Best Bob Hope movies

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Best Bob Hope movies
Today we present the best Bob Hope movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Bob Hope:

TOP 10:

Spies Like Us

Spies Like Us
Bob Hope as: Golfer (cameo)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1985
Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for nuclear war.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bruce Davison movies?

TOP 9:

The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth
Bob Hope as: Spectator (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Release: 1952
To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on the ground.


TOP 8:

Road to Bali

Road to Bali
Bob Hope as: Harold Gridley
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1953
Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where they vie with each other for the favours of Princess Lala. The hazardous dive produces a chest of priceless jewels which arouses the less romantic interest of some shady locals.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jerry Lewis movies?

TOP 7:

The Paleface

The Paleface
Bob Hope as: 'Painless' Peter Potter
Genre: Comedy, Western
Release: 1948
Bob Hope stars in this laugh-packed wild west spoof co-starring Jane Russell as a sexy Calamity Jane, Hope is a meek frontier dentist, "Painless" Peter Potter, who finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity as she fights off outlaws and Indians.

TOP 6:

Road to Rio

Road to Rio
Bob Hope as: Hot Lips Barton
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1947
Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotized, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frank Faylen movies?


TOP 5:

The Ghost Breakers

The Ghost Breakers
Bob Hope as: Lawrence Lawrence
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Release: 1940
After intrepid working girl Mary Carter becomes the new owner of a reputedly haunted mansion located on Black Island near the Cuban coast, a stranger phones warning her to stay away from the castle. Undaunted, Mary sets sail for Cuba with a stowaway in her trunk鈥攚ise-cracking Larry Lawrence, a radio announcer who helps Mary get to the bottom of the voodoo magic, zombies and ghosts that supposedly curse the spooky estate.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anthony Quinn movies?

TOP 4:

The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary
Bob Hope as: Wally Campbell
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1939
Ten years after the death of millionaire Cyrus Norman, his will is to be read out to his six relatives, including Joyce Norman and Wally Campbell. Organized by Norman's lawyer, Crosby, the six meet at Norman's eerie New Orleans Gothic mansion. During the reading, the superstitious housekeeper declares that someone will be dead by midnight. Wally fears for Joyce when she is declared the sole inheritor, but all are alarmed when Crosby turns up dead.

TOP 3:

Road to Morocco

Road to Morocco
Bob Hope as: Orville Jackson
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Release: 1942
Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Yvonne De Carlo movies?


TOP 2:

The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie
Bob Hope as: Ice Cream Vendor
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Family
Release: 1979
A Hollywood agent persuades Kermit the Frog to pursue a career in Hollywood. On his way there he meets his future muppet crew while being chased by the desperate owner of a frog-leg restaurant!

TOP 1:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.


If you like the best Bob Hope movies, then you will also like the best Elliott Gould movies, where many of their films coincide.