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List of Derek Jacobi Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Gladiator (2000)
16
2
Gladiator
R
16
2

After aging Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius names his favorite general Maximus to be his successor, his son Commodus seizes the throne by murdering him and the family of Maximus, who is imprisoned and sold into slavery in Africa. But, Maximus returns to Rome as a popular gladiator and hatches a plot to overthrow the dictator.

Directed By:
2. The Day of the Jackal (1973)
14
2
The Day of the Jackal
PG
14
2

The Day of the Jackal is a political thriller film which tells the story of President Charles DeGaulle, who is put under ironclad security after facing several assassination attempts. Eventually, a professional assassin codenamed ‘Jackal’, takes up the task to kill him.

Starring:
Michel Auclair, Cyril Cusack, Alan Badel, Tony Britton,
Directed By:
Fred Zinnemann
3. The King's Speech (2010)
12
2
The King's Speech
R
12
2

The movie is based on the true story of King George VI who suffered from speech impediment. When his elder brother abdicates the throne and he is crowned the King of Britain, he is little unsure. However, with the help of his speech therapist, Lionel Logue, who employs unconventional method, he eventually manages to deliver a radio address when Britain declares war on Germany in 1939.

Role:
Archbishop Cosmo Lang
Starring:
Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce, Robert Portal, Richard Dixon
Directed By:
Tom Hooper
4. Blueblood (1974)
14
2
Blueblood
14
2
Role:
Gregory
Starring:
Oliver Reed, Fiona Lewis, Anna Gaël, Meg Wynn Owen
Directed By:
Andrew Sinclair
6. Othello (1965)
14
2
Othello
14
2
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier, Robert Lang, Frank Finlay, Anthony Nicholls, Roy Holder
Directed By:
Stuart Burge
7. Henry V (1989)
14
2
Henry V
PG-13
14
2

The historical drama based on Shakespeare’s play about the British monarch features young Henry who sets out in 1415 to conquer France. But Henry falters with self-doubt, and the sinking morale of his troops doesn’t help either. However, a resolute Henry emboldens his army with impassioned words and leads them into the battle of Agincourt, conquering France and winning Princess Katherine as his Queen. 

Role:
Chorus
Directed By:
8. The Odessa File (1974)
14
2
The Odessa File
PG
14
2

After an elderly Jewish man commits suicide, an investigative journalist named Peter Miller finds his diary. He learns about a former concentration camp commander, who is still alive, and therefore he decides to investigate.

Role:
Klaus Wenzer
Starring:
Jon Voight, Maximilian Schell, Maria Schell, Mary Tamm
Directed By:
Ronald Neame
9. Interlude (1968)
12
2
Interlude
12
2

Stefan Zetler is a middle-aged symphony conductor who while interviewing Sally, a beautiful young reporter, makes a remark that gets him into trouble. In order to avoid this situation, he decides to go on a vacation. However, he runs into Sally again, and the two begin an affair.

Starring:
Donald Sutherland, John Cleese, Barbara Ferris, Alan Webb, Oskar Werner
Directed By:
Kevin Billington
11. Gosford Park (2001)
12
2
Gosford Park
TV-MA
12
2

In 1932, Sir William McCordle, a wealthy aristocrat but an uncouth industrialist, hosts a weekend hunting party at his old English country house, Gosford Park, where he entertains his elite friends and relatives upstairs, while their staff works downstairs. But then, several sagas of intrigue, lies, secrets, hatred, betrayal and deceit spill out when the host, Sir William McCordle, is found murdered.  

Starring:
Clive Owen, Kristin Scott Thomas, Helen Mirren, Emily Watson, Stephen Fry, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon
Directed By:
12. Charlotte (1981)
12
2
Charlotte
12
2
Starring:
Brigitte Horney, Peter Capell, Birgit Doll, Max Croiset
Directed By:
Frans Weisz
13. Three Sisters (1970)
14
2
Three Sisters
G
14
2

Based on a play by Anton Chekhov, this drama film tells the story of three sisters who wish to escape their small Russian town and return to Moscow, the place where they grew up.

Role:
Andrei
Starring:
Laurence Olivier, Sheila Reid, Joan Plowright, Alan Bates
Directed By:
14. My Week with Marilyn (2011)
12
2
My Week with Marilyn
R
12
2

In 1956, aspiring filmmaker, Colin Clark,gets a job to assist Sir Laurence Olivier as he directs Marilyn Monroe in ‘The Prince and the Showgirl'. Owing to the difficulties on the film-set, Clark is assigned to ensure Monroe’s schedule. With an evolving rapport, he escorts the star around as she enjoys a tranquil respite away from the pressures of work and fame.

Starring:
Eddie Redmayne, Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Michelle Williams, Julia Ormond
Directed By:
Simon Curtis
15. Dead Again (1991)
12
2
Dead Again
R
12
2

In 1949, a composer named Roman Strauss receives the death penalty for the murder of his  wife. In the 1990s, a detective finds out about a mute woman, who has also lost her memory, living in an orphanage. He also feels that she is somehow linked to the Strauss murder.

Role:
Franklyn Madson
Starring:
Wayne Knight, Miriam Margolyes, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Robin Williams, Andy Garcia, Campbell Scott
Directed By:
16. Tolkien (2019)
12
2
Tolkien
PG-13
12
2
Starring:
Lily Collins, Nicholas Hoult, Pam Ferris, Colm Meaney
Directed By:
Dome Karukoski
17. Strings (2004)
12
2
Strings
PG
12
2
Role:
Nezo (voice)
Starring:
James McAvoy, Ian Hart, Catherine McCormack, Julian Glover
Directed By:
Anders Rønnow Klarlund
18. Cinderella (2015)
12
3
Cinderella
PG
12
3

Born to wealthy parents, Ella's fortune turns after her parents die and she is reduced to a servant girl by her cruel stepmother and wicked stepsisters. Her luck begins to change again when she meets a dashing stranger in the woods and is invited to the royal ball, but her jealous stepmother locks her in the attic.

Starring:
Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Rob Brydon, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Madden, Nonso Anozie
Directed By:
19. Anonymous (2011)
10
2
Anonymous
PG-13
10
2

Anonymous is a historical drama film, which is set during the Elizabethan era. A playwright Ben Jonson, is tortured and forced to reveal, if it was Edward de Vere, the Earl of Oxford, who was the original author of the works credited to William Shakespeare.  

Starring:
Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto
Directed By:
Roland Emmerich
20. Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999)
10
2
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien
PG
10
2
Starring:
Sam Neill, Peter O'Toole, Kris Kristofferson, Chris Haywood, David Wenham, Kate Ceberano
Directed By:
Paul Cox
21. Tomb Raider (2018)
10
2
Tomb Raider
PG-13
10
2

After her father goes missing, Lara Croft earns her living as a bike courier, not willing to claim her inheritance, believing that her father is still alive. Finally forced to accept her legacy, she gains access to a secret chamber, where she finds pre-recorded message from her father, instructing her to destroy his research works.

Starring:
Alicia Vikander, Kristin Scott Thomas, Dominic West, Walton Goggins
Directed By:
Roar Uthaug
22. Underworld: Evolution (2006)
10
2
Underworld: Evolution
R
10
2

After the death of vampire elder, Victor, vampire assassin Selene and her lover lycan/vampire hybrid, Michael are on the run from their clan. They try to unravel the reason for the rivalry between vampires and werewolves. Meanwhile, Marcus Corvinus, the original vampire has awakened and has an ambitious plan to conquer the world along with his savage Lycan brother, William.

Role:
Corvinus (as Sir Derek Jacobi)
Starring:
Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Tony Curran, Scott Speedman
Directed By:
Len Wiseman
23. Nanny McPhee (2005)
12
2
Nanny McPhee
PG
12
2

Widower Cedric Brown is struggling to control his seven unruly children ever since the death of his wife. The only person they listen to is the scullery-maid Evangeline. When everything seems lost and the family’s financial security is threatened by their benefactor Lady Adelaide Stitch, a magical Nanny McPhee turns up to save the day. 

Starring:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Kelly Macdonald, Eliza Bennett
Directed By:
Kirk Jones
24. Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
10
2
Murder on the Orient Express
PG-13
10
2

After solving a theft in Jerusalem, the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds himself involved in the murder mystery of the corrupt businessman Edward Ratchett, on-board the lavish Orient Express. As natural disasters and heartbreaking revelations follow, Poirot is forced to rethink his definition of justice. 

Starring:
Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Willem Dafoe, Penelope Cruz, Adam Garcia, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley
Directed By:
25. The Human Factor (1979)
10
2
The Human Factor
R
10
2

The adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel ‘The Human Factor’, follows mid-level MI6 bureaucrat Maurice Castle, who unwittingly becomes a mole leaking information to the Soviets, while trying to get his African wife out of apartheid South Africa. Castle will be tested with the MI6 out to find and kill the mole. 

Role:
Arthur Davis
Starring:
Richard Attenborough, John Gielgud, Robert Morley, Joop Doderer
Directed By:
26. Enigma (1982)
10
2
Enigma
PG
10
2

A CIA agent sends Iron Curtain defector Alex Holbeck back to East Germany to steal an Enigma code scrambler to foil a Russian plot to assassinate five Soviet dissidents on Christmas Day. However, he soon realizes that both the East German police and KGB know about his arrival and seeks help from his former lover to remain undetected.

Role:
Kurt Limmer, East German
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Patrick Bauchau, Sam Neill, Brigitte Fossey, Patrick Bauchau
Directed By:
Jeannot Szwarc
27. Hereafter (2010)
10
2
Hereafter
PG-13
10
2

George is a factory worker who used to work as clairvoyant, Marie has a near-death experience during the 2004 Tsunami, and Marcus, a schoolboy loses his twin brother. The movie tells three parallel stories of these three people intertwined by their similar ability to communicate with the dead after surviving tragedy. 

Starring:
Matt Damon, Bryce Dallas Howard, Cécile De France, Thierry Neuvic, Cyndi Mayo Davis, Lisa Griffiths, Jessica Griffiths
Directed By:
28. Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
12
2
Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon
12
2
Role:
Francis Bacon
Starring:
Anita Pallenberg, Tilda Swinton, Daniel Craig, Anne Lambton, Adrian Scarborough
Directed By:
John Maybury
29. Adam Resurrected (2008)
10
2
Adam Resurrected
R
10
2
Role:
Dr. Nathan Gross
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Ayelet Zurer, Hana Laslo
Directed By:
Paul Schrader
30. Endgame (2009)
10
2
Endgame
PG-13
10
2
Starring:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, William Hurt, John Kani, Clarke Peters
Directed By:
Pete Travis
31. Ironclad (2011)
10
2
Ironclad
R
10
2

This action drama film takes us to thirteenth-century England. It revolves around a small band of dedicated Knights Templar who try to defend Rochester Castle against the forces of King John, who is known for his tyranny. 

Role:
Baron Reginald de Cornhill
Starring:
Paul Giamatti, Kate Mara, Brian Cox, James Purefoy
Directed By:
Jonathan English
32. The Golden Compass (2007)
10
2
The Golden Compass
PG-13
10
2

In a parallel universe where the ruling power detests free thinkers, an unknown group is kidnapping children. An orphan joins a bunch of sailors, on their way to the far North, to look for the missing children. This fantasy adventure is based on the 1995 book Northern Lights.

Starring:
Sam Elliott, Kathy Bates, Eva Green, Nicole Kidman, Ian McShane, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen
Directed By:
Chris Weitz
33. Basil (1998)
10
2
Basil
R
10
2
Role:
Father Frederick
Starring:
Jared Leto, Jack Wild, Christian Slater, Claire Forlani, David Ross
Directed By:
Radha Bharadwaj
34. The Man Who Went Up in Smoke (1980)
8
2
The Man Who Went Up in Smoke
8
2
Role:
Martin Beck
Starring:
Judy Winter, Thomas Oredsson, Tomas Bolme, Staffan Götestam
Directed By:
Péter Bacsó
35. Up at the Villa (2000)
10
2
Up at the Villa
PG-13
10
2
Starring:
Anne Bancroft, Mel Brooks, Sean Penn, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jeremy Davies
Directed By:
Philip Haas
36. Effie Gray (2014)
10
2
Effie Gray
PG-13
10
2
Starring:
Dakota Fanning, Claudia Cardinale, Tom Sturridge, Emma Thompson, Polly Dartford, Greg Wise, Tom Herriott
Directed By:
Richard Laxton
37. Come Away (2020)
8
2
Come Away
PG
8
2
Role:
Mr Brown
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Caine
38. There Be Dragons (2011)
10
2
There Be Dragons
PG-13
10
2
Starring:
Olga Kurylenko, Geraldine Chaplin, Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley, Dougray Scott, Rodrigo Santoro
Directed By:
Roland Joffé
39. Grace of Monaco (2014)
10
2
Grace of Monaco
10
2

Grace of Monaco is a biographical drama film which tells the story of Grace Kelly, who considers returning to Hollywood and resuming her career after receiving an offer from Alfred Hitchcock. However, a political dispute between Monaco and France makes things quite difficult for her.

Starring:
Milo Ventimiglia, Frank Langella, Parker Posey, Tim Roth, Nicole Kidman, Paz Vega
Directed By:
Olivier Dahan
40. The Body (2001)
8
2
The Body
PG-13
8
2

Matt Gutierrez is a Vatican-appointed Jesuit priest who joins forces with Sharon, an Israeli archaeologist to investigate something that might blow apart the peace in their region, and also threaten the very foundations of their religion.

Role:
Father Lavelle
Starring:
Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, Jason Flemyng, John Shrapnel
Directed By:
Jonas McCord
41. Stratton (2017)
8
1
Stratton
R
8
1
Starring:
Connie Nielsen, Thomas Kretschmann, Gemma Chan, Dominic Cooper
Directed By:
Simon West
42. Revelation (2001)
8
1
Revelation
R
8
1
Starring:
Udo Kier, Natasha Wightman, Diran Meghreblian, David Urban
Directed By:
Stuart Urban
43. Wilfred (2000)
12
2
Wilfred
12
2
Starring:
Edward Fox, Robert Duncan, Michael Higgs, Tony Harrison
Directed By:
Peter M. Kershaw
44. Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet (2016)
12
2
Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet
12
2
Role:
Mercutio
Starring:
Lily James, Marisa Berenson, Meera Syal, Jack Colgrave Hirst
Directed By:
Benjamin Caron
45. Sidney Turtlebaum (2008)
12
2
Sidney Turtlebaum
12
2
Starring:
Rupert Evans, Cavan Clerkin, Francesca Marie Claire, Lin Blakley
Directed By:
Tristram Shapeero
46. Project Huxley (2005)
11
2
Project Huxley
11
2
Role:
Huxley (voice)
Starring:
Ajay Chhabra, Mark Felgate
Directed By:
Simon A. Brown
47. National Theatre Live: King Lear (2011)
12
2
National Theatre Live: King Lear
12
2
Role:
King Lear
Starring:
Paul Jesson, Gina McKee, Alec Newman, Michael Hadley
Directed By:
Robin Lough
48. Jail Caesar (2012)
10
2
Jail Caesar
10
2
Role:
Sulla
Starring:
John Kani, Alice Krige, Warren Adler, Peter John Christiaans
Directed By:
Paul Schoolman
49. Cloud Cuckoo Land (2012)
10
2
Cloud Cuckoo Land
10
2
Role:
Victor
Starring:
Graham Cowley, Sarah Beauvoisin, Steve Varden, Rosalind Blessed
Directed By:
Matt Dickinson
50. Little Dorrit (1987)
12
2
Little Dorrit
G
12
2
Role:
Arthur Clennam
Starring:
Alan Bennett, Alec Guinness, Miriam Margolyes, Joan Greenwood, Max Wall, Patricia Hayes
Directed By:
Christine Edzard
51. The Fool (1990)
11
2
The Fool
11
2
Role:
Mr. Frederick / Sir John
Starring:
Corin Redgrave, Miranda Richardson, Miriam Margolyes, Cyril Cusack, Corin Redgrave
Directed By:
Christine Edzard
52. Night's Noontime (2002)
10
2
Night's Noontime
10
2
Role:
Richard Dadd
Starring:
Saul Rubinek, Rob Morrow, Sarain Boylan, Daniel Fathers
Directed By:
Rajiv Maikhuri
53. One of Those Days (2008)
9
2
One of Those Days
9
2
Starring:
Joe Absolom, Loli Adefope, Jessica Asz, Benjamin Barling
Directed By:
Hattie Dalton
54. The Halloween Kid (2011)
9
2
The Halloween Kid
9
2
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Julian Glover, Dave Legeno, Anna Walton, Leo Donnelly
Directed By:
Axelle Carolyn
55. On Wings of Fire (2001)
9
2
On Wings of Fire
9
2
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Nigel Terry, Saeed Jaffrey, Zubin Mehta, Paul Shelley
Directed By:
Cyrus Bharucha
56. Two Men Went to War (2002)
9
2
Two Men Went to War
PG
9
2
Starring:
Anthony Valentine, Kenneth Cranham, James Fleet, Leo Bill
Directed By:
John Henderson
57. Revengers Tragedy (2002)
9
2
Revengers Tragedy
9
2
Starring:
Eddie Izzard, Christopher Eccleston, Alex Cox, Kevin Knapman
Directed By:
Alex Cox
58. Morris: A Life with Bells On (2009)
9
2
Morris: A Life with Bells On
9
2
Starring:
Naomie Harris, Lucy Akhurst, Jasper Britton, Brodie Bass
Directed By:
Lucy Akhurst
59. Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky (2001)
9
2
Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky
9
2
Role:
Nijinsky (voice) (as Sir Derek Jacobi)
Starring:
Chris Haywood, Delia Silvan, Hans Sonneveld, Oliver Streeton
Directed By:
Paul Cox
60. The History of Love (2016)
9
2
The History of Love
9
2
Role:
Léo Gursky
Starring:
Elliott Gould, Torri Higginson, Gemma Arterton, Sophie Nélisse
Directed By:
Radu Mihaileanu
61. Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space (2007)
9
2
Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space
TV-MA
9
2
Role:
President (voice) (as Sir Derek Jacobi)
Starring:
Michael Sheen, Steven Waddington
Directed By:
Chris Boyle
62. The Children's Midsummer Night's Dream (2001)
8
2
The Children's Midsummer Night's Dream
8
2
Starring:
Jamie Peachey, John Heyfron, Danny Bishop, Jessica Fowler
Directed By:
Christine Edzard
63. A Bunch of Amateurs (2008)
8
2
A Bunch of Amateurs
8
2
Starring:
Charles Durning, Burt Reynolds, Alexandra Weaver, Elesia Marie, Sarah Goldberg, Glynis Brooks
Directed By:
Andy Cadiff
64. Bye Bye Blackbird (2005)
8
2
Bye Bye Blackbird
8
2
Role:
Lord Dempsey
Starring:
Michael Lonsdale, Jodhi May, James Thierrée, Izabella Miko
Directed By:
Robinson Savary
65. Anastezsi (2007)
8
2
Anastezsi
8
2
Role:
Balzer
Starring:
Ángela Molina, Juan Díaz, Bárbara Goenaga, Thomas Burke
Directed By:
Miguel Alcantud
66. Guantanamero (2007)
7
2
Guantanamero
R
7
2
Starring:
Nicolás Belmonte, Mohamed Chafik, Ako Chavarri, Ismael de Diego
Directed By:
Vicente Peñarrocha

TV Movie(s)

1. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980)
13
2
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
TV-14
13
2
Role:
Hamlet
Starring:
Patrick Stewart, Eric Porter, Claire Bloom, Lalla Ward
Directed By:
Rodney Bennett
2. Richard II (1978)
14
2
Richard II
14
2
Role:
Richard II
Starring:
John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Charles Gray, Jon Finch
Directed By:
David Giles
3. Inside the Third Reich (1982)
11
2
Inside the Third Reich
11
2
Starring:
Trevor Howard, Randy Quaid, Blythe Danner, Ian Holm, John Gielgud, Maria Schell
Directed By:
Marvin J. Chomsky
4. Philby, Burgess and Maclean (1977)
11
2
Philby, Burgess and Maclean
11
2
Role:
Guy Burgess
Starring:
Anthony Bate, Michael Culver, Bernard Archard, Barrie Cookson
Directed By:
Gordon Flemyng
5. Much Ado About Nothing (1967)
11
2
Much Ado About Nothing
11
2
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Alan Adams, Chloe Ashcroft, David Belcher, Michael Byrne
Directed By:
Alan Cooke
6. The Gathering Storm (2002)
10
2
The Gathering Storm
G
10
2
Starring:
Lena Headey, Ronnie Barker, Albert Finney, Tom Hiddleston, Vanessa Redgrave, Linus Roache, Jim Broadbent
Directed By:
Richard Loncraine
7. Henry VIII (2003)
10
2
Henry VIII
10
2
Starring:
Joss Ackland, Sean Bean, Emily Blunt, Helena Bonham Carter, Ray Winstone, Sid Mitchell
Directed By:
Pete Travis
8. The Secret Garden (1987)
10
2
The Secret Garden
PG
10
2
Starring:
Colin Firth, Gennie James, Barret Oliver, Jadrien Steele, Michael Hordern
Directed By:
Alan Grint
9. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)
14
2
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
14
2
Role:
Dom Claude Frollo
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, John Gielgud, David Suchet, Gerry Sundquist, Tim Pigott-Smith
Directed By:
Michael Tuchner
10. The Tenth Man (1988)
10
2
The Tenth Man
10
2
Role:
The Imposter
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Kristin Scott Thomas, Cyril Cusack, Brenda Bruce
Directed By:
Jack Gold
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
11. Inquisition (2002)
11
2
Inquisition
11
2
Role:
Cardinal Grand Inquisitor
Starring:
Alun Armstrong, Stephen Billington, John Dallimore, David Henley
Directed By:
Betsan Morris Evans
12. Cyrano de Bergerac (1985)
12
2
Cyrano de Bergerac
12
2
Starring:
Jimmy Gardner, Richard Clifford, Robert Clare, Philip Dennis
Directed By:
Michael A. Simpson, Terry Hands
13. Discovering Hamlet (1990)
11
2
Discovering Hamlet
11
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Kenneth Branagh, Richard Clifford, Edward Jewesbury, Richard Easton
Directed By:
Mark Olshaker
14. Great Escape: The Untold Story (2001)
10
2
Great Escape: The Untold Story
10
2
Role:
Himself - Narrator
Starring:
Samuel Roukin, Connor Williams, Richard Campbell, Mark Wainwright
Directed By:
Steven Clarke
15. Breaking the Code (1996)
11
2
Breaking the Code
11
2
Role:
Alan Turing
Starring:
Harold Pinter, Prunella Scales, Alun Armstrong, Blake Ritson
Directed By:
Herbert Wise
16. Joe Maddison's War (2010)
10
2
Joe Maddison's War
10
2
Starring:
Kevin Whately, Angela Lonsdale, James Baxter, Sammy T. Dobson
Directed By:
Patrick Collerton
17. Mist: The Tale of a Sheepdog Puppy (2006)
9
2
Mist: The Tale of a Sheepdog Puppy
9
2
Starring:
Brian Blessed, Sandra Dickinson, Rosalind Blessed, Vanessa Clarke
Directed By:
Richard Overall
18. Circle of Deceit (1993)
9
2
Circle of Deceit
9
2
Role:
Randal
Starring:
Peter Vaughan, Dennis Waterman, Clare Higgins, Ian McElhinney
Directed By:
Geoffrey Sax
19. The Dinosaur Hunters (2002)
9
2
The Dinosaur Hunters
9
2
Starring:
Alan Cox, Paul Brightwell, Henry Ian Cusick, Michelle Bunyan
Directed By:
Andrew Piddington
20. Mr. Ambassador (2003)
9
2
Mr. Ambassador
9
2
Role:
Hugo Vickers
Starring:
Megan Ward, Rupert Everett, RonReaco Lee, Meredith Eaton
21. The Old Curiosity Shop (2007)
9
2
The Old Curiosity Shop
9
2
Role:
Grandfather
Starring:
Martin Freeman, Bradley Walsh, Gina McKee, Adam Godley
Directed By:
Brian Percival
22. Margot (2009)
9
2
Margot
9
2
Role:
Fred Ashton
Starring:
Lindsay Duncan, Con O'Neill, Penelope Wilton, Anne-Marie Duff
Directed By:
Otto Bathurst
23. Pinochet's Last Stand (2006)
9
2
Pinochet's Last Stand
TV-14
9
2
Role:
Senator Pinochet
Starring:
Peter Capaldi, Anna Massey, Phyllida Law, Yolanda Vazquez
Directed By:
Richard Curson Smith
24. Witness Against Hitler (1996)
9
2
Witness Against Hitler
PG
9
2
Starring:
James Wilby, Alun Armstrong, Helen McCrory, Colin Buchanan
Directed By:
Betsan Morris Evans
25. Diamonds (2009)
8
2
Diamonds
8
2
Role:
Piers Denmont
Starring:
Judy Davis, James Purefoy, Joanne Kelly, Brendan Penny
Directed By:
Andy Wilson
26. The Wyvern Mystery (2000)
10
2
The Wyvern Mystery
10
2
Role:
Squire Fairfield
Starring:
Naomi Watts, Iain Glen, Jack Davenport, Aisling O'Sullivan
Directed By:
Alex Pillai

Animation(s)

ABC Weekend Specials (1977)
ABC Weekend Specials
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Drew Barrymore, Fred Savage, Nancy McKeon, Jane Krakowski, Corey Burton, Jim Cummings
Directed By:
Harvey S. Laidman, Robert Chenault, Arthur Lubin, Claude Kerven, Ron Underwood
The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992)
The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends
Starring:
Hugh Laurie, Pam Ferris, Ian Holm, Alan Bennett, Rik Mayall, Alan Bennett
The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
The Amazing World of Gumball
TV-Y7-FV
Starring:
Brian Blessed, John Kassir, Teresa Gallagher, Naoko Mori
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
The Secret of NIMH
G
Plot:

This animated adventure film tells the story of a field mouse who is forced to seek help from a colony of rats in order to save her ill son. She is also unaware of the fact that she has a deeper link with them. 

Role:
Nicodemus (voice)
Starring:
John Carradine, Shannen Doherty, Wil Wheaton, Hermione Baddeley, Dom DeLuise
Directed By:
Don Bluth
David Macaulay: Pyramid (1988)
David Macaulay: Pyramid
Role:
Hordedef (voice)
Starring:
John Hurt, Brian Blessed, Siân Phillips, David Macaulay
Directed By:
Larry Klein
Angelina Ballerina: The Show Must Go On (2002)
Angelina Ballerina: The Show Must Go On
TV-G
Role:
Mr. Operatski (voice)
Starring:
Judi Dench, Keith Wickham, Finty Williams, Jo Wyatt
Directed By:
Kitty Taylor
Animated Epics: Beowulf (1998)
Animated Epics: Beowulf
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Joseph Fiennes, Michael Sheen, Timothy West, Anna Calder-Marshall
Directed By:
Yuri Kulakov
Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka (2003)
Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka
Role:
The Master (5 episodes, 2003)
Starring:
David Tennant, Diana Quick, Richard E. Grant, Craig Kelly
Directed By:
Wilson Milam
Achilles (1995)
Achilles
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Simon Green, David Holt, Tim Morgan
Directed By:
Barry Purves
The Chimes (1999)
The Chimes
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Keith Grenville, Ronald France, Gordon van Rooyen, Cindy Harrison
Directed By:
Lindsay Van Blerk
Angelina Ballerina (2001)
Angelina Ballerina
TV-Y
Starring:
Judi Dench, Keith Wickham, Finty Williams, Jo Wyatt
Aladdin (1992)
Aladdin
Role:
The Magician (voice)
Starring:
Jason Connery, Penelope Keith, Nicky Stoter, Kate O'Mara
Directed By:
Timothy Forder

TV Shows and Videos

BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960)
BBC Sunday-Night Play
Starring:
Rod Steiger, Richard Todd, Donald Pleasence, David McCallum, Sean Connery, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Burton
Directed By:
Naomi Capon, Rudolph Cartier, Darcy Conyers, Vivian A. Daniels, Wallace Douglas
I, Claudius (1976)
I, Claudius
Role:
Claudius (13 episodes, 1976)
Starring:
John Rhys-Davies, John Hurt, Brian Blessed, Patrick Stewart, James Faulkner, George Baker
Directed By:
Herbert Wise
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Actor
Horizon (1964)
Horizon
Starring:
Brian Blessed, Ian Holm, Jeff Goldblum, Paul Vaughan
Directed By:
Mick Jackson, Fisher Dilke, Christopher Sykes, David Stewart, Philip Martin
The Civil War (1990)
The Civil War
TV-14
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Laurence Fishburne, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Paul Roebling
Directed By:
Ken Burns
Masterpiece Theatre (1971)
Masterpiece Theatre
Starring:
Felicity Jones, Peter O'Toole, Richard Attenborough, Alistair Cooke
Directed By:
John Alexander
The Pallisers (1974)
The Pallisers
Starring:
Jeremy Irons, Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Barbara Murray, Moray Watson
Directed By:
Ronald Wilson, Hugh David
The Strauss Family (1972)
The Strauss Family
Starring:
Jane Seymour, Stuart Wilson, Barbara Ferris, Christopher Benjamin, Anne Stallybrass
Directed By:
David Giles, David Reid
Doctor Who (2005)
Doctor Who
TV-PG
Starring:
Josh Dallas, Corey Taylor, Greg Davies, Peter Serafinowicz, Tamzin Outhwaite, Carey Mulligan, Maisie Williams
Directed By:
Graeme Harper, Euros Lyn, Douglas Mackinnon, James Strong, Rachel Talalay
Armchair Theatre (1956)
Armchair Theatre
Starring:
Michael Crawford, Britt Ekland, Tim Curry, Carroll Baker, Diane Cilento, Glenda Jackson, Richard Beckinsale
Directed By:
Philip Saville, Charles Jarrott, Guy Verney, Ted Kotcheff, Dennis Vance
Mist: Sheepdog Tales (2007)
Mist: Sheepdog Tales
Role:
Narrator / ... (38 episodes, 2007-2009)
Starring:
Mel Giedroyc, Joanna Page, Sandra Dickinson, Gillian Hanna
Budgie (1971)
Budgie
Starring:
Adam Faith, John Rhys-Davies, Lynn Dalby, Iain Cuthbertson, June Lewis
Inside No. 9 (2014)
Inside No. 9
TV-MA
Starring:
Peter Kay, Jack Whitehall, Tamzin Outhwaite, Oona Chaplin, Peter Kay
Great Performances (1971)
Great Performances
Starring:
Rex Harrison, Nathan Lane, Frances McDormand, Claudine Auger, John Ritter, Paul Sorvino, Eric Stoltz
Directed By:
Brian Large, David Horn, Kirk Browning, Gary Halvorson, Matthew Diamond
Last Tango in Halifax (2012)
Last Tango in Halifax
TV-14
Role:
Alan (20 episodes, 2012-2016)
Starring:
Anne Reid, Tony Gardner, Nicola Walker, Ronni Ancona
Affairs of the Heart (1974)
Affairs of the Heart
Starring:
Jeremy Brett, Diane Cilento, Pamela Brown, Anna Calder-Marshall
Minder (1979)
Minder
Starring:
Suzi Quatro, Billy Connolly, Brian Blessed, Ian McShane, Peter Capaldi, Adam Faith, George Cole
Directed By:
Roy Ward Baker, Francis Megahy, Terry Green, Ian Toynton, Diarmuid Lawrence
Tales of the Unexpected (1979)
Tales of the Unexpected
Starring:
Telly Savalas, Katy Jurado, Rod Taylor, David Cassidy, Jennifer Connelly, Leslie Caron, Don Johnson
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Ray Danton, John Peyser, Barry Davis, Simon Langton
Mystery!: Cadfael (1994)
Mystery!: Cadfael
Role:
Brother Cadfael (13 episodes, 1994-1998)
Starring:
Stephen Moyer, Michael Culver, Mark Charnock, Terrence Hardiman
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971)
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
Starring:
Donald Pleasence, Richard Beckinsale, Joss Ackland, Jeremy Irons, Clifford Parrish, Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan
Directed By:
Jonathan Alwyn, Alan Cooke, Jim Goddard, Derek Bennett, Reginald Collin
Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes (2002)
Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes
Starring:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Emily Watson, Stephen Fry, Clive Owen, Bob Balaban
Frasier (1993)
Frasier
TV-PG
Starring:
James Spader, Anthony Edwards, Jennifer Tilly, Gary Cole, Zooey Deschanel, Bill Paxton, Ann Cusack
Directed By:
David Lee, Kelsey Grammer, Pamela Fryman, James Burrows, Sheldon Epps
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Vicious (2013)
Vicious
Role:
Stuart Bixby (14 episodes, 2013-2016)
Starring:
Iwan Rheon, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Frances de la Tour, Marcia Warren
Directed By:
Ed Bye
The Borgias (2011)
The Borgias
TV-MA
Starring:
Noah Taylor, Emmanuelle Chriqui, David Dencik, Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan
Directed By:
Neil Jordan, Kari Skogland, John Maybury, Jon Amiel, David Leland
The Jury (2002)
The Jury
Starring:
Gerard Butler, Nicholas Farrell, Paul Bhattacharjee, Nina Sosanya, Stuart Bunce
Directed By:
Michael Offer, Pete Travis
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Agatha Christie's Marple
TV-14
Starring:
Kelly Brook, Natalie Dormer, David Walliams, Charlotte Riley, Ken Russell, Martin Kemp, Dawn French
Directed By:
Charlie Palmer, Andy Wilson, John Strickland, Tom Shankland, Nicolas Winding Refn
ITV Playhouse (1967)
ITV Playhouse
Starring:
Lorne Greene, John Ratzenberger, Chris Langham, Ian McDiarmid, Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Helen Mirren
Directed By:
Mike Newell, Dennis Vance, Moira Armstrong, Barry Davis, Mike Vardy
Angelina Ballerina: The Silver Locket (2007)
Angelina Ballerina: The Silver Locket
TV-G
Starring:
Judi Dench, Keith Wickham, Finty Williams, Jo Wyatt
This Is Jinsy (2010)
This Is Jinsy
Starring:
Peter Serafinowicz, Rob Brydon, David Tennant, Greg Davies, Stephen Fry, Tim Downie, Chris Bran
Directed By:
Matt Lipsey
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000)
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)
Starring:
Mark Gatiss, Matt Lucas, Simon Pegg, Phyllis Logan, David Tennant, Richard Todd, Hugh Laurie
Directed By:
Metin Hüseyin, Charlie Higson, Rachel Talalay, Mark Mylod
Screenplay (1986)
Screenplay
Starring:
Alan Cumming, Ving Rhames, Alan Rickman, Lynn Redgrave, Brendan Gleeson, Christine Baranski, Patrick Stewart
Directed By:
David Wheatley, Jane Howell, Danny Boyle, Diarmuid Lawrence, Anthony Garner
The Riddle (2007)
The Riddle
PG-13
Starring:
Vinnie Jones, Vanessa Redgrave, Vera Day, Mel Smith
Directed By:
Brendan Foley

Derek Jacobi Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Frasier Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series 2001
The Tenth Man Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special 1989
BAFTA Awards
I, Claudius Best Actor 1977