Best Simon Callow movies

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Best Simon Callow movies
We present our ranking of the best Simon Callow movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Simon Callow.

TOP 25:
Love's Kitchen
Love's Kitchen
Simon Callow as: Guy Witherspoon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2011
Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a run-down country pub into a gourmet restaurant. His food catches the eye - and taste buds - of beautiful American food critic Kate Templeton (Claire Forlani) and they soon both write a recipe for love that leaves both their hearts - and their stomachs - in full.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dougray Scott movies?

TOP 24:
The Best Man
The Best Man
Simon Callow as: Big-Time Publisher
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2005
When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior to the nuptials, Olly is drawn to a woman whom he thinks is the bride's sister -- only she turns out to be the bride, Sarah. Can Murray, who dislikes James, help get Sarah and Olly together?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jodhi May movies?


TOP 23:
Bob the Butler
Bob the Butler
Simon Callow as: Mr. Butler
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2005
Bob, an incompetent man, is searching for an available job by alphabetical order. He had just failed all of the A's, and discovers an ad in the Yellow Pages for a butler school. He is the only one in the butler school course to pass, because all of the other people quit due to the embarrassment and pressure of the teacher. Meanwhile, Tess (Genevieve Buechner) and Bates (Benjamin B. Smith) Jamieson
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brooke Shields movies?

TOP 22:
Hampstead
Hampstead
Simon Callow as: Judge
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2017
Emily Walters is an American widow living a peaceful, uneventful existence in the idyllic Hampstead Village of London, when she meets local recluse, Donald Horner. For 17 years, Donald has lived—wildly yet peacefully—in a ramshackle hut near the edge of the forest. When Emily learns his home is the target of developers who will stop at nothing to remove him, saving Donald and his property becomes her personal mission. Despite his gruff exterior and polite refusals for help, Emily is drawn to him—as he is to her—and what begins as a charitable cause evolves into a relationship that will grow even as the bulldozers close in.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Deborah Findlay movies?

TOP 21:
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Simon Callow as: Dr. Alex Sauer
Genre: Drama
Release: 1990
Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kyra Sedgwick movies?


TOP 20:
Blue Iguana
Blue Iguana
Simon Callow as: Uncle Martin
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2018
He's a low level criminal with no future and just out of prison. She's a low level lawyer never noticed by others, a lost soul without a life. Their anger and hostility makes them serious criminals. Love happens in the strangest of places.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ben Schwartz movies?

TOP 19:
Mindhorn
Mindhorn
Simon Callow as: Himself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2016
A washed up actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective show "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be real.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Harriet Walter movies?

TOP 18:
Arn: The Knight Templar
Arn: The Knight Templar
Original Title: Arn: Tempelriddaren
Simon Callow as: Father Henry
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bibi Andersson movies?


TOP 17:
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Simon Callow as: Vincent Cadby
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1995
Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess to the prince of the warrior Wachootoos. If Ace fails, the result will be a vicious tribal war.

TOP 16:
Bright Young Things
Bright Young Things
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2003
In the 1930s, a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely shocking to the older generation. Amidst the madness, Adam, who is well connected but totally broke, is desperately trying to get enough money to marry the beautiful Nina. While his attempts to raise cash are constantly thwarted, their friends seem to self-destruct, one-by-one, in an endless search for newer and faster sensations. Finally, when world events out of their control come crashing around them, they are forced to reassess their lives and what they value most.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Fry movies?

TOP 15:

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach
Simon Callow as: Grasshopper (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Release: 1996
When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Dreyfuss movies?


TOP 14:

Postcards from the Edge

Postcards from the Edge
Simon Callow as: Simon Asquith
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1990
Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion drinker. Such a set-up is bad news for Suzanne who has struggled for years to get out of her mother's shadow, and who finds her mother still treats her like a child. Despite these problems - and further ones to do with the men in in her life - Suzanne can begin to see the funny side of her situation, and it also starts to occur to her that not only do daughters have mothers, mothers do too.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Annette Bening movies?

TOP 13:

The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas
Simon Callow as: Leech
Genre: Drama, History, Comedy
Release: 2017
In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration and confronting reality with his childhood memories, a new character is born in the depths of his troubled mind; an old, lonely, embittered man, so vivid, so human, that a whole world grows around him, a story so inspiring that changed the meaning of Christmas forever.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Stevens movies?

TOP 12:

Viceroy's House

Viceroy's House
Simon Callow as: Cyril Radcliffe
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2017
In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gillian Anderson movies?

TOP 11:

Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral
Simon Callow as: Gareth
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1994
Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.


TOP 10:

Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love
Simon Callow as: Tilney
Genre: History, Romance, Comedy
Release: 1998
Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.

TOP 9:

Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul
Simon Callow as: Mr. Puccini
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2017
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

TOP 8:

A Room with a View

A Room with a View
Simon Callow as: The Reverend Mr. Beebe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1985
When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how will her experiences in Tuscany affect her marriage plans?

TOP 7:

Howards End

Howards End
Simon Callow as: Music and Meaning Lecturer (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1992
A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and his wife Ruth, and the downwardly mobile working-class Leonard Bast and his mistress Jackie.

TOP 6:

Notting Hill

Notting Hill
Simon Callow as: Himself in Film within Film (uncredited)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Release: 1999
William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love.


TOP 5:

The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera
Simon Callow as: Andre
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her childhood acquaintance Raoul and the two fall in love

TOP 4:

They'll Love Me When I'm Dead

They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
Simon Callow as: Himself (uncredited)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2018
In the final 15 years of the life of legendary director Orson Welles he pins his Hollywood comeback hopes on the film "The Other Side of the Wind".

TOP 3:

Maurice

Maurice
Simon Callow as: Mr. Ducie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1987
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

TOP 2:

No Man's Land

No Man's Land
Simon Callow as: Colonel Soft
Genre: Drama, Action, History
Release: 2001
Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?

TOP 1:

Amadeus

Amadeus
Simon Callow as: Emanuel Schikaneder
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Release: 1984
The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival, Antonio Salieri—now confined to an insane asylum.



If you like the best Simon Callow movies, then you will also like the best Judi Dench movies, where many of their films coincide.