The Best Rik Mayall Movies  

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List of the best Rik Mayall movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Rik Mayall'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 Rik Mayall movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Rik Mayall movies will be at the top of the list. Rik Mayall has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Rik Mayall movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Rik Mayall films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list is made up of films like Kevin of the North and Carry On Columbus.

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Carrie Fisher, Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates
This film is a 1991 British-American fantasy comedy film directed by Ate De Jong, produced by PolyGram Filmed Entertainment and Working Title Films and released and distributed by New Line ...more
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Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy, Vincent Cassel
Guest House Paradiso is a 1999 British slapstick dark comedy written by and starring comic duo Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, and directed by Edmondson - his directorial debut for a feature ...more
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Kate Moss, Hugh Laurie, Colin Firth
Blackadder: Back & Forth is a 1999 short comedy history film written by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton and directed by Paul Weiland.
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Ewan McGregor, Hugh Laurie, Tim Curry
Valiant is a 2005 British computer-animated film produced by Vanguard Animation and Odyssey Entertainment, and released by Entertainment Film Distributors in the United Kingdom on March 25, 2005 ...more
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Jenny Agutter, Frank Oz, Rik Mayall
An American Werewolf in London is a 1981 horror comedy film written and directed by John Landis, and starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, and Griffin Dunne. The film starts with two young ...more
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Rik Mayall, Claire Bloom, Roy Kinnear
The Princess and the Goblin is a 1991 European animated fantasy film directed by József Gémes. It is an adaptation of 1872 novel of the same name by George MacDonald. When a ...more
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Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike, Rowan Atkinson
Johnny English Reborn is a 2011 British spy comedy film parodying the James Bond secret agent genre. The film is the sequel to Johnny English, and stars Rowan Atkinson reprising his role as the ...more
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Natasha Henstridge, Leslie Nielsen, Rik Mayall
When slacker Kevin Manley (Skeet Ulrich: Scream, As Good as it Gets) receives a letter from his long-lost grandfather telling him he has inherited land in Alaska, it seems to be the answer to ...more
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Rik Mayall, Barry Humphries, Ruby Wax
Shock Treatment is a 1981 American musical-black comedy film and a follow-up to the film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. While not an outright sequel, the film does feature several characters ...more
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Rik Mayall, Danny Aiello, Jane Horrocks
Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis is a British comedy film directed by John Henderson, originally released in 1997. The film stars Rik Mayall, Jane Horrocks, Danny Aiello and Ross Boatman. The ...more
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Paul McCartney, Robbie Coltrane, Jennifer Saunders
Eat the Rich is a 1987 British black comedy film, directed by Peter Richardson. It was a co-production between Channel Four Films, Iron Fist Motion Pictures and Michael White Productions. It ...more
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Marple: Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Natalie Dormer, Hannah Murray, Rik Mayall
Marple: Why Didn't They Ask Evans? is a 2009 crime mystery drama TV movie written by Agatha Christie, Patrick Barlow and directed by Nicholas Renton.
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Jon Pertwee, Rik Mayall, Larry Miller
Carry On Columbus is the 31st and final film in the series of Carry On films to be made; it was a belated entry to the series, following 1978's Carry On Emmannuelle. It was produced to coincide ...more
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The Snow Queen Helen Mirren, Hugh Laurie, Imelda Staunton
The Snow Queen is a British animated film directed by Martin Gates and inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Snow Queen, featuring Helen Mirren in the titular role. In the film, ...more
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The Hunt for Tony Blair Robbie Coltrane, Jennifer Saunders, Rik Mayall
The Hunt for Tony Blair is a one-off episode of The Comic Strip Presents…, a British television comedy, which will air on Channel 4 in Autumn 2011. The 60 minute film was written by Peter ...more
The Canterville Ghost is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rik Mayall Movies
The Canterville Ghost Rik Mayall, Celia Imrie, Ian Richardson
The Canterville Ghost is a 1997 British made for television film directed by Crispin Reece, based on the short story by Oscar Wilde.
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Merlin: The Return Tia Carrere, Rik Mayall, Patrick Bergin
Merlin: The Return is a 2000 film that chronicles the story of Merlin and King Arthur. The film was directed by Paul Matthews and starred Rik Mayall, Patrick Bergin, Craig Sheffer, Adrian Paul, ...more
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Rik Mayall, Danny Dyer, Amii Grove
Just for the Record is a 2010 comedy film written by Phillip Barron, Steven Lawson and Ben Shillito and directed by Steven Lawson.
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Tatum O'Neal, Crispin Glover, Rik Mayall
Little Noises is a 1992 dramedy film directed by Jane Spencer. The movie was released on June 1, 1992 in the United States and stars Crispin Glover as an awkward and unsuccessful writer who ...more
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Jesus Christ Superstar: 2000 Rik Mayall, Jérôme Pradon, Glenn Carter
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Evil Calls: The Raven Christopher Walken, Rik Mayall, Norman Wisdom
Evil Calls: The Raven is a 2011 British horror film written, produced and directed by Richard Driscoll, starring Rik Mayall, Jason Donovan, Eileen Daly, Norman Wisdom and Robin Askwith. The film ...more
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Chaos and Cadavers Rik Mayall, Keeley Hawes, Ian McNeice
Chaos and Cadavers is a 2003 comedy film written by Niklaus Hilber and Drew Bird and directed by Niklaus Hilber.
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The Snow Queen's Revenge Hugh Laurie, Imelda Staunton, Rik Mayall
The Snow Queen's Revenge is a 1996 British animated film directed by Martin Gates. It is a sequel to the 1995 children's fantasy animated film The Snow Queen and has some of the voice cast ...more
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This Side of the Afterlife Rik Mayall, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Robert Stone
This Side of the Afterlife is a 2010 comedy short film written and directed by Adam Horton and Joe Horton.
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Watership Down is a British-Canadian animated television series, adapted from the novel of the same name by Richard Adams. It was a co-production of Alltime Entertainment of the United Kingdom ...more