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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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Fantasy, Family, Adventure
2. Mirrormask (2005)
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Mirrormask
PG
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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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Dave McKean
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Rob Brydon, Dora Bryan, Stephanie Leonidas, Jason Barry
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?     

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Palansky
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
5. Lenny Henry: Lenny Go Home (1991)
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Lenny Henry: Lenny Go Home
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Tom Gutteridge
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Eric Ball, Steve Ferrari, Megan Long, Heather Rogers
6. The Suicide Club (1988)
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The Suicide Club
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As:
Cast
Role:
Cam
Director:
James Bruce
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Melissa Sue Anderson, Michael O'Donoghue, Mariel Hemingway, Robert Joy

TV Movie(s)

1. Bernard and the Genie (1991)
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Bernard and the Genie
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As:
Cast
Role:
Josephus the Genie
Director:
Paul Weiland
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Cumming, Rowan Atkinson, John Gabriel, Denis Lill
2. Goodbye, Mr Steadman (2001)
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Goodbye, Mr Steadman
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As:
Cast
Director:
Sandy Johnson
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Lucy Punch, Patrick Barlow, Caroline Quentin, Robert Bathurst
3. Shooting Stars: The Inside Story (2008)
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Shooting Stars: The Inside Story
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As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Larry Hagman, Noel Fielding, Charlie Higson, Tim Healey
4. Now What (1995)
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Now What
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As:
Producer
Director:
Chris Bould
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Fiona Allen, Don Gilet, Alan Marriott, Michalla Petersen
5. In Dreams (1992)
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In Dreams
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lenny / Michael Jackson / Prince
Director:
James Hendrie
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Bill Paterson, Ram John Holder, Barry Norman
6. Danny and the Human Zoo (2015)
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Danny and the Human Zoo
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As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Destiny Ekaragha
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Evanna Lynch, Peter Bankole, Dayna Bateman, Mark Benton, Richard Boland
7. Comic Relief (1986)
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Comic Relief
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As:
Writer
Director:
Rowan Atkinson
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rowan Atkinson, Chris Barrie, Billy Connolly, Simon Brint, Frank Bruno
9. Comic Relief (1991)
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Comic Relief
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Malcolm Dalton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rowan Atkinson, Chris Barrie, Griff Rhys Jones, Russ Abbot
10. 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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As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Phil Collins, Rowan Atkinson, Alan Cumming, Annette Crosbie
11. Comic Relief 2007: The Big One (2007)
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Comic Relief 2007: The Big One
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As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Natalie Bailey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Evans, Paul O'Grady, Fearne Cotton, Kate Thornton
12. White Goods (1994)
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White Goods
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As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Collins
Director:
Al Ashton, Robert Young
Star Cast:
Rachel Weisz, Ian McShane, Lesley Nightingale, Beverly Hills
13. The Man (1999)
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The Man
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As:
Cast
Role:
Dennis Jackson
Director:
Betsan Morris Evans
Star Cast:
Adrian Edmondson, Morwenna Banks, Julian Wadham, Stephen Ash

Animation(s)

Tinga Tinga Tales (2010)
Tinga Tinga Tales
As:
Cast
Role:
Elephant (37 episodes, 2011)
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Meera Syal, Tameka Empson, Isabella Cascarano, Edward Kwach
Prince Cinders (1993)
Prince Cinders
As:
Cast
Director:
Derek W. Hayes
Genres:
Short, Animation, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dexter Fletcher, Jim Broadbent, Craig Charles, Robert Llewellyn
Little Robots (2003)
Little Robots
As:
Cast
Role:
Sporty (3 episodes, 2003)
Genres:
Family, Sci-Fi, Animation
Star Cast:
Sue Perkins, Martin Clunes, Emma Chambers, Jimmy Hibbert
Famous Fred (1996)
Famous Fred
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred (voice)
Director:
Joanna Quinn
Genres:
Animation, Musical, Short
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Tom Courtenay, David Robb, Jessica Lynam

TV Shows and Videos

Broadchurch (2013)
Broadchurch
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
David Tennant, Charlotte Rampling, Meera Syal, Olivia Colman
Tiswas (1974)
Tiswas
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter / ... (5 episodes, 1978-1980)
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Chris Tarrant, Angus Deayton, Sylvester McCoy, Sally James
Chef! (1993)
Chef!
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Gareth (20 episodes, 1993-1996)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Claire Skinner, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Roger Griffiths, Gary Parker
The Fosters (1976)
The Fosters
As:
Cast
Role:
Sonny Foster (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Sharon Rosita, Norman Beaton, Isabelle Lucas, Carmen Munroe
OTT (1982)
OTT
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (2 episodes, 1982)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Bob Carolgees, Alexei Sayle, Chris Tarrant
Three of a Kind (1981)
Three of a Kind
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / ... (16 episodes, 1981-1983)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tracey Ullman, David Copperfield, Jane Darling, Tom Yang
The Syndicate (2012)
The Syndicate
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alison Steadman, Alice Krige, Mark Addy, Siobhan Finneran
French & Saunders Live (2000)
French & Saunders Live
As:
Cast
Role:
Dimco announcer (uncredited) (voice)
Director:
Ed Bye
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Sinéad Cusack, Jennifer Saunders, Rowland Rivron
The South Bank Show (1978)
The South Bank Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / ... (5 episodes, 1988-1994)
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Alan Bennett, Ian McKellen, Peter Hall, Melvyn Bragg
Lenny Henry in Pieces (2000)
Lenny Henry in Pieces
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
(1 episode, 2003)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alison Steadman, Omid Djalili, Aaron Shosanya, Gresby Nash
Hope and Glory (1999)
Hope and Glory
As:
Cast
Role:
Ian George (16 episodes, 1999-2000)
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Phyllis Logan, Russell Tovey, Amanda Redman, Sara Stephens
Perspectives (2011)
Perspectives
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter (1 episode, 2012)
Director:
Christopher Bruce, Lucy McDowell
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Hugh Laurie, David Suchet
A Bucket o' French & Saunders (2007)
A Bucket o' French & Saunders
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Christopher Biggins
Big and Small (2008)
Big and Small
As:
Cast
Role:
Big and Small / ... (31 episodes, 2008-2011)
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Imelda Staunton, Jamie Shannon, Jason Hopley, Todd Doldersum
Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul (2007)
Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul
As:
Cast
Director:
Harry Enfield
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Whitehall, Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Kevin Eldon
The Lenny Henry Show (1984)
The Lenny Henry Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / ... (14 episodes, 1984-1988)
Director:
Geoff Posner
Genres:
Comedy
Lenny Henry: Lenny Live and Unleashed (1989)
Lenny Henry: Lenny Live and Unleashed
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Steve Martin / Richard Pryor / Eddie Murphy / Delbert Wilkins / Fred Dread / Low Down Fingerlicking Dirty Houndog Smith / Deakus / Theophilus P. Wildebeeste
Director:
Andy Harries
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robbie Coltrane, Jeff Beck
The Black and White Minstrel Show (1958)
The Black and White Minstrel Show
As:
Writer
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Toppers The Television, Minstrels The Mitchell, Dai Francis, John Boulter, Tony Mercer
Lenny Henry Tonite (1986)
Lenny Henry Tonite
As:
Cast
Role:
Various Characters (6 episodes, 1986)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Connie Booth, Dawn French, George Baker, Al Ashton
The Lenny Henry Show (2004)
The Lenny Henry Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Comedian / ... (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
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'
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Michael Jackson / David Bellamy / Prince / Trevor McDonald / Stevie Wonder / Various others
Director:
Geoff Posner
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Robbie Coltrane, Bertice Reading, Frank Bruno