Terry Jones Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
PG

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

(1975)
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As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Dennis's Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Prince Herbert / Voice of Cartoon Scribe
Director:
Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin
Plot:

King Arthur of Camelot is looking for courageous knights to join his Round Table and he succeeds in his quest when a few men come forward. A bit of partying and deliberation later, they decide to leave. However, now God himself sends them to find the Holy Grail. What follows is a series of adventure and an encounter with a mysterious enchanter named Tim.

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Life of Brian
R

Life of Brian

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Mandy Cohen / Colin / Simon the Holy Man / Bob Hoskins / Saintly Passer-by / Alarmed Crucifixion Assistant
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin
Plot:

Brian of Nazareth, who was born in a stable next-door to Jesus on the same night, is mistaken as the prophesied messiah by the three wise men. Out of love for the young rebel Judith and hatred for the occupying Romans, he joins the People's Front of Judea, and unwittingly gathers his own group of followers.

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The Crimson Permanent Assurance

The Crimson Permanent Assurance

(1983)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Terry Jones
0
0

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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl
R

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Fourth Barber / Referee / Anti-racism singer / Silly olympiad commentator #2 / Laparche / Silly Walker / Karl Marx / Mr. Hilton / Albatross Person / Man with hat / Third Yorkshireman / Demonstrator #2 / Wife / Mountie
Director:
Terry Hughes, Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin
0
0
The Meaning of Life
R

The Meaning of Life

(1983)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Bert / Fish #6 / Mum / Priest / Biggs / Sergeant / Man with Bendy Arms / Mrs. Brown / Mr. Creosote / Maria / Leaf Father / Fiona Portland-Smythe
Director:
Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman
Plot:

‘The Meaning of Life’ is a musical presented through a series of sketches. It’s a film by the British comedy troupe Monty Python, portraying various stages of life from the miracle of birth to the mystery of death. The movie also depicts hilarious vignettes about religious service, sex education, war, organ donation – every possible thing, just to find ‘the meaning of life.’ 

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And Now for Something Completely Different
PG

And Now for Something Completely Different

(1971)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Stage Manager / Tobacconist / 2nd Hungarian Man / Squire / Self-defence student #3 / Tenant #1 / Flasher / Mouse Organist Ken Ewing / Fat Soldier / Waiter / Nude Organist / Brian / Nigel Incubator Jones
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin
0
0
Monty Python Live (Mostly)

Monty Python Live (Mostly)

(2014)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Spanish Guitarist / Third Yorkshireman / Mrs. Blackitt / Mountie / Mr. Hilton / Himself / Pepperpot / First Penguin on Telly Pepperpot / Albatross Person / Pub customer / Cardinal Biggles / Abuser / Spam Waitress
Director:
Eric Idle, Aubrey Powell
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
0
0
Labyrinth
PG

Labyrinth

(1986)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Jim Henson
Genres:
Musical, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson, Christopher Malcolm
Plot:

While babysitting her infant half-brother, Toby, against her will, teenager Sarah wishes he be taken away by Goblin King Jareth. As her wish gets granted immediately, a repentant Sarah asks Jareth to give Toby back. He tells her to rescue Toby before midnight from the center of a Labyrinth by penetrating the maze of illusion, which has strange creatures and astounding puzzles. 

0
0
Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy
PG

Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy

(2010)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Workingman / Mexican / Mountie
Director:
Aubrey Powell
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Sanjeev Bhaskar
0
0
L.A. Story
PG-13

L.A. Story

(1991)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mick Jackson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Chevy Chase, Marilu Henner, Richard E. Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker
Plot:

A TV weatherman working in Los Angeles feels bored with his job as well as his relationship with his girlfriend. His life takes a turn when he begins to receive secret messages from an electronic freeway sign near his home.

0
0
Jabberwocky
PG

Jabberwocky

(1977)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Warren Mitchell, John Le Mesurier, Harry H. Corbett
0
0
Fierce Creatures
PG-13

Fierce Creatures

(1997)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Robert Young, Fred Schepisi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Kline, John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Palin, Ronnie Corbett
0
0

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Personal Services
R

Personal Services

(1987)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alec McCowen, Julie Walters, Tim Woodward, Danny Schiller, Shirley Stelfox
0
0
The Wind in the Willows
PG

The Wind in the Willows

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Toad
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Adventure, Musical, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Stephen Fry, Nicol Williamson, John Cleese
0
0
Locked Out

Locked Out

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Albert Dupontel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Terry Gilliam, Roland Bertin, Hélène Vincent, Albert Dupontel
0
0
Erik the Viking
PG-13

Erik the Viking

(1989)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
King Arnulf
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Imogen Stubbs
0
0
The Box

The Box

(1981)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Harrington (voice)
Director:
Micky Dolenz
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Charles McKeown, Andrew Lodge, Richard Verna
0
0
Absolutely Anything
R

Absolutely Anything

(2015)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Sanjeev Bhaskar, Eric Idle, Robin Williams, John Cleese, Rob Riggle
Plot:

The alien galactic council debates whether the Earth should be destroyed, or to make humanity a member of their council. They eventually come up with a plan of bestowing limitless power to a schoolteacher, to see if the powers would be used for good or for evil. Thus, his actions would determine the fate of humanity. 

0
0
Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar

Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar

(1999)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Claude Zidi
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michel Galabru, Claude Piéplu, Gérard Depardieu, Christian Clavier
0
0
Henry Cleans Up

Henry Cleans Up

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Albert
Director:
Digby Turpin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Carol Cleveland, Dick Graham, Tommy Mann
0
0
The BFI London Imax Signature Film

The BFI London Imax Signature Film

(1999)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
John Cleese
0
0
Boom Bust Boom
G

Boom Bust Boom

(2015)
0
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Terry Jones, Bill Jones, Ben Timlett
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Philip Bulcock, Dirk Bezemer, Zvi Bodie, Willem Buiter
0
0
The Creator

The Creator

(1999)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Albert Dupontel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Albert Dupontel, Claude Perron, Nicolas Marié, Michel Vuillermoz
0
0
Consuming Passions
R

Consuming Passions

(1988)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Giles Foster
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Jonathan Pryce, Helen Pearson, Prunella Scales, Freddie Jones
0
0
King Guillaume

King Guillaume

(2009)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Pierre-François Martin-Laval
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pierre Richard, Isabelle Nanty, Raymond Bouchard, Omar Sy
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Peter Cook & Co.

Peter Cook & Co.

(1980)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Various Characters
Director:
Paul Smith
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson, Peter Cook, Beryl Reid
0
0
Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python

Parrot Sketch Not Included: Twenty Years of Monty Python

(1989)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Steve Martin
0
0
Pleasure at Her Majesty's

Pleasure at Her Majesty's

(1976)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Jonathan Miller, Roger Graef
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eleanor Bron, Alan Bennett
0
0
The Mermaid Frolics

The Mermaid Frolics

(1977)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Roger Graef
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Peter Cook, Connie Booth, Pete Atkin, Julie Covington
0
0
Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python

Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python

(1999)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Arthur Ewing / Salesman / BBC Crewmember / Himself / Gumby / Pepperpot / Gorilla / BBC Voice Over / Policeman
Director:
Terry Jones, Elaine Shepherd
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin
0
0
Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill... - A Live Tribute

Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill... - A Live Tribute

(2002)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dominic Brigstocke
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Izzard, Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, John Sergeant
0
0
The Surprising History of Egypt
PG

The Surprising History of Egypt

(2002)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Presenter
Director:
Phil Grabsky
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Joann Fletcher, Azza Sarry el-Din, Isac Ramsey
0
0
The Surprising History of Rome
PG

The Surprising History of Rome

(2002)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Presenter
Director:
Phil Grabsky
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Rick Jones, Elizabeth Fentress, Suzanne Evans, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
0
0
The Surprising History of Sex and Love
PG-13

The Surprising History of Sex and Love

(2002)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Presenter
Director:
Alan Ereira, Phil Grabsky
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Rick Jones, Joann Fletcher, Bill Dever, Diana Edelman
0
0
Marty Amok

Marty Amok

(1970)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marty Feldman, Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Junkin, Vivian Stanshall, Robert Dhéry
0
0

Animation(s)

Blazing Dragons

Blazing Dragons (1996)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Stephanie Morgenstern, Aron Tager, Juan Chioran, Edward Glen, Steven Sutcliffe
The Unsteady Chough

The Unsteady Chough (2004)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Father / Barman / Professor / Priest / Narrator
Director:
Sam Leifer, Jonathan van Tulleken
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Terry Jones
Anna and the Moods

Anna and the Moods (2006)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Gunnar Karlsson
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Björk, Damon Albarn, Sjón Sigurdsson, Þórunn Lárusdóttir
Hjælp! Jeg er en fisk
G

Hjælp! Jeg er en fisk (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stefan Fjeldmark, Greg Manwaring, Michael Donovan, Michael Hegner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Animation, Family, Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Nis Bank-Mikkelsen, Søren Sætter-Lassen, Morten Kerrn Nielsen, Sebastian Jessen
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
Role:
Terry Jones / Graham's Mother / Biggles / Anatomy Don / Enormous Peter (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, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin
Complete and Utter History of Britain

Complete and Utter History of Britain (1969)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various / ... (6 episodes, 1969)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Colin Gordon, Wallas Eaton, Diana Quick
Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus

Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (1972)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Albrecht Dürer Singer / ... (1 episode, 1972)
Director:
Ian MacNaughton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
The Young Ones

The Young Ones (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Jackson, Geoff Posner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Emma Thompson, Dawn French, Stephen Fry, Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson
Marty

Marty (1968)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Roger Race
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Michael Palin, Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Roland MacLeod
Frost on Sunday

Frost on Sunday (1968)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Ronnie Barker, David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Josephine Tewson
Twice a Fortnight

Twice a Fortnight (1967)

As:
Cast, Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Tony Buffery, Ronald Fletcher, Graeme Garden
The Late Show

The Late Show (1966)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Malcolm Muggeridge, John Bird, Barry Humphries, John Fortune, John Wells
Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns (1976)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Terry Hughes, Alan J.W. Bell, Jim Franklin
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Michael Palin, Charles McKeown
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
Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail

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

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Game Announcer / Dennis' Mother / Sir Bedevere / Left Head / Cartoon Scribe / Prince Herbert / King Brian the Wild (voice)
Director:
Terry Jones, Steve Martino
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin
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
The Frost Report

The Frost Report (1966)

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

Black and Blue (1973)

As:
Writer
Director:
Michael Apted
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Warren Mitchell, Clifford Rose, David Collings, Julian Holloway, Tony Robinson
Medieval Lives

Medieval Lives (2004)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Presenter (8 episodes, 2004)
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Robert Stone, Peter Barber, Faye Getz
Blazing Dragons

Blazing Dragons (1996)

As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Jim Cummings, Cheech Marin, Brian George, Charlie Adler
Starship Titanic

Starship Titanic (1998)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Douglas Adams, John Cleese, Dermot Crowley, Quint Boa, Renata Henkes
Barbarians

Barbarians (2006)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Presenter (4 episodes, 2006)
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Pope Benedict XVI, Peter Heather, Joseph Balint, Béatrice Cauuet
Do Not Adjust Your Set

Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters / ... (21 episodes, 1967-1969)
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Denise Coffey, David Jason, Terry Jones
Broaden Your Mind

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
Kombat Opera Presents

Kombat Opera Presents (2007)

As:
Director
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Hugh Dennis, Kevin Eldon, Simon Gleeson, Nathan Harmer, Adey Grummet
Jackanory

Jackanory (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Kerrigan, Philippa Langdale, Nigel Douglas, Marilyn Fox, Angela Beeching
Genres:
Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Ian McKellen, Helena Bonham Carter, Patrick Stewart, Dawn French, Keith Barron
Education Tips No. 41: Choosing a Really Expensive School

Education Tips No. 41: Choosing a Really Expensive School (2003)

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Agency Producer (voice)
Director:
Terry Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992)

As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Carl Schultz, Simon Wincer, René Manzor, Ellery Ryan, Bille August
Genres:
Mystery, Action, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Ronny Coutteure, Christopher Lee
The Meaning of Life
M

The Meaning of Life (1997)

As:
Cast
Role:
Various
Director:
Steve Martino
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Espionage Escapades (2003)

As:
Director
Director:
Terry Jones, Robert Young
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sean Patrick Flanery, Tim McInnerny, Amanda Ooms, Timothy Spall, Kenneth Cranham
Dinotopia
TV-PG

Dinotopia (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Marco Brambilla
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Family
Star Cast:
Wentworth Miller, David Thewlis, Jim Carter, Alice Krige, Katie Carr
The Legend of Dick and Dom

The Legend of Dick and Dom (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (33 episodes, 2009-2011)
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Blessed, Steve Furst, Richard McCourt, Dominic Wood
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
Behind the Director's Son's Cut

Behind the Director's Son's Cut (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
King Arnulf / Interviewee - Director / Writer
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, John Cleese, Tim McInnerny, Gary Cady
Comedy Lab

Comedy Lab (1998)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chelsea Peretti, Ricky Gervais, Fred Armisen, Will Poulter, Stephen Merchant