Search results for "Eric Idle"


The Rutles (1978)

The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Idle  •  Gary Weis
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  John Halsey  •  Ricky Fataar  •  Neil Innes

What About Dick? (2012)

What About Dick? begins with the birth of a sex toy invented in Shagistan in 1898 by Deepak Rushdie Obi Ben Kingsley (Eddie Izzard), and tells the story of the subsequent ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Eric Idle  •  Aubrey Powell
CAST:  Eddie Izzard  •  Eric Idle  •  Russell Brand  •  Jane Leeves

Monty Python Live (Mostly) (2014) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Dec 2014

Celebrate the last night of the Pythons on the big screen! - With John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Idle  •  Aubrey Powell
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle  •  Terry Jones

The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2002)

Twenty-three years after the release of the original Beatles mockumentary, 'The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash', famous artists, actors and musicians speak out on how The Rutles ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Eric Idle
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Neil Innes  •  Ricky Fataar  •  John Halsey

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998) RT 40% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Sep 1999

Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
CAST:  Eric Pospisil  •  Kathleen Barr  •  John Goodman  •  Whoopi Goldberg

And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)

And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ian MacNaughton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Graham Chapman  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle

Casper (1995) RT 44% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Malachi Pearson  •  Eric Idle  •  Bill Pullman  •  Christina Ricci

Dudley Do-Right (1999) RT 16% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Based on the 60's-era cartoon of the same name. Royal Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-right is busy keeping the peace in his small mountain town when his old rival, Snidely ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Alfred Molina  •  Eric Idle

Hollywood Homicide (2003) RT 30% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Lena Olin  •  Bruce Greenwood

How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989) RT 57% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2001

Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Rachel Ward  •  Richard Wilson  •  Jacqueline Tong




Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) RT 97% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Sep 1999

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam  •  Terry Jones
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Eric Idle  •  Michael Palin

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl is a 1982 concert film in which the Monty Python team perform many of their greatest sketches at the Hollywood Bowl, including several ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ian MacNaughton  •  Terry Hughes
CAST:  Terry Gilliam  •  John Cleese  •  Graham Chapman  •  Eric Idle

Life of Brian (1979)

Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle

Quest for Camelot (1998) RT 36% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 1998

During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frederik Du Chau
CAST:  Jessalyn Gilsig  •  Cary Elwes  •  Gary Oldman  •  Don Rickles

Shrek the Third (2007) RT 41% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Shrek and Co, return for more adventures. The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. Shrek however wants to return to his cozy swamp ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Miller  •  Raman Hui
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) RT 92% / Audience 82%

DVD release: May 1998

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Neville  •  Eric Idle  •  Sarah Polley  •  Oliver Reed

The Aristocrats (2005) RT 79% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 2006

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983) RT 90% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2003

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam  •  Terry Jones
CAST:  Terry Gilliam  •  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Eric Idle

The Scream Team (2002) RT Audience 58%

Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small-town Steeple Falls, which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Kat Dennings  •  Mark Rendall  •  Robert Bockstael  •  Eric Idle

The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998) RT Audience 24%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Timmy meets a girl mouse and they set off to find the Great Owl.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Dick Sebast
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Harvey Korman  •  Peter MacNicol  •  William H. Macy