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John Cleese

John Cleese
  • First Movie - Interlude (1968)
  • Last Movie - The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee (2020)
  • Total Movies - 76
  • Future Movies -
    • Clifford the Big Red Dog (24th December 2021)
  • Highest Grossing Movies
    • UK: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
    • US: Shrek 2 (2004)
    • World: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
  • Highest Rated Movie - A Fish Called Wanda (1988) - 100%
  • Lowest rated movie - Around the World In 80 Days (2004) - 10%

Acting credits By Year of release

Year

1.

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Directed by: Walt Becker

Starring: Darby Camp and Jack Whitehall
 
UK: 24th December 2021

2021
2.

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

(John Cleese plays John)

Directed by: Dean Murphy

Starring: Paul Hogan and Chevy Chase

2020
3.

Arctic Dogs

(John Cleese plays Otto Von Walrus)

Directed by: Aaron Woodley

Starring: Jeremy Renner and Heidi Klum

2019
4.

Charming

(John Cleese plays Fairy Godmother / Executioner)

Directed by: Ross Venokur

Starring: Demi Lovato and Wilmer Valderrama

2019
5.

An Accidental Studio: The Story of Handmade Films

Directed by: Bill Jones and Kim Leggatt

Starring: Joanna Lumley and Helen Mirren

2019
6.

Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer

(John Cleese plays Donner)

Directed by: Jennifer Westcott

Starring: Morena Baccarin and Josh Hutcherson

2018
7.

Albion the Enchanted Stallion

(John Cleese plays General Eeder)

Directed by: Castille Landon

Starring: Avery Arendes and Stephen Dorff

2016
8.

Trolls

Directed by: Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn

Starring: Anna Kendrick and Zooey Deschanel

2016
9.

Get Squirrely

Directed by: Ross Venokur

Starring: Jason Jones and Will Forte

2016
10.

Absolutely Anything

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Kate Beckinsale and Simon Pegg

2015
11.

The Last Impresario

Directed by: Gracie Otto

Starring: Michael White and Gracie Otto

2014
12.

Monty Python Live (Mostly)

(John Cleese plays Llama lecturer / Second Yorkshireman / Armless Officer / Pope Julius II / Vocational Guidance Counsellor / Officer Praline / Self / Pepperpot / Second Penguin on Telly Pepperpot / Albatross Seller / Miss Anne Elk / Mr. Barnard / Eric Praline)

Directed by: Eric Idle and Aubrey Powell

Starring: John Cleese and Terry Gilliam

2014
13.

Planes

(John Cleese plays Bulldog)

Directed by: Klay Hall

Starring: Dane Cook and Stacy Keach

2013
14.

A Liars Autobiography

Directed by: Bill Jones and Jeff Simpson

Starring: Graham Chapman and Philip Bulcock

2013
15.

The Big Year

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Steve Martin and Jack Black

2011
16.

Winnie the Pooh

Directed by: Stephen J. Anderson and Don Hall

Starring: Jim Cummings and John Cleese

2011
17.

Shrek Forever After

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy

2010
18.

Planet 51

Directed by: Jorge Blanco and Javier Abad

Starring: Dwayne Johnson and Seann William Scott

2009
19.

The Pink Panther 2

Directed by: Harald Zwart

Starring: Steve Martin and Jean Reno

2009
20.

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly

2008
21.

Igor

Directed by: Anthony Leondis

Starring: John Cusack and Myleene Klass

2008
22.

Shrek the Third

Directed by: Chris Miller and Raman Hui

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy

2007
23.

Charlotte's Web

Directed by: Gary Winick

Starring: Julia Roberts and Steve Buscemi

2007
24.

Man About Town

Directed by: Mike Binder

Starring: Ben Affleck and Rebecca Romijn

2006
25.

L'Entente Cordiale

Directed by: Vincent De Brus

Starring: Christian Clavier and Daniel Auteuil

2006
26.

Valiant

Directed by: Gary Chapman

Starring: Ewan McGregor and Ricky Gervais

2005
27.

Complete Guide to Guys

Directed by: Jeff Arch

Starring: Mark Wells and Andrew Seeley

2005
28.

Around the World In 80 Days

Directed by: Frank Coraci

Starring: Jackie Chan and Steve Coogan

2004
29.

Shrek 2

Directed by: Andrew Adamson and Kelly Asbury

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy

2004
30.

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Directed by: McG

Starring: Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore

2003
31.

George of the Jungle 2

Directed by: David Grossman

Starring: Christopher Showerman and Julie Benz

2003
32.

Scorched

Directed by: Gavin Grazer

Starring: Alicia Silverstone and Rachael Leigh Cook

2003
33.

Die Another Day

(John Cleese plays Q)

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry

2002
34.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

(John Cleese plays Nearly Headless Nick)

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint

2002
35.

The Adventures of Pluto Nash

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Eddie Murphy and Randy Quaid

2002
36.

Rat Race

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Breckin Meyer and Jenica Bergere

2002
37.

Pinocchio

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Starring: Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi

2002
38.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

(John Cleese plays Nearly Headless Nick)

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint

2001
39.

Isn't She Great

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Bette Midler and Nathan Lane

2000
40.

The Magic Pudding

(John Cleese plays Albert the Magic Pudding)

Directed by: Karl Zwicky and Karl Zwicky

Starring: Sam Neill and Sam Neill

2000
41.

The Magic Pudding

(John Cleese plays Albert the Magic Pudding)

Directed by: Karl Zwicky and Karl Zwicky

Starring: Sam Neill and Sam Neill

2000
42.

The World Is Not Enough

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Pierce Brosnan and Sophie Marceau

1999
43.

The Out-of-Towners

Directed by: Sam Weisman

Starring: Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn

1999
44.

Parting Shots

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Chris Rea and Felicity Kendal

1998
45.

George of the Jungle

Directed by: Sam Weisman

Starring: Brendan Fraser and Leslie Mann

1997
46.

Fierce Creatures

Directed by: Fred Schepisi and Robert Young

Starring: John Cleese and Jamie Lee Curtis

1997
47.

The Wind In the Willows

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Steve Coogan and Eric Idle

1996
48.

The Swan Princess

Directed by: Richard Rich

Starring: Jack Palance and Howard McGillin

1995
49.

Rudyard Kiplings the Jungle Book

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Jason Scott Lee and Cary Elwes

1995
50.

Mary Shelleys Frankenstein

(John Cleese plays Professor Waldman)

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Robert De Niro and Kenneth Branagh

1994
51.

Splitting Heirs

Directed by: Robert Young

Starring: Eric Idle and Rick Moranis

1993
52.

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

(John Cleese plays Cat R. Waul)

Directed by: Phil Nibbelink and Simon Wells

Starring: Phillip Glasser and James Stewart

1991
53.

Bullseye!

(John Cleese plays Man on the Beach in Barbados Who Looks Like John Cleese)

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Michael Caine and Roger Moore

1990
54.

Erik the Viking

(John Cleese plays Halfdan the Black)

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Tim Robbins and Mickey Rooney

1989
55.

The Big Picture

Directed by: Christopher Guest

Starring: Kevin Bacon and Emily Longstreth

1989
56.

A Fish Called Wanda

Directed by: Charles Crichton and John Cleese

Starring: John Cleese and Jamie Lee Curtis

1988
57.

Clockwise

(John Cleese plays Brian Stimpson)

Directed by: Christopher Morahan

Starring: John Cleese and Penelope Wilton

1986
58.

Silverado

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Kevin Kline and Scott Glenn

1985
59.

The Secret Policemans Private Parts

(John Cleese plays Self)

Directed by: Roger Graef and Julien Temple

Starring: Connie Booth and Graham Chapman

1984
60.

Monty Pythons the Meaning of Life

Directed by: Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam

Starring: Graham Chapman and John Cleese

1983
61.

Privates On Parade

(John Cleese plays Major Giles Flack)

Directed by: Michael Blakemore

Starring: John Cleese and Denis Quilley

1983
62.

Yellowbeard

Directed by: Mel Damski

Starring: Graham Chapman and Peter Boyle

1983
63.

Monty Python Live At the Hollywood Bowl

Directed by: Terry Hughes and Ian MacNaughton

Starring: Graham Chapman and John Cleese

1982
64.

The Secret Policemans Other Ball

(John Cleese plays Self / Various Roles)

Directed by: Roger Graef and Julien Temple

Starring: Rowan Atkinson and Jeff Beck

1982
65.

Time Bandits

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: John Cleese and Sean Connery

1981
66.

The Great Muppet Caper

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson and Frank Oz

1981
67.

Life of Brian

(John Cleese plays Wise Man #1 / Reg / Jewish Official / First Centurion / Deadly Dirk / Arthur)

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman and John Cleese

1979
68.

The Strange Case of the End of Civilization As We Know It

Directed by: Joseph McGrath

Starring: John Cleese and Arthur Lowe

1977
69.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

(John Cleese plays Second Swallow-Savvy Guard / The Black Knight / Peasant 3 / Sir Launcelot the Brave / Taunting French Guard / Tim the Enchanter)

Directed by: Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman and John Cleese

1975
70.

The Love Ban

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Hywel Bennett and Nanette Newman

1973
71.

The Statue

Directed by: Rodney Amateau

Starring: David Niven and Virna Lisi

1971
72.

And Now For Something Completely Different

Directed by: Ian MacNaughton

Starring: Graham Chapman and John Cleese

1971
73.

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

Directed by: Kevin Billington

Starring: Peter Cook and Denholm Elliott

1970
74.

The Magic Christian

Directed by: Joseph McGrath

Starring: Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr

1969
75.

The Best House In London

Directed by: Philip Saville

Starring: David Hemmings and Joanna Pettet

1969
76.

The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom

Directed by: Joseph McGrath

Starring: Shirley MacLaine and Richard Attenborough

1968
77.

Interlude

Directed by: Kevin Billington

Starring: Oskar Werner and Barbara Ferris

1968