Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,427,696Details
International Box Office $1,601,252
Worldwide Box Office $5,028,948
Further financial details...

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Synopsis

The Monty Python team are at it again in their second movie. This time we follow King Arthur and his knights in their search for the Holy Grail. This isn't your average medieval knights and horses story - for a start, due to a shortage in the kingdom, all the horses have been replaced by servants clopping coconuts together!

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
97% - Certified Fresh
Audience
95% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$400,000
Theatrical Release: May 10th, 1975 (Wide)
June 15th, 2001 (Limited)
Video Release: September 7th, 1999 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Franchise: Monty Python
Keywords: Same Actor, Multiple Roles
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

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Cast

John Cleese    Various roles
Graham Chapman    King Arthur/Voice of God/Middle Head/Hiccoughing Guard
Terry Gilliam    Patsy/Green Knight/Old Man/Sir Bors/Animator
Eric Idle    Various Roles
Terry Jones    Dennis's Mother/Sir Bedevere/Left Head/Voice of Cartoon Scribe/Prince Herbert
Michael Palin    Various Roles

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Terry Gilliam
Director    Terry Jones

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2001/06/15 45 $45,487   4 $11,372   $1,645,487 9,536
2001/06/22 56 $31,506 -31% 5 $6,301   $1,712,044 9,543
2001/06/29 47 $36,081 +15% 7 $5,154   $1,765,688 9,550
2001/07/06 47 $39,511 +10% 8 $4,939   $1,831,506 9,557
2001/07/13 56 $26,883 -32% 9 $2,987   $1,885,629 9,564
2001/07/20 64 $16,291 -39% 8 $2,036   $1,921,834 9,571
2001/07/27 59 $27,502 +69% 12 $2,292   $1,958,714 9,578
2001/08/03 43 $49,017 +78% 14 $3,501   $2,025,826 9,585
2001/08/10 53 $38,690 -21% 13 $2,976   $2,105,918 9,592
2001/08/17 53 $41,244 +7% 13 $3,173   $2,173,358 9,599
2001/08/24 62 $21,466 -48% 14 $1,533   $2,225,695 9,606
2001/08/31 61 $40,641 +89% 16 $2,540   $2,279,451 9,613
2001/09/07 53 $55,587 +37% 16 $3,474   $2,342,648 9,620
2001/09/14 51 $66,805 +20% 17 $3,930   $2,420,876 9,627
2001/09/21 47 $93,709 +40% 25 $3,748   $2,532,219 9,634
2001/09/28 50 $69,254 -26% 26 $2,664   $2,646,744 9,641
2001/10/05 54 $48,588 -30% 23 $2,113   $2,716,793 9,648
2001/10/12 51 $51,797 +7% 25 $2,072   $2,792,043 9,655
2001/10/19 52 $37,331 -28% 23 $1,623   $2,853,631 9,662
2001/10/26 58 $34,566 -7% 25 $1,383   $2,908,217 9,669
2001/11/02 50 $44,925 +30% 26 $1,728   $2,968,472 9,676
2001/11/09 51 $36,640 -18% 24 $1,527   $3,022,337 9,683
2001/11/16 50 $30,794 -16% 25 $1,232   $3,076,750 9,690
2001/11/23 60 $23,636 -23% 18 $1,313   $3,111,018 9,697
2001/11/30 60 $19,058 -19% 18 $1,059   $3,135,894 9,704
2001/12/07 65 $12,667 -34% 14 $905   $3,154,312 9,711
2001/12/14 74 $9,964 -21% 12 $830   $3,168,820 9,718
2001/12/21 71 $5,042 -49% 11 $458   $3,179,690 9,725
2001/12/28 86 $4,569 -9% 7 $653   $3,188,423 9,732
2002/01/04 84 $4,270 -7% 6 $712   $3,194,949 9,739
2002/01/11 71 $4,695 +10% 5 $939   $3,201,256 9,746
2002/01/18 68 $9,125 +94% 5 $1,825   $3,214,349 9,753
2002/01/25 77 $5,092 -44% 5 $1,018   $3,221,722 9,760
2002/02/01 87 $3,912 -23% 7 $559   $3,226,956 9,767
2002/02/08 83 $4,375 +12% 4 $1,094   $3,232,956 9,774
2002/02/15 87 $4,738 +8% 4 $1,185   $3,239,412 9,781
2002/02/22 92 $4,975 +5% 5 $995   $3,245,815 9,788
2002/03/01 97 $3,983 -20% 3 $1,328   $3,250,878 9,795
2002/03/08 121 $1,018 -74% 2 $509   $3,253,098 9,802
2002/03/15 116 $1,913 +88% 2 $957   $3,255,249 9,809
2002/03/22 119 $1,360 -29% 2 $680   $3,258,708 9,816
2002/04/19 112 $3,933   4 $983   $3,264,725 9,844
2002/04/26 94 $7,880 +100% 6 $1,313   $3,273,029 9,851
2002/05/03 88 $6,425 -18% 7 $918   $3,283,578 9,858
2002/05/10 96 $3,862 -40% 5 $772   $3,290,620 9,865
2002/05/17 104 $1,974 -49% 3 $658   $3,294,298 9,872
2002/05/24 87 $1,318 -33% 2 $659   $3,296,885 9,879
2002/05/31 111 $846 -36% 1 $846   $3,297,907 9,886
2002/06/07 84 $5,484 +548% 1 $5,484   $3,303,391 9,893
2002/06/21 72 $6,729   1 $6,729   $3,310,120 9,907
2002/06/28 99 $2,125 -68% 2 $1,063   $3,312,245 9,914
2002/07/05 92 $1,226 -42% 1 $1,226   $3,315,171 9,921
2002/07/12 116 $1,128 -8% 1 $1,128   $3,316,299 9,928
2002/08/02 85 $5,322   2 $2,661   $3,321,621 9,949
2002/08/09 90 $7,341 +38% 2 $3,671   $3,332,447 9,956
2002/08/16 106 $2,453 -67% 2 $1,227   $3,338,423 9,963
2002/08/30 90 $4,685   3 $1,562   $3,343,697 9,977
2002/09/06 96 $3,042 -35% 3 $1,014   $3,347,429 9,984
2002/09/13 93 $5,887 +94% 5 $1,177   $3,353,756 9,991
2002/09/27 142 $1,080   2 $540   $3,356,433 10,005
2002/10/04 127 $1,428 +32% 2 $714   $3,358,611 10,012
2002/10/11 106 $1,270 -11% 2 $635   $3,360,324 10,019
2002/11/15 91 $2,340   3 $780   $3,363,531 10,054
2003/01/17 103 $2,804   2 $1,402   $3,367,727 10,117
2003/02/07 103 $1,740   1 $1,740   $3,369,467 10,138
2003/05/09 116 $2,939   2 $1,470   $3,372,406 10,229
2003/05/16 131 $1,716 -42% 2 $858   $3,374,122 10,236
2003/05/23 120 $1,290 -25% 1 $1,290   $3,375,412 10,243
2003/05/30 91 $1,611 +25% 1 $1,611   $3,377,349 10,250
2003/08/01 77 $3,374   1 $3,374   $3,380,723 10,313
2003/08/29 112 $2,202   3 $734   $3,382,925 10,341
2003/09/05 127 $1,567 -29% 1 $1,567   $3,385,006 10,348
2003/09/26 99 $6,553   5 $1,311   $3,391,559 10,369
2003/10/03 100 $4,880 -26% 4 $1,220   $3,398,748 10,376
2003/10/31 117 $2,636   2 $1,318   $3,406,466 10,404
2003/11/21 97 $3,668   3 $1,223   $3,410,134 10,425
2003/11/28 82 $5,126 +40% 3 $1,709   $3,415,260 10,432
2003/12/05 104 $2,137 -58% 2 $1,069   $3,417,397 10,439
2003/12/12 99 $2,071 -3% 1 $2,071   $3,419,468 10,446
2003/12/19 91 $1,614 -22% 1 $1,614   $3,421,082 10,453
2004/01/02 79 $6,614   3 $2,205   $3,427,696 10,467

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/8/20062640,074 40,074$0$0370
8/3/20142315,217 888,065$77,436$7,502,800778

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/11/20121120,172 20,172$262,037$262,037653

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