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List of Hugh Laurie Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
14
3
Sense and Sensibility
PG
14
3

Based on Jane Austen’s epic novel of the same name, Sense and Sensibility narrates the story of Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters. After the demise of Mr. Dashwood, she has to leave the house to her stepson and begin a new life with her daughters in a small cottage. All ends well when her two daughters, Elinor, who symbolizes sense, and Maranne, who represents sensibility, find true love. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter
2. Blackadder Back & Forth (1999)
11
2
Blackadder Back & Forth
11
2

Blackadder: Back and Forth is a science fiction short film which revolves around Lord Edmund Blackadder who develops a time machine using plans drawn by Leonardo da Vinci. Along with his servant who is a simpleton, he embarks on an adventure to the past, and meets several important historical figures.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Viscount George Bufton-Tufton / Georgius
Director:
Paul Weiland
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi, History
Star Cast:
3. Mr. Pip (2012)
14
3
Mr. Pip
PG-13
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Watts
Director:
Andrew Adamson
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Kerry Fox, Eka Darville, Xzannjah Matsi, Healesville Joel
6. Street Kings (2008)
10
4
Street Kings
R
10
4

Tom Ludlow, a disillusioned undercover LAPD vice detective known for his unconventional and violent ways, is confronted by his former partner Terrence Washington following a shootout at a gangster hideout. After Washington is found dead in his presence, Ludlow must clear his name in a personal mission under the watchful eyes of Internal Affairs captain James Biggs.

As:
Cast
Role:
Captain James Biggs
Director:
David Ayer
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
7. Tomorrowland (2015)
13
3
Tomorrowland
PG
13
3

Casey Newton, an optimistic genius who dreams of going to space, finds a mysterious 'T' pin that briefly transports her to the futuristic city, Tomorrowland. Soon, she finds herself in the house of reclusive inventor Frank Walker, who believes that the world is doomed, and convinces him to take her to Tomorrowland to prevent the impending apocalypse.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nix
Director:
Brad Bird
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Action, Sci-Fi, Family
Star Cast:
8. The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
10
4
The Man in the Iron Mask
PG-13
10
4

Athos, Porthos, and Aramis are retired while their old friend D'Artagnan has continued to serve as a captain of the Musketeers under the treacherous and corrupt King Louis XIV. When Athos’ son is killed by Louis, he reunites with his friends to take Louis down and put his twin brother Prince Philippe on the throne. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Randall Wallace
Genres:
Adventure, Action
10. Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
11
3
Flight of the Phoenix
PG-13
11
3

After a devastating plane crash, a group of survivors stranded in a Mongolian desert, has no other option but to work together in building a new plane. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Moore
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Drama, Action
12. Stuart Little (1999)
10
3
Stuart Little
PG
10
3

Stuart Little is an animated family film where the 'Little' family adopts a young mouse who speaks and acts like a teenage boy, but their housecat, Snowbell, tries to get rid of him. Drama and adventure ensue as Stuart is taken away by imposters posing as his real parents and he tries to make his way back to the Littles.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Little
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
14. 101 Dalmatians (1996)
11
2
101 Dalmatians
G
11
2

The live action adaptation of the beloved animated classic, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, finds the villainous Cruella De Vil, wanting to turn 101 Dalmatians into a fur coat by killing and skinning them. It’s up to the dogs Pongo and Perdy to rescue not only their children but the remaining stolen Dalmatians. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jasper
Director:
Stephen Herek
Genres:
Family, Crime, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Daniels, Glenn Close, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright
15. The Borrowers (1997)
8
2
The Borrowers
PG
8
2

A family finds itself in trouble as a real estate developer is planning to destroy their home in order to build a complex. However, they are unaware of the fact that a group of four-inch people live inside the walls of their house. They promise to help them save the house anyhow.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie, Mark Williams, Flora Newbigin
17. Spice World (1997)
5
2
Spice World
PG
5
2

This musical comedy film revolves around the world famous pop group, The Spice Girls, who tour around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus, having various kinds of adventures as well as performing for their fans.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Spiers
Genres:
Music, Family, Comedy
19. Hugh Laurie: Live On The Queen Mary (2013)
14
3
Hugh Laurie: Live On The Queen Mary
14
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Lead Vocals / Presenter
Director:
Bruce Green
Star Cast:
Bottom Band The Copper, Jean McClean, Gaby Moreno
20. A Pin for the Butterfly (1994)
12
2
A Pin for the Butterfly
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Uncle
Director:
Susan Kodicek
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alex Kingston, Ian Bannen, Joan Plowright, Imogen Stubbs
21. The Piano Tuner (2001)
10
2
The Piano Tuner
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles
Director:
Jill Robertson
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Helena Michell, Steve Furst
22. The Big Empty (2005)
10
2
The Big Empty
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Newton Thomas Sigel, Lisa Chang
Genres:
Fantasy, Short, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Selma Blair, Elias Koteas, Richard Kind, Richmond Arquette, Gabriel Mann
23. Keep Off the Grass (1983)
10
2
Keep Off the Grass
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Weiland
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Dave King, Patricia Routledge, Steven Woodcock, Arnold Locke
24. Strapless (1989)
8
3
Strapless
R
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
David Hare
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael Gough, Blair Brown, Bruno Ganz, Alan Howard
25. Girl from Rio (2001)
11
2
Girl from Rio
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raymond
Director:
Christopher Monger
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Patrick Barlow, Lia Williams, Santiago Segura, Vanessa Nunes

TV Movie(s)

1. Cambridge Footlights Revue (1982)
14
2
Cambridge Footlights Revue
14
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters
Director:
John Kilby
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Tony Slattery, Paul Shearer
3. Blackadder: The Cavalier Years (1988)
12
2
Blackadder: The Cavalier Years
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mandie Fletcher
Genres:
History, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Rowan Atkinson, Warren Clarke, Harry Enfield, Tony Robinson
4. The Crystal Cube (1983)
14
3
The Crystal Cube
14
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Max Belhaven / Various Roles
Director:
John Kilby
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane, Fanny Carby
5. House: Swan Song (2012)
18
2
House: Swan Song
TV-14
18
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Matthew Fife
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Jesse Spencer, Jennifer Morrison, Robert Sean Leonard, Omar Epps
6. Hysteria! Hysteria! Hysteria! (1988)
11
2
Hysteria! Hysteria! Hysteria!
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Stephen Fry, Ruby Wax, Harry Enfield
7. Mrs. Capper's Birthday (1985)
10
2
Mrs. Capper's Birthday
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Ockrent
Star Cast:
Avis Bunnage, John Bird, Denyse Alexander, Mark Boyton
8. Up Line (1987)
10
2
Up Line
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Spiers
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alexei Sayle, Clare Higgins, Paul Bown, Angela Bruce
9. The Place of Lions (1997)
10
2
The Place of Lions
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Harris
Director:
Audrey Cooke
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Miriam Margolyes, Guy Edwards, Seputla Sebogodi
10. Dragans of New York (2002)
10
2
Dragans of New York
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
James Hayman
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Liz Vassey
11. The Young Visiters (2003)
10
2
The Young Visiters
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Bernard Clark
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Alan Bennett, Geoffrey Palmer, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent
13. The Tale of Jack Frost (2004)
9
2
The Tale of Jack Frost
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Alastair Swinnerton, Neil Graham
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Gary Martin, JJ Bee
14. The Laughing Prisoner (1987)
9
2
The Laughing Prisoner
9
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Assistant
Director:
Chris Gabrin, Geoff Wonfor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Terence Alexander, Chris Difford, Jools Holland
15. Discovering the Real World of Harry Potter (2001)
9
3
Discovering the Real World of Harry Potter
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Shaun Trevisick
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
J.K. Rowling, Gavin Scott

Animation(s)

The Journal of Edwin Carp (2000)
The Journal of Edwin Carp
As:
Cast
Role:
Edwin Carp (voice)
Director:
Richard Bazley
Genres:
Animation, Short
The Legends of Treasure Island (1993)
The Legends of Treasure Island
As:
Cast
Director:
Dino Athanassiou, Simon Ward-Horner
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Dawn French, Robert Powell, Juliet Stevenson
Second Star to the Left (2001)
Second Star to the Left
As:
Cast
Role:
Archie (voice)
Director:
Graham Ralph
Genres:
Short, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Barbara Windsor, Tony Collingwood, Mark Williams, Henry Cherrytree
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Arthur Christmas
PG
Plot:

Santa’s clumsy son Arthur, learns that because of a technical glitch, a little girl's Christmas present has been misplaced. Therefore, he sets out on a mission to deliver the present before it is too late. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve (voice)
Director:
Barry Cook, Sarah Smith
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Comedy
The Adventures of Mole (1995)
The Adventures of Mole
As:
Cast
Role:
Toad (voice)
Director:
Martin Gates
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Richard Briers, Peter Davison, Paul Eddington, Imelda Staunton
Treasure Island (1997)
Treasure Island
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Squire Trelawney (voice)
Director:
Dino Athanassiou
Genres:
Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Robert Powell, Chris Barrie, Richard E. Grant
Dennis the Menace (1996)
Dennis the Menace
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Collingwood
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Brian Blessed, Richard Pearce, Kerry Shale, John Baddeley, Ève Karpf
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Monsters vs. Aliens
PG
Plot:

Far away in space, an unknown planet explodes sending a meteorite towards earth which strikes a bride just before her wedding ceremony. Her appearance changes, the authorities take charge of her and soon she finds herself in a secret facility with monsters of all shapes and sizes.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. (voice)
Director:
Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action
Lounge Act (2000)
Lounge Act
As:
Cast
Role:
(voice)
Director:
Gareth Love
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Ricky Tomlinson, Linda Bassett
B.O.B.'s Big Break (2009)
B.O.B.'s Big Break
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. (voice)
Director:
Robert Porter
Genres:
Animation, Short, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy, Action, Family
Star Cast:
Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland, Seth Rogen, Mike Mitchell
The Ugly Duckling (1997)
The Ugly Duckling
As:
Cast
Director:
Martin Gates, David Elvin
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Musical, Animation
Star Cast:
Peter Bayliss, Michael Bell, Imelda Staunton, Jon David Bush
The Adventures of Toad (1996)
The Adventures of Toad
As:
Cast
Role:
Toad (voice)
Director:
Martin Gates
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Richard Briers, Peter Davison, Paul Eddington, Imelda Staunton
Little Grey Rabbit (2000)
Little Grey Rabbit
As:
Cast
Role:
Hare (voice) (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Andrew Sachs, Pauline Collins
Santa's Last Christmas (1999)
Santa's Last Christmas
As:
Cast
Role:
Geoffrey the Seagull (voice)
Director:
Henri Heidsieck
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Alison Steadman
The Snow Queen (1995)
The Snow Queen
As:
Cast
Role:
Peeps (voice)
Director:
Martin Gates
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Rik Mayall, David Jason, Imelda Staunton
The Snow Queen's Revenge (1996)
The Snow Queen's Revenge
As:
Cast
Role:
Peeps (voice)
Director:
Martin Gates
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Tim Healy, Patrick Barlow, Imelda Staunton, Ellie Beaven
MechaNick (2003)
MechaNick
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (6 episodes, 2003)
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Tim Whitnall, Kate O'Sullivan
Valiant (2005)
Valiant
G
Plot:

During the time of the Second World War, a pigeon named Valiant wants to help the Allied Forces as they prepare for the D-Day invasion. Meanwhile, most of the carrier pigeons were being decimated by Von Talon, a German falcon. The Royal Homing Pigeon Corps decides to accept Valiant as part of their team, and sends him on a dangerous mission.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gutsy (voice)
Director:
Gary Chapman
Genres:
War, Adventure, Animation, Family, Comedy
Carnivale (2000)
Carnivale
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Cenzo (voice)
Director:
Deane Taylor
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Brody, David Antrobus, Amanda Ebbington
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Stuart Little 2
PG
Plot:

This adventure comedy film revolves around the mouse Stuart, who along with his friend Snowbell, search across the city for his new friend Margalo, a canary. In order to rescue his friend, Stuart must overcome several obstacles. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Little
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Family, Animation, Fantasy
Hop (2011)
Hop
PG
Plot:

Hop is an animated fantasy comedy film, which tells the story of a slacker Fred, who doesn’t take his life seriously. When he injures the Easter Bunny unintentionally, he is forced to take him in as a house guest. Both struggle to deal with the situation, and meanwhile, they also learn to grow up.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Hill
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Animation
Dominion (2000)
Dominion
As:
Cast
Role:
Freleng (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Tim McInnerny, Morwenna Banks
Stuart Little (2003)
Stuart Little
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
David Kaufman, Jeff Bennett, Quinton Flynn, Carlos Alazraqui
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild
G
As:
Cast
Director:
Audu Paden
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Wayne Brady, Tom Kenny, Michael J. Fox, Charlie Adler, Geena Davis

TV Shows and Videos

Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)
Blackadder Goes Forth
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Lieutenant The Honourable George Colthurst St. Barleigh (6 episodes, 1989)
Director:
Richard Boden
Genres:
Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Rowan Atkinson, Miranda Richardson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny
Who Sold You This, Then? (1975)
Who Sold You This, Then?
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Jenkins
Director:
Peter Robinson
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Jonathan Lynn
Annie Lennox: Walking on Broken Glass (1992)
Annie Lennox: Walking on Broken Glass
As:
Cast
Role:
Prince George
Director:
Sophie Muller
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
John Malkovich, Annie Lennox
Black Adder the Third (1987)
Black Adder the Third
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
The Prince Regent, their master (6 episodes, 1987)
Director:
Mandie Fletcher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Rowan Atkinson, Miranda Richardson, Tony Robinson, Helen Atkinson Wood
Jeeves and Wooster (1990)
Jeeves and Wooster
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Bertie Wooster (23 episodes, 1990-1993)
Director:
Simon Langton, Robert Young, Ferdinand Fairfax
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987)
A Bit of Fry and Laurie
TV-PG
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters (26 episodes, 1987-1995)
Director:
Kevin Bishop, Bob Spiers, Roger Ordish
Genres:
Comedy
The Night Manager (2016)
The Night Manager
TV-14
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Richard Roper (6 episodes, 2016)
Director:
Susanne Bier
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Noah Jupe, Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Debicki, Alistair Petrie
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Saturday Live (1986)
Saturday Live
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / ... (unknown episodes)
Director:
Paul Jackson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Elton
The New Statesman (1987)
The New Statesman
As:
Cast
Director:
Geoffrey Sax, Graeme Harper
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Serkis, Stephen Fry, Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan
LittleBigPlanet 3 (2014)
LittleBigPlanet 3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Serafinowicz, Stephen Fry, Tara Strong, Lewis Macleod, Robbie Stevens
Chance (2016)
Chance
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Eldon Chance / ... (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
LisaGay Hamilton, Ethan Suplee, Gretchen Mol, Marshall Allman
Fortysomething (2003)
Fortysomething
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Paul Slippery (6 episodes, 2003)
Director:
Hugh Laurie, Nic Phillips
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Capaldi, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock
Perspectives (2011)
Perspectives
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Director:
Christopher Bruce, Lucy McDowell
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Lenny Henry, David Suchet
Alfresco (1983)
Alfresco
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters / ... (13 episodes, 1983-1984)
Director:
Stuart Orme
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane, Ben Elton
There's Nothing to Worry About! (1982)
There's Nothing to Worry About!
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Actor / ... (3 episodes, 1982)
Director:
Stuart Orme
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Ben Elton, Siobhan Redmond
Filthy Rich & Catflap (1987)
Filthy Rich & Catflap
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Jackson, Ed Bye
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Michael Redfern
Look at the State We're In! (1995)
Look at the State We're In!
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Hugh Laurie, Robert Knights, Sean Hardie, Liddy Oldroyd
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dawn French, John Cleese, Chris Langham, Adrian Edmondson, Dicken Ashworth, Robert Hardy
Lost in the Snow (2002)
Lost in the Snow
As:
Cast
Role:
Teddy (voice)
Genres:
Family, Short
Star Cast:
Helen Baxendale
Girls on Top (1985)
Girls on Top
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Jackson, Ed Bye
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Alan Rickman, Jennifer Saunders, Ruby Wax, Tracey Ullman
Avenue 5 (2020)
Avenue 5
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Ryan Clark
Director:
Annie Griffin, Natalie Bailey, Peter Fellows
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Josh Gad, Rebecca Front, Suzy Nakamura, Zach Woods
The Lenny Henry Show (2004)
The Lenny Henry Show
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lenny Henry, Alison Steadman, Sheridan Smith, Daisy Haggard
Les Girls (1988)
Les Girls
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alexei Sayle, Debby Bishop, Janet McTeer, Sadie Frost
I'd Like a Word with You (1997)
I'd Like a Word with You
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Knights
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Jesse Birdsall, Paul Merton, Helen Baxendale
Preston Pig (2000)
Preston Pig
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Susan Sheridan, Neil McCaul, Nicky Croydon, Adam Godley

Hugh Laurie Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Night Manager Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television 2017
House M.D. Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama 2007
House M.D. Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama 2006
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite TV Doctor 2011
Winner Favorite TV Drama Actor 2011
Winner Favorite Male TV Star 2009