Most Popular Titles With Neil Innes

1. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
90 min | Comedy, Music | Active
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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Metascore: 90/100 (8 reviews)

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.

3. Life of Brian (1979)
94 min | Comedy
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Metascore: 75/100 (14 reviews)

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

4. Erik the Viking (1989)
107 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.

5. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)
30 min | Comedy, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

6. Jabberwocky (1977)
105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Metascore: 61/100 (6 reviews)

A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside.

7. All You Need Is Cash (1978 TV Movie)
76 min | Comedy, Music
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Charts the adventures of the prefab four, possibly the most famous band of all time.

Writer: Eric Idle |  Directors: Eric Idle, Gary Weis |  Stars: Eric Idle, John Halsey, Ricky Fataar, Neil Innes
8. Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996– )
30 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, currently hosted by Simon Amstell. Team captains Phil Jupitus and Bill Bailey (who replaced... See full summary »

9. Magical Mystery Tour (1967 TV Special)
55 min | Comedy, Musical
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The Beatles charter a special bus for a surreal mystery tour.

10. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
77 min | Documentary, Comedy
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The Monty Python troupe perform a combination of classic sketches and new material at the Hollywood Bowl.

11. Top of the Pops (1964–2012)
30 min | Music
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

12. Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy (2010)
92 min | Comedy, Music
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A comic oratorio inspired by Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) filmed at its only European performance at the Royal Albert Hall in October 2009 to celebrate 40 years of Monty Python.

13. The Missionary (1982)
90 min | Comedy
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In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes.... See full summary »

14. Monty Python: Almost the Truth - Lawyers Cut (2009 TV Mini-Series)
Comedy
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Britain's top comedians pay tribute to the iconic series, Monty Python's Flying Circus.

15. Countdown (1982– )
45 min | Game-Show
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The long-running words and numbers game.

16. Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail (1996 Video Game)
Comedy, Musical
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A parody of computer games, mainly CD-ROM ones, in which King Arthur must search for the Holy Grail.

17. Arena (1975– )
Documentary
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

18. Timeshift (2002– )
60 min | Documentary
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Series looking at changes in British society employing BBC archive footage.

19. Concert for George (2003 Video)
146 min | Documentary, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Metascore: 82/100 (11 reviews)

George Harrison's friends, family, and bandmates unite for a tribute concert on the one-year anniversary of his death.

20. Omnibus (1967–2002)
Documentary, Biography
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Arts documentary series.

21. Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967–1969)
50 min | Family, Comedy
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The Bonzo Dog Dooh Dah Band, an eccentric English group featuring Neil Innes was fronted by the late Vivian Stanshall.

22. The South Bank Show (1978– )
53 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Long-running arts series.

23. The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006 TV Movie)
180 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
24. The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004 TV Special)
84 min | Comedy
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Twenty-three years after the release of the original Rutles documentary, famous artists, actors and musicians speak out on how the Rutles influenced them.

Writer: Eric Idle |  Director: Eric Idle |  Stars: Eric Idle, Neil Innes, Ricky Fataar, David Bowie
25. The Raggy Dolls (1986–1994)
5 min | Animation, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In a similar style to _"SuperTed" (1983)_ this features toys which have been thrown in a factory reject bin but come to life and have adventures. This time though they are dolls and, rather... See full summary »

Creator: Melvyn Jacobson |  Star: Neil Innes
26. The Seventh Python (2008)
94 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography, Comedy, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The accidental career of Neil Innes, encompassing the Bonzo Dog Band, Magical Mystery Tour, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Saturday Night Live, The Rutles and beyond.

27. The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)
91 min | Comedy, Documentary, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The film of an on-stage charity benefit for Amnesty International. The show includes comedy skits by the members of Monty Python, as well as noted comedians Peter Cook, Rowan Atkinson, and ... See full summary »

28. Jane (1982–1984)
10 min | Animation, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
29. Beat-Club (1965–1972)
Music
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30. Top Ten (1998– )
90 min | Music, Documentary
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Series looking at different genres in television and music.

31. Rock and Roll's Greatest Failure: Otway the Movie (2013)
97 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The UK's cult legend John Otway returns to his old school to give a course on survival in the music industry.

33. Rutland Weekend Television (1975–1976)
30 min | Comedy, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Low budget comedy sketch series purporting to show the programming of a low key regional television service. Written by Eric Idle of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' fame. A popular feature ... See full summary »

34. Movie Connections (2007–2009)
40 min | Documentary
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Series looking at the history of favourite films.

35. Puddle Lane (1985–1989)
15 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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Based on the learn-to-read book series "Puddle Lane" by Sheila McCullagh. A Magician, living in a mansion at the end of Puddle Lane, tells stories about his neighbours with the aid of his cauldron.

38. High and Dry (1985– )
30 min | Comedy
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39. The Book Tower (1979–1989)
Family
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New and classic books are discussed, passages read by well-known actors and authors, and short dramatisations are used to bring the stories to life.

40. Dee Time (1967–1969)
45 min | Music
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41. The Comedy Map of Britain (2007– )
Documentary
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43. Gods of Los Angeles (2005)
Drama, Romance
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Bruce thought he had everything. A stable life, a beautiful girlfriend. But he still felt dead inside. And he found himself at a crossroads, with no idea what to do with the rest of his ... See full summary »

44. The Secret Policeman's Private Parts (1984)
77 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This video provides a retrospective of music and comedy from four Amnesty International benefit performances held in 1976, 1977, 1979, and 1981.

45. Vivian Stanshall: The Canyons of his Mind (2003 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
46. Not the Messiah: The Road to the Albert Hall (2009)
32 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Not the Messiah: The Road to the Albert Hall

47. The World Stands Up (2004– )
21 min | Comedy
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A series of stand up comedy programs featuring four artistes per episode the last one of which is musical

48. We Need Answers (2009– )
30 min | Comedy, Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A comedy panel show in which the questions are provided by a text message answering service.

49. What the Pythons Did Next... (2007 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A look at the careers of John Cleese, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam in the years after Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969).

50. Colour Me Pop (1968–1969)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X