The Magic Christian

The Magic Christian
  • 1969
  • UK
  • 1h 32min
  • Directed by: Joseph McGrath
  • Written by: Terry Southern/Joseph McGrath
  • Cast: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans

A biting satire on greed, capitalism and human vanities, with Sellers playing Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world who adopts a homeless boy to be his heir. The unlikely duo set out to prove that everyone has a price in a succession of increasingly elaborate pranks. The film boasts a swinging 60s soundtrack as well as plethora of cameo appearances including Spike Milligan, Christopher Lee, Raquel Welch, Roman Polanski and John Cleese.

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