Monty Python's The Meaning of Life is a 1983 sketch comedy film by the Monty Python team. Unlike Holy Grail and Life of Brian, this movie's two immediate predecessors, which each told a single, more or less coherent story, The Meaning of Life returns to the sketch comedy format of the troupe's original television series (and their first movie), loosely structured as a series of comic sketches about the various stages of life.
The film is divided into chapters, though the chapters themselves often contain several more-or-less unconnected sketches.
Try and be nice to people, avoid eating fat, read a good book every now and then, get some walking in, and try and live together in peace and harmony with people of all creeds and nations.
She finishes by promising gratuitous pictures of penises "to annoy the censors and to hopefully spark some sort of controversy" before ranting about how no one wants "family entertainment", and just want to see gratuitous violence.
The film opened in North America on 31 March 1983. At 257 theatres, it grossed US $1,987,853 ($7,734 per screen) in its opening weekend. It played at 554 theatres at its widest point, and its total North American gross was