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Life of Brian (1979)

R
94 min | Comedy

Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Director
Producer
John Goldstone (produced by)
Composer
Geoffrey Burgon (music composed by)
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Budget
$ 4,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 140,034
Gross (USA)
$ 20,045,115
Gross (World)
$ 20,244,799
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Release date
Aug 17, 1979 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Graham Chapman
Wise Man #2 / Brian Cohen / Biggus Dickus Wise Man #2 / Brian Cohen / Biggus Dickus   See fewer
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Terence Bayler
Gregory Gregory   See fewer
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Carol Cleveland
Mrs. Gregory Mrs. Gregory   See fewer
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Neil Innes
A Weedy Samaritan A Weedy Samaritan   See fewer
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Charles McKeown
False Prophet / Blind Man / Giggling Guard / Stig False Prophet / Blind Man / Giggling Guard / Stig   See fewer
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John Young
Matthias, Son of Deuteronomy of Gath Matthias, Son of Deuteronomy of Gath   See fewer
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Gwen Taylor
Mrs. Big Nose Mrs. Big Nose   See fewer
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John Case
Pilate's Wife Pilate's Wife   See fewer
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Chris Langham
Alfonso / Giggling Guard Alfonso / Giggling Guard   See fewer
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Andrew MacLachlan
Another Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard Another Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard   See fewer
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Bernard McKenna
Parvus / Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard Parvus / Official Stoners Helper / Giggling Guard   See fewer
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Randy Feelgood
Man / Woman (uncredited) Man / Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Harrison
Mr. Papadopolous (uncredited) Mr. Papadopolous (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Knode
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8.1 / 10 | 320,985 votes