Monty Python's And Now for Something Completely Different
Monty Python's And Now for Something Completely Different (1972)

Many of the best-known sketches from the groundbreaking British comedy-sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus are strung together in this compilation film, best thought of as Monty Python 101. Included are such famed sketches as… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1972
DVD Release Date: August 3, 1999
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader

Fans will have most of it memorized by now.

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Emanuel Levy

Essential viewing for fans of Monty Python and British comedy, this film consists of some wonderful sketches, even though Terry Gilliam doesn't appear in them.

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TV Guide

Although the cast is brilliant and the material generally funny, the film fails to take advantage of the big-screen format.

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Tom Milne
Time Out

All good stuff.

David Gurney
Common Sense Media

Best of Monty Python sketches in one neat package.

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Mark Bourne

However, by refilming the sketches for a cinematic format, with new editing, camerawork, close-ups ... yet without the give-and-take energy of a live studio audience, what on TV was seat-of-the-pants fresh is here flat and overproduced.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A kind of insane logic seems to connect the sketches, if you look hard enough, but mostly the movie seems to exist in the present and be willing to try anything for a laugh.

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Douglas Pratt

A collection of deliberately unlinked comedy sketches and animated filler, the film is a workable sampler of the group's humor.

Christopher Null

Old-school fans will dig it, and Python newcomers will see what all the fuss is about.

Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
This was the first feature length Python movie, an anthology movie that was made up of well known sketches that the crew had done on their TV show, Monty… More
Cassandra Maples
Produced in 1971 on a shoestring budget with the aim of breaking the Python team in the States (which eventually happened when the TV series began running on… More
Thomas Bowler
Full on Python brilliance without the restraint of scripts or plot. Full review later.
Randy Tippy
Classic skits, including The Dead Parrot, Joke Warfare and Upper Class Twit of the Year. Python fans will be in virtual heaven (the rest of you will incur… More
xGary Xx
And Now For Something Completely different is a compilation from the Monty Python team comprised of some of the funniest moments from their early work and as… More
Chris Garman
Of course this movies good, it's Monty Python. A collection of sketches presented with a linear quality that they can only achieve. A classic film that… More