The Meaning of Life

Movie • 1983 • Comedy  

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Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a healthy liver from a still-living donor. The world's most voracious glutton brings the art of vomiting to new heights before his spectacular demise.
This movie contains 17 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Were animals harmed in the making?
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KnightWhoSaysNi
Sort of? Children sing a song called "Every Sperm is Sacred."
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is a child abandoned by a parent?
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Actually, during the sketch of the "Every Sperm is Sacred" song, a catholic father tells all his children he's gonna have to sell them to scientist.
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there snakes?
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Assault
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Bodily Harm
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Again, live organ donations
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Is someone burned alive?
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A man is chased off of a cliff.
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Children
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At the end of the movie, a buch of characters meet at heaven, implying all of them died, and we get to see a group of children who earlier in the movie were "sold for science"
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Does someone cheat?
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The finale is about dying. A dinner party is collected by the Grim Reaper.
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Most of the Mr Creosote sequence involves vast amounts of projectile vomiting.
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A man has his organs removed off screen
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KnightWhoSaysNi
The movie pre-dates 9/11.
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Medical
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A baby is born.
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Mr. Creosote eats himself to death
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FreshGermanMeat
A bit simulating walking, during the section Part VI B: The Meaning Of Life
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Paranoia
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Pregnancy
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2- neither graphic
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
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invadermac
Some pretty graphic ones
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Played for laughs
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Are there n-words?
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Sex
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Anonymous
A sexual education class is visited.
A horde of children sing about how every sperm is sacred.
A man is hounded to death by a horde of naked women.
Topless angels are seen.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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Spoiler
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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invadermac
Live organ “donations” and some graphic scenes in the Zulu war bit.
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Is there gun violence?
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