Most Popular Titles With Stephen Fry
- Movies or TV
1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
PG-13 | 161 min | Adventure, Fantasy
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.
2. 24: Live Another Day (2014– )
Action, Drama, Mystery | Filming
Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.
3. Bones (2005– )
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active
A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
4. Alice in Wonderland (I) (2010)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.
5. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
6. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.
8. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
9. Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (2006)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family
After the death of his uncle, the 14-year-old schoolboy Alex Rider is forced by the Special OperationsDivision of Britain's secret intelligence service, MI6, for a mission which will save millions of lives.
10. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
PG | 136 min | Drama, Romance
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites.
11. Spice World (1997)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Music
World famous pop group The Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.
12. St. Trinian's (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
St Trinian's, a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy.
Writers: Piers Ashworth, Jamie Minoprio, Nick Moorcroft, Ronald Searle, Jonathan M. Stern | Directors: Oliver Parker, Barnaby Thompson | Stars: Talulah Riley, Rupert Everett, Gemma Arterton, Jodie Whittaker
13. Extras (2005–2007)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.
14. Hamlet (1996)
PG-13 | 242 min | Drama, History
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
15. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
16. Gosford Park (2001)
R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery
Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
17. The Look of Love (2013)
101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The life of Paul Raymond, the controversial entrepreneur who became Britain's richest man.
Writers: Matt Greenhalgh, Paul Willetts, Jean de Letraz, Simone Peigniet, Mawby Green, Ed Feilbert, Tom Eyen | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Matt Lucas, Anna Friel, Imogen Poots
18. The Colbert Report (2005– )
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Satirist news caster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger then life ego and overly patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
19. QI (2003– )
30 min | Comedy, Game-Show
A comedy panel game in which being Quite Interesting is more important than being right. Stephen Fry is joined each week by four comedians to share anecdotes and trivia, and maybe answer some questions as well.
20. Chariots of Fire (1981)
PG | 124 min | Drama, History, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
21. The Thin Blue Line (1995–1996)
30 min | Comedy, Crime
Various mishaps at a police station in an English Hamlet. The main character is the anachronistic, yet charming and funny Inspector Fowler. CID foil to Fowler, Inspector Grim is a bumbling, seething idiot!
26. A Civil Action (1998)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama
The families of children who died sue two companies for dumping toxic waste: a tort so expensive to prove, the case could bankrupt their lawyer.
27. MirrorMask (2005)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home.
28. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Not Rated | 122 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The feature adaptation of Roger Lewis' book about the actor best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies.
30. Kingdom (2007– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Respected country solicitor Peter Kingdom, with the assistance of his apprentice Lyle and secretary Gloria, runs a small legal practice in Market Shipborough for the eccentric people of ... See full summary »
31. Animals United (2010)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort.
33. Le divorce (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
French vs. American social customs and behaviors are observed in a story about an American visiting her Frenchman-wed sister in Paris.
35. Wilde (1997)
R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realization of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and ... See full summary »
36. I.Q. (1994)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
37. Eichmann (2007)
96 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli Police Officer, of his past as the architect of ... See full summary »
40. Fable III (2010 Video Game)
Your journey to rule the throne of Albion begins 50 years after the events of the last chapter, and you play as the child of your hero from Fable II.
42. Fortysomething (2003– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Paul Slippery (Hugh Laurie), a forty-something doctor, lives with his wife Estelle and three sex-obsessed sons Rory, Daniel and Edwin in the west London suburb of Putney. On top of coping ... See full summary »
43. Peter's Friends (1992)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Six former college friends, with two new friends, gather for a New Years Eve weekend reunion at a large English countryside manor after ten years to reminisce about the good times now long gone.
44. Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Director Michael Winterbottom (Northam) attempts to shoot the adaptation of Laurence Sterne's essentially unfilmable novel, "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman."
45. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the ... See full summary »
46. Thunderpants (2002)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.
R | 85 min | Animation, Comedy
An animated, factually incorrect biography of Graham Arthur Chapman, one of the founding members of the comedy group Monty Python.
48. Bright Young Things (2003)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, War
An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.
49. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988–1998)
36 min | Comedy, Game-Show
A British show in which actors and comedians improvise sketches in various "theatre-sports"-type games, based on audience suggestions. The games might include singing a Hoedown about Tory ... See full summary »