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A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)

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An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.

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Graham Chapman (book), David Sherlock (book)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Chapman ... Graham Chapman / Narrator (voice)
John Cleese ... John Cleese / Exploding Don / David Frost (voice)
Terry Jones ... Terry Jones / Graham's Mother / Biggles / Anatomy Don / Enormous Peter (voice)
Michael Palin ... Michael Palin / Graham's Father / Interview Don #1 / Hibbern / Queen Mother (voice)
Terry Gilliam ... Interview Don #2 / Dr One Across / Pilot / Aleister Crowley / Jose (voice)
Carol Cleveland ... Masseuse / Singing Telegram / Stewardess (voice)
Philip Bulcock ... David Sherlock (voice)
Stephen Fry ... Oscar Wilde (voice)
Rob Buckman Rob Buckman ... (voice)
Jamielisa Jacquemin Jamielisa Jacquemin ... (voice)
Diana Kent Diana Kent ... (voice)
Lloyd Kaufman ... Uncle Lloyd (voice)
Tom Hollander ... Recording Engineer (voice)
Peter Dickson Peter Dickson ... (voice)
Margarita Doyle Margarita Doyle ... Vomiting Sylvia Krystel (voice)
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An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.

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Still Dead, And Now in 3D

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Animation | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong and crude sexual content including graphic animated sequences, language and some violent images | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Autobiografía de un mentiroso See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,102, 4 November 2012

Gross USA:

$5,102

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$63,469
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The audio under the opening credits is from a sketch Chapman regularly used to perform, where he would ask a live audience at the start of the show to give him '30 seconds of abuse', as this would save time later on. For the film, specially recorded abuse was added from John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones (shouting Medieval curse words), Terry Gilliam, Carol Cleveland and David Sherlock, Chapman's former partner. One of the investors in the film can also be heard shouting "I want my f**king money back!" See more »

Goofs

Sigmund Freud's name is misspelled as "Seigmund Freud" in the opening title sequence and closing credits. See more »

Connections

Features Beyond the Fringe (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Sit on My Face
Performed by Graham Chapman
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A disappointing mess
6 August 2014 | by shiyongtaichiSee all my reviews

Was this film put together by several committees? What a disappointing 'tribute' to a great talent! The animation styles were all over the place. Nothing cohesive. It was as if multiple committees of individuals, who never met, had decided to produce different parts of the film without consulting each other. It looks like multiple animation 'artists' were trying to show off their styles of animation without respect to the purpose of the film. What a visual mess! Such a disappointing 'tribute'(?!) to one of the greatest talents in British comedy. It is a disappointing example of 'style over content' A thoroughly disappointing film :-(


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