John Cleese

John Cleese Movies and TV Shows

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s he became a member of Monty Python, the comedy troupe responsible for the sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus and the four Monty Python films: And Now for Something Completely Different, Holy Grail, Life of Brian and The Meaning of Life. In the mid 1970s, Cleese and his first wife Connie Booth, co-wrote and starred in the British sitcom Fawlty Towers. Later, he co-starred with Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis and former Python colleague Michael Palin in A Fish Called Wanda and Fierce Creatures. He also starred in Clockwise, and has appeared in many other films, including two James Bond films, two Harry Potter films, and three Shrek films. With Yes Minister writer Antony Jay he co-founded the production company Video Arts, responsible for making entertaining training films. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Cleese, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal info

  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 10/27/1939 (84 years old)
  • Place of birth: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK
  • nationality: British
  • height: 1.96 m
  • Net worth: $10,000,000
  • twitter: JohnCleese
  • instagram: johncleeseofficial
Year
Genre
IMDB
TMDB
Available on the following streaming services in the UK
Rally Road Racers
IMDB 5.2
TMDB 74%
role:
Archie Vainglorious (voice)
Not available
2023

Animation

Comedy

Family

5.2
74%
Not available
2021

Animation

Comedy

Family

5.9
73%
Father Christmas Is Back
IMDB 4.5
TMDB 47%
role:
John Christmas
2021

Comedy

Family

4.5
47%
2020

Comedy

5.0
55%
2020

Adventure

Animation

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
75%
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Arctic Dogs
IMDB 4.8
TMDB 62%
role:
Otto von Walrus (voice)
2019

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

4.8
62%
The Naked Wanderer
IMDB 5.3
TMDB 53%
role:
Brian King
2019

Comedy

Romance

5.3
53%
2018

Adventure

Animation

Family

5.0
63%
Charming
IMDB 5.6
TMDB 65%
role:
Fairy Godmother / Executioner (voice)
2018

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Music

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.6
65%
Trolls
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 67%
role:
Roi Gristle (voice)
2016

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Music

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.4
67%
2016

Adventure

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.2
59%
Absolutely Anything
IMDB 6.0
TMDB 58%
role:
Chief Alien (voice)
2015

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.0
58%
Get Squirrely
IMDB 3.6
TMDB 55%
role:
Mr. Bellwood (voice)
2015

Animation

Comedy

Family

3.6
55%
2014

Comedy

5.7
61%
2014

Comedy

Documentary

7.6
74%
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Monty Python: Live (Mostly)
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 71%
role:
Writer & 1 more
2014

Comedy

7.6
71%
2013

Documentary

7.7
75%
Planes
IMDB 5.7
TMDB 59%
role:
Bulldog (voice)
2013

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

5.7
59%
2013

Comedy

Drama

6.1
66%
The Croods
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 69%
role:
Story
2013

Action

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.2
69%
God Loves Caviar
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 53%
role:
McCormick
2012

Adventure

History

5.9
53%
2011

Comedy

Family

4.4
61%
The Big Year
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 60%
role:
Narrator (voice)
2011

Comedy

6.2
60%
The Undefeated
IMDB 1.9
TMDB 19%
role:
Self (archive footage)
Not available
2011

Documentary

1.9
19%
Not available
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Winnie the Pooh
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 69%
role:
Narrator (voice)
2011

Animation

Family

7.1
69%
Spud
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 70%
role:
Mr. 'The Guv' Edly
2010

Comedy

Drama

6.6
70%
Shrek Forever After
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 63%
role:
King Harold (voice)
2010

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.3
63%
Planet 51
IMDB 6.0
TMDB 58%
role:
Professor Kipple (voice)
2009

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.0
58%
2009

Comedy

Documentary

8.1
79%
2009

Comedy

Mystery

5.6
57%
The Day the Earth Stood Still
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 56%
role:
Professor Barnhardt
2008

Drama

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.5
56%
Igor
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 60%
role:
Dr. Glickenstein (voice)
2008

Animation

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.9
60%
Shrek the Third
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 63%
role:
King Harold (voice)
2007

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.1
63%
The Secret Life of Brian
IMDB 7.7
TMDB 75%
role:
Himself
Not available
2007

Documentary

7.7
75%
Not available
Charlotte's Web
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 62%
role:
Samuel the Sheep (voice)
2006

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.3
62%
Entente Cordiale
IMDB 4.4
TMDB 45%
role:
Lord Conrad
2006

Comedy

4.4
45%
Man About Town
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 53%
role:
Dr. Primkin
2006

Comedy

Drama

Romance

5.5
53%
The Art of Football from A to Z
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 48%
role:
Self & 1 more
Not available
2006

Comedy

Documentary

6.5
48%
Not available
16 Blocks
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 64%
role:
Basil Fawlty
2006

Action

Adventure

Crime

Thriller

6.6
64%
Valiant
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 55%
role:
Mercury (voice)
2005

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

War & Politics

5.5
55%
Around the World in 80 Days
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 59%
role:
Grizzled Sergeant
2004

Action

Adventure

Comedy

5.9
59%
Shrek 2
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 73%
role:
King Harold (voice)
2004

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.3
73%
2003

Adventure

Comedy

Family

3.4
44%
2003

Action

Adventure

Comedy

4.9
54%
2002

Action

Adventure

Thriller

6.1
59%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 77%
role:
Nearly Headless Nick (Sir Nicholas) & 1 more
2002

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.4
77%
Mickey's House of Villains
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 71%
role:
Narrator (segment "Mickey's Mechanical House") (voice)
2002

Animation

Comedy

Family

6.6
71%
2002

Action

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

3.9
44%
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 79%
role:
Nearly Headless Nick & 1 more
2001

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.6
79%
2001

Animation

Comedy

Family

6.7
70%
Band of Brothers
IMDB 9.4
TMDB 85%
role:
Charles Merchant
2001

Drama

War & Politics

9.4
85%
Rat Race
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 62%
role:
Donald P. Sinclair
2001

Adventure

Comedy

6.5
62%
1999

Action

Adventure

Thriller

6.4
63%
The Out-of-Towners
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 57%
role:
Mr. Mersault
1999

Comedy

5.5
57%
1998

Comedy

7.8
69%
George of the Jungle
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 56%
role:
An Ape Named 'Ape' (voice)
1997

Adventure

Comedy

Family

Romance

5.5
56%
Fierce Creatures
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 62%
role:
Producer & 2 more
1997

Comedy

Romance

6.4
62%
The Jungle Book
IMDB 6.0
TMDB 59%
role:
Dr. Julius Plumford
Not available
1994

Adventure

Drama

Family

6.0
59%
Not available
The Swan Princess
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 66%
role:
Jean-Bob (voice)
1994

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.4
66%
1994

Drama

Horror

Romance

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.3
64%
1991

Adventure

Animation

Family

Western

6.5
63%
The Big Picture
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 60%
role:
Bartender
1989

Comedy

Romance

6.2
60%
Erik the Viking
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 59%
role:
Halfdan the Black
1989

Adventure

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.1
59%
A Fish Called Wanda
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 72%
role:
Writer & 2 more
1988

Comedy

Crime

7.5
72%
Clockwise
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 63%
role:
Brian Stimpson
1986

Comedy

6.6
63%
Silverado
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 70%
role:
Sheriff John T. Langston
1985

Western

7.2
70%
Yellowbeard
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 55%
role:
Harvey 'Blind' Pew
1983

Adventure

Comedy

5.9
55%
The Meaning of Life
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 73%
role:
Screenplay & 1 more
1983

Comedy

7.5
73%
1982

Comedy

7.8
74%
Time Bandits
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 66%
role:
Robin Hood
1981

Adventure

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
66%
1981

Comedy

Crime

Family

Music

Mystery

7.1
68%
Life of Brian
IMDB 8.0
TMDB 78%
role:
Screenplay & 1 more
1979

Comedy

8.0
78%
1975

Adventure

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.2
78%
1971

Comedy

7.5
73%
1969

Comedy

8.8
83%

FAQs

Some movies or TV shows available in the UK starring or involving John Cleese are, for example, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Father Christmas Is Back and The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee.
The streaming services with the largest selection are Prime Video, Amazon and iTunes.
The best StreamHint ratings are Band of Brothers (9.0), Monty Python's Flying Circus (8.6) and Monty Python and the Holy Grail (8.0).
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