Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
UK / English
"Makes Ben Hur look like an Epic "King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.
This is such a great film that a professor of mine actually used it in
a Medieval Civilization class as extra credit. This was not because the
movie was so historically accurate, but because the movie was so much
funnier when we applied what we learned in her class to it! It was
really hard to pick only 10 funny lines!
To anyone that watched it once and didn't quite get it or got
frustrated the first time, here is a tip: Catch it on DVD with the
subtitles or closed-captioning on. That way you will be sure to catch
all of the French insults and the other one-liners that fly by so fast!
I don't recommend doing that with kids in the room - my 7-year-old
picked up a couple of words on the screen that he had missed