Most Popular Titles With Stephen Merchant
- Movies or TV
2. The Office (2005–2013)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy | Active
A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series.
3. 24 (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
4. Movie 43 (2013)
R | 94 min | Comedy
A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.
Writers: Rocky Russo, Jeremy Sosenko, Ricky Blitt, Bill O'Malley, Will Graham, Jack Kukoda, Matt Portenoy, Claes Kjellstrom, Jonas Wittenmark, Tobias Carlson, Will Carlough, Jonathan van Tulleken, Elizabeth Shapiro, Patrik Forsberg, Olle Sarri, Jacob Fleisher, Greg Pritikin, James Gunn | Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere, Liev Schreiber
5. Hot Fuzz (2007)
R | 121 min | Comedy
Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.
6. Submarine (2010)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.
7. Hall Pass (2011)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
Rick and Fred, two husbands who are having difficulty in their marriages, are given a Hall Pass by their wives: for one week, they can do whatever they want.
8. I Give It a Year (2013)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Newlywed couple Nat and Josh are deliriously happy despite their differences, though friends and family aren't convinced that they can last. With their first anniversary approaching and attractive alternatives in the mix, can they last?
9. The Office (2001–2003)
TV-MA | 52 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives.
10. The Invention of Lying (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.
11. Tooth Fairy (I) (2010)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy.
Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Joshua Sternin, J.R. Ventimilia, Randi Mayem Singer, Jim Piddock | Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Judd, Julie Andrews, Stephen Merchant
12. An Idiot Abroad (2010– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Comedy, Reality-TV
Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, ... See full summary »
14. 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.
15. Four Lions (2010)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Four incompetent British jihadists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.
16. Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love.
Writers: Rob Sprackling, John R. Smith, Andy Riley, Kevin Cecil, Kelly Asbury, Steve Hamilton Shaw, Mark Burton, Emily Cook, Kathy Greenberg, William Shakespeare | Director: Kelly Asbury | Stars: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen
18. Burke and Hare (2010)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Thriller
A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.
21. Run, Fatboy, Run (2007)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Five years after jilting his pregnant fiancée on their wedding day, out-of-shape Dennis decides to run a marathon to win her back.
23. Cemetery Junction (2010)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A 1970s-set comedy centered on three young working class friends in a dreary suburb of Reading.
28. Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004– )
30 min | Comedy, Horror
This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell.
29. Portal 2 (2011 Video Game)
E10+ | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Many years after "Portal", Chell reawakens in Aperture Science and tries to stop GLADoS once again with the help of Wheatley, who has his own plans for the historical facility.
30. Have I Got News for You (1990– )
29 min | Comedy, Game-Show
Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »
31. Nathan Barley (2005– )
26 min | Comedy
After publishing a rant about 'idiots' - frantically hip, ignorant scenesters - Dan Ashcroft finds these same people embracing him as his idol and his nerves constantly tested by his biggest fan, moronic scene personality Nathan Barley.
33. Dragons' Den (II) (2005– )
60 min | Reality-TV
Budding entrepreneurs, inventors and small businessmen (and women) pitch their ideas to the five "dragons" - real-life business leaders and millionaires, with real cash to invest in the ... See full summary »
34. Jackboots on Whitehall (2010)
Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion.
35. This Morning (1988– )
120 min | Talk-Show
Presenters Phillip Schofield, Fern Britton and Lorraine Kelly present Britain's number 1 daytime show to bring us the latest entertainment, health, home and garden, fashion and beauty ... See full summary »
37. Team Fortress 2 (2007 Video Game)
M | Animation, Action, Comedy
Nine mercenaries. Two teams. Guns. And hats. Welcome to Team Fortress 2, where psychopaths fight each other with shotguns, rocket launchers, pistols, baseball bats, surgical equipment, laser guns, and wear fancy hats.
43. Comedy Lab (1998– )
25 min | Comedy
A selection of one-off new comedies, sitcom, stand-up or other, from different writers and production companies. Some have served as pilots, and have been commissioned for full stand-alone series.
Creators: Laurence Rickard, George Sawyer, Al Campbell, Andrew Dawson, Steve Dawson, Tim Inman, Riz Ahmed, Tom Basden, Jamie Campbell, Rick Edwards, Nick Hearne, Nikesh Shukla, Nicholas J. Hearne | Stars: Alice Lowe, Paul Putner, Tom Meeten, Charlie Skelton
44. Comic Relief 2007: The Big One (2007 TV Movie)
Comic Relief returns for another year to raise money for children.
Writers: Richard Ayoade, Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Nick Frost, Sean Gray, Matthew Holness, Armando Iannucci, Karl Lucas, David Mitchell, Simon Pegg, Robert Webb | Director: Natalie Bailey | Stars: Lenny Henry, Fearne Cotton, Paul O'Grady, Kate Thornton
49. Xposé (2007– )
30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show
A daily look at celebrity life in Ireland, Hollywood and beyond - covering all the big home events including the top awards ceremonies, film premieres, rock and pop concerts, fashion shows ... See full summary »