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List of Russell Brand Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
11
2
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
R
11
2

 

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Aldous Snow
Director:
Nicholas Stoller
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
2. The Emperor's New Clothes (2015)
11
2
The Emperor's New Clothes
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael Winterbottom
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Brigitte Bardot, Geraint Anderson, Richard Brooks
3. Penelope (2006)
11
2
Penelope
PG
11
2

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?     

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Palansky
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
4. Get Him to the Greek (2010)
10
2
Get Him to the Greek
R
10
2

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?

As:
Cast
Role:
Aldous Snow
Director:
Nicholas Stoller
Genres:
Comedy, Music
5. Bedtime Stories (2008)
10
2
Bedtime Stories
PG
10
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mickey
Director:
Adam Shankman
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Romance
6. Rock of Ages (2012)
9
2
Rock of Ages
PG-13
9
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lonny
Director:
Adam Shankman
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Comedy, Romance
7. St. Trinian's (2007)
9
2
St. Trinian's
PG-13
9
2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Oliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Lucy Punch, Stephen Fry, Lena Headey, Talulah Riley, Rupert Everett, Jodie Whittaker
8. Arthur (2011)
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2
Arthur
PG-13
9
2

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.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Arthur
Director:
Jason Winer
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
10. Army of One (2016)
8
2
Army of One
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
God
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Biography
Star Cast:
Matthew Modine, Rainn Wilson, Nicolas Cage, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Amer Chadha-Patel
11. Paradise (2013)
8
2
Paradise
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Diablo Cody
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Nick Offerman, Holly Hunter, Julianne Hough, Phil Austin
12. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2006)
13
3
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas, Mike Maclaine
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Jimmy Carr, David Walliams, Jonathan Ross, Cat Deeley
13. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2007)
13
3
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas, Will Dixon
Genres:
Game-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Brydon, Jimmy Carr, Noel Fielding, Lily Allen
14. The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2015)
13
3
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Jimmy Carr, Noel Fielding, Warwick Davis, Jonathan Ross
15. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2010)
12
2
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Contestant
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Jimmy Carr, Rob Brydon, Charlie Brooker, David Mitchell
16. Russell Brand in New York City (2009)
10
2
Russell Brand in New York City
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ryan Polito
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Brian Balthazar
17. Big Brother: According to Russell Brand (2007)
7
1
Big Brother: According to Russell Brand
7
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Genres:
Documentary
18. A Brief History of Cuba in D Minor (2001)
7
1
A Brief History of Cuba in D Minor
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
(voice)
Director:
Emily James
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dallas Campbell, Rufus Dean
19. Charlie Brooker's Election Wipe (2015)
13
3
Charlie Brooker's Election Wipe
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Lorry Powles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charlie Brooker, Natalie Bennett, Adam Bolton, Kay Burley
20. The Secret Policeman's Ball (2006)
11
2
The Secret Policeman's Ball
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Julia Knowles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Ronni Ancona, David Armand, Alan C. Bennett
21. Russell Brand from Addiction to Recovery (2012)
11
2
Russell Brand from Addiction to Recovery
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ross Wilson
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse
22. Russell Brand: End the Drugs War (2014)
11
2
Russell Brand: End the Drugs War
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ross Wilson
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Nick Clegg, David Cameron, João Goulão, Benjamin Mancroft
24. A Bear's Christmas Tail (2004)
8
2
A Bear's Christmas Tail
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Palmer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leigh Francis, Sean Pertwee, Patsy Kensit, Davina McCall, Yasmin Kerr
25. The Abbey (2007)
7
1
The Abbey
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Terry
Director:
Jonny Campbell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Morwenna Banks, Omid Djalili, Tamsin Egerton, Andrew McHale

Animation(s)

Despicable Me (2010)
Despicable Me
TV-PG
Plot:

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Nefario (voice)
Director:
Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Animation, Comedy
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Despicable Me 2
TV-PG
Plot:

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Nefario (voice)
Director:
Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Family, Animation, Sci-Fi
Trolls (2016)
Trolls
PG
Plot:

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Musical, Family
Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind (2007)
Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind
As:
Cast
Director:
Donnie Anderson
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley, Michael Palin, Ardal O'Hanlon, Jane Horrocks, Gillian Anderson
Hop (2011)
Hop
PG
Plot:

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
E.B. (voice) / Production Assistant
Director:
Tim Hill
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Animation

TV Shows and Videos

Re: Brand (2002)
Re: Brand
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (6 episodes, 2002)
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Mark Collet, Wendy Danvers
Russell Brand's Ponderland (2007)
Russell Brand's Ponderland
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (12 episodes, 2007-2009)
Genres:
Comedy
Mud (1994)
Mud
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Russell Tovey, Paloma Baeza, Brooke Kinsella, Susie Blake
Metaphysical Milkshake (2012)
Metaphysical Milkshake
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Guest (unknown episodes)
Director:
Ben Shelton, Joshua Homnick
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Comic Relief Does Little Britain: Live (2007)
Comic Relief Does Little Britain: Live
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Kay, David Walliams, Matt Lucas, David Baddiel, Jeremy Edwards
Russell Brand: Messiah Complex (2013)
Russell Brand: Messiah Complex
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Comedian
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Russell Brand: Live (2006)
Russell Brand: Live
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
David Mallet
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Russell Brand: Scandalous (2009)
Russell Brand: Scandalous
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Hamish Hamilton
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Russell Brand: Doing Life - Live (2007)
Russell Brand: Doing Life - Live
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Mick Thomas
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jonathan Ross
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: AKA... What a Life (2011)
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: AKA... What a Life
As:
Cast
Role:
The Dark (uncredited)
Director:
Blake West, Mike Bruce
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Devon Ogden
Russell Brand's Got Issues (2006)
Russell Brand's Got Issues
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Presenter (6 episodes, 2006)
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Alan Cumming, Jessica Hynes, Matt Morgan, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Brand X with Russell Brand (2012)
Brand X with Russell Brand
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ... (25 episodes, 2012-2013)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Jones, Matt Stoller, David Icke, Diego Bonetto
Blessed (2005)
Blessed
As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Elton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rowland Rivron, Ardal O'Hanlon, Mel Giedroyc, Robert Webb
Hospital People (2017)
Hospital People
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Janine Duvitski, Mandeep Dhillon, Amit Shah, Tom Binns
Russell Brand: The World According to Russell Brand (2010)
Russell Brand: The World According to Russell Brand
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
George Scott
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary