100

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Nobody ever placed brilliance in the service of silliness quite the way the Python gang did. Monty Python and the Holy Grail is stuffed with both.
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100

New Times (L.A.)

By Gregory Weinkauf
What we have here is an historical document of inestimable value, describing in no uncertain terms the terrible and beautiful times before AIDS.
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100

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
It's still the Holy Grail of crazy comedy.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
An incredibly silly film of great humor, brilliant design and epic insanity.
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80

Chicago Reader

Silly, sophomoric, and slapped together, but would you want it any other way?
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Has a sense of humor that is intellectual, even academic, at heart.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Still stands as a gloriously silly and twisted send-up.
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70

Variety

Basically an excuse for set pieces, some amusing, others overdone.
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90 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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