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List of Terry Jones Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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King Arthur of Camelot is looking for courageous knights to join his Round Table and he succeeds in his quest when a few men come forward. A bit of partying and deliberation later, they decide to leave. However, now God himself sends them to find the Holy Grail. What follows is a series of adventure and an encounter with a mysterious enchanter named Tim.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Dennis's Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Prince Herbert / Voice of Cartoon Scribe
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
2. Life of Brian (1979)
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Life of Brian
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Brian of Nazareth, who was born in a stable next-door to Jesus on the same night, is mistaken as the prophesied messiah by the three wise men. Out of love for the young rebel Judith and hatred for the occupying Romans, he joins the People's Front of Judea, and unwittingly gathers his own group of followers.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Mandy Cohen / Colin / Simon the Holy Man / Bob Hoskins / Saintly Passer-by / Alarmed Crucifixion Assistant
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy
4. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl
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This documentary film shows us few performances of The Monty Python troupe at the Hollywood Bowl.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Fourth Barber / Referee / Anti-racism singer / Silly olympiad commentator #2 / Laparche / Silly Walker / Karl Marx / Mr. Hilton / Albatross Person / Man with hat / Third Yorkshireman / Demonstrator #2 / Wife / Mountie
Director:
Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
5. The Meaning of Life (1983)
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The Meaning of Life
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‘The Meaning of Life’ is a musical presented through a series of sketches. It’s a film by the British comedy troupe Monty Python, portraying various stages of life from the miracle of birth to the mystery of death. The movie also depicts hilarious vignettes about religious service, sex education, war, organ donation – every possible thing, just to find ‘the meaning of life.’ 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Bert / Fish #6 / Mum / Priest / Biggs / Sergeant / Man with Bendy Arms / Mrs. Brown / Mr. Creosote / Maria / Leaf Father / Fiona Portland-Smythe
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
6. And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
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And Now for Something Completely Different
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This anthology film based on the popular British television series ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ features over 40 comedy sketches dealing with varied topics and animation shorts. The best of the sketches taken from the show’s first two series and re-filmed without studio audience include such classics as ‘Dead Parrot,’ ‘Hell’s Grannies,’ ‘Nudge Nudge,’ ‘Bank Robber,’ ‘The Lumberjack Song,’ ‘Kilimanjaro Expedition,’ and many more.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Stage Manager / Tobacconist / 2nd Hungarian Man / Squire / Self-defence student #3 / Tenant #1 / Flasher / Mouse Organist Ken Ewing / Fat Soldier / Waiter / Nude Organist / Brian / Nigel Incubator Jones
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
7. Monty Python Live (Mostly) (2014)
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Monty Python Live (Mostly)
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Spanish Guitarist / Third Yorkshireman / Mrs. Blackitt / Mountie / Mr. Hilton / Himself / Pepperpot / First Penguin on Telly Pepperpot / Albatross Person / Pub customer / Cardinal Biggles / Abuser / Spam Waitress
Director:
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
8. Labyrinth (1986)
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Labyrinth
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While babysitting her infant half-brother, Toby, against her will, teenager Sarah wishes he be taken away by Goblin King Jareth. As her wish gets granted immediately, a repentant Sarah asks Jareth to give Toby back. He tells her to rescue Toby before midnight from the center of a Labyrinth by penetrating the maze of illusion, which has strange creatures and astounding puzzles. 

As:
Writer
Director:
Jim Henson
Genres:
Musical, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Connelly, Frank Oz, David Bowie, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson, Christopher Malcolm
9. Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy (2010)
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Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy
PG
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As:
Cast
Role:
Workingman / Mexican / Mountie
Director:
Aubrey Powell
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
11. Jabberwocky (1977)
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Jabberwocky
PG
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As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Warren Mitchell, John Le Mesurier, Harry H. Corbett
12. Fierce Creatures (1997)
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Fierce Creatures
PG-13
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Rod McCain is a multimillionaire who purchases a zoo in London. Soon the staff is pressurized to make higher profits or face closure. Meanwhile, the staff faces a lot of struggle dealing with the new policies.

As:
Writer
Director:
Robert Young, Fred Schepisi
Genres:
Comedy
13. Personal Services (1987)
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Personal Services
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As:
Director
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alec McCowen, Julie Walters, Tim Woodward, Danny Schiller, Shirley Stelfox
15. Locked Out (2006)
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Locked Out
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As:
Cast
Director:
Albert Dupontel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Terry Gilliam, Roland Bertin, Hélène Vincent, Albert Dupontel
16. Erik the Viking (1989)
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Erik the Viking
PG-13
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Based upon Norse mythology, this fantasy adventure comedy film tells the story of Erik, who starts to dislike rape and pillage, after the death of an innocent woman. Erik soon learns from a woman named Freya that a wolf named Fenrir has swallowed the sun, he decides to set things right.  

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
King Arnulf
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Timothy Francis Robbins, Mickey Rooney, John Cleese, Tim Robbins, Imogen Stubbs
17. The Box (1981)
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The Box
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Harrington (voice)
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Charles McKeown, Andrew Lodge, Richard Verna
18. Absolutely Anything (2015)
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Absolutely Anything
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The alien galactic council debates whether the Earth should be destroyed, or to make humanity a member of their council. They eventually come up with a plan of bestowing limitless power to a schoolteacher, to see if the powers would be used for good or for evil. Thus, his actions would determine the fate of humanity. 

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
19. Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999)
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Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar
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As:
Cast
Director:
Claude Zidi
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michel Galabru, Claude Piéplu, Gérard Depardieu, Christian Clavier
20. Henry Cleans Up (1979)
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Henry Cleans Up
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As:
Cast
Role:
Albert
Director:
Digby Turpin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Carol Cleveland, Dick Graham, Tommy Mann
21. The BFI London Imax Signature Film (1999)
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The BFI London Imax Signature Film
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As:
Director
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
John Cleese
22. Boom Bust Boom (2015)
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Boom Bust Boom
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Terry Jones, Bill Jones, Ben Timlett
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Philip Bulcock, Dirk Bezemer, Zvi Bodie, Willem Buiter
23. The Creator (1999)
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The Creator
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As:
Cast
Director:
Albert Dupontel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Albert Dupontel, Claude Perron, Nicolas Marié, Michel Vuillermoz
24. Consuming Passions (1988)
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Consuming Passions
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As:
Writer
Director:
Giles Foster
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jonathan Pryce, Vanessa Redgrave, Helen Pearson, Prunella Scales, Freddie Jones
25. King Guillaume (2009)
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King Guillaume
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As:
Cast
Director:
Pierre-François Martin-Laval
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pierre Richard, Isabelle Nanty, Raymond Bouchard, Omar Sy

TV Movie(s)

3. Pleasure at Her Majesty's (1976)
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Pleasure at Her Majesty's
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As:
Writer
Director:
Jonathan Miller, Roger Graef
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Alan Bennett, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Eleanor Bron
5. Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python (1999)
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Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python
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As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Arthur Ewing / Salesman / BBC Crewmember / Himself / Gumby / Pepperpot / Gorilla / BBC Voice Over / Policeman
Director:
Terry Jones, Elaine Shepherd
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
6. Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill... - A Live Tribute (2002)
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Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill... - A Live Tribute
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dominic Brigstocke
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Izzard, Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, John Sergeant
7. The Surprising History of Egypt (2002)
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The Surprising History of Egypt
PG
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Presenter
Director:
Phil Grabsky
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Joann Fletcher, Azza Sarry el-Din, Isac Ramsey
8. The Surprising History of Rome (2002)
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The Surprising History of Rome
PG
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Presenter
Director:
Phil Grabsky
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Rick Jones, Elizabeth Fentress, Suzanne Evans, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
9. The Surprising History of Sex and Love (2002)
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The Surprising History of Sex and Love
PG-13
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As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Presenter
Director:
Alan Ereira, Phil Grabsky
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Rick Jones, Joann Fletcher, Bill Dever, Diana Edelman
10. Marty Amok (1970)
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Marty Amok
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As:
Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marty Feldman, Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Junkin, Vivian Stanshall, Robert Dhéry

Animation(s)

Blazing Dragons (1996)
Blazing Dragons
As:
Writer
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Stephanie Morgenstern, Aron Tager, Juan Chioran, Edward Glen, Steven Sutcliffe
The Unsteady Chough (2004)
The Unsteady Chough
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Father / Barman / Professor / Priest / Narrator
Director:
Sam Leifer, Jonathan van Tulleken
Genres:
Short, Animation
Anna and the Moods (2006)
Anna and the Moods
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Gunnar Karlsson
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Björk, Damon Albarn, Sjón Sigurdsson, Þórunn Lárusdóttir
Hjælp! Jeg er en fisk (2000)
Hjælp! Jeg er en fisk
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As:
Cast
Director:
Stefan Fjeldmark, Greg Manwaring, Michael Donovan, Michael Hegner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Animation, Family, Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Nis Bank-Mikkelsen, Søren Sætter-Lassen, Morten Kerrn Nielsen, Sebastian Jessen

TV Shows and Videos

Complete and Utter History of Britain (1969)
Complete and Utter History of Britain
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various / ... (6 episodes, 1969)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Colin Gordon, Wallas Eaton, Diana Quick
Marty (1968)
Marty
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marty Feldman, Michael Palin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Junkin, Roland MacLeod
Twice a Fortnight (1967)
Twice a Fortnight
As:
Cast, Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Tony Buffery, Ronald Fletcher, Graeme Garden
The Late Show (1966)
The Late Show
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Malcolm Muggeridge, John Bird, Barry Humphries, John Fortune, John Wells
Ripping Yarns (1976)
Ripping Yarns
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Terry Hughes, Alan J.W. Bell, Jim Franklin
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, John Cleese, Charles McKeown
Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail (1996)
Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Game Announcer / Dennis' Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Cartoon Scribe / Prince Herbert / King Brian the Wild (voice)
Director:
Terry Jones, Steve Martino
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Black and Blue (1973)
Black and Blue
As:
Writer
Director:
Michael Apted
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Warren Mitchell, Clifford Rose, David Collings, Julian Holloway, Tony Robinson
Medieval Lives (2004)
Medieval Lives
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Presenter (8 episodes, 2004)
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Robert Stone, Peter Barber, Faye Getz
Blazing Dragons (1996)
Blazing Dragons
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Jim Cummings, Cheech Marin, Brian George, Charlie Adler
Starship Titanic (1998)
Starship Titanic
As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Douglas Adams, Dermot Crowley, Quint Boa, Renata Henkes
Barbarians (2006)
Barbarians
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Presenter (4 episodes, 2006)
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Pope Benedict XVI, Peter Heather, Joseph Balint, Béatrice Cauuet
Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967)
Do Not Adjust Your Set
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters / ... (21 episodes, 1967-1969)
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Denise Coffey, David Jason
Broaden Your Mind (1968)
Broaden Your Mind
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Roland MacLeod
Kombat Opera Presents (2007)
Kombat Opera Presents
As:
Director
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Hugh Dennis, Kevin Eldon, Simon Gleeson, Nathan Harmer, Adey Grummet
Education Tips No. 41: Choosing a Really Expensive School (2003)
Education Tips No. 41: Choosing a Really Expensive School
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Agency Producer (voice)
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, John Cleese, Michael Palin
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades (2003)
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades
As:
Director
Director:
Terry Jones, Robert Young
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sean Patrick Flanery, Tim McInnerny, Amanda Ooms, Timothy Spall, Kenneth Cranham
Dinotopia (2002)
Dinotopia
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Marco Brambilla
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Family
Star Cast:
Geraldine Chaplin, Wentworth Miller, David Thewlis, Jim Carter, Alice Krige, Katie Carr
The Legend of Dick and Dom (2009)
The Legend of Dick and Dom
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (33 episodes, 2009-2011)
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Blessed, Steve Furst, Richard McCourt, Dominic Wood