Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

Movie review by Afsheen Nomai, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Edgy Python schtick better for older viewers.

R 1983 108 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 22 reviews

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age 15+

A fair warning to parents viewing this movie with young children.

This movie is suitable for viewers over the age of 15. If a mature child of at least 13 and above is watching, it is okay. I would not recommend that any immature child, scared of gore/blood, frightened easily, or innocent watch this. I was particularly appalled at the ending scene when I watched this movie. This depicts female dancers with transparent top pieces exposing their chests. The only good scene in this movie is the "Galaxy Song", although it, unfortunately, features an animated female being impregnated and giving birth. If you would like to view this, please do so at your own risk. Adult male viewers would be enticed to watch this sort of thing. I, personally, would be extremely worried if this was your child's favorite Monty Python movie, let alone even liking the sort of movie. DO NOT, and I mean quite so, ever show this to your child. It will be a terrible bonding exercise.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 14+

Classic comedy

Classic Python comedy. Silly, irreverent and lots of fun.

This title has:

Educational value

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