Become an IMDbPro member today

  • Get contact info
    Expand your network, get representation, find the right people for your projects, and land your next job.
  • Manage your IMDb page
    Showcase your work with Known For titles, demo reels, featured images, and more.
  • Access member-exclusive content
    Explore in-development titles, box office data, and industry rankings not available on IMDb.
Already a member? Log In
Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
R
94 min | Comedy

Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus Christ, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Director
Producer
John Goldstone (produced by)
Composer
Geoffrey Burgon (music composed by)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Trending & News

Become a member to see MOVIEmeter and news information about Life of Brian.

Box Office

Become a member to see Box Office information about Life of Brian.


Release date
Aug 17, 1979 (United States)

Contacts

Become a member to see contact information for Life of Brian.

Cast

+ Add Cast
24 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Graham Chapman
Wise Man #2 / Brian Cohen / Biggus Dickus Wise Man #2 / Brian Cohen / Biggus Dickus   See fewer
Members only
John Cleese
Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur   See fewer
Top 5000
Terry Gilliam
Man Even Further Forward / Revolutionary / Jailer / Blood & Thunder Prophet / Frank / … See more Man Even Further Forward / Revolutionary / Jailer / Blood & Thunder Prophet / Frank / Audience Member / Crucifee   See fewer
Top 5000
Eric Idle
Mr. Cheeky / Stan aka Loretta / Harry the Haggler / Culprit Woman / Warris / … See more Mr. Cheeky / Stan aka Loretta / Harry the Haggler / Culprit Woman / Warris / Intensely Dull Youth / Jailer's Assistant / Otto / Lead Singer Crucifee   See fewer
Members only
Terry Jones
Mandy Cohen / Colin / Simon the Holy Man / Bob Hoskins / Saintly Passer-by / Alarmed Crucifixion Assistant Mandy Cohen / Colin / Simon the Holy Man / Bob Hoskins / Saintly Passer-by / Alarmed Crucifixion Assistant   See fewer
Members only
Michael Palin
Wise Man #3 / Mr. Big Nose / Francis / Mrs. A / Ex-Leper / … See more Wise Man #3 / Mr. Big Nose / Francis / Mrs. A / Ex-Leper / Announcer / Ben / Pontius Pilate / Boring Prophet / Eddie / Shoe Follower / Nisus Wettus   See fewer
Members only
Terence Bayler
Gregory Gregory   See fewer
Members only
Carol Cleveland
Mrs. Gregory Mrs. Gregory   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Neil Innes
A Weedy Samaritan A Weedy Samaritan   See fewer
Members only
Charles McKeown
False Prophet / Blind Man / Giggling Guard / Stig False Prophet / Blind Man / Giggling Guard / Stig   See fewer
Members only
John Young
Matthias, Son of Deuteronomy of Gath Matthias, Son of Deuteronomy of Gath   See fewer
Members only
Gwen Taylor
Mrs. Big Nose Mrs. Big Nose   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Members only
John Case
Pilate's Wife Pilate's Wife   See fewer
Members only
Chris Langham
Alfonso / Giggling Guard Alfonso / Giggling Guard   See fewer
Members only
Andrew MacLachlan
Another Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard Another Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard   See fewer
Members only
Bernard McKenna
Parvus / Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard Parvus / Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard   See fewer
Members only
Members only
Randy Feelgood
Man / Woman (uncredited) Man / Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
George Harrison
Mr. Papadopolous (uncredited) Mr. Papadopolous (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Charles Knode
Passer-by (uncredited) Passer-by (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
Monty Python
Themselves (uncredited) Themselves (uncredited)   See fewer
Members only
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.
There was an issue loading this tab.

MOVIEmeter

Top 5000

Become a member to access additional data

Ratings Breakdown

8.1 / 10 | 381,123 votes