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List of John Oliver Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Love Guru (2008)
9
15
The Love Guru
PG-13
9
15

The Love Guru is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of an American who has been brought up by gurus in India, as he tries to become the world’s top love guru, after he returns to the US. His first challenge is to help a professional hockey player who is going through romantic troubles, as his wife left him for a rival athlete. 

Directed By:
Marco Schnabel
2. John Oliver: Terrifying Times (2008)
9
3
John Oliver: Terrifying Times
TV-14
9
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Andy Zaltzman
Directed By:
Troy Miller
3. Decline of the American Empire (2012)
5
4
Decline of the American Empire
5
4
Role:
Himself - Host
Starring:
Marc Maron, Mark Critch, Greg Proops, Alonzo Bodden

TV Shows

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
25
3
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
TV-MA
25
3
Role:
Himself - Host (120 episodes, 2014-2018)
Directed By:
Joe Perota, Jim Hoskinson, Christopher Werner, Bruce Leddy, Frank Prinzi
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding In
Green Wing
10
2
Green Wing
10
2
Starring:
Stephen Merchant, Kevin Eldon, Michelle Gomez, Tamsin Greig
Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner
8
2
Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner
TV-14
8
2
Role:
Himself (2 episodes, 2017)
Starring:
Stephen Colbert, Olivia Wilde, Caroll Spinney, Billy Eichner
The Detour
8
2
The Detour
TV-MA
8
2
Starring:
James Cromwell, Max Casella, Samantha Bee, Jann Arden
Smack the Pony
7
2
Smack the Pony
7
2
Starring:
Miranda Hart, Amanda Holden, Peter Serafinowicz, Orlando Bloom, Fiona Allen, Sally Phillips, Doon Mackichan
Directed By:
Tristram Shapeero, Dominic Brigstocke, Roberto Bangura, Victoria Pile, Steve Connelly
The Late Edition
7
2
The Late Edition
7
2
Starring:
Marcus Brigstocke, Steve Furst, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Will Smith, Andre Vincent
New York Stand-Up Show
5
3
New York Stand-Up Show
TV-14
5
3
Role:
Himself - Host (22 episodes, 2010-2013)
Starring:
Nick Kroll, Maria Bamford, Hannibal Buress, Hari Kondabolu
Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas
5
3
Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas
TV-MA
5
3
Starring:
Wyatt Cenac
My Hero
5
3
My Hero
5
3
Starring:
Hugh Dennis, Philip Whitchurch, Geraldine McNulty, Emily Joyce
Gash
4
3
Gash
4
3
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Starring:
Armando Iannucci, Peter Corey, Olivia Colman, Dan Clark

Narrator/Dubbing

The Lion King (2019)
15
7
The Lion King
U
15
7

Lion King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi rule over a huge forest in Africa. Their pride is their son, the lion cub Simba, whom they prepare to be the next king. However, Scar, Mufasa’s younger brother, schemes against Mufasa, and gets him killed. He makes Simba think that he is responsible for his father’s death, and Simba flees the kingdom. However, years later, he meets Nala, his childhood friend, who encourages him to return to his kingdom to avenge his father’s death and take what’s rightfully his.

Role:
Zazu (voice)
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover

Animation Movies

Rick and Morty
34
3
Rick and Morty
TV-14
34
3
Starring:
Gillian Jacobs, Patton Oswalt, Alfred Molina, Tom Kenny, Jemaine Clement, Dana Carvey, Danny Trejo
Directed By:
Pete Michels, Dominic Polcino, Anthony Chun, Wesley Archer, John Rice
Gravity Falls
15
2
Gravity Falls
TV-Y7
15
2
Starring:
Jason Ritter, Jim Cummings, Louis C.K., Corey Burton, Chris Parnell, Kyle MacLachlan, Jennifer Coolidge
Directed By:
Aaron Springer, John Aoshima, Stephen Sandoval, Joe Pitt, Matt Braly
The Simpsons
28
4
The Simpsons
TV-14
28
4
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Gary Coleman, Will Arnett, Anne Hathaway, Michael Cera, Fred Armisen, Alec Baldwin
Directed By:
Bob's Burgers
12
3
Bob's Burgers
TV-PG
12
3
Starring:
Adam Driver, Linda Lavin, Stephanie Beatriz, Cloris Leachman, Wanda Sykes, Kumail Nanjiani, Rhys Darby
Directed By:
Bernard Derriman, Tyree Dillihay, Jennifer Coyle, Chris Song, Boo Hwan Lim
Robot Chicken
9
3
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
9
3
Starring:
Zac Efron, Zachary Levi, Tom Hiddleston, Sarah Wayne Callies, Brenda Song, Kristin Kreuk, Jared Harris
Directed By:
Danger Mouse
7
3
Danger Mouse
7
3
Starring:
Stephen Fry, Lena Headey, Brian Blessed, Miranda Richardson, Richard Ayoade, Alexander Armstrong, Kevin Eldon
Directed By:
Robert Cullen
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja
5
3
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja
TV-Y7
5
3
Starring:
Jennifer Tilly, Laura Marano, Patrick Warburton, Elaine Stritch, Robert Englund, Sarah Hyland, Megan Mullally
Directed By:
Chuck Austen, Mike Milo, Russell Calabrese, Shaun Cashman, Stephanie Arnett
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow (2013)
5
3
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow
G
5
3
Role:
Vanity Smurf (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, Jack Angel, Gary Basaraba
Directed By:
Stephan Franck
Wonder Park (2019)
5
3
Wonder Park
PG
5
3
Role:
Steve (voice)
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Matthew Broderick, Ken Jeong, Jennifer Garner, Kenan Thompson, Mila Kunis
The Smurfs (2011)
6
5
The Smurfs
TV-PG
6
5

Gargamel, the wicked wizard drives the little blue people, the Smurfs, out of their enchanted village, after which they land in the Central Park of New York City. They meet Patrick Winslow whom they follow to his home. The lost Smurfs need help to get away from human-world and reach their village before Gargamel captures them to snatch their potent, youth-providing essence. 

Role:
Vanity (voice)
Starring:
George Lopez, Joan Rivers, Skai Jackson, Jeff Foxworthy, Neil Patrick Harris, Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen
Directed By:
Raja Gosnell
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
5
4
The Smurfs 2
PG
5
4

Wicked wizard Gargamel, who is after the magical Smurf-essence, creates Smurf-like Naughties, to seize the essence. When he learns that only Smurfette knows the secret spell to turn the Naughties into genuine Smurfs who can get him the essence, Gargamel kidnaps and takes her to Paris. Now the Smurfs, with the help of their human friends, must rescue her from the sorcerer.

Role:
Vanity Smurf (voice)
Starring:
Brendan Gleeson, Mario Lopez, Jimmy Kimmel, Christina Ricci, Alan Cumming, Jeff Foxworthy, Hank Azaria
Directed By:
Raja Gosnell

Special Appearance/Cameo

Moves: The Rise and Rise of the New Pornographers (2011)
10
5
Moves: The Rise and Rise of the New Pornographers
10
5
Role:
Protest Leader (uncredited)
Starring:
Bill Hader, Paul Rudd, Donald Glover, Todd Barry, Wyatt Cenac, Kevin Corrigan, Esther Crow
Directed By:
Tom Scharpling

John Oliver Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Variety Talk Series 2020
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series 2020
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series 2017
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Variety Talk Series 2017
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Interactive Program 2017
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series 2016
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Variety Talk Series 2016
The Daily Show Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series 2012
The Daily Show Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series 2011
The Daily Show Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series 2009
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series 2018
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Variety Talk Series 2018
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Interactive Program 2018
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Interactive Program 2015
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Variety Talk Series 2019
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series 2019
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word Album (includes poetry, audio books & story telling) 2011