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List of Lenny Henry Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Beginning his third year of study at Hogwarts, Harry Potter learns that Sirius Black, dangerous murderer and supporter of the dark wizard Lord Voldemort, has escaped from Azkaban Prison. Presuming that he would target Harry, foul soulless creatures called dementors guard the gates of the school as new teacher Professor Lupin teaches him how to defend against dementors.

Directed By:
2. Mirrormask (2005)
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Mirrormask
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A fifteen year old girl is tasked with finding the MirrorMask, a charm which will awake the White Queen and restore the balance in order to save the kingdom.

Starring:
Stephen Fry, Rob Brydon, Dora Bryan, Stephanie Leonidas, Jason Barry
Directed By:
Dave McKean
3. Penelope (2006)
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Penelope
PG
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Penelope Wilhern, heiress of an aristocratic family, is born with a pig-nose owing to a family curse which can break only if she finds true love with ‘one of her own kind.’ Raised alone hidden in mansion, when her family fails to find right suitor she escapes in the outside world and discovers her true self. Will she succeed in breaking the curse?     

Starring:
Directed By:
Mark Palansky
5. Lenny Henry: Lenny Go Home (1991)
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Lenny Henry: Lenny Go Home
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Role:
Himself
Starring:
Eric Ball, Steve Ferrari, Megan Long, Heather Rogers
Directed By:
Tom Gutteridge
6. The Suicide Club (1988)
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The Suicide Club
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Role:
Cam
Starring:
Melissa Sue Anderson, Michael O'Donoghue, Mariel Hemingway, Robert Joy
Directed By:
James Bruce
7. Comic Relief (1988)
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Comic Relief
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Role:
Himself
Starring:
Rowan Atkinson, Griff Rhys Jones, Chris Barrie, Mark Arden

TV Movie(s)

1. Bernard and the Genie (1991)
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Bernard and the Genie
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Role:
Josephus the Genie
Starring:
Alan Cumming, Rowan Atkinson, John Gabriel, Denis Lill
Directed By:
Paul Weiland
2. Goodbye, Mr Steadman (2001)
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Goodbye, Mr Steadman
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Starring:
Lucy Punch, Patrick Barlow, Caroline Quentin, Robert Bathurst
Directed By:
Sandy Johnson
3. Shooting Stars: The Inside Story (2008)
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Shooting Stars: The Inside Story
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Role:
Himself
Starring:
Larry Hagman, Noel Fielding, Charlie Higson, Tim Healey
4. Now What (1995)
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Now What
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Starring:
Adam Brody, Fiona Allen, Don Gilet, Alan Marriott, Michalla Petersen
Directed By:
Chris Bould
5. In Dreams (1992)
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In Dreams
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Role:
Lenny / Michael Jackson / Prince
Starring:
Dawn French, Bill Paterson, Ram John Holder, Barry Norman
Directed By:
James Hendrie
6. Danny and the Human Zoo (2015)
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Danny and the Human Zoo
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Starring:
Evanna Lynch, Peter Bankole, Dayna Bateman, Mark Benton, Richard Boland
Directed By:
Destiny Ekaragha
7. The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything (1999)
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The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything
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Starring:
Brian Blessed, Spike Milligan, Ronnie Corbett, Hugh Laurie, Ronnie Barker, Amanda Holden, Harry Enfield
Directed By:
Paul Jackson, Dewi Humphreys, Matt Lipsey
8. Comic Relief (1991)
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Comic Relief
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Role:
Himself
Starring:
Rowan Atkinson, Chris Barrie, Griff Rhys Jones, Russ Abbot
Directed By:
Malcolm Dalton
9. Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes (1993)
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Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes
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Role:
Himself
Starring:
Phil Collins, Harry Enfield, Rowan Atkinson, Alan Cumming, Annette Crosbie
10. Comic Relief 2007: The Big One (2007)
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Comic Relief 2007: The Big One
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Role:
Himself - Host
Starring:
Paul O'Grady, Chris Evans, Fearne Cotton, Kate Thornton
Directed By:
Natalie Bailey
11. White Goods (1994)
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White Goods
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Role:
Charlie Collins
Starring:
Rachel Weisz, Ian McShane, Lesley Nightingale, Beverly Hills
Directed By:
Al Ashton, Robert Young
12. The Man (1999)
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The Man
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Role:
Dennis Jackson
Starring:
Adrian Edmondson, Morwenna Banks, Julian Wadham, Stephen Ash
Directed By:
Betsan Morris Evans
13. Comic Relief: Behind the Nose (1992)
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Comic Relief: Behind the Nose
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Role:
Himself / Scott Tracey
Starring:
Ben Elton, Griff Rhys Jones, Tony Robinson, Jonathan Ross
Directed By:
John Henderson

Animation(s)

Tinga Tinga Tales (2010)
Tinga Tinga Tales
Role:
Elephant (37 episodes, 2011)
Starring:
Meera Syal, Tameka Empson, Isabella Cascarano, Edward Kwach
Prince Cinders (1993)
Prince Cinders
Starring:
Dexter Fletcher, Jim Broadbent, Craig Charles, Robert Llewellyn
Directed By:
Derek W. Hayes
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!
TV-PG
Plot:

In an attempt to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his crew must travel to Victorian London, and defeat his rivals, Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz.  

Starring:
Al Roker, Martin Freeman, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Jeremy Piven, David Tennant, Salma Hayek
Directed By:
Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Little Robots (2003)
Little Robots
Role:
Sporty (3 episodes, 2003)
Starring:
Sue Perkins, Martin Clunes, Emma Chambers, Jimmy Hibbert
Famous Fred (1996)
Famous Fred
Role:
Fred (voice)
Starring:
Rob Brydon, Tom Courtenay, David Robb, Jessica Lynam
Directed By:
Joanna Quinn

TV Shows and Videos

The Young Ones (1982)
The Young Ones
Starring:
Terry Jones, Alexei Sayle, Mel Smith, Dawn French, Emma Thompson, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry
Directed By:
Paul Jackson, Geoff Posner
The Comic Strip Presents... (1982)
The Comic Strip Presents...
Starring:
Nicholas Parsons, Miranda Richardson, Chris Langham, Peter Edward Cook, Miriam Margolyes, Peter Capaldi, Benjamin Zephaniah
Directed By:
Sandy Johnson, Stephen Frears, Bob Spiers, Keith Allen, Adrian Edmondson
Broadchurch (2013)
Broadchurch
TV-MA
Starring:
Jacob Anderson, David Tennant, Meera Syal, Charlotte Rampling, Olivia Colman
Tiswas (1974)
Tiswas
Role:
Himself - Presenter / ... (5 episodes, 1978-1980)
Starring:
Chris Tarrant, Angus Deayton, Sylvester McCoy, Sally James
Chef! (1993)
Chef!
Role:
Gareth (20 episodes, 1993-1996)
Starring:
Claire Skinner, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Roger Griffiths, Gary Parker
The Fosters (1976)
The Fosters
Role:
Sonny Foster (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
Starring:
Sharon Rosita, Norman Beaton, Isabelle Lucas, Carmen Munroe
OTT (1982)
OTT
Role:
Himself (2 episodes, 1982)
Starring:
Michael Palin, Alexei Sayle, Bob Carolgees, Chris Tarrant
French and Saunders (1987)
French and Saunders
Starring:
Helen Mirren, David Walliams, Matt Lucas, Christopher Biggins, Sue Perkins, Dawn French, Amanda Holden
Directed By:
Ed Bye, Kevin Bishop, Geoff Posner, Bob Spiers, John Birkin
Three of a Kind (1981)
Three of a Kind
Role:
Himself / ... (16 episodes, 1981-1983)
Starring:
Tracey Ullman, David Copperfield, Jane Darling, Tom Yang
The Syndicate (2012)
The Syndicate
Starring:
Joanna Page, Alison Steadman, Alice Krige, Mark Addy, Siobhan Finneran
French & Saunders Live (2000)
French & Saunders Live
Role:
Dimco announcer (uncredited) (voice)
Starring:
Dawn French, Sinéad Cusack, Jennifer Saunders, Rowland Rivron
Directed By:
Ed Bye
The South Bank Show (1978)
The South Bank Show
Role:
Himself / ... (5 episodes, 1988-1994)
Starring:
Alan Bennett, Ian McKellen, Peter Hall, Melvyn Bragg
Directed By:
Ken Russell
Lenny Henry in Pieces (2000)
Lenny Henry in Pieces
Role:
(1 episode, 2003)
Starring:
Alison Steadman, Omid Djalili, Aaron Shosanya, Gresby Nash
Hope and Glory (1999)
Hope and Glory
Role:
Ian George (16 episodes, 1999-2000)
Starring:
Phyllis Logan, Russell Tovey, Amanda Redman, Sara Stephens
Perspectives (2011)
Perspectives
Role:
Himself - Presenter (1 episode, 2012)
Starring:
Hugh Laurie, David Suchet
Directed By:
Christopher Bruce, Lucy McDowell
A Bucket o' French & Saunders (2007)
A Bucket o' French & Saunders
Starring:
Dawn French, Christopher Biggins, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders
Big and Small (2008)
Big and Small
Role:
Big and Small / ... (31 episodes, 2008-2011)
Starring:
Imelda Staunton, Jamie Shannon, Jason Hopley, Todd Doldersum
Happy Families (1985)
Happy Families
Starring:
Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry, Dawn French, Chris Langham, Hugh Laurie, Ben Elton, Jennifer Saunders
Directed By:
Paul Jackson
Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul (2007)
Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul
Starring:
Jack Whitehall, Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Kevin Eldon
Directed By:
Harry Enfield
The Lenny Henry Show (1984)
The Lenny Henry Show
Role:
Himself / ... (14 episodes, 1984-1988)
Starring:
Stephen Fry, Dawn French, Alexei Sayle
Directed By:
Geoff Posner
Lenny Henry: Lenny Live and Unleashed (1989)
Lenny Henry: Lenny Live and Unleashed
Role:
Himself / Steve Martin / Richard Pryor / Eddie Murphy / Delbert Wilkins / Fred Dread / Low Down Fingerlicking Dirty Houndog Smith / Deakus / Theophilus P. Wildebeeste
Starring:
Robbie Coltrane, Jeff Beck
Directed By:
Andy Harries
The Black and White Minstrel Show (1958)
The Black and White Minstrel Show
Starring:
Toppers The Television, Minstrels The Mitchell, Dai Francis, John Boulter, Tony Mercer
Screen Two (1985)
Screen Two
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Anthony Hopkins, Tommy Lee Jones, John Hurt, Jerry Stiller, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes
Directed By:
Tristram Powell, Christopher Morahan, Udayan Prasad, Michael Whyte, Jim Goddard
Screen One (1985)
Screen One
Starring:
Lauren Bacall, Keira Knightley, Billy Connolly, Kim Cattrall, Alec Guinness, Minnie Driver, Ewan McGregor
Directed By:
Les Blair, Robert Young, Robert Bierman, Dewi Humphreys, Christopher Morahan
Lenny Henry Tonite (1986)
Lenny Henry Tonite
Role:
Various Characters (6 episodes, 1986)
Starring:
Connie Booth, Dawn French, Harry Enfield, George Baker, Al Ashton
The Lenny Henry Show (2004)
The Lenny Henry Show
Role:
Himself - Comedian / ... (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
Starring:
Hugh Laurie, Alison Steadman, Sheridan Smith, Daisy Haggard
Lenny Henry: The Best of 'The Lenny Henry Show' (1990)
Lenny Henry: The Best of 'The Lenny Henry Show'
Role:
Himself / Michael Jackson / David Bellamy / Prince / Trevor McDonald / Stevie Wonder / Various others
Starring:
Dawn French, Robbie Coltrane, Bertice Reading, Frank Bruno
Directed By:
Geoff Posner