ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 90s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 17K
Help! (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This Beatles film has an obscure Asian cult, that believes in human sacrifice, chasing Ringo after he accidentally put on the their victim's ceremonial ring. He is pursued by the cult, a pair of mad scientists, a member of a side cult that no ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, absurd, light ...
Plot: the beatles, adventure, mad scientist, chase, good versus evil, heroic mission, music, curses spells and rituals, cult, treasure hunt, kidnapping, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, england, europe, scotland yard, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: It is essentially the same concept as an English Monty Python's episode, but in German. The paintings by Albrecht Dürer, fall victim to silly animations. Little Red Riding Hood shows up too. A number of familiar sketches, including the ...
Style: cult movie cast
Plot: monty python, singer, comedian, surrealism, violence, compilation, satire, farce, stereotypes, radio broadcasting, absurd humor, actress playing multiple roles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, semi serious ...
Plot: king arthur, king, ring, knight, palaces castles and temples, holy grail, save the lady, miraculous event, legends and myths, destiny, wooing, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 32K
The Visitors (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, servant, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, knight, misfit, heroes, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 90s, 20th century, future, year 1993 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 43K
Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: pre-teens, date night, family outing, kids
Plot: bishop, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, knight, magic, romance, chase, true love, solar eclipse, transformation, falcon ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, good versus evil, heroic mission, youth, heroes, adventurer, adventure, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, magical, parallel world, adventure, self sacrifice, talking animals, young heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do ...
Style: absurd, humorous, witty, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: parody, righting the wronged, robin hood, thief, prince, folk hero, in the woods, arrow, farce, witch, adventure, friends ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, jerusalem, egypt, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, wizards, dragon, magical, adventure, imaginary, elf, wizards and magicians, adventurer, obsessive quest, monster ...
Time: 2010s, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 60K
Pan (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save ...
Style: visually appealing, fairy tale, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fantasy world, orphan, magic, pirate, heroes, journey, adventure, flying, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 18th century, future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 11K
Clockwise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, chaos, farce, school, race against time, obsession, disorder, power relations, profanity, comedy of errors, chaos and mayhem, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, warrior, creature, elf, adventure, dragon, fantasy world, sword and sorcery, wizards, king ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 207K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, god, satire, god or devil, chosen one, save the world, religions or cults, religion, heaven and hell, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%