Monty Python's Life of Brian

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Sandaled Python pic too irreverent for young kids.

R 1979 94 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 48 reviews

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age 12+

Hilarious Film may contain some inappropriate scenes

Once more, Monty Python brings it again with the wicked hilarious Life Of Brian. Revolving around an unfortunate man who happens to always be at the wrong place at the wrong time, this movie may contain some inappropriate scenes. The violence is mild, there is a scene where a suicide squad publicly stab themselves, Characters are crucified and hung upside down, and there’s some smacking and beating but nothing graphic. There is a scene where a man spends the night with another woman, no sex is shown, but the man and the woman wake up, and there is full frontal nudity. You see the mans penis, the woman’s vagina and breaths. There is mild innuendo and the film generally has random scenes, such as Brian being caught up in a s I go alien battle. The film is definitely not for the religious, Brian is a comedic version of Jesus Christ. I don’t know why Common Sense rated this a FIVE for sex, I would rate it a three but not five! It is a generally kid friendly film, but nudity is shown.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
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age 7+

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing

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