Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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

age 13+

Nonstop hilarity for families; some bawdy humor, profanity.

PG 1975 91 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 27 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 152 reviews

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age 5+

Hilarious for kids and adults with senses of humor

My kid loved it and requested it again and again. She wanted and got a holy grail themed birthday party.
2 people found this helpful.
age 13+

Such a great movie comedy... not sure for what ages

I'm on the fence about letting my 10-year-old son watch this. On one level, it's a brilliant comedy, full of the kind of subversive silliness that kids edging toward adolescence need. Yes, I said "need"; rebelling against adult moral restriction is a important step in pre-teen maturation, and embracing inappropriate humor is one of the healthiest ways to do it. Still, I'm not sure I'm ready to explain to my kid why a bevy of young women might be excited by the prospect of getting a spanking... and I sure don't want to have to answer the question, "What's oral sex?" Still, these are just quick, bawdy touches in a film so packed with brainy wit and goofball schtick that I'm wondering if I can't just cough at a few opportune moments to bleep the naughty bits. 'Tis a puzzlement.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
2 people found this helpful.

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