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List of Ricky Gervais Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special (2010)
11
2
Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
2. Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)
11
2
Ricky Gervais: Humanity
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John L. Spencer
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
3. Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special (2008)
11
2
Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
4. Stardust (2007)
11
2
Stardust
PG-13
11
2

Tristan Thorn is in love with Victoria and in order to marry her promises to bring a fallen star. In the magical kingdom of Stormhold, he discovers that the star is actually a woman named Yvaine and three evil witches and the king’s son are also after her. As he tries to protect her on his way back, he unravels his own true identity.

As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Vaughn
Genres:
Romance, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
6. Ghost Town (2008)
13
2
Ghost Town
PG-13
13
2

Socially-awkward dentist, Bertram Pincus, almost dies during a surgical procedure and incredibly, is revived after 7 minutes. Following this, he realizes that he can see and connect with ghosts, who are now after him to solve their problems. One of them, Frank Herlihy, badgers him to break up the forthcoming wedding of his widow, Gwen. Now, where will this lead Bertram to?

As:
Cast
Director:
David Koepp
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Ruck, Greg Kinnear, Kristen Wiig, Danai Gurira, Jordan Carlos, Brian Hutchison, Dequina Moore
7. The Invention of Lying (2009)
12
2
The Invention of Lying
PG-13
12
2

Mark Bellison is a screenwriter of historical readings in an alternate universe where the concept of lying does not exist and people tell whatever is on their minds. After being fired from his job and warned of being evicted, he blurts out a lie in the bank and realizes how it can change his life forever.

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Mark Bellison
Director:
Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
8. Night at the Museum (2006)
9
2
Night at the Museum
PG
9
2

Larry Daley is divorced and unsuccessful. He is hired to work as a night watchman at a museum where, much to his astonishment, he finds that the exhibits to come to life every night and create a ruckus. It is up to Larry now to control the exhibits, prevent a theft attempt by three old guards and eventually gain respect in his son’s eye.

As:
Cast
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Fantasy
9. Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
9
2
Muppets Most Wanted
TV-PG
9
2

The Muppets set out on a grand world tour, performing in locations such as Madrid, Berlin, London and Dublin. However, just after finishing their performance in Berlin, they find themselves involved in a jewel heist.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dominic Badguy
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Crime, Musical, Family, Comedy, Mystery, Adventure
11. David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
9
3
David Brent: Life on the Road
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
David Brent
Director:
Ricky Gervais
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Jarvis, Jo Hartley, Mandeep Dhillon, Abbie Murphy
12. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
9
2
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
PG
9
2

The film is the final installment of a trilogy based on Night at the Museum. The story focuses on Larry Daley, a night guard at American Museum of Natural History, where all the artifacts come to life at night and describes his travel to London in the company of Teddy Roosevelt, Sacagewea, Jedediah, Octavius, Dexter, Attila the Hun in order to save the tablet of Ahkmenrah from losing its magic.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. McPhee
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
13. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
8
2
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
PG
8
2

In this second installment in the Night at the Museum series, Larry learns that the exhibits will be moved to the Smithsonian Institution without the Tablet of Ahkmenrah. He soon receives a call for help from Jedediah who, along with his other friends, is under attack from Kahmunrah. Kahmunrah intends to raise an army and conquer the world. Larry now must save his friends.

As:
Cast
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Adventure
16. Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David (2006)
11
2
Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Niall Downing
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Larry David, Andrew Sachs
17. The Office Values : Microsoft UK Training with David Brent (2004)
11
2
The Office Values : Microsoft UK Training with David Brent
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
David Brent
Director:
Ricky Gervais
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
18. The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2011)
11
2
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Star Cast:
Dianna Agron, Amy Adams, Christina Aguilera, Max Adler
19. The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010)
10
2
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Chris Donovan
Star Cast:
Amy Adams, Christina Aguilera, Joan Allen, Jane Adams
20. The Return of Brent (2013)
10
2
The Return of Brent
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
David Brent
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Doc Brown
21. The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012)
10
2
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Star Cast:
Jessica Chastain, Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman, Jessica Biel, Michelle Williams
22. Ricky Gervais Meets... Garry Shandling (2006)
10
2
Ricky Gervais Meets... Garry Shandling
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Niall Downing
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
23. Comic Relief 2009 (2009)
10
2
Comic Relief 2009
10
2
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Jennifer Aniston, Alexander Armstrong, Daniel Anthony, Tom Bennett
24. 73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016)
10
2
73rd Golden Globe Awards
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Jonah Hill, Jane Fonda, Channing Tatum, Jennifer Jason Leigh
25. Ricky Gervais Meets... Christopher Guest (2006)
10
2
Ricky Gervais Meets... Christopher Guest
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Niall Downing
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Christopher Guest, Michael McKean
26. Dog Eat Dog (2001)
7
1
Dog Eat Dog
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Moody Shoaibi
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
David Oyelowo, Gary Kemp, Alan Davies, Melanie Blatt

TV Movie(s)

27. Talking Funny (2011)
11
2
Talking Funny
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Louis C.K.
28. The Making of Derek (2013)
12
2
The Making of Derek
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself / Derek
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kerry Godliman, David Earl, Doc Brown, Brett Goldstein
29. The Making of Life's Too Short (2011)
10
2
The Making of Life's Too Short
10
2
As:
Producer
Genres:
Documentary

Animation(s)

The Ricky Gervais Show (2010)
The Ricky Gervais Show
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself (39 episodes, 2010-2012)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Escape from Planet Earth
TV-PG
Plot:

Escape from Planet Earth is an animated comedy sci-fi adventure film which tells the story of an Astronaut named Scorch Supernova, who finds himself in a trap after responding to an SOS from a dangerous alien planet.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. James Bing (voice)
Director:
Cal Brunker
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Family
Valiant (2005)
Valiant
G
Plot:

During the time of the Second World War, a pigeon named Valiant wants to help the Allied Forces as they prepare for the D-Day invasion. Meanwhile, most of the carrier pigeons were being decimated by Von Talon, a German falcon. The Royal Homing Pigeon Corps decides to accept Valiant as part of their team, and sends him on a dangerous mission.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bugsy (voice)
Director:
Gary Chapman
Genres:
War, Adventure, Animation, Family, Comedy

TV Shows and Videos

The Office (2001)
The Office
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
David Brent (14 episodes, 2001-2003)
Director:
Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Freeman, Stephen Merchant, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical, BAFTA Award for Best Comedy Performance, BAFTA Award for Situation Comedy Award
Meet Karl Pilkington (2004)
Meet Karl Pilkington
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Talk-Show, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Karl Pilkington
An Idiot Abroad (2010)
An Idiot Abroad
TV-14
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Executive Producer / ... (21 episodes, 2010-2012)
Genres:
Reality-TV, Documentary, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington, Luke Campbell, Richard Yee
The Graham Norton Show (2007)
The Graham Norton Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Guest (17 episodes, 2008-2018)
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Dawn French, Miranda Hart, Jack Whitehall, Graham Norton
Stromberg (2004)
Stromberg
TV-14
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christoph Maria Herbst, Oliver Wnuk, Bjarne Mädel, Diana Staehly, Joe Henselewski
The Sketch Show (2001)
The Sketch Show
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Vine, Ronni Ancona, Jim Tavaré, Lee Mack, Karen Taylor
Brent & Johnson: Equality Street (2013)
Brent & Johnson: Equality Street
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
David Brent (as Brent)
Genres:
Short, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Doc Brown
Galavant (2015)
Galavant
As:
Cast
Director:
John Fortenberry, Chris Koch, Declan Lowney, Paul Murphy
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
John Stamos, Vinnie Jones, Timothy Omundson, Joshua Sasse, Mallory Jansen
Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003)
Ricky Gervais Live: Animals
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dominic Brigstocke
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stirling Gallacher
Derek (2012)
Derek
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Derek / ... (14 episodes, 2012-2014)
Director:
Ricky Gervais
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Karl Pilkington, Tim Barlow, Kerry Godliman, David Earl
Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)
Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dominic Brigstocke
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Ash Atalla
Happiness (2001)
Happiness
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Vegas, Clive Russell, Paul Whitehouse, Mark Heap
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007)
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dominic Brigstocke
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Ricky Gervais: Live IV - Science (2010)
Ricky Gervais: Live IV - Science
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ricky Gervais
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Learn Guitar with David Brent (2013)
Learn Guitar with David Brent
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
David Brent (9 episodes, 2013)
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Doc Brown
Meet Karl Pilkington II (2010)
Meet Karl Pilkington II
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Genres:
Talk-Show, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Karl Pilkington
David Brent: Lady Gypsy (2016)
David Brent: Lady Gypsy
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
David Brent (uncredited)
Genres:
Short, Music, Comedy
Bruiser (2000)
Bruiser
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Martin Freeman, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman, Matthew Holness, Charlotte Hudson
4Funnies (2012)
4Funnies
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Roger Evans, Juliet Cowan, David Earl, Camille Ucan, Ashley McGuire
The 11 O'Clock Show (1998)
The 11 O'Clock Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (34 episodes, 1999-2000)
Director:
James Bobin, Steve Smith, Claire Michel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leigh Francis, Dave Attell, Sacha Baron Cohen, Daisy Donovan, Iain Lee
The Jim Tavaré Show (1999)
The Jim Tavaré Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters (7 episodes, 1999)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Tavaré, Riky Ash
Meet Ricky Gervais (2000)
Meet Ricky Gervais
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host (6 episodes, 2000)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephen Merchant, Joanna Bobin, Nicola Cotter, Peter Bonner
Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show (2005)
Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show
As:
Writer
Director:
Richard Boden
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kelsey Grammer, Lasco Atkins
David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
David Brent: Life on the Road
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Ricky Gervais
Child Support (2018)
Child Support
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself (6 episodes, 2018)
Genres:
Game-Show
Star Cast:
Fred Savage, Jordyn Curet, Abigail Eckstein, Sophia George
Prequel: The Dawn of Lying (2009)
Prequel: The Dawn of Lying
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Mark Bellison
Director:
Ricky Gervais
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Kontoret (2012)
Kontoret
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Björn Gustafsson, Henrik Dorsin, Sissela Benn, Veronica Dahlström, Rikard Ulvshammar
Konttori (2017)
Konttori
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sami Hedberg, Pyry Äikää, Linda Wiklund, Antti Heikkinen, Jan-Peter Nyquist

Ricky Gervais Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Office Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2004
Primetime Emmy Awards
Extras Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2007
The Office Outstanding Comedy Series 2006
BAFTA Awards
Extras Best Comedy Performance 2007
The Office Best Comedy Performance 2004
The Office Situation Comedy Award 2004
The Office Best Comedy Performance 2003
The Office Situation Comedy Award 2003
The Office Best Comedy Performance 2002
The Office Situation Comedy Award 2002