Best Stephen Fry movies

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Best Stephen Fry movies
We present our ranking of the best Stephen Fry 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 Stephen Fry.

TOP 25:
A Cock and Bull Story
A Cock and Bull Story
Stephen Fry as: Patrick Curator / Parson Yorick
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2005
Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars with actor Rob Brydon, who is playing Uncle Toby and believes his role to be of equal importance to Coogan's.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shirley Henderson movies?

TOP 24:
Love & Friendship
Love & Friendship
Stephen Fry as: Mr. Johnson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2016
From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kate Beckinsale movies?


TOP 23:
A Civil Action
A Civil Action
Stephen Fry as: Pinder
Genre: Drama
Release: 1998
Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to 'get rid of' a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything—including his career and his clients' goals—in order to continue the case against all odds.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Hedaya movies?

TOP 22:
Bright Young Things
Bright Young Things
Stephen Fry as: Chauffeur
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 Harriet Walter movies?

TOP 21:
MirrorMask
MirrorMask
Stephen Fry as: Librarian
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Release: 2005
In a fantasy world of opposing kingdoms, a 15-year old girl must find the fabled MirrorMask in order to save the kingdom and get home


TOP 20:
Wilde
Wilde
Stephen Fry as: Oscar Wilde
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1997
The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frances Fisher movies?

TOP 19:
Best
Best
Stephen Fry as: Frazer Crane
Genre: Drama
Release: 2000

Did you know that this movie is also one of best Klaus Kinski movies?

TOP 18:
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Stephen Fry as: Cheshire Cat (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2016
In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Armitage movies?


TOP 17:
Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
Stephen Fry as: The Cheshire Cat (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2010
Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Short movies?

TOP 16:
Peter's Friends
Peter's Friends
Stephen Fry as: Peter Morton
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1992
It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter gather at his newly inherited country house. Ten years ago, they all acted together in a Cambridge University student comedy troupe, but it's less clear how much they have in common now.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hugh Laurie movies?

TOP 15:

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

A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman
Stephen Fry as: Oscar Wilde (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Release: 2012
John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam pay tribute to their late Monty Python colleague Graham Chapman in this hilarious, 3-D animated adaptation of Chapman's brazenly fictionalized life story. (TIFF)
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Hollander movies?


TOP 14:

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Stephen Fry as: Narrator/The Guide
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Release: 2005
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Lennon movies?

TOP 13:

Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm
Stephen Fry as: Mybug
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
In this adaptation of the satirical British novel, Flora Poste, a plucky London society girl orphaned at age 19, finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement from her mischievous friend, Mary, Flora changes the Starkadders' lives forever when she settles into their rustic estate, bringing the backward clan up to date and finding inspiration for her novel in the process.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joanna Lumley movies?

TOP 12:

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Stephen Fry as: Maurice Woodruff
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
The turbulent personal and professional life of actor Peter Sellers (1925-1980), from his beginnings as a comic performer on BBC Radio to his huge success as one of the greatest film comedians of all time; an obsessive artist so dedicated to his work that neglected his loved ones and sacrificed part of his own personality to convincingly create that of his many memorable characters.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Lithgow movies?

TOP 11:

That Sugar Film

That Sugar Film
Stephen Fry as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2014
One man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as 'healthy'. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves.


TOP 10:

Gosford Park

Gosford Park
Stephen Fry as: Inspector Thompson
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2001
In 1930’s England, a group of pretentious rich and famous gather together for a weekend of relaxation at a hunting resort. But when a murder occurs, each one of these interesting characters becomes a suspect.

TOP 9:

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Stephen Fry as: Mycroft Holmes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Release: 2011
There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

TOP 8:

Missing Link

Missing Link
Stephen Fry as: Lord Piggot Dunceby (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world's foremost investigator of myths and monsters. Trouble is, none of his small-minded, high-society peers seems to recognize this. Hoping to finally gain acceptance from these fellow adventurers, Sir Lionel travels to the Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of a legendary creature known as the missing link.

TOP 7:

The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity
Stephen Fry as: Sir Francis Spring
Genre: Drama
Release: 2016
Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.

TOP 6:

Blackadder: Back & Forth

Blackadder: Back & Forth
Stephen Fry as: Melchett
Genre: Comedy, History, Science Fiction
Release: 1999
What was a cunning plan from Lord Edmund Blackadder V to fake a time machine on his gullibly incompetent friends, turns out to be the real thing and hurls him and his imbecile underling, Baldrick, through the course of human history.


TOP 5:

A Fish Called Wanda

A Fish Called Wanda
Stephen Fry as: Hutchison
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1988
A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.

TOP 4:

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Stephen Fry as: Master of Laketown
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2014
Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

TOP 3:

Blackadder's Christmas Carol

Blackadder's Christmas Carol
Stephen Fry as: Lords Melchett / Frondo
Genre: Comedy, History, TV Movie
Release: 1988
Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.

TOP 2:

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Stephen Fry as: The Master of Laketown
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2013
The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

TOP 1:

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta
Stephen Fry as: Gordon Deitrich
Genre: Action, Thriller, Fantasy
Release: 2006
In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.



If you like the best Stephen Fry movies, then you will also like the best Hugh Laurie movies, where many of their films coincide.