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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

Date of Birth: Jun 25, 1961

Country: UK

Biography: Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, director, radio presenter, producer, musician, and writer. Gervais achieved mainstream fame with his television series The Office and the subsequent series Extras, both of which he co-wrote and co-directed with friend and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant. In addition to writing and directing the shows, Gervais also played the lead roles of David Brent in The Office and Andy Millman in Extras...(wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 50 (Actor), 8 (Director), 19 (Writer), 2 (Creator)

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Titles you haven't rated - Actor (50) | Director (8) | Writer (19) | Creator (2)

    Ricky Gervais: SuperNature (2022)
    Follows Ricky Gervais as he gives his take on the rules of comedy, spoiling his cat and debunks the supernatural, concluding that actual nature is super enough.
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    Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (2022)
    Hank, a loveable dog with a head full of dreams about becoming a samurai, sets off in search of his destiny.
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    Save Ralph (2021)
    Save Ralph (2021) - Short Film
    Ralph, a bunny being interviewed for a documentary, goes through his daily routine as a "tester" in a lab.
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    This Is Stand-Up (2020)
    An intimate and revealing insight into the work and lives of Stand-Up Comedians. Some of the biggest names in the game reveal what it's like to pursue this most challenging, yet important art-form. (imdb)
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    The Willoughbys (2020)
    Convinced they'd be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation. The siblings then embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family.
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    After Life (2019)
    After Life (2019) - TV Series
    After Tony's wife dies unexpectedly, his nice-guy persona is altered into an impulsive, devil-may-care attitude taking his old world by storm.
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    Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)
    Live performance of British comedian Ricky Gervais filmed in London's Eventim Apollow.
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    Child Support (2018)
    A US game show hosted by Fred Savage, and features adult contestants and interactions between Ricky Gervais and a group of five kids who say the most unpredictable things. (imdb)
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    Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame (2017)
    Jim Norton's first stand up special on Netflix.
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    David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
    A camera crew catches up with David Brent, the former star of the fictional British TV series The Office (2001), as he now fancies himself a rockstar on the road. (imdb)
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    Special Correspondents (2016)
    A radio journalist and his technician get in over their heads when they hatch a scheme to fake their own kidnapping during a rebel uprising in South America and hide out in New York instead. (imdb)
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    The Little Prince (2015)
    A pilot crashes in the desert and meets a little boy from a distant planet. (imdb)
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    Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
    While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. (imdb)
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    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
    Larry spans the globe, while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. (imdb)
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    The Office Retrospective (2013)
    The cast and crew of the American version of The Office discuss the show and highlights from previous episodes. (imdb)
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    Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
    Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet. (imdb)
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    The Unbelievers (2013)
    Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss cross the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world. (imdb)
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    Dawkins: Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life (2012)
    Sex, death and the meaning of life
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    Derek (2012)
    Derek (2012) - TV Series
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    Life
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    Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World (2011)
    Former Spy Kids Carmen and Juni Cortez return as teenagers to help 10-year-old twin siblings Rebecca and Cecil Wilson save the world with their stepmother -- a retired secret agent who's been called back into service to stop a conniving smuggler.
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    The Making of Life
    Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant discuss the first season of "Life's Too Short" (2011). Also featured are interviews with guest stars Liam Neeson, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Sting and Cat Deeley and recurring actress Kiruna Stamell, along with backstage clips and bloopers.
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    Talking Funny (2011)
    Talking Funny (2011) - TV Special
    Four stand-ups talk about comedy, stand-up and their moments.
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    Cemetery Junction (2010)
    A 1970s comedy set in small-town England following an upstart young man working at an insurance company and his two odd friends as they try to make sense of their world and make lives of their own.
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    An Idiot Abroad (2010)
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    Ricky Gervais: Live IV - Science (2010)
    Gervais' 4th filmed stand-up show
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    Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 (2010)
    Ricky Gervais 2010 stand-up special for HBO.
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    The Ricky Gervais Show (2010)
    Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant talk to Karl Pilkington about important things in life whilst Karl provides anything but intelligent answers. Comedy at its finest with wonderful animation. (imdb)
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    The Invention of Lying (2009)
    A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.
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    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
    Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institute in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake
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    Ghost Town (2008)
    Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais), is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts. Even worse, they all want something from him, particularly Frank Herlihy (Greg Kinnear) who pesters him into breaking up the impending marriage of his widow Gwen (Téa Leoni). That puts Pincus squarely in the middle of a triangle with spirited results.
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    Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008)
    In this HBO special, the British star of The Office and Extras performs for American audiences in New York and LA. Though it is funny, be forewarned: There are few new jokes to be found here, as Gervais mostly combines old material from his first three stand-up specials in the UK.
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    Taping Nigel II: The Gimpening (2007)
    Ricky Gervais affectionately bullying editor Nigel Williams during the making of the second season series of Extras (2007).
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    The Graham Norton Show (2007)
    Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show. (imdb)
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    Stardust (2007)
    The enchanting tale of a fallen star who crashes into a magical kingdom and turns out to be no ordinary meteorite at all, but a beautiful, imperiled woman chased after by an incredible array of seekers who want or need her secret powers. From wicked witches to power-mad princes, from flying pirates to dueling goblins, each person who encounters the star has his or her own agenda, but they all desire just one thing: her heart. (Paramount Pictures)
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    Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007)
    Stand-up from the star of the British series The Office
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    For Your Consideration (2006)
    Christopher Guest focuses his lens on Hollywood's obsession with awards in this straightforward narrative about the little indie that could and its fragile and frantic mob of actors, crewmembers, media figures, executives and various hangers-on. (Warner Independent Pictures)
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    Night at the Museum (2006)
    A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc. (imdb)
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    Alan Partridge Presents: The Cream of British Comedy (2005)
    Alan Partridge presents an evening of comedy performances to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. (imdb)
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    Finding Leo (2005)
    Finding Leo (2005) - Short Film
    Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant try to contact Leonardo DiCaprio after Jude Law pulls out of a guest appearance in Extras (2005). (imdb)
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    Taping Nigel (2005)
    Taping Nigel (2005) - Short Film
    Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant look at Gervais' affectionate bullying of editor Nigel Williams during the making of the first series of Extras (2005). (imdb)
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    A behind-the-scenes look at the first series of Extras (2005) and the difficulty of "second album syndrome" after the success of The Office (2001). (imdb)
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    Extras (2005)
    Extras (2005) - TV Series
    Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment. (imdb)
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    Valiant (2005)
    From the producer of "Shrek" and "Shrek 2," comes this high-flying computer-animated comedy-adventure tale of a brave-but-undersized pigeon named Valiant (voiced by Ewan McGregor), who dreams of joining the elite Royal Homing Pigeon Service (RHPS), and serving crown and country during World War II. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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    Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)
    A year after Animals, Ricky Gervais comes back with his second stand up comedy tour: Politics. (imdb)
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    Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003)
    Life on Earth: the bits David Attenborough left out
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    Ricky Gervais
    A video diary documenting the making of the second series of "The Office". (imdb)
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    Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002)
    Some time has passed since the race in "Robbie The Reindeer" and the group of reindeers have set up a tourist business offering guided tours. When an accident occurs on one such tour Robbie believes he was saved by a long lost tribe of Vikings - supposed to have been wiped out years ago. No one believes him and they are more concerned with the business losing money. (imdb)
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    The Office (2001)
    The Office (2001) - TV Series
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    Meet Ricky Gervais (2000)
    Ricky Gervais presents chat with celebrity guests as the foils for his outrageous black humour. (imdb)
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