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List of James Corden Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. All or Nothing (2002)
15
4
All or Nothing
R
15
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Leigh
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Timothy Spall, Alison Garland, Jean Ainslie, Badi Uzzaman
2. Begin Again (2013)
13
3
Begin Again
R
13
3

Singer-songwriter Gretta James is left alone when her college sweetheart and songwriting partner Dave ditches her after signing a record deal and having an affair. While performing independently at a bar, she catches the attention of Dan, a struggling but once successful record label executive, and forms a musical collaboration with him that transforms both their lives.

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve
Director:
John Carney
Genres:
Music, Drama
3. The Last Hangman (2005)
12
4
The Last Hangman
R
12
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Kirky
Director:
Adrian Shergold
Genres:
History, Crime, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Ann Bell, Cavan Clerkin, Simon Armstrong, Nicholas Blane
4. One Chance (2013)
20
6
One Chance
PG-13
20
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Drama, Music, Biography, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney, Alexandra Roach
5. TwentyFourSeven (1997)
9
4
TwentyFourSeven
R
9
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Shane Meadows
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hoskins, Annette Badland, Danny Nussbaum, Toby
6. The History Boys (2006)
11
3
The History Boys
R
11
3

The film which revolves around a group of talented but unruly schoolboys whose worlds are changed after they encounter two eccentric ‘teachers with opposing viewpoints. Both the teachers do their best to get the boys accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.

As:
Cast
Role:
Timms
Director:
Nicholas Hytner
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Samuel Anderson
7. Heartlands (2002)
11
4
Heartlands
PG-13
11
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Damien O'Donnell
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Sheen, Celia Imrie, Jim Carter, Mark Addy
8. Starter for 10 (2006)
9
2
Starter for 10
PG-13
9
2

An intelligent student joins the Bristol University where he soon becomes a part of the quiz team.  He soon finds himself confused regarding his feelings for two different girls: Alice and Rebecca.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Vaughan
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Gatiss, Benedict Cumberbatch, James McAvoy, Joseph Friend, James Gaddas, Catherine Tate, Robert Cawsey
9. The Lady in the Van (2015)
9
3
The Lady in the Van
PG-13
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Hytner
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Comedy
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Alan Bennett, Jim Broadbent, Alex Jennings, Clare Hammond
10. Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008)
11
2
Telstar: The Joe Meek Story
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clem Cattini
Director:
Nick Moran
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Music
Star Cast:
Pam Ferris, Jimmy Carr, Kevin Spacey, Con O'Neill, JJ Feild
11. Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)
10
2
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Charlie Hunnam, Tom Courtenay, Michael Legge
12. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
9
2
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R
9
2

On relocating to New York City after securing a job at the popular glossy magazine Sharps, British polemic journalist Sydney Young has a tough time, making blunders, being scorned by one and all until he learns to compromise. But one cannot live forever on a borrowed image and his true nature is soon revealed. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert B. Weide
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography
13. Into the Woods (2014)
10
2
Into the Woods
PG
10
2

Based on Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales, the movie starts with a baker and wife failing to have a child because of a witch’s curse. The witch will lift the curse if they can attain four objects. On their journey, they encounter Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Jack, Rapunzel and many monsters and happy endings are not guaranteed.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Baker
Director:
Rob Marshall
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
14. Kill Your Friends (2015)
8
2
Kill Your Friends
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Roger Waters
Director:
Owen Harris
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Nicholas Hoult, Craig Roberts, Georgia King, Jim Piddock
15. The Three Musketeers (2011)
9
2
The Three Musketeers
PG-13
9
2

This US-German-French-British co-production based on Alexandre Dumas' 1844 best-seller has D'Artagnan meet and fight with three disgraced Musketeers – Athos, Aramis and Rochefort. However, their mutual dislike for Richelieu, brings them together. Richelieu, along with Milady, is plotting against the King and if not stopped, it could eventually lead to a war between France and England.

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul W.S. Anderson
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Action
17. Lesbian Vampire Killers (2009)
9
3
Lesbian Vampire Killers
R
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Claydon
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Silvia Colloca, Mathew Horne, Margarita Hall, Sianad Gregory
18. Gulliver's Travels (2010)
7
1
Gulliver's Travels
PG
7
1

Based on Jonathan Swift’s novel, the modern-day adaptation finds depressed mailroom clerk Lemuel Gulliver on an assignment to Bermuda Triangle to write a report on disappearing ships. A storm transports Gulliver’s ship into the magical land of Liliput, inhabited by tiny people. He soon finds himself helping the tiny Liliput citizens. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Letterman
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Jack Black, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Amanda Peet
19. National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors (2011)
11
2
National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Francis Henshall
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Benson, Oliver Chris, Polly Conway, Jolyon Dixon
21. Where Have I Been All Your Life? (2007)
9
2
Where Have I Been All Your Life?
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Liam
Director:
Jim Field Smith
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Imelda Staunton, Katy Wix, James Cosmo, Perry Benson
22. That Night (2013)
11
2
That Night
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Boy
Director:
Chris Foggin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Alexandra Roach
23. Heroes and Villains (2006)
5
1
Heroes and Villains
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam
Director:
Selwyn Roberts
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jenna Haze, Jenny Agutter, Brendan Patricks, David Raymond, Richard Sumitro

TV Movie(s)

24. Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015)
9
2
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Dearbhla Walsh
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Salo Gardner, Richard Cordery
26. The 70th Annual Tony Awards (2016)
11
2
The 70th Annual Tony Awards
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Glenn Weiss
Star Cast:
Uzo Aduba, Sara Bareilles, Billie Allen, Michael Arden
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program
27. Gavin & Stacey: 12 Days of Christmas (2008)
10
2
Gavin & Stacey: 12 Days of Christmas
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dave Lambert
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, Joanna Page, Mark Reeds
30. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards (2017)
8
2
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Demi Lovato, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé Knowles, Tori Kelly, Rihanna
31. The BRITs Backstage 2012 (2012)
5
1
The BRITs Backstage 2012
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
John L. Spencer
Star Cast:
Leigh Francis, Laura Whitmore, Blur, Rizzle Kicks
32. The BRITs Red Carpet 2012 (2012)
5
1
The BRITs Red Carpet 2012
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Star Cast:
Leigh Francis, Fearne Cotton, Laura Whitmore, Alison Hinds

Animation(s)

The Gruffalo's Child (2011)
The Gruffalo's Child
As:
Cast
Director:
Uwe Heidschötter, Johannes Weiland
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Rob Brydon, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Shirley Henderson
Peter Rabbit (2018)
Peter Rabbit
PG
Plot:

McGregor’s nephew Thomas moves into the family manor, but soon he is annoyed when he finds Peter Rabbit and his sisters in his vegetable garden. He thinks of a plan to get rid of them all.

As:
Cast
Director:
Will Gluck
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Family
Little Charley Bear (2011)
Little Charley Bear
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Mark Woollard
Genres:
Animation
Trolls (2016)
Trolls
PG
Plot:

Small, colorful, and eternally happy creatures, the Trolls have only one thing to worry about, avoid being eaten by the mean, monstrous creatures, Bergens. The Bergens can only be happy by consuming Trolls. When some Trolls are captured by the Bergens, it is up to Princess Poppy and the pessimistic Troll Branch to recuse their friends. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Musical, Family
Planet 51 (2009)
Planet 51
TV-PG
Plot:

Astronaut Charles ‘Chuck’ Baker lands on Planet 51; assuming to be the first living being to reach there, he is shocked to see its little green inhabitants. Scared of alien invasion, the green people take Chuck to be an invader. While trying to save himself, he meets Lem who realizes that Chuck is not a threat, and helps him reach his spacecraft.

 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, Marcos Martínez
Genres:
Animation, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2
PG
Plot:

Ralph and Vanellope discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, which leads them into a new adventure in the uncharted land of the internet.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Rich Moore, Phil Johnston
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family

TV Shows and Videos

Night and the Doctor (2011)
Night and the Doctor
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Senior
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Fable II (2008)
Fable II
M
As:
Cast
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Ron Glass, Julia Sawalha, Oliver Cotton
Gavin & Stacey (2007)
Gavin & Stacey
TV-14
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Smithy
Director:
Christine Gernon
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Pam Ferris, Rob Brydon, Alison Steadman, Mathew Horne, Ruth Jones, Joanna Page
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Comedy Performance
Stella (2012)
Stella
As:
Cast
Director:
Sandy Johnson, Juliet May, Minkie Spiro, Simon Delaney, Susan Tully
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Karen Paullada, Ruth Jones, Justin Davies, Craig Gallivan
The Wrong Mans (2013)
The Wrong Mans
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Phil
Director:
Jim Field Smith
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Mathew Baynton, Tom Basden, Sarah Solemani
Teachers (2001)
Teachers
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Lydon, Iain B. MacDonald, Reza Moradi, Sallie Aprahamian, Jonathan Fox Bassett
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Andrew Lincoln, Gillian Bevan, Adrian Bower, Ellen Thomas, Ursula Holden Gill
Boyz Unlimited (1999)
Boyz Unlimited
As:
Cast
Role:
Gareth Jones
Director:
Liddy Oldroyd
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Frank Harper, Adam Sinclair, Lee Williams, Billy Worth
Fat Friends (2000)
Fat Friends
As:
Cast
Role:
Jamie Rymer
Director:
David Wheatley, Tania Díez, Lance Kneeshaw, John Anderson, Audrey Cooke
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alison Steadman, Ruth Jones, Janet Dibley, Gaynor Faye
Renford Rejects (1998)
Renford Rejects
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob MacGillivray, Steven Bawol, Joy Perino, Barry Stone
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family, Sport
Star Cast:
Lucy Punch, Martin Delaney, Matthew Leitch, Roger Davies, Holly Davidson
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot: Deleted Scenes (2014)
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot: Deleted Scenes
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Genres:
Family, Short
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench, Jimmy Akingbola, Geoffrey McGivern
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Dalziel and Pascoe
As:
Cast
Director:
David Wheatley, Warren Clarke, Suri Krishnamma, Lawrence Gordon Clark, Richard Signy
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Douglas Henshall, Phyllis Logan, Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle
Out of Tune (1996)
Out of Tune
As:
Cast
Director:
Dominic MacDonald
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Downie, Jotham Annan, John Labanowski, Jane Danson
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
The Late Late Show with James Corden
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Director:
Paul Briganti, Tim Mancinelli, Matt Powers, Glenn Clements
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Jennifer Hudson, Reggie Watts
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program
Carpool Karaoke (2017)
Carpool Karaoke
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself / ...
Director:
Ben Green
Genres:
Reality-TV, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series
James Corden: May I Have Your Attention, Please? (2011)
James Corden: May I Have Your Attention, Please?
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ben Winston
Genres:
Biography, Short
Star Cast:
Jonathan Kogan, Liz Kogan
Hollyoaks (1995)
Hollyoaks
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeremy Summers, Alan Grint, Laurence Moody, Roger Tucker, Bill Gilmour
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gemma Atkinson, Kieron Richardson, Nick Pickard, Ashley Taylor Dawson
Beast Hunters (2010)
Beast Hunters
As:
Cast
Role:
Huggle
Director:
Ryan Andrews
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jaime Winstone, Louis Waymouth
Horne & Corden (2009)
Horne & Corden
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters / ...
Director:
Dave Skinner, Kathy Burke
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Mathew Baynton, Nick Mohammed, Mathew Horne, Kellie Bright

James Corden Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The 70th Annual Tony Awards Outstanding Special Class Program 2017
The Late Late Show Primetime Carpool Karaoke Special Outstanding Variety Special 2017
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special Outstanding Variety Special 2016
The Late Late Show with James Corden Outstanding Interactive Program 2016
Carpool Karaoke Outstanding Short Form Variety Series 2020
Carpool Karaoke Outstanding Short Form Variety Series 2019
Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) 2019
James Corden's Next James Corden Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series 2018
James Corden's Next James Corden Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series 2018
Carpool Karaoke Outstanding Short Form Variety Series 2018
BAFTA Awards
Gavin & Stacey Best Comedy Performance 2008