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List of James Corden Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. All or Nothing (2002)
10
4
All or Nothing
R
10
4
Starring:
Timothy Spall, Alison Garland, Jean Ainslie, Badi Uzzaman
Directed By:
Mike Leigh
2. Begin Again (2013)
41
16
Begin Again
R
41
16

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.

Role:
Steve
Directed By:
John Carney
3. The Last Hangman (2005)
9
4
The Last Hangman
R
9
4
Role:
Kirky
Starring:
Ann Bell, Cavan Clerkin, Simon Armstrong, Nicholas Blane
Directed By:
Adrian Shergold
4. TwentyFourSeven (1997)
7
4
TwentyFourSeven
R
7
4

As a youth, Alan manages to avoid getting drawn into a violent gang life by taking out his aggression at a boxing club. Years later, when crime and drugs threaten to lure a new generation of youngsters into a downward spiral, he decides to reopen a gym, and train the youngsters for a public boxing match.

Starring:
Bob Hoskins, Annette Badland, Danny Nussbaum, Toby
Directed By:
Shane Meadows
5. The History Boys (2006)
11
6
The History Boys
R
11
6

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.

Role:
Timms
Starring:
Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Samuel Anderson
Directed By:
Nicholas Hytner
6. One Chance (2013)
10
5
One Chance
PG-13
10
5

This biographical musical comedy drama film revolves around Paul Potts, a timid shop assistant, who surpasses the expectations of the people who know him, and becomes the winner of the first series of the TV reality show  ‘Britain’s Got Talent’.  

Role:
Paul
Starring:
Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney, Alexandra Roach
Directed By:
David Frankel
7. Heartlands (2002)
7
4
Heartlands
PG-13
7
4
Starring:
Michael Sheen, Ruth Jones, Celia Imrie, Jim Carter, Mark Addy
Directed By:
Damien O'Donnell
8. The Lady in the Van (2015)
12
7
The Lady in the Van
PG-13
12
7

Based on the memoir of playwright Alan Bennett, it revolves around an eccentric, homeless Miss Mary Shepherd. Initially indifferent to her, Bennett later befriends the elderly lady, allowing her to park her van temporarily in his driveway, but she continues living there for 15 years. He learns that the gifted lady was a former student of pianist Alfred Cortot, and had played at ‘The Proms.’ 

Starring:
Maggie Smith, Alan Bennett, Jim Broadbent, Alex Jennings, Clare Hammond
Directed By:
Nicholas Hytner
10. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
19
12
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R
19
12

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. 

Directed By:
Robert B. Weide
11. Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008)
6
4
Telstar: The Joe Meek Story
R
6
4
Role:
Clem Cattini
Starring:
Pam Ferris, Jimmy Carr, Kevin Spacey, Con O'Neill, JJ Feild
Directed By:
Nick Moran
12. Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)
7
4
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?
R
7
4
Starring:
Charlie Hunnam, Stephen Fry, Tom Courtenay, Michael Legge
Directed By:
Peter Hewitt
13. Trolls 2: World Tour (2020)
9
7
Trolls 2: World Tour
U
9
7

The Queen of the Hard Rock Trolls tries to take over the Troll kingdoms, and destroy all other genres of music. But Queen Poppy and her friends try to stop her.

Role:
Biggie
Starring:
Anna Kendrick
14. Kill Your Friends (2015)
7
6
Kill Your Friends
7
6

Steven is an A&R scout who is ambitious but addicted to drugs. He has been trying to find new talent for a long time, but without any luck. Eventually, he is forced to resort to extreme measures.

Role:
Roger Waters
Starring:
Nicholas Hoult, Craig Roberts, Georgia King, Jim Piddock
Directed By:
Owen Harris
15. The Prom (2020)
10
8
The Prom
13
10
8

A group of Broadway stars shake up a small town in Indiana, as they show their support to a lesbian high school girl, who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom.

Role:
Barry Glickman
Starring:
Kerry Washington, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep
16. The Three Musketeers (2011)
23
18
The Three Musketeers
PG-13
23
18

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.

Starring:
Milla Jovovich, Orlando Bloom, Christoph Waltz, Logan Lerman, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger, Luke Evans
Directed By:
Paul W.S. Anderson
17. Lesbian Vampire Killers (2009)
7
7
Lesbian Vampire Killers
R
7
7

Jimmy and Fletch are two friends living in London, who are dealing with personal and professional problems. In order to escape their woes, they decide to hike to a remote village that they find on an old map. They eventually arrive at their destination, only to learn that a curse is haunting the place. Every female child turns into a lesbian vampire after turning eighteen.

Starring:
Silvia Colloca, MyAnna Buring, Mathew Horne, Margarita Hall, Sianad Gregory
Directed By:
Phil Claydon
18. Gulliver's Travels (2010)
13
15
Gulliver's Travels
PG
13
15

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. 

Starring:
Jack Black, Billy Connolly, Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Amanda Peet
Directed By:
Rob Letterman
19. National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage (2013)
11
3
National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage
11
3
Starring:
Ralph Fiennes, Alan Bennett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Roger Allam, Jonathan Bailey, Simon Russell Beale
20. National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors (2011)
10
3
National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors
10
3
Role:
Francis Henshall
Starring:
David Benson, Oliver Chris, Polly Conway, Jolyon Dixon
21. Gavin & Stacey: 12 Days of Christmas (2008)
7
4
Gavin & Stacey: 12 Days of Christmas
7
4
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Rob Brydon, Joanna Page, Ruth Jones, Mark Reeds
Directed By:
Dave Lambert
22. Where Have I Been All Your Life? (2007)
7
4
Where Have I Been All Your Life?
7
4
Role:
Liam
Starring:
Imelda Staunton, Katy Wix, James Cosmo, Perry Benson
Directed By:
Jim Field Smith
23. The One Ronnie (2010)
6
4
The One Ronnie
6
4
Role:
Glam Rocker / Party Guest
Starring:
Miranda Hart, Ronnie Corbett, Matt Lucas, Charlotte Church, Harry Enfield, Rob Brydon, David Walliams
Directed By:
Geoff Posner
24. Cruise of the Gods (2002)
6
4
Cruise of the Gods
6
4
Role:
Russell
Starring:
Russell Brand, Steve Coogan, David Walliams, Rob Brydon, Helen Coker
Directed By:
Declan Lowney
25. That Night (2013)
6
4
That Night
6
4
Role:
Boy
Starring:
Alexandra Roach
Directed By:
Chris Foggin
26. The BRITs Backstage 2012 (2012)
2
4
The BRITs Backstage 2012
2
4
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Leigh Francis, Laura Whitmore, Blur, Rizzle Kicks
Directed By:
John L. Spencer
27. The BRITs Red Carpet 2012 (2012)
2
4
The BRITs Red Carpet 2012
2
4
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Leigh Francis, Fearne Cotton, Laura Whitmore, Alison Hinds
28. Heroes and Villains (2006)
1
4
Heroes and Villains
1
4
Role:
Sam
Starring:
Jenna Haze, Jenny Agutter, Brendan Patricks, David Raymond, Richard Sumitro
Directed By:
Selwyn Roberts

TV Shows

Doctor Who
89
15
Doctor Who
TV-PG
89
15
Starring:
Talulah Riley, Felicity Jones, David Tennant, Justin Chatwin, Greg Davies, Tamzin Outhwaite, Peter Serafinowicz
Directed By:
Graeme Harper, Euros Lyn, Douglas Mackinnon, James Strong, Rachel Talalay
Night and the Doctor
9
2
Night and the Doctor
9
2
Role:
 Craig Owens (uncredited) 1 episode, 2011
Starring:
Alex Kingston, Karen Gillan, Matt Smith
Directed By:
Richard Senior
Gavin & Stacey
16
4
Gavin & Stacey
TV-14
16
4
Role:
Smithy
Starring:
Pam Ferris, Matt Lucas, Rob Brydon, Joanna Page, Ruth Jones, Alison Steadman, Mathew Horne
Directed By:
Christine Gernon
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Comedy Performance
Stella
9
2
Stella
9
2
Starring:
Owen Teale, Matt Lucas, Ruth Jones, Karen Paullada, Justin Davies, Craig Gallivan
Directed By:
Sandy Johnson, Juliet May, Minkie Spiro, Simon Delaney, Susan Tully
Teachers
9
3
Teachers
9
3
Starring:
Andrew Lincoln, Jonas Armstrong, Gillian Bevan, Adrian Bower, Ellen Thomas, Ursula Holden Gill
Directed By:
Peter Lydon, Iain B. MacDonald, Reza Moradi, Sallie Aprahamian, Jonathan Fox Bassett
Little Britain
16
5
Little Britain
TV-MA
16
5
Starring:
Indira Varma, Peter Kay, Iddo Goldberg, Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, David Walliams, Matt Lucas
Directed By:
The Wrong Mans
10
3
The Wrong Mans
10
3
Role:
Phil
Starring:
Dawn French, Mathew Baynton, Tom Basden, Sarah Solemani
Directed By:
Jim Field Smith
Boyz Unlimited
8
2
Boyz Unlimited
8
2
Role:
Gareth Jones
Starring:
Frank Harper, Adam Sinclair, Lee Williams, Billy Worth
Directed By:
Liddy Oldroyd
Renford Rejects
8
2
Renford Rejects
8
2
Starring:
Alexei Sayle, Lucy Punch, Martin Delaney, Matthew Leitch, Roger Davies, Holly Davidson
Directed By:
Rob MacGillivray, Steven Bawol, Joy Perino, Barry Stone
Fat Friends
8
3
Fat Friends
8
3
Role:
Jamie Rymer
Starring:
Meera Syal, Ruth Jones, Alison Steadman, Janet Dibley, Gaynor Faye
Directed By:
David Wheatley, Tania Díez, Lance Kneeshaw, John Anderson, Audrey Cooke
Dalziel and Pascoe
8
3
Dalziel and Pascoe
8
3
Starring:
Phyllis Logan, Douglas Henshall, Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle
Directed By:
David Wheatley, Warren Clarke, Suri Krishnamma, Lawrence Gordon Clark, Richard Signy
Out of Tune
7
3
Out of Tune
7
3
Starring:
Tim Downie, Jotham Annan, John Labanowski, Jane Danson
Directed By:
Dominic MacDonald
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story
7
4
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story
7
4
Starring:
Mia Sara, Daryl Hannah, Jon Voight, Richard Attenborough, Matthew Modine, Vanessa Redgrave
Directed By:
Brian Henson
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot: Deleted Scenes (2014)
6
3
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot: Deleted Scenes
6
3
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench, Jimmy Akingbola, Geoffrey McGivern
The Late Late Show with James Corden
7
5
The Late Late Show with James Corden
7
5
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Starring:
Jennifer Hudson, Reggie Watts, Reggie Watts
Directed By:
Paul Briganti, Tim Mancinelli, Matt Powers, Glenn Clements
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program
Carpool Karaoke
4
3
Carpool Karaoke
4
3
Role:
Himself / ...
Starring:
John Legend
Directed By:
Ben Green
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series
Us & Them
4
3
Us & Them
4
3
Starring:
Jason Ritter, Jane Kaczmarek, Alexis Bledel, Kerri Kenney, Ashlie Atkinson, Dustin Ybarra
Directed By:
Michael Patrick Jann
Beast Hunters
4
3
Beast Hunters
4
3
Role:
Huggle
Starring:
Jaime Winstone, Louis Waymouth
Directed By:
Ryan Andrews
Hollyoaks
4
4
Hollyoaks
TV-PG
4
4
Starring:
Colin Baker, Gemma Atkinson, Kieron Richardson, Nick Pickard, Ashley Taylor Dawson
Directed By:
Jeremy Summers, Alan Grint, Laurence Moody, Roger Tucker, Bill Gilmour
James Corden: May I Have Your Attention, Please? (2011)
2
3
James Corden: May I Have Your Attention, Please?
2
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jonathan Kogan, Liz Kogan
Directed By:
Ben Winston
Horne & Corden
1
3
Horne & Corden
1
3
Role:
Various Characters / ...
Starring:
Rob Brydon, Mathew Baynton, Nick Mohammed, Mathew Horne, Kellie Bright
Directed By:
Dave Skinner, Kathy Burke

Narrator/Dubbing

Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015)
7
3
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
7
3
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Salo Gardner, Richard Cordery
Directed By:
Dearbhla Walsh
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot: Deleted Scenes (2014)
6
3
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot: Deleted Scenes
6
3
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench, Jimmy Akingbola, Geoffrey McGivern
Into the Woods (2014)
20
14
Into the Woods
PG
20
14

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.  

Role:
Baker / Narrator
Starring:
Johnny Depp, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt, Christine Baranski, Meryl Streep, Lucy Punch, Anna Kendrick
Directed By:
Rob Marshall
Superintelligence (2020)
5
4
Superintelligence
PG
5
4
Role:
Voice of Superintelligence / James Corden
Starring:
Jean Smart, Bobby Cannavale, Melissa McCarthy

Animation Movies

The Gruffalo (2009)
9
3
The Gruffalo
9
3
Role:
Mouse (voice)
Starring:
Helena Bonham Carter, John Hurt, Rob Brydon, Tom Wilkinson, Rob Brydon
Directed By:
Max Lang, Jakob Schuh
Little Charley Bear
8
3
Little Charley Bear
8
3
Role:
 Narrator 22 episodes, 2011
Directed By:
Mark Woollard
The Gruffalo's Child (2011)
8
3
The Gruffalo's Child
8
3
Role:
Mouse (voice)
Starring:
Helena Bonham Carter, John Hurt, Rob Brydon, Robbie Coltrane, Shirley Henderson
Directed By:
Uwe Heidschötter, Johannes Weiland
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)
25
11
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2
PG
25
11

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.  

Starring:
Gal Gadot, Dianna Agron, Taraji P. Henson, Jane Lynch, Tim Allen, Vin Diesel, Sarah Silverman
Directed By:
Rich Moore, Phil Johnston
Teen Titans GO! To the Movies (2018)
9
4
Teen Titans GO! To the Movies
PG
9
4

In order to set his evil plans of world domination in motion, Slade turns the members of a group of superheroes against each other, with the help of a mind-controlling device.

Role:
Balloon Man (voice)
Starring:
Kristen Bell, Tara Strong, Nicolas Cage, Will Arnett
Smallfoot (2018)
11
5
Smallfoot
U
11
5

Smallfoot is an animated adventure comedy film which revolves around Migo, a friendly yeti, living in the Himalayas, who believes that humans exist. He tells the people of his village about this, after witnessing a plane crash, but he has no proof. Due to this, he is eventually banished from his home. Therefore, he decides to embark on a mission to prove his claim, and earn the respect of his fellow yetis.                    

Role:
Percy
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Yara Shahidi, Channing Tatum, Gina Rodriguez
Peter Rabbit (2018)
11
6
Peter Rabbit
PG
11
6

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.

Role:
Peter Rabbit (voice)
Starring:
Margot Robbie, Sam Neill, Rose Byrne, Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki
Directed By:
Will Gluck
Trolls (2016)
14
8
Trolls
PG
14
8

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. 

Role:
Biggie (voice)
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Kunal Nayyar, Zooey Deschanel, John Cleese, Rhys Darby, Anna Kendrick, Christine Baranski
Directed By:
Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021)
7
4
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
7
7
4

Peter Rabbit decides to run away from his human family upon learning that he is going to be portrayed negatively in their book. His life soon takes a turn when he meets an older rabbit.  

Role:
Peter Rabbit
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Rose Byrne, Elizabeth Debicki
Planet 51 (2009)
11
7
Planet 51
TV-PG
11
7

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.

 

Role:
Soldier Vernkot (voice)
Starring:
Gary Oldman, Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, John Cleese, Seann William Scott
Directed By:
Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, Marcos Martínez
Konferenz der Tiere (2010)
4
4
Konferenz der Tiere
PG
4
4
Role:
Billy (voice)
Starring:
Andy Serkis, Dawn French, Joanna Lumley, Vanessa Redgrave, Stephen Fry
Directed By:
Reinhard Klooss, Holger Tappe
Norm of the North (2016)
2
4
Norm of the North
PG
2
4

Norm of the North is an animated adventure comedy film which tells the story of Norm, a polar bear, who travel with three of his friends to New York City, in order to confront a wealthy real estate developer, Mr Greene, who is planning to install houses in the Arctic.

Starring:
Rob Schneider, Ken Jeong, Gabriel Iglesias, Zachary Gordon, Bill Nighy, Heather Graham, Colm Meaney
Directed By:
Trevor Wall
The Emoji Movie (2017)
5
10
The Emoji Movie
PG
5
10

The Emoji Movie is a comedy-drama film, which tells the story of Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, who lives in a teenager’s smartphone. He wants to become a normal emoji likes his parents, and therefore he sets out on a journey. 

Role:
Hi-5 (voice)
Starring:
Jake T. Austin, Steven Alexander Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Patrick Stewart, Christina Aguilera
Directed By:
Tony Leondis

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