Top 6 Monty Python And The Holy Grail Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Monty Python And The Holy Grail facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Monty Python And The Holy Grail film message.

After King Arthur slices off the Black Knight's leg, he says "What are you gonna do, bleed on me?" The next time we get a full body shot, he is then covered in some blood that wasn't there before.
After King Arthur slices off the Black Knight's leg, he says "What are you gonna do, bleed on me?" The next time we get a full body shot, he is then covered in some blood that wasn't there before.
Costumes in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975): Robin-Chicken (calling someone chicken means they're cowardly), Bedevere-Tree (Witches are made from wood), Arthur-sun (God and the grail), Galahad-cross (purity, he is implied to be a virgin), and Lancelot-griffin (courage and boldness.)
Costumes in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975): Robin-Chicken (calling someone chicken means they're cowardly), Bedevere-Tree (Witches are made from wood), Arthur-sun (God and the grail), Galahad-cross (purity, he is implied to be a virgin), and Lancelot-griffin (courage and boldness.)

Monty Python And The Holy Grail Trivia

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  1. During the witch scene, John Cleese continually changed up his timing, which would usually result in the other members laughing during the long pauses. You can see Eric Idle biting the scythe he's carrying at one point to keep from laughing.

  2. Tim the Enchanter was supposed to have a much longer and more complicated name, but John Cleese forgot what it was... so he said "Tim" and everyone just rolled with it.

  3. There is a notice signed by Richard M. Nixon staring all characters and incidents are works of fiction in the film.

Monty Python And The Holy Grail Hidden Details

Monty Python And The Holy Grail poster
Monty Python And The Holy Grail poster

Monty Python And The Holy Grail Plot

King Arthur (Graham Chapman) and his Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Monty Python And The Holy Grail. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Director Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Stars Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam
IMDB score 8.2