Christopher Guest Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

This Is Spinal Tap
TV-14

This Is Spinal Tap

(1984)
2
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Fran Drescher, Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, Howard Hesseman
Plot:

Documentary filmmaker Marti DeBergi accompanies the English heavy metal band Spinal Tap, as they begin their big US tour to boost their new album. However, in the tour, problems are numerous - it appears that the band’s popularity is waning, their events get cancelled, the album cover raises objection, there is a stage prop malfunction and the girlfriend of one of the band members arrives.

2
0
The Princess Bride
PG

The Princess Bride

(1987)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Count Rugen
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Romance, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Chris Sarandon, Cary Elwes
Plot:

Adapted from William Goldman’s 1973 novel of the same name, the film The Princess Bride tells the story of a farmhand named Westley, who is on a mission to rescue his true love Princess Buttercup from the odious Prince Humperdinck.

2
0
A Few Good Men
R

A Few Good Men

(1992)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland
Plot:

After two US Marines kill another, Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway proposes to defend them suspecting that they acted on a "code red" order from above. When the case is instead assigned to Liutentent Daniel Kaffee, known for seeking plea bargains, Galloway convinces him to take the case to court and question Colonel Nathan Jessup despite lack of evidence.

2
0
Waiting for Guffman
R

Waiting for Guffman

(1996)
2
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Larry Miller, Parker Posey
2
0
The Hospital
TV-MA

The Hospital

(1971)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
George C. Scott, Stephen Elliott, Diana Rigg, Barnard Hughes
0
0
Best in Show
PG-13

Best in Show

(2000)
3
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, Eugene Levy, Carrie Aizley, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey
3
0
The Long Riders
R

The Long Riders

(1980)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Hill
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Randy Quaid, David Carradine, Keith Carradine, Robert Carradine, James Keach
1
0
Death Wish
R

Death Wish

(1974)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Winner
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Steven Keats, Jeff Goldblum, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Charles Bronson
0
0
Girlfriends
PG

Girlfriends

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Claudia Weill
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, Melanie Mayron, Adam Cohen, Anita Skinner
0
0
A Mighty Wind
PG-13

A Mighty Wind

(2003)
2
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, Mary Gross, Parker Posey, Jim Moret, Stuart Luce
2
0
The Hot Rock
PG

The Hot Rock

(1972)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Yates
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Robert Redford, George Segal, Moses Gunn, Ron Leibman
1
0
The 84th Annual Academy Awards
TV-14

The 84th Annual Academy Awards

(2012)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Christopher Guest, Don Mischer, Archie Gips, Kabir Akhtar
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Natalie Portman, Jessica Chastain, Steven Spielberg, Rooney Mara, Michelle Williams
0
0
Mrs Henderson Presents
R

Mrs Henderson Presents

(2005)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Cromer
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, War, Music
Star Cast:
Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Kelly Reilly, Will Young
0
0
Little Shop of Horrors
PG-13

Little Shop of Horrors

(1986)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Oz
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Musical, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Levi Stubbs, Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia
0
0
The Invention of Lying
PG-13

The Invention of Lying

(2009)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Rob Lowe, Tina Fey, Jeffrey Tambor, Ricky Gervais, Jason Bateman
Plot:

Mark Bellison is a screenwriter of historical readings in an alternate universe where the concept of lying does not exist and people tell whatever is on their minds. After being fired from his job and warned of being evicted, he blurts out a lie in the bank and realizes how it can change his life forever.

0
0
For Your Consideration
PG-13

For Your Consideration

(2006)
1
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harry Shearer, Jane Lynch, Stephen Rannazzisi, Eugene Levy, Christopher Moynihan
1
0
The Fortune
PG

The Fortune

(1975)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Stockard Channing, Jack Nicholson, Rose Michtom, Ian Wolfe, Warren Beatty
0
0
The Big Picture
PG-13

The Big Picture

(1989)
0
1
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kevin Bacon, Emily Longstreth, J.T. Walsh
0
1
The Last Word
PG

The Last Word

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Boulting
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Karen Black, Martin Landau, Dennis Christopher
0
0
Small Soldiers
PG-13

Small Soldiers

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Dante
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
David Cross, Jay Mohr, Alexandra Wilson, Denis Leary, Gregory Smith
Plot:

A toy company programs their2 sets of toys, ‘The Commando Elite’ and ‘The Gorgonites,’ with military technology that is used for steering missiles, enabling the toys to move and talk. In a suburban community, the two cliques acquire thinking capacity and creating their own weapons, the Commando Elite set out to destroy the peaceful Gorgonites, consequently putting the neighborhood humans in danger. 

0
0
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
PG

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

(2009)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Robin Williams
Plot:

In this second installment in the Night at the Museum series, Larry learns that the exhibits will be moved to the Smithsonian Institution without the Tablet of Ahkmenrah. He soon receives a call for help from Jedediah who, along with his other friends, is under attack from Kahmunrah. Kahmunrah intends to raise an army and conquer the world. Larry now must save his friends.

0
0
Almost Heroes
PG-13

Almost Heroes

(1998)
1
0
As:
Director
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Chris Farley, Matthew Perry, Bokeem Woodbine, Barry Del Sherman, Robert Tittor
1
0
Mascots
TV-MA

Mascots

(2016)
0
1
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, Sarah Baker, Zach Woods, Parker Posey, Michael Hitchcock
0
1
Heartbeeps
PG

Heartbeeps

(1981)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Arkush
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Melanie Mayron, Bernadette Peters, Randy Quaid, Kenneth McMillan, Andy Kaufman
0
0
Stonehenge: 'Tis a Magic Place

Stonehenge: 'Tis a Magic Place

(2009)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel Tufnel
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Michael McKean, Harry Shearer
0
0
Her Master's Voice

Her Master's Voice

(2012)
0
0
As:
Producer
Director:
Nina Conti
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ken Campbell, Jim Broadbent, Daisy Campbell, Nina Conti, Brad Cummings
0
0
Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Billy Crystal Special

Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Billy Crystal Special

(1986)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Chip Dimentebella
Director:
Billy Crystal, Paul Flaherty
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Eugene Levy, Billy Crystal, Brother Theodore
0
0
Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Lost Minutes

Billy Crystal: Don't Get Me Started - The Lost Minutes

(1987)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Chip Dimentebella
Director:
Billy Crystal, Paul Flaherty
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, Marc Shaiman, Brother Theodore
0
0
Ricky Gervais Meets... Christopher Guest

Ricky Gervais Meets... Christopher Guest

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Niall Downing
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Ricky Gervais, Michael McKean
0
0
Sticky Fingers
PG-13

Sticky Fingers

(1988)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Catlin Adams
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Shirley Stoler, Melanie Mayron, Helen Slater, Adam Shaw
0
0
Beyond Therapy
R

Beyond Therapy

(1987)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Conti, Jeff Goldblum, Julie Hagerty, Glenda Jackson
1
0

TV Movie(s)

A Piano for Mrs. Cimino

A Piano for Mrs. Cimino

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Philip Ryan
Director:
George Schaefer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Penny Fuller, George Hearn, Graham Jarvis
0
0
The Lily Tomlin Special

The Lily Tomlin Special

(1975)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various
Director:
Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Laraine Newman, Doris Roberts, Valri Bromfield, Betty Beaird
0
0
Peeping Times

Peeping Times

(1978)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Barry Levinson, Rudy De Luca
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ron Carey, Mel Brooks, David Letterman, Royce D. Applegate, Lewis Arquette
0
0
Super Bowl

Super Bowl

(1976)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Bill Murray, Terry Bradshaw, Tom Brookshier
0
0
The Billion Dollar Bubble

The Billion Dollar Bubble

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Al Green
Director:
Brian Gibson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Woods, Sam Wanamaker, William Hootkins, Shane Rimmer
0
0
Haywire

Haywire

(1980)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Tuchner
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Jason Robards, Lee Remick, Dianne Hull, Deborah Raffin
0
0
The T.V. Show

The T.V. Show

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters
Director:
Tom Trbovich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, Harry Shearer, Deborah Harmon
0
0
It Happened One Christmas

It Happened One Christmas

(1977)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Donald Wrye
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Orson Welles, Marlo Thomas, Wayne Rogers, Barney Martin
0
0
Likely Stories, Vol. 1

Likely Stories, Vol. 1

(1981)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, David L. Lander, Bruno Kirby, Richard Belzer
0
0
Million Dollar Infield

Million Dollar Infield

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bucky Frische
Director:
Hal Cooper
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Bonnie Bedelia, Bruno Kirby, Robert Costanzo
0
0
TVTV Looks at the Academy Awards

TVTV Looks at the Academy Awards

(1976)
0
0
As:
Writer
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Rona Barrett, Ronee Blakley, Michael Douglas, Brian Doyle-Murray, Verna Fields
0
0
Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman
R

Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman

(1993)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Daryl Hannah, Daniel Baldwin, Frances Fisher, William Windom, Cristi Conaway
0
0
The Thick of It

The Thick of It

(2007)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alex Borstein, Carrie Aizley, Parvesh Cheena, Priya Ayyar, Kelvin Brown
0
0
I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood

I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood

(1989)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Antoninus DiMentabella
Director:
Eugene Levy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eugene Levy, Martin Short, Joe Flaherty, Catherine O'Hara
0
0
D.O.A.

D.O.A.

(1999)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eugene Levy, Robert Bauer, Christa Campbell, Wayne Federman
0
0
The Chevy Chase National Humor Test

The Chevy Chase National Humor Test

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Tom Trbovich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Pam Dawber, Milton Berle, Joyce Brothers
0
0
A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out

A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out

(1992)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Nigel Tufnel (Spinal Tap) / Alan Barrows (The Folksmen)
Director:
Jim Di Bergi
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Fred Willard, Harry Shearer
0
0
Amnesty International's Big 30

Amnesty International's Big 30

(1991)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David G. Hillier
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alexei Sayle, Jonathan Ross, Paula Yates, Cathy McGowan
0
0
Partners in Life

Partners in Life

(1990)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Carl Gottlieb
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Joe Guzaldo, Kevin Pollak, Rob Reiner, Wendie Jo Sperber
0
0

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
SpongeBob SquarePants
TV-PG

SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent Waller, Dave Cunningham, Sherm Cohen, Paul Tibbitt, Walt Dohrn
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Craig Ferguson, Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown
Animaniacs

Animaniacs (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alfred Gimeno, Dave Marshall, Rusty Mills, Audu Paden, Greg Reyna
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Adam West, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, Jess Harnell, Frank Welker
Dilbert
TV-PG

Dilbert (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Seth Kearsley, Michael Goguen, Chris Dozois, Andi Klein, Linda Miller
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Gordon Hunt, Chris Elliott, Kathy Griffin, Larry Miller, Daniel Stern
Le chaînon manquant
R

Le chaînon manquant (1980)

As:
Cast
Director:
Picha
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Richard Darbois, Georges Aminel, Roger Carel, Jacques Ferrière
Tarzoon, la honte de la jungle
R

Tarzoon, la honte de la jungle (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Picha, Boris Szulzinger
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Bernard Dhéran, Georges Aminel, Arlette Thomas, Paule Emanuele
Plot:

This French/Belgian adult animated comedy film was also known as Jungle Burger in the United Kingdom. The plot involves the capture of June, the woman of Shame: Ruler of the jungle by the soldiers of Queen Bazonga who wants her hair. To free her, Shame sets off to the dark Bush Country alongside his only loyal friend Flicka

TV Shows and Videos

All in the Family
TV-PG

All in the Family (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Rich, Bob LaHendro, Hal Cooper, Paul Bogart, Norman Campbell
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Bernadette Peters, Sally Struthers, Carroll O'Connor
The Daily Show
TV-14

The Daily Show (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Chuck O'Neil, Scott Preston, Andy Barsh, Paul Pennolino
Genres:
News, Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Tom Hanks, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Jon Stewart, John Slattery
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG

Saturday Night Live (1975)

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
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
Joe Satriani: The Satch Tapes

Joe Satriani: The Satch Tapes (1993)

As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel Tufnel
Director:
Carlos Grasso
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
John Cuniberti, Andy Johns, Joe Satriani, Jeff Tyson
St. Elsewhere
TV-PG

St. Elsewhere (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Day, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Leo Penn, Thomas Carter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Helen Hunt, Ray Liotta, Kathy Bates, Alan Arkin
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
TV-14

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Kartun, Liz Plonka, Dana Calderwood, Louis C.K.
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
TV-14

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Kartun
Genres:
Talk-Show, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Christopher Meloni, Richie 'La Bamba' Rosenberg
Headbangers Ball

Headbangers Ball (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Sxv'leithan Essex
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Rob Zombie, Audie Desbrow, Chris Barnes, Bruce Dickinson
A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica

A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica (1992)

As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel Tufnel
Director:
Adam Dubin
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Metallica, Lou Brutus, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield
Spinal Tap: The Final Tour

Spinal Tap: The Final Tour (1998)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Nigel Tufnel
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Michael McKean
Glastonbury 2009

Glastonbury 2009 (2009)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Lauren Laverne, Edith Bowman, Zane Lowe, Cerys Matthews
Spinal Tap: Back from the Dead

Spinal Tap: Back from the Dead (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel Tufnel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael McKean, Harry Shearer
Likely Stories, Vol. 3

Likely Stories, Vol. 3 (1983)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Billy Crystal
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Corey Burton, Chuck McCann, Richard Belzer
Trying Times

Trying Times (1987)

As:
Director
Director:
Alan Arkin, Sheldon Larry, Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Rosanna Arquette, Candice Bergen, Teri Garr, Spalding Gray
Lemmings

Lemmings (1973)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Tony Hendra, Michael Keady
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Rhonda Coullet, Garry Goodrow
Laverne & Shirley
TV-G

Laverne & Shirley (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Trbovich, Joel Zwick, Alan Rafkin, Alan Myerson, Ray DeVally Jr.
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander, Michael McKean
Family Tree
TV-MA

Family Tree (2013)

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Pollak, Ed Begley Jr., Fred Willard, Jim Piddock
The Andros Targets

The Andros Targets (1977)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
F. Murray Abraham, Christina Pickles, Michael Cristofer, James Sutorius
Tonight with Jonathan Ross

Tonight with Jonathan Ross (1990)

As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel Tufnel (2 episodes, 1992)
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Denis Leary, Michael McKean, Jonathan Ross, Tori Amos
The List

The List (1999)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Ashton Kutcher, George Wendt, Sherilyn Fenn, Tony Shalhoub
Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News (1982)

As:
Cast
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Jon Snow, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Cathy Newman, Harry Anscombe
The Joe Franklin Show

The Joe Franklin Show (1950)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Jennifer Delora, Joel Diamond, Mike Kimmel, Gary Theroux
MADtv
TV-14

MADtv (1995)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Leddy, John Blanchard, Amanda Bearse, David Grossman, Paul Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Bill Maher, Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears
Tall Tales & Legends

Tall Tales & Legends (1985)

As:
Director
Director:
David Steinberg, David Grossman, Jerry London, Ray Danton, Howard Storm
Genres:
Family, Musical, Drama, Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Michael McKean, Molly Ringwald, Martin Short, Jamie Lee Curtis, Danny Glover
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
TV-14

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Blieden, Dave Diomedi, Dan Opsal
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show, Music
Star Cast:
Bob Odenkirk, Kristen Wiig, Will Arnett, Lori Loughlin, Lindsay Lohan
Late Show with David Letterman

Late Show with David Letterman (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Foley, Hal Gurnee, Randi Grossack
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show, Music
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Bruce Willis, Idina Menzel, David Letterman, Paul Shaffer
Morton & Hayes

Morton & Hayes (1991)

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Crooner / ... (3 episodes, 1991)
Director:
Christopher Guest
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Allison Janney, Courteney Cox, Rob Reiner, Kevin Pollak
Spinal Tap: Break Like the Wind - The Videos

Spinal Tap: Break Like the Wind - The Videos (1992)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Nigel Tufnel (as Nigel Tufnel)
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Michael McKean, Harry Shearer
MTV News: The Week in Rock

MTV News: The Week in Rock (1987)

As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel Tufnel (1 episode, 1991)
Genres:
Music, News
Star Cast:
Micky Dolenz, Michael McKean, Kurt Loder, Stephen Perkins
The Harry Smith Project Live

The Harry Smith Project Live (2006)

As:
Cast
Role:
Alan Barrows
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Elvis Costello
The Arsenio Hall Show

The Arsenio Hall Show (1989)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Music, Family, Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cassandra Peterson, Barry Manilow, Arsenio Hall, Sinbad
Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell

Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (1975)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various (3 episodes, 1975)
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Family
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Howard Cosell, Brian Doyle-Murray, Billy Crystal
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 8

Hard 'N Heavy Volume 8 (1990)

As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel Tufnel - Spinal Tap
Director:
David Carr, John B. House, Cindy Keefer
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Marty Callner, Chris De Garmo, C.C. DeVille, Tracii Guns
Breakfast

Breakfast (2000)

As:
Cast
Genres:
News, Family, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Bill Turnbull, Carol Kirkwood, Charlie Stayt, Sian Williams
True Confessions

True Confessions (1985)

As:
Cast
Role:
(1 episode, 1985)
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Bixby, Julianne McNamara, Kurt Thomas, April Audia
Good Morning America
TV-G

Good Morning America (1975)

As:
Cast
Genres:
News, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Amy Robach, Robin Roberts
Catching Up with Marty DiBergi

Catching Up with Marty DiBergi (2000)

As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel Tufnel
Director:
Jeffrey Schwarz
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
TV-14

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Liz Plonka, Ellen Brown, Anthony Caleca, Steve Paley, Star Price
Genres:
Talk-Show, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
LL Cool J, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jay Leno, Rob Schneider, Trey Parker
The Early Show

The Early Show (1999)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Talk-Show, News
Star Cast:
Harry Smith, Erica Hill, Maggie Rodriguez, Jennifer Ashton
Entertainment Tonight

Entertainment Tonight (1981)

As:
Cast
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Nancy O'Dell, Kevin Frazier, Mark Steines, Mary Hart
CNN Newsroom

CNN Newsroom (1989)

As:
Cast
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
John Berman, Brooke Baldwin, Poppy Harlow, Bernie Matthew
The View
TV-14

The View (1997)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Barry Humphries, Sherri Shepherd
Fox News

Fox News (1987)

As:
Cast
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Marcellas Reynolds, Judy Ho, Laura Diaz, Susan Hirasuna

Christopher Guest Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The Lily Tomlin Special Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special 1976
Grammy Awards
A Mighty Wind Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media 2004