Search results for "John Cleese"


Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Richard Harris

The World Is Not Enough (1999) RT 51% / Audience 49%

DVD release: May 2000

Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to a protect beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Denise Richards

A Fish Called Wanda (1988) RT 93% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Michael Palin

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Phil Nibbelink  •  Simon Wells
CAST:  Phillip Glasser  •  James Stewart  •  Erica Yohn  •  Catherine Cavadini

And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)

A collection of Monty Python's Flying Circus skits from the first two seasons of their British TV series.  (more)

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

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Cécile De France  •  Robert Fyfe  •  Jim Broadbent

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joseph McGinty Nichol
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Lucy Liu  •  Bernie Mac

Charlotte's Web (2006) RT 78% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Apr 2007

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Steve Buscemi  •  John Cleese  •  Oprah Winfrey

Clockwise (1986) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2001

An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Morahan
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Penny Leatherbarrow  •  Sharon Maiden  •  Alison Steadman

Erik the Viking (1989) RT 47% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 2007

Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Eartha Kitt  •  Terry Jones




Fierce Creatures (1997) RT 53% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 1998

Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi  •  Robert Young
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Robert Lindsay

George of the Jungle (1997) RT 56% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Leslie Mann  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  John Cleese

George of the Jungle 2 (2003) RT 17% / Audience 19%

DVD release: Oct 2003

George and Ursula now have a son, George Junior, so Ursula's mother arrives to try and take them back to "civilization".  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  David Grossman
CAST:  Christopher Showerman  •  Julie Benz  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Christina Pickles

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Rupert Grint  •  Emma Watson  •  Kenneth Branagh

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

Rat Race (2001) RT 44% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2002

In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Seth Green  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Breckin Meyer

Scorched (2003) RT Audience 45%

Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Gavin Grazer
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Woody Harrelson  •  John Cleese

Shrek 2 (2004) RT 88% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Andrew Adamson  •  Conrad Vernon  •  Kelly Asbury
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews