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List of Russell Brand Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
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18
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
R
46
18

 

The romantic comedy film Forgetting Sarah Marshall follows the story of music composer Peter Bretter and his attempts to get over his break-up with TV celebrity and girlfriend Sarah Marshall. Peter heads for a Hawaii vacation to escape his grief, but there he meets none-other-than Sarah with her new rock-star boyfriend, which leads to some hilarious situations. 

Role:
Aldous Snow
Directed By:
Nicholas Stoller
2. The Emperor's New Clothes (2015)
8
3
The Emperor's New Clothes
8
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Brigitte Bardot, Geraint Anderson, Richard Brooks
Directed By:
Michael Winterbottom
3. Penelope (2006)
15
7
Penelope
PG
15
7

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?     

Starring:
Directed By:
Mark Palansky
4. Get Him to the Greek (2010)
27
15
Get Him to the Greek
R
27
15

Aaron Green, an employee of a record company facing recession, is given an assignment of escorting rock-star Aldous Snow from London to L.A.’s Greek Theater for a comeback concert. Green has only 72 hours to get the rock-legend, who has slipped back into drugs and wild ways after personal and professional crisis. How does Green achieve this to save his career?

Role:
Aldous Snow
Directed By:
Nicholas Stoller
5. Bedtime Stories (2008)
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10
Bedtime Stories
PG
16
10

Hotel Handyman, Skeeter Bronson, works at his former family hotel Sunny Vista Motel. When Skeeter’s nephew and niece come to stay with him, he tells them fantastical stories with the children adding new elements. However when these stories start coming true Skeeter’s life turns upside down, but for the better. 

Role:
Mickey
Directed By:
Adam Shankman
6. Rock of Ages (2012)
14
9
Rock of Ages
PG-13
14
9

This musical comedy film revolves around two friends, Sherrie, a small-town girl and Drew, a city boy, who try to pursue their dreams of becoming famous musicians. With each other’s help, they are able to navigate through the challenges of the music industry. 

Role:
Lonny
Directed By:
Adam Shankman
7. Arthur (2011)
11
7
Arthur
PG-13
11
7

Wealthy playboy, Arthur Bach, has yet another run-in with the law, after which his thorough-businesswoman mother issues an ultimatum that he has to marry corporate executive, Susan Johnson, or else lose his billions-worth inheritance. After getting engaged to Susan, Arthur meets and falls for Naomi, a free-spirited girl he wants as life-partner. The difficult choice teaches him a thing or two about growing-up.

Role:
Arthur
Directed By:
Jason Winer
8. St. Trinian's (2007)
7
5
St. Trinian's
PG-13
7
5

St Trinian’s is a comedy film which takes us to the most notorious school in England, which might be shut down soon as they are bankrupt and the headmistress is unable to pay the bills. In order to save their school, a group of troublesome girls team up with few geniuses in order to stage a robbery.

Directed By:
Oliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson
9. The Tempest (2010)
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4
The Tempest
PG-13
5
4

Based on the well-known play of the same name by William Shakespeare, The Tempest is a fantasy comedy drama film which revolves around Prospera, the duchess of Milan, who is denounced as a sorceress and usurped by Antonio, her own brother. She is cast off in a small boat to die along with her young daughter. However, she survives and eventually finds herself in a small island. Soon it seems that there might be other inhabitants on the island as well.

Directed By:
Julie Taymor
10. Army of One (2016)
4
4
Army of One
R
4
4

Army of One is a crime comedy film which tells the story of Gary Faulkner, an ex-convict, who is convinced that God wants him to capture Osama bin Laden. With only one single sword, he sets off to Pakistan to complete his mission of bringing the Al-Qaeda leader to justice.  

Role:
God
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Matthew Modine, Rainn Wilson, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Amer Chadha-Patel
Directed By:
Larry Charles
11. Paradise (2013)
4
4
Paradise
PG-13
4
4
Starring:
Nick Offerman, Holly Hunter, Julianne Hough, Phil Austin
Directed By:
Diablo Cody
12. Charlie Brooker's Election Wipe (2015)
9
2
Charlie Brooker's Election Wipe
9
2
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Charlie Brooker, Natalie Bennett, Adam Bolton, Kay Burley
Directed By:
Lorry Powles
13. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2007)
9
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
9
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Noel Fielding, Rob Brydon, Jimmy Carr, Lily Allen
Directed By:
Mick Thomas, Will Dixon
14. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2006)
9
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
9
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Jimmy Carr, David Walliams, Jonathan Ross, Cat Deeley
Directed By:
Mick Thomas, Mike Maclaine
15. The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2015)
9
2
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz
9
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Noel Fielding, Jimmy Carr, Warwick Davis, Jonathan Ross
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
16. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2010)
9
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
9
2
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Starring:
Jimmy Carr, Rob Brydon, Charlie Brooker, David Mitchell
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
17. Russell Brand: End the Drugs War (2014)
7
3
Russell Brand: End the Drugs War
7
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Nick Clegg, David Cameron, João Goulão, Benjamin Mancroft
Directed By:
Ross Wilson
18. The Secret Policeman's Ball (2006)
7
3
The Secret Policeman's Ball
7
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Chevy Chase, Ronni Ancona, David Armand, Alan C. Bennett
Directed By:
Julia Knowles
19. Russell Brand from Addiction to Recovery (2012)
7
3
Russell Brand from Addiction to Recovery
7
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse
Directed By:
Ross Wilson
20. Cruise of the Gods (2002)
6
3
Cruise of the Gods
6
3
Starring:
Steve Coogan, David Walliams, James Corden, Rob Brydon, Helen Coker
Directed By:
Declan Lowney
21. Russell Brand in New York City (2009)
6
3
Russell Brand in New York City
TV-MA
6
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Brian Balthazar
Directed By:
Ryan Polito
22. Big Brother: According to Russell Brand (2007)
4
3
Big Brother: According to Russell Brand
4
3
Role:
Himself - Presenter
23. A Bear's Christmas Tail (2004)
4
3
A Bear's Christmas Tail
4
3
Starring:
Leigh Francis, Sean Pertwee, Patsy Kensit, Davina McCall, Yasmin Kerr
Directed By:
Ben Palmer
24. The Abbey (2007)
3
3
The Abbey
3
3
Role:
Terry
Starring:
Morwenna Banks, Omid Djalili, Tamsin Egerton, Andrew McHale
Directed By:
Jonny Campbell

TV Shows

Re: Brand
9
2
Re: Brand
9
2
Role:
Himself (6 episodes, 2002)
Starring:
Mark Collet, Wendy Danvers
Russell Brand's Ponderland
9
3
Russell Brand's Ponderland
9
3
Role:
Himself (12 episodes, 2007-2009)
Ballers
82
27
Ballers
TV-MA
82
27
Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Laura Vandervoort, Arielle Kebbel, Tyler James Williams, John David Washington, Troy Garity, Omar Benson Miller
Directed By:
Julian Farino, Simon Cellan Jones, David Katzenberg, Seith Mann
What About Dick? (2012)
9
3
What About Dick?
9
3
Role:
Dick
Starring:
Billy Connolly, Tim Curry, Eric Idle, Eddie Izzard, Jane Leeves
Directed By:
White Teeth
9
3
White Teeth
9
3
Starring:
Naomie Harris, Archie Panjabi, James McAvoy, Om Puri, Phil Davis
Directed By:
Julian Jarrold
Russell Brand: Messiah Complex (2013)
9
3
Russell Brand: Messiah Complex
TV-MA
9
3
Role:
Himself - Comedian
Mud
7
3
Mud
7
3
Starring:
Russell Tovey, Paloma Baeza, Brooke Kinsella, Susie Blake
Metaphysical Milkshake
7
3
Metaphysical Milkshake
7
3
Role:
Himself - Guest (unknown episodes)
Starring:
Rainn Wilson
Directed By:
Ben Shelton, Joshua Homnick
Comic Relief Does Little Britain: Live (2007)
7
3
Comic Relief Does Little Britain: Live
7
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Peter Kay, Matt Lucas, David Walliams, David Baddiel, Jeremy Edwards
The Bill
12
6
The Bill
12
6
Starring:
Douglas Henshall, Amanda Holden, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Idris Elba, Pam Ferris, Tamzin Outhwaite, Gemma Atkinson
Directed By:
Steve Shill, David Yates, Peter Lydon, Jonathan Dent, Stuart Burge
Russell Brand: Live (2006)
6
3
Russell Brand: Live
6
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
David Mallet
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: AKA... What a Life (2011)
6
3
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: AKA... What a Life
6
3
Role:
The Dark (uncredited)
Starring:
Devon Ogden
Directed By:
Blake West, Mike Bruce
Russell Brand: Scandalous (2009)
6
3
Russell Brand: Scandalous
6
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Hamish Hamilton
Russell Brand: Doing Life - Live (2007)
5
3
Russell Brand: Doing Life - Live
5
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jonathan Ross
Directed By:
Mick Thomas
Russell Brand's Got Issues
5
3
Russell Brand's Got Issues
5
3
Role:
Himself - Presenter (6 episodes, 2006)
Starring:
Alan Cumming, Jessica Hynes, Matt Morgan, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Comedy Lab
4
4
Comedy Lab
4
4
Starring:
Chelsea Peretti, Fred Armisen, Miranda Hart, Nicholas Parsons, Stephen Merchant, Will Poulter, Terry Jones
Hospital People
4
4
Hospital People
4
4
Starring:
Janine Duvitski, Mandeep Dhillon, Amit Shah, Tom Binns
Brand X with Russell Brand
5
4
Brand X with Russell Brand
TV-MA
5
4
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (25 episodes, 2012-2013)
Starring:
Steve Jones, Matt Stoller, David Icke, Diego Bonetto
Blessed
4
4
Blessed
4
4
Starring:
Rowland Rivron, Ardal O'Hanlon, Mel Giedroyc, Robert Webb
Directed By:
Russell Brand: The World According to Russell Brand (2010)
3
3
Russell Brand: The World According to Russell Brand
3
3
Directed By:
George Scott

Narrator/Dubbing

A Brief History of Cuba in D Minor (2001)
6
9
A Brief History of Cuba in D Minor
6
9
Role:
(voice)
Starring:
Dallas Campbell, Rufus Dean
Directed By:
Emily James

Animation Movies

The Simpsons
19
3
The Simpsons
TV-14
19
3
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Seth Green, Jason Alexander, Phil Hartman, Edward James Olmos, Ted Danson, Emily Blunt
Directed By:
Despicable Me (2010)
18
6
Despicable Me
TV-PG
18
6

Gru, a supervillain with an army of minions, decides to pull of the greatest heist in history by stealing the moon after his rival Vector successfully steals the Great Pyramid of Giza. He gets more than he bargained for when he adopts three cookie-selling orphan girls to infiltrate Vector's impenetrable base to retrieve a shrink-ray gun he needs.

Role:
Dr. Nefario (voice)
Starring:
Ken Jeong, Steve Carell, Mindy Kaling, Julie Andrews, Jemaine Clement, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig
Directed By:
Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
14
5
Despicable Me 2
TV-PG
14
5

The computer-animated comedy film Despicable Me 2 follows the adventures of Felonious Gru, a former supervillain turned father, and Lucy Wilde, an Anti-Villain League agent, who work together to solve the mystery of the theft of a highly potent mutagen known as PX-41. 

Role:
Dr. Nefario (voice)
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Steve Carell, Steve Coogan, Kristen Wiig, Ken Jeong, Miranda Cosgrove
Directed By:
Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Trolls (2016)
7
4
Trolls
PG
7
4

Small, colorful, and eternally happy creatures, the Trolls have only one thing to worry about, avoid being eaten by the mean, monstrous creatures, Bergens. The Bergens can only be happy by consuming Trolls. When some Trolls are captured by the Bergens, it is up to Princess Poppy and the pessimistic Troll Branch to recuse their friends. 

Role:
Creek (voice)
Starring:
Zooey Deschanel, Christine Baranski, John Cleese, Rhys Darby, Kunal Nayyar, Anna Kendrick, Jeffrey Tambor
Directed By:
Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell
Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind (2007)
5
3
Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind
5
3
Role:
Earth Guardian (voice)
Starring:
Keira Knightley, Michael Palin, Harry Enfield, Ardal O'Hanlon, Jane Horrocks, Gillian Anderson
Directed By:
Donnie Anderson
Hop (2011)
4
4
Hop
PG
4
4

Hop is an animated fantasy comedy film, which tells the story of a slacker Fred, who doesn’t take his life seriously. When he injures the Easter Bunny unintentionally, he is forced to take him in as a house guest. Both struggle to deal with the situation, and meanwhile, they also learn to grow up.

Role:
E.B. (voice) / Production Assistant
Starring:
Kaley Cuoco, Gary Cole, Hank Azaria, David Hasselhoff, James Marsden, Chelsea Handler, Hugh Laurie
Directed By:
Tim Hill