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List of Richard Ayoade Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Submarine (2010)
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3
Submarine
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3

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. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Richard Ayoade
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Noah Taylor, Ben Stiller, Paddy Considine, Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige
2. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
10
2
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
10
2

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Sellers is a biographical romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Peter Sellers, a man who is emotionally withdrawn due to the fact that he had an overbearing mother.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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Hopkins
Genres:
Comedy, Biography, Drama, Romance
3. Bunny and the Bull (2009)
9
2
Bunny and the Bull
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Museum Curator
Director:
Paul King
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Simon Farnaby, Edward Hogg
4. The Souvenir (2018)
10
2
The Souvenir
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10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joanna Hogg
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Tilda Swinton, Robert Pattinson, Tom Burke, Jack McMullen, Robert Pattinson
5. The Double (2013)
11
2
The Double
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11
2

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.  

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Richard Ayoade
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mia Wasikowska, Jesse Eisenberg, Noah Taylor, Wallace Shawn, Yasmin Paige
6. The Watch (2012)
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1
The Watch
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11
1

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jamarcus
Director:
Akiva Schaffer
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action
7. The Big Fat Quiz of Everything (2016)
12
2
The Big Fat Quiz of Everything
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Jimmy Carr, Darcey Bussell, of Mitchell Brook Primary School The Children, Alesha Dixon
8. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2013)
11
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Game-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Noel Fielding, Jimmy Carr, Jonathan Ross, Dara O'Briain
9. The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s (2012)
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2
The Big Fat Quiz of the 00s
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Game-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Noel Fielding, Jimmy Carr, Alan Carr, Kevin Bridges
10. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2012)
10
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Russell Howard, Jimmy Carr, James Corden, Gabby Logan
11. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2015)
10
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
12. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2016)
10
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Sarah Millican, Jimmy Carr, Mel Giedroyc, Rob Delaney
13. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2014)
11
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Jimmy Carr, Melanie Brown, Kevin Bridges, Micky Flanagan
14. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011)
10
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Game-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
15. The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007)
10
2
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas, Will Dixon
Genres:
Game-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jimmy Carr, Jack Dee, Alan Carr, David Mitchell
17. Festival (2005)
8
2
Festival
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Annie Griffin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucy Punch, Selina Cadell, Daniela Nardini, Amelia Bullmore
18. Hello, Friend (2003)
8
2
Hello, Friend
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Graham Linehan
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
David Walliams, Peter Serafinowicz, Amelia Bullmore, Poppy Rogers, Martin Savage, Helen Grace

TV Movie(s)

1. 2004: The Stupid Version (2004)
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2
2004: The Stupid Version
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Armando Iannucci
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Guerrasio, Carol Harvey, Adam Buxton, John Biggins
2. AD/BC: A Rock Opera (2004)
10
2
AD/BC: A Rock Opera
10
2
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Joseph
Director:
Richard Ayoade
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Noel Fielding, Matt Lucas, Julian Barratt, Julia Davis
3. Comic Relief 2007: The Big One (2007)
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2
Comic Relief 2007: The Big One
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Natalie Bailey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lenny Henry, Chris Evans, Paul O'Grady, Fearne Cotton, Kate Thornton

Animation(s)

Strange Hill High (2013)
Strange Hill High
As:
Cast
Role:
Templeton (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Mystery, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Caroline Aherne, Emma Kennedy, Doc Brown, Jonathan Keeble
The Boxtrolls (2014)
The Boxtrolls
PG
Plot:

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Apple & Onion (2016)
Apple & Onion
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Onion / ... (11 episodes, 2016-2018)
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Music, Family, Short
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Kevin Michael Richardson, Grey Griffin, Roger Craig Smith
Full English (2012)
Full English
As:
Cast
Role:
Edgar Johnson (2 episodes, 2012)
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Rosie Cavaliero, Daisy Haggard, Oliver Maltman, Lucy Montgomery

TV Shows and Videos

The IT Crowd (2006)
The IT Crowd
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Maurice Moss (25 episodes, 2006-2013)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Noel Fielding, Peter Serafinowicz, Christopher Morris, Kevin Eldon
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004)
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Dean Learner / ... (6 episodes, 2004)
Director:
Richard Ayoade
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Merchant, Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Alice Lowe
Arctic Monkeys at the Apollo (2008)
Arctic Monkeys at the Apollo
As:
Director
Director:
Richard Ayoade
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Arctic Monkeys, Jamie Robert Cook, Matt Helders, Nick O'Malley, Alex Turner
The Mighty Boosh (2003)
The Mighty Boosh
As:
Cast, Writer
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Matt Berry, Michael Fielding
Nathan Barley (2005)
Nathan Barley
As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Smanks (6 episodes, 2005)
Director:
Christopher Morris
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Noel Fielding, Ben Whishaw, Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Claire Keelan, Spencer Brown
Time Trumpet (2006)
Time Trumpet
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / ... (6 episodes, 2006)
Director:
Armando Iannucci
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stewart Lee, Armando Iannucci, Matthew Holness, Adam Buxton
Snuff Box (2006)
Snuff Box
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Matt Berry, Rich Fulcher, Terry Wade, Alan Ford
Horrificata Illuminata (2006)
Horrificata Illuminata
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Dean Learner (uncredited)
Director:
Richard Ayoade
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matthew Holness, Matt Berry
Darkplace Illuminatum (2006)
Darkplace Illuminatum
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Dean Learner (uncredited)
Director:
Richard Ayoade
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matthew Holness, Matt Berry
Man to Man with Dean Learner (2006)
Man to Man with Dean Learner
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Dean Learner (6 episodes, 2006)
Director:
Richard Ayoade
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Matthew Holness, Matt Berry, Kim Noble, Satu Suominen
The Armstrong and Miller Show (1997)
The Armstrong and Miller Show
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Miller, Alexander Armstrong, Simon Greenall, Deborah Findlay
Bruiser (2000)
Bruiser
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Martin Freeman, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, Matthew Holness, Charlotte Hudson
The IT Crowd (2007)
The IT Crowd
As:
Cast
Role:
Maurice Moss (1 episode)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joel McHale, Rocky Carroll, Shea Curry, Jessica St. Clair
Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy (2012)
Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
City Gent / ... (8 episodes, 2012-2014)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Noel Fielding, Tom Meeten, Dolly Wells, Michael Fielding

Richard Ayoade Awards

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