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List of Richard Ayoade Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
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6
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
13
6

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is a biographical romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Peter Sellers, a man who is emotionally withdrawn due to the fact that he had an overbearing mother. He faces several problems in his life before he discovers his talent for comedy.

Directed By:
Stephen Hopkins
3. Bunny and the Bull (2009)
8
4
Bunny and the Bull
8
4
Role:
Museum Curator
Starring:
Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Simon Farnaby, Edward Hogg
Directed By:
Paul King
4. The Souvenir (2018)
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6
The Souvenir
R
10
6
Starring:
Tilda Swinton, Robert Pattinson, Tom Burke, Jack McMullen, Robert Pattinson
Directed By:
Joanna Hogg
5. The Watch (2012)
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40
The Watch
R
53
40

Four friends, Evan, Bob, Franklin, and Jamarcus in the town of Glenview, Ohio, form a neighborhood watch to find out who is killing their townspeople. When they discover aliens living amongst them and an alien plot to conquer the world, they must find a way to stop the invasion. 

Role:
Jamarcus
Directed By:
Akiva Schaffer
6. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2013)
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3
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
8
3
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Noel Fielding, Jimmy Carr, Jonathan Ross, Dara O'Briain
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
7. The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s (2012)
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2
The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s
8
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Noel Fielding, Jimmy Carr, Alan Carr, Kevin Bridges
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
8. The Big Fat Quiz of Everything (2016)
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2
The Big Fat Quiz of Everything
8
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Jimmy Carr, Darcey Bussell, of Mitchell Brook Primary School The Children, Alesha Dixon
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
10. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2012)
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2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
8
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Russell Howard, Jimmy Carr, James Corden, Gabby Logan
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
11. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2016)
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2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
8
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Sarah Millican, Jimmy Carr, Mel Giedroyc, Rob Delaney
12. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2015)
8
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
8
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Rob Brydon, Greg Davies, Jimmy Carr, Jo Brand
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
13. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2014)
8
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
8
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Jimmy Carr, Melanie Brown, Kevin Bridges, Micky Flanagan
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
14. The Big Fat Quiz of Everything (2017)
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2
The Big Fat Quiz of Everything
8
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Aisling Bea, Noel Fielding, Jimmy Carr, Jonathan Ross
15. The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007)
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2
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz
8
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Jimmy Carr, Jack Dee, Alan Carr, David Mitchell
Directed By:
Mick Thomas, Will Dixon
16. AD/BC: A Rock Opera (2004)
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3
AD/BC: A Rock Opera
7
3
Role:
Joseph
Starring:
Matt Lucas, Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Julia Davis
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade
17. 2004: The Stupid Version (2004)
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2
2004: The Stupid Version
7
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
John Guerrasio, Carol Harvey, Adam Buxton, John Biggins
Directed By:
Armando Iannucci
18. Hello, Friend (2003)
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3
Hello, Friend
5
3
Starring:
Peter Serafinowicz, David Walliams, Amelia Bullmore, Poppy Rogers, Martin Savage, Helen Grace
Directed By:
Graham Linehan
19. Festival (2005)
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3
Festival
5
3
Starring:
Lucy Punch, Selina Cadell, Daniela Nardini, Amelia Bullmore
Directed By:
Annie Griffin

TV Shows

Community
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10
Community
TV-PG
55
10
Starring:
Lee Majors, Luke Perry, Malcolm McDowell, Donald Glover, Zach Braff, Josh Holloway, Jennie Garth
Directed By:
Tristram Shapeero, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Rob Schrab, Jay Chandrasekhar
The IT Crowd
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6
The IT Crowd
TV-14
36
6
Role:
Maurice Moss (25 episodes, 2006-2013)
Starring:
Peter Serafinowicz, Noel Fielding, Christopher Morris, Kevin Eldon
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace
12
2
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace
TV-MA
12
2
Role:
Dean Learner / ... (6 episodes, 2004)
Starring:
Stephen Merchant, Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Alice Lowe
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade
Arctic Monkeys at the Apollo (2008)
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1
Arctic Monkeys at the Apollo
8
1
Starring:
Arctic Monkeys, Jamie Robert Cook, Matt Helders, Nick O'Malley, Alex Turner
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade
The Mighty Boosh
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2
The Mighty Boosh
12
2
Starring:
Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Matt Berry, Michael Fielding
The Vicar of Dibley
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2
The Vicar of Dibley
11
2
Starring:
Emma Watson, Damian Lewis, Johnny Depp, Sean Bean, Dawn French, Peter Capaldi, Miranda Hart
Directed By:
Dewi Humphreys, Gareth Carrivick, Martin Dennis, Ed Bye
Nathan Barley
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2
Nathan Barley
8
2
Role:
Ned Smanks (6 episodes, 2005)
Starring:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Iddo Goldberg, Ben Whishaw, Noel Fielding, Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Claire Keelan
Directed By:
Christopher Morris
Time Trumpet
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2
Time Trumpet
8
2
Role:
Himself / ... (6 episodes, 2006)
Starring:
Stewart Lee, Armando Iannucci, Matthew Holness, Adam Buxton
Directed By:
Armando Iannucci
Darkplace Illuminatum (2006)
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2
Darkplace Illuminatum
7
2
Starring:
Matthew Holness, Matt Berry
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade
Horrificata Illuminata (2006)
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2
Horrificata Illuminata
7
2
Starring:
Matthew Holness, Matt Berry
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade
Snuff Box
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2
Snuff Box
8
2
Starring:
Matt Berry, Rich Fulcher, Terry Wade, Alan Ford
Smack the Pony
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2
Smack the Pony
7
2
Starring:
Amanda Holden, Orlando Bloom, Peter Serafinowicz, Miranda Hart, Fiona Allen, Sally Phillips, Doon Mackichan
Directed By:
Tristram Shapeero, Dominic Brigstocke, Roberto Bangura, Victoria Pile, Steve Connelly
Man to Man with Dean Learner
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2
Man to Man with Dean Learner
7
2
Role:
Dean Learner (6 episodes, 2006)
Starring:
Matthew Holness, Matt Berry, Kim Noble, Satu Suominen
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade
The Armstrong and Miller Show
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2
The Armstrong and Miller Show
6
2
Starring:
Ben Miller, Alexander Armstrong, Simon Greenall, Deborah Findlay
Bruiser
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2
Bruiser
6
2
Starring:
Martin Freeman, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, Matthew Holness, Charlotte Hudson
Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy
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3
Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy
TV-14
5
3
Role:
City Gent / ... (8 episodes, 2012-2014)
Starring:
Noel Fielding, Tom Meeten, Dolly Wells, Michael Fielding
The IT Crowd
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3
The IT Crowd
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3
Role:
Maurice Moss (1 episode)
Starring:
Joel McHale, Rocky Carroll, Shea Curry, Jessica St. Clair

Director

AD/BC: A Rock Opera (2004)
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2
AD/BC: A Rock Opera
7
2
Starring:
Matt Lucas, Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Julia Davis
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade
Submarine (2010)
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6
Submarine
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15
6

Based on the novel of the same name by Joe Dunthrone, the coming-of-age movie follows teenager Oliver Tate navigating his way through life while trying to have a relationship with his classmate Jordana. He is also worried about his depressed father, Lloyd, and his mother, Jill, having an affair with new-age guru, Graham. 

Starring:
Noah Taylor, Ben Stiller, Paddy Considine, Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade
The Double (2013)
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5
The Double
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10
5

A shy and timid clerk, Simon, working in a government agency, finds his life taking an unusual turn, when a confident and charming lookalike, James, takes up a job in his workplace.  

Starring:
Mia Wasikowska, Jesse Eisenberg, Noah Taylor, Wallace Shawn, Yasmin Paige
Directed By:
Richard Ayoade

Animation Movies

Paddington 2 (2017)
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7
Paddington 2
PG
26
7

In order to buy the perfect present for his aunt for her 100th birthday, Paddington takes up a job. However, unfortunately the gift ends up being stolen.

Starring:
Brendan Gleeson, Tom Conti, Peter Capaldi, Hugh Grant, Joanna Lumley, Ben Whishaw, Meera Syal
Directed By:
Paul King
Strange Hill High
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3
Strange Hill High
7
3
Role:
Templeton (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Starring:
Caroline Aherne, Emma Kennedy, Doc Brown, Jonathan Keeble
Danger Mouse
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3
Danger Mouse
7
3
Starring:
Lena Headey, Miranda Richardson, John Oliver, Brian Blessed, Stephen Fry, Alexander Armstrong, Kevin Eldon
Directed By:
Robert Cullen
The Boxtrolls (2014)
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8
The Boxtrolls
PG
18
8

Orphaned human boy Eggs is brought up by the Boxtrolls, a trash-collecting community of quirky creatures residing in caverns beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. But the wicked exterminator, Archibald Snatcher, is out to destroy the Boxtrolls. Eggs comes above the cavernous home and meets spirited Winnie who readily helps with a plan to save Boxtrolls. But their lives, too, are at risk. 

Role:
Mr. Pickles (voice)
Starring:
Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Tom Kenny, Simon Pegg, Tracy Morgan, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris
Directed By:
Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable
Early Man (2018)
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6
Early Man
PG
9
6
Role:
Treebor (voice)
Starring:
Tom Hiddleston, Johnny Vegas, Eddie Redmayne, Maisie Williams, Rob Brydon, Miriam Margolyes, Miriam Margolyes
Directed By:
Nick Park
Neo Yokio
5
4
Neo Yokio
TV-MA
5
4
Role:
 Various Voices / ... 7 episodes, 2017-2018
Starring:
Jason Schwartzman, Susan Sarandon, Jaden Smith, Jude Law, Katy Mixon, Peter Serafinowicz, Steve Buscemi
Apple & Onion
5
4
Apple & Onion
TV-PG
5
4
Role:
Onion / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2018)
Starring:
Stephen Fry, Kevin Michael Richardson, Grey Griffin, Roger Craig Smith
Full English
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3
Full English
4
3
Role:
Edgar Johnson (2 episodes, 2012)
Starring:
Rosie Cavaliero, Daisy Haggard, Oliver Maltman, Lucy Montgomery

Richard Ayoade Awards

BAFTA Awards
The IT Crowd Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme 2014