Most Popular Titles With Mel Smith
- Movies or TV
1. The Princess Bride (1987)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).
5. Bean (1997)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family
The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.
8. Dream On (1990–1996)
30 min | Comedy
Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly ... See full summary »
9. Minder (1979–1994)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »
10. Twelfth Night or What You Will (1996)
PG | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
11. Blackball (2003)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A rebellious young British bowls player teams with another older and more traditional player to take on the Australian bowls team.
14. The Tall Guy (1989)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever. When Anderson fires ... See full summary »
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )
The Sittaford Mystery
TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama
The death of the presumptive future PM is predicted during a séance in a snowbound country hotel and, not surprisingly, he is found stabbed to death the next morning.
17. Radioland Murders (1994)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with... See full summary »
18. Brain Donors (1992)
PG | 80 min | Comedy
Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich ... See full summary »
19. High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
R | 86 min | Action, Drama, Comedy
A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
20. Breakfast (2000– )
180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show
Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »
22. The Goodies (1970–1981)
30 min | Comedy
Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do ... See full summary »
24. The Riddle (2007)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub. Gradually he becomes obsessed with unraveling a century-old murder in the pages of the manuscript. Only when he has done so, with the help of a mysterious beach-combing tramp who stalks the Thames foreshore, is he able to solve the modern ... See full summary »
26. Morons from Outer Space (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
The story begins when three aliens get a bit hacked off at their 'friend' Bernard, who keeps making a prat of himself playing space ball. It is while he is playing space ball that the ... See full summary »
27. Restless Natives (1985)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
Two Scottish friends become local folk heroes and tourist attractions when they start holding up tour buses with novelty items.
28. Babylon (1981)
95 min | Drama
The movie centers around Brindsley Forde's character blue. He fronts a reggae sound system based in west London. The movie captures the trials and tribulations of young black youths in troubled London in the early eighties.
29. Smith & Jones (1984–1998)
30 min | Comedy
Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.
31. The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt (1990)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime
Henry Wilt is a more or less failure of a teacher who fantasizes about murdering his dominant, non-attentive wife Eva. At a party Wilt is stuck to an inflatable doll and makes a complete ... See full summary »
32. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
92 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
When Ron Weasley look-a-like; Bonnie's parents leave her and her home in the care of a mysterious long lost aunt she has a rippingly dull adventure and that.
34. Bloody Kids (1979)
91 min | Drama
The slender premise springs from the actions of two listless 11-year-old boys, the cold, manipulative Leo, and his weaker, more impressionable friend, Mike. Contemptuous of the fallible ... See full summary »
35. Bullshot Crummond (1983)
PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy
The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly ... See full summary »
41. My Angel (2011)
Fifteen year old Eddie's mother falls very ill after a serious car accident. Eddie and his brother Stewart end up having to take care of themselves and one night when they have ran out of ... See full summary »
44. Consenting Adults (2007 TV Movie)
80 min | Biography, Drama
This is a film based on the life of the Wolfenden family and some characters in the city of Reading... See full synopsis »
48. Live from the Lighthouse (1998 TV Movie)
Writers: Peter Baynham, Ian Brown, Mark Burton, James Hendrie, Gary Howe, Armando Iannucci, John O'Farrell, Geoffrey Perkins, Richard Preddy, Steve Punt | Director: Geoff Posner | Stars: Stephen Fry, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Sacha Baron Cohen
49. Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story (2009)
102 min | Documentary, Comedy
Chronicles comedian Eddie Izzard's rise to fame from early influences - losing his mother to cancer at a young age before being sent with his brother to boarding school - to his close relationship today with his father.