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List of the best John Cleese movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. John Cleese's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top John Cleese movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated John Cleese movies will be at the top of the list. John Cleese has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest John Cleese movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining John Cleese films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best John Cleese role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest John Cleese performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include How to Irritate People, And Now for Something Completely Different and many more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Cleese movies?" and "What are the greatest John Cleese roles of all time?"

Notable directors that have worked with John Cleese include names like Stephen Sommers, Joseph McGinty Nichol and Chris Columbus. If John Cleese movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Teri Hatcher and Rod Steiger too.

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Life of Brian George Harrison, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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Monty Python's Life of Brian Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle

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A Fish Called Wanda Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Stephen Fry

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The Out-of-Towners Goldie Hawn, Steve Martin, John Cleese

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Clockwise John Cleese, Penelope Wilton, Joan Hickson

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Monty Python's The Meaning of Life John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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Rat Race Whoopi Goldberg, Amy Smart, John Cleese

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Fierce Creatures Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline

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Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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Shrek 2 Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

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Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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And Now for Something Completely Different John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John Cleese Movies
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough

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How to Irritate People John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese

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Around the World in 80 Days Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

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Shrek the Third Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy

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The Jungle Book Lena Headey, John Cleese, Sam Neill

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The Pink Panther 2 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Steve Martin, Jeremy Irons

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The Magic Christian Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Ringo Starr

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter, John Cleese

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George of the Jungle Brendan Fraser, John Cleese, Leslie Mann

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The Wind in the Willows John Cleese, Stephen Fry, Vanessa Redgrave

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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West James Stewart, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz

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Splitting Heirs Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cleese, Rick Moranis

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Yellowbeard David Bowie, John Cleese, Madeline Kahn

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Valiant Ewan McGregor, Hugh Laurie, Tim Curry

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Erik the Viking John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Tim Robbins

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Die Another Day Madonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan

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The Great Muppet Caper John Cleese, Diana Rigg, Jim Henson

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Silverado Kevin Costner, John Cleese, Kevin Kline

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Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore, Drew Barrymore

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The World Is Not Enough Pierce Brosnan, Denise Richards, John Cleese

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The Day the Earth Stood Still Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm

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The Swan Princess John Cleese, Jack Palance, Frank Welker

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Spud John Cleese, Tanit Phoenix, Troye Sivan

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Pinocchio Roberto Benigni, Kim Rossi Stuart, Nicoletta Braschi

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Charlotte's Web Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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Igor Jay Leno, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese

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The Adventures of Pluto Nash Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin, Rosario Dawson

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Shrek Forever After Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Julie Andrews

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Planet 51 Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson, Gary Oldman

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Change for the Oceans John Cleese

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George of the Jungle 2 John Cleese, Julie Benz, Michael Clarke Duncan

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Isn't She Great Bette Midler, Amanda Peet, John Cleese

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Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys Dan Marino, John Cleese, Christina Moore

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Romance with a Double Bass John Cleese, Freddie Jones, Graham Crowden

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Parting Shots Ben Kingsley, John Cleese, Bob Hoskins

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The Human Face John Cleese, Pierce Brosnan, Kevyn Major Howard