Graham Chapman Movies List: Best To Worst

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
PG

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

(1975)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
King Arthur / Voice of God / Middle Head / Hiccoughing Guard
Director:
Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
Life of Brian
R

Life of Brian

(1979)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Wise Man #2 / Brian Cohen / Biggus Dickus
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
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The Crimson Permanent Assurance

(1983)
As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones
Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl
R

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

(1982)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Second Barber / Colin 'Bomber' Harris / Pope's Servant / Abe Seagull / Silly Walker / Inspector Praline / The Colonel / Nobby Hegel / Second Yorkshireman / Abuser / Lecturer / A humble woodcutter / Son / Mountie
Director:
Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
The Meaning of Life
R

The Meaning of Life

(1983)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Chairman / Fish #1 / Doctor / Harry Blackitt / Wymer / Hordern / General / Coles / Narrator #2 / Dr. Livingstone / Transvestite / Eric / Guest #1 / Arthur Jarrett / Geoffrey / Tony Bennett
Director:
Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman
And Now for Something Completely Different
PG

And Now for Something Completely Different

(1971)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Brother / Policeman / Defence attorney / British pedestrian / Mr. Harrison (Apricot) / The Colonel / 'Hell's Grannies' policeman / Jimmy Blankensop / Sir Edward Ross / Restaurant patron #1 / Letter Writer / Oliver St. John Mollusk / Mountie / Town Gu
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
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R

The Secret Policeman's Private Parts

(1984)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Roger Graef, Julien Temple
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Phil Collins, John Cleese, Connie Booth, Carol Cleveland
Monty Python Live (Mostly)

Monty Python Live (Mostly)

(2014)
As:
Writer
Director:
Eric Idle, Aubrey Powell
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer
R

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

(1970)
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Kevin Billington
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harold Pinter, Denholm Elliott, Arthur Lowe, John Cleese, James Cossins
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The Odd Job

(1978)
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Arthur Harris
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Jason, Diana Quick, Edward Hardwicke, Simon Williams
The Magic Christian
PG

The Magic Christian

(1969)
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Joseph McGrath
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Yul Brynner, Christopher Lee, Roman Polanski, Peter Sellers
Yellowbeard
PG

Yellowbeard

(1983)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Yellowbeard
Director:
Mel Damski
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, John Cleese, James Mason, Peter Cook
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R

Doctor in Trouble

(1970)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Thomas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
James Robertson Justice, Irene Handl, Harry Secombe, Leslie Phillips, Graham Chapman
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The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins

(1971)
As:
Writer
Director:
Graham Stark
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bruce Forsyth, Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe, Ronnie Barker, Joan Sims
The Statue
R

The Statue

(1971)
As:
Cast
Director:
Rod Amateau
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Vaughn, David Niven, Ann Bell, John Cleese, Virna Lisi
Rentadick

Rentadick

(1972)
As:
Writer
Director:
Jim Clark
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Briers, Donald Sinden, Tsai Chin, Ronald Fraser, James Booth
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Eric Idle: Exploits Monty Python

(2002)
As:
Writer
Director:
Ari Golan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Peter Crabbe, Joseph Steven, Samantha Harris, Jennifer Julian
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Stage Fright

(1989)
As:
Cast
Director:
Brad Mays
Star Cast:
Rick Hammontree, Susan Rome, Gregory McClure, Marcy Emmer
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Love Potion

(1987)
As:
Producer
Director:
Julian Doyle
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Ashby, Norman Chancer, Nancy Paul, John Rowe, Ian Barritt

TV Movie(s)

Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python

Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python

(1989)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (cameo) / Various Roles (achive footage)
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Steve Martin
Pleasure at Her Majesty's

Pleasure at Her Majesty's

(1976)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various
Director:
Jonathan Miller, Roger Graef
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Eleanor Bron, Alan Bennett
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Out of the Trees

(1976)
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Ian MacNaughton, Bernard Thompson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Simon Jones, Maria Aitken, Roger Brierley, Marjie Lawrence
Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python

Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python

(1999)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Terry Jones, Elaine Shepherd
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
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Jake's Journey

(1988)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Sir George / Queen / Taxi driver
Director:
Hal Ashby
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Rik Mayall, Gabrielle Anwar, Peter Cook, Griff Rhys Jones
We Know Where You Live

We Know Where You Live

(2001)
As:
Writer
Director:
Declan Lowney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Eddie Izzard, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Richard Blackwood, Bono
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Comic Relief

(1986)
As:
Writer
Director:
Rowan Atkinson
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Barrie, Billy Connolly, Rowan Atkinson, Simon Brint, Frank Bruno
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Pythonland

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Ralph Lee
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Eddie Izzard, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman
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Still Crazy Like a Fox

(1987)
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Inspector Palmer
Director:
Paul Krasny
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Warden, John Rubinstein, Penny Peyser, Robby Kiger
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From Spam to Sperm

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Selina Mehta
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Meat Loaf, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman

Animation(s)

A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman
R

A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman (2012)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Graham Chapman / Narrator (voice)
Director:
Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson, Ben Timlett
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Cameron Diaz, Stephen Fry, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman

TV Shows and Videos

Monty Python's Flying Circus
TV-14

Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various / ... (46 episodes, 1969-1974)
Director:
John Howard Davies, Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
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BBC Show of the Week (1965)

As:
Writer
Director:
John Howard
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Tony Bennett, Davies Dancers The Irving, Keith Michell, Sacha Distel, Sammes Singers The Mike
Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus

Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
A Humble Woodcutter / ... (1 episode, 1972)
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
Marty

Marty (1968)

As:
Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Michael Palin, Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Roland MacLeod
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG

Saturday Night Live (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Ben Stiller, Chris Farley, Colin Firth, Don Pardo
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Doctor in Charge (1972)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Miriam Margolyes, Ernest Clark, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, George Layton
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No, That's Me Over Here! (1967)

As:
Cast, Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Ivor Dean, Ronnie Corbett, Henry McGee
Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail

Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail (1996)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
King Arthur / God / Middle Head (archiveFootage) (voice)
Director:
Terry Jones, Steve Martino
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
Comedy Playhouse

Comedy Playhouse (1961)

As:
Writer
Director:
Eric Fawcett, James Gilbert, Douglas Argent, Michael Mills, Graeme Muir
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Le Mesurier, John Cleese, Joanna Lumley, Ronald Fraser, Frank Thornton
That Was the Week That Was

That Was the Week That Was (1962)

As:
Writer
Director:
Ned Sherrin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Roy Kinnear, David Frost, William Rushton, Millicent Martin, Lance Percival
The Two Ronnies

The Two Ronnies (1971)

As:
Writer
Director:
Terry Hughes, Paul Jackson, Marcus Mortimer, James Gilbert, Marcus Plantin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Joanna Lumley, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker
At Last the 1948 Show

At Last the 1948 Show (1967)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters / ... (13 episodes, 1967)
Director:
Ian Fordyce
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Marty Feldman
Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House (1969)

As:
Writer
Director:
Bill Turner, David Askey, Maurice Murphy, Mark Stuart
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ernest Clark, Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Robin Nedwell
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The Frost Report (1966)

As:
Writer
Director:
James Gilbert
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Julie Felix
David Frost Presents

David Frost Presents (1968)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Ian Fordyce
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Mary Hopkin, Paul McCartney
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Comedy Masterclass (2001)

As:
Writer
Director:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Marty Feldman
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Doctor at Large

Doctor at Large (1971)

As:
Writer
Director:
Bill Turner, Alan Wallis, David Askey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies
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Broaden Your Mind (1968)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Michael Palin, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Roland MacLeod
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Doctor on the Go (1975)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ernest Clark, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, Christopher Biggins, John Kane
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Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time (1994)

As:
Cast
Role:
Various (archiveFootage)
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Carol Cleveland
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Looks Like a Brown Trouser Job (2005)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Richard S. Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Graham Chapman
The Meaning of Life
M

The Meaning of Life (1997)

As:
Cast
Role:
Various (archiveFootage)
Director:
Steve Martino
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin
A Christmas Night with the Stars

A Christmas Night with the Stars (1958)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
James Gilbert, Graeme Muir, Dennis Main-Wilson, Duncan Wood, Douglas Moodie
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Toppers The Television, Jack Warner