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List of Mel Smith Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
8
3
Twelfth Night or What You Will
PG
8
3

Viola is separated from her twin brother Sebastian in a shipwreck. She believes him to be dead, and after disguising herself as a boy, she begins to work for Duke Orsino, with whom she has fallen in love. However, the Duke loves another woman named Olivia, but Olivia falls madly for Viola, without knowing that she is actually a girl. However, none of these characters are aware of the fact that they are being manipulated by Sir Toby, Olivia’s uncle.

Starring:
Ben Kingsley, Helena Bonham Carter, Steven Mackintosh, Imogen Stubbs, Nicholas Farrell
Directed By:
Trevor Nunn
3. Brain Donors (1992)
8
3
Brain Donors
PG
8
3
Role:
Rocco Melonchek
4. Restless Natives (1985)
7
3
Restless Natives
PG
7
3
7. National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
15
10
National Lampoon's European Vacation
PG-13
15
10

On a game show, the Griswold family wins a 15-days’ vacation to Europe and gets set for the trip, though daughter Audrey is hesitant to leave her boyfriend behind, while son Rusty can’t wait to meet girls. The bumbling family travels from London to Paris, then Germany and Rome, moving from place to place, leaving a trail of disaster wherever they go.

Starring:
Chevy Chase, Eric Idle, John Astin, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill
Directed By:
Amy Heckerling
8. High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
6
4
High Heels and Low Lifes
R
6
4
Starring:
Minnie Driver, Mary McCormack, Kevin McNally, Mark Williams, Danny Dyer
Directed By:
Mel Smith
9. Bullshot (1983)
5
4
Bullshot
PG
5
4
Starring:
Billy Connolly, Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House, Frances Tomelty
Directed By:
Dick Clement
10. Morons from Outer Space (1985)
3
4
Morons from Outer Space
PG-13
3
4
Starring:
Miriam Margolyes, Griff Rhys Jones, James Sikking, Joanne Pearce
Directed By:
Mike Hodges
11. The Home-Made Xmas Video (1987)
11
2
The Home-Made Xmas Video
11
2
Role:
Len
12. Babylon (1980)
8
3
Babylon
8
3
13. Milner (1994)
8
3
Milner
8
3
Role:
Stephen Milner
14. Consenting Adults (2007)
7
3
Consenting Adults
7
3
Starring:
Mark Gatiss, Sean Biggerstaff, Samantha Bond, Charles Dance
Directed By:
Richard Curson Smith
15. The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt (1989)
6
4
The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt
R
6
4
Role:
Inspector Flint
16. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
5
4
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
5
4
Role:
Mr. Grimshaw
17. Number One (1985)
5
4
Number One
5
4
Role:
Billy Evans
Starring:
Alfred Molina, Tony Scott, Phil Daniels, P.H. Moriarty
Directed By:
Les Blair
18. Art Deco Detective (1994)
5
4
Art Deco Detective
5
4
19. Slayground (1983)
4
4
Slayground
R
4
4
Role:
Terry Abbatt
20. My Angel (2011)
2
4
My Angel
TV-G
2
4
21. Allegiance (2005)
2
3
Allegiance
2
3
Role:
Winston Churchill

TV Shows

Hustle
45
10
Hustle
45
10
Starring:
David Walliams, Martin Kemp, Robert Wagner, Richard Chamberlain, Indira Varma, Colin Baker, Tamzin Outhwaite
Directed By:
Minkie Spiro, Iain B. MacDonald, Stefan Schwartz, John Strickland, Alrick Riley
The Young Ones
32
7
The Young Ones
32
7
Starring:
Lenny Henry, Hugh Laurie, Terry Jones, Dawn French, Ben Elton, Alexei Sayle, Emma Thompson
Directed By:
Paul Jackson, Geoff Posner
Not the Nine O'Clock News
11
3
Not the Nine O'Clock News
11
3
Role:
Various Roles
Starring:
Billy Connolly, Chris Langham, Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones
Directed By:
Geoff Posner, Bob Spiers, Bill Wilson
The World According to Smith & Jones
8
2
The World According to Smith & Jones
8
2
Role:
Mel (12 episodes, 1987-1988)
Agatha Christie's Marple
20
6
Agatha Christie's Marple
TV-14
20
6
Starring:
Kelly Brook, Ken Russell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Adam Garcia, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Natalie Dormer, Jane Seymour
Directed By:
Charlie Palmer, Andy Wilson, John Strickland, Tom Shankland, Nicolas Winding Refn
Minder
11
3
Minder
11
3
Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Ian McShane, Suzi Quatro, Adam Faith, Christopher Biggins, William Simons, Billy Connolly
Directed By:
Smith & Jones: One Night Stand (1994)
7
2
Smith & Jones: One Night Stand
7
2
Role:
Himself
The Goodies
10
3
The Goodies
10
3
Starring:
John Cleese, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie
Directed By:
John Howard Davies, Bob Spiers, Jim Franklin
Play for Today
8
2
Play for Today
8
2
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Liam Neeson, Ian McKellen, Pierce Brosnan, Tim Curry, Patrick Stewart, Joss Ackland
The Kenny Everett Video Cassette
8
2
The Kenny Everett Video Cassette
8
2
Starring:
David Essex, Billy Connolly, Kenny Everett, Hot Gossip, Cliff Richard
Colin's Sandwich
7
2
Colin's Sandwich
7
2
Role:
Colin Watkins (12 episodes, 1988-1990)
Starring:
Annette Crosbie, Louisa Rix, Tony Haase, Andrew Robertson
Dream On
12
4
Dream On
12
4
Starring:
Louise Fletcher, Sylvester Stallone, Tippi Hedren, Kathy Griffin, Fran Drescher, James Woods, Phyllis Diller
Directed By:
Betty Thomas, John Landis, Ron Wolotzky, Arlene Sanford, Bethany Rooney
Alas Smith & Jones
9
3
Alas Smith & Jones
9
3
Role:
Various Roles / ... (unknown episodes)
Starring:
Stephen Fry, Chris Langham, Miranda Richardson, Griff Rhys Jones
Directed By:
Chris Bould, Dominic Brigstocke, Martin Shardlow, John Kilby, Robin Carr
Dancing on the Edge
11
4
Dancing on the Edge
11
4
Starring:
John Goodman, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jenna Coleman, Jacqueline Bisset, Angel Coulby, Matthew Goode, Janet Montgomery
Directed By:
Stephen Poliakoff
The Kenny Everett Television Show
8
3
The Kenny Everett Television Show
8
3
Starring:
Brian Blessed, Joanna Lumley, Christopher Timothy, Billy Connolly, Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel
Directed By:
Kevin Bishop, Bill Wilson, John Bishop
Filthy Rich & Catflap
8
3
Filthy Rich & Catflap
8
3
Starring:
Harry Enfield, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Michael Redfern
Directed By:
Paul Jackson, Ed Bye
Rock & Chips
8
3
Rock & Chips
8
3
The Smith & Jones Sketchbook
6
3
The Smith & Jones Sketchbook
6
3
Role:
Himself - Presenter / ... (6 episodes, 2006)
Starring:
Griff Rhys Jones, Sarah Alexander, Robin Driscoll, Niall Ashdown
Too Much Sun
6
3
Too Much Sun
6
3
Starring:
Lee Majors, Mark Addy, Alex Jennings, Matilda Ziegler, Nigel Lindsay
Directed By:
John Stroud
Aspel & Company
6
3
Aspel & Company
6
3
Role:
Himself (4 episodes, 1986-1992)
Starring:
Barry Humphries, Victoria Wood, Oliver Reed, Nigel Havers
Smith and Jones in Small Doses
6
3
Smith and Jones in Small Doses
6
3
Role:
Derek / ... (4 episodes, 1989)
The Riddle (2007)
5
5
The Riddle
PG-13
5
5
Starring:
Vinnie Jones, Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Jacobi, Vera Day, Derek Jacobi
Directed By:
Brendan Foley
Finland for Adults (1987)
0
0
Finland for Adults
0
0
Role:
Santa Claus

Director

Bean (1997)
23
12
Bean
PG-13
23
12

To get rid of Mr. Bean, the board of directors of the ‘Royal National Gallery’ ask him to represent them while a US $50 million painting is being transferred to Los Angeles’ ‘Grierson Art Gallery’. Unfortunately, Mr. Bean not only defaces the painting but makes the curator’s life a living hell. 

Starring:
Rowan Atkinson, Sir John Mills, Johnny Galecki, Sandra Oh, Peter Capaldi, Burt Reynolds, John Mills
Directed By:
Mel Smith
The Tall Guy (1989)
6
4
The Tall Guy
R
6
4
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson, Geraldine James, Emil Wolk
Directed By:
Mel Smith
High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
6
4
High Heels and Low Lifes
R
6
4
Starring:
Minnie Driver, Mary McCormack, Kevin McNally, Mark Williams, Danny Dyer
Directed By:
Mel Smith
Radioland Murders (1994)
6
4
Radioland Murders
PG
6
4
Starring:
Christopher Lloyd, Jeffrey Tambor, George Burns, Brian Benben, Mary Stuart Masterson, Ned Beatty, Scott Michael Campbell
Directed By:
Mel Smith
Blackball (2003)
5
4
Blackball
R
5
4
Starring:
Johnny Vegas, James Cromwell, Vince Vaughn, Bernard Cribbins, Paul Kaye
Directed By:
Mel Smith

Animation Movies

The Lord of the Rings (1978)
12
7
The Lord of the Rings
PG
12
7

Frodo is a young hobbit, who finds the One Ring which belongs to Dark Lord Sauron. Therefore, he begins his journey with eight companions to Mount Doom, the only place where this ring can be destroyed to end Sauron’s reign over Middle-earth.

Starring:
John Hurt, Simon Chandler, Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes
Directed By:

Special Appearance/Cameo

The Tall Guy (1989)
10
6
The Tall Guy
R
10
6
Role:
Drunken Man (uncredited)
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson, Geraldine James, Emil Wolk
Directed By:
Mel Smith
High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
9
6
High Heels and Low Lifes
R
9
6
Role:
Man at train station (uncredited)
Starring:
Minnie Driver, Mary McCormack, Kevin McNally, Mark Williams, Danny Dyer
Directed By:
Mel Smith