Best Bud Spencer movies

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Best Bud Spencer movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Bud Spencer movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Bud Spencer.

TOP 25:
Thieves and Robbers
Thieves and Robbers
Original Title: Cane e gatto
Bud Spencer as: Alan Parker
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1983
LAPD Captain Parker finally is going on Holiday with all his family. At the last moment he has to cancel the program to re-capture a pilferer named Tony Roma, bad copy of a Latin lover. He use to seduce older women and then steals their jewelry. Parker is close to sort the case out when Roma is witness of a Mafia murder. Parker Holiday flies away.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom谩s Mili谩n movies?

TOP 24:
Flatfoot in Egypt
Flatfoot in Egypt
Original Title: Piedone d'Egitto
Bud Spencer as: Inspector Rizzo
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1980
Inspector Rizzo and Marshal Caputo go to Egypt and look for Professor Cerullo, who is missing.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Robert Loggia movies?


TOP 23:
The Two Missionaries
The Two Missionaries
Original Title: Porgi l'altra guancia
Bud Spencer as: Father / Padre Pedro De Leon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1974
Two missionaries (Bud Spencer and Terence Hill) come into conflict with the authorities when they turn their missionary into a parrot farm. The Bishop of Maracaibo calls them his 'black sheep' and the Monsignore has been called to check on their behavior. Like usual, our heroes help the poor to defend themselves and provoke some funny fist fights in the process. (from Wikipedia)

TOP 22:
A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die
A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die
Original Title: Una ragione per vivere e una per morire
Bud Spencer as: Eli Sampson
Genre: Western
Release: 1972
A dishonored Union Army officer (James Coburn) leads a group of convicts to retake Fort Holman from the Confederate Army.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Coburn movies?

TOP 21:
Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Original Title: 4 mosche di velluto grigio
Bud Spencer as: Diomede / Godfrey
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1971
Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He runs away, but he understands his troubles have just begun when the following day he receives an envelope with photos of him killing the man. Someone is killing all his friends and trying to frame him for the murders...


TOP 20:
Even Angels Eat Beans
Even Angels Eat Beans
Original Title: Anche gli angeli mangiano fagioli
Bud Spencer as: Charlie Smith
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1973
Two nice guys, a wrestler and an Ice-cream vendor are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is Sorriso. With the help of many coincidences they play along with Sorriso "working" for him, just to survive, but, when they receive the order to butcher the components of a very indigent family they are unmasked.

TOP 19:
Miami Supercops
Miami Supercops
Bud Spencer as: Steve Forest / L.A. Ray
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1985
In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to Miami, only to be found dead the next day. Now FBI agents Doug Bennet and Steve Forest have been called in to investigate the case while posing as Miami police officers. Somewhere in Miami the third robber is hiding with his $20 million, and he has a seven-year head start on the authorities.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Terence Hill movies?

TOP 18:
The Knock Out Cop
The Knock Out Cop
Original Title: Piedone lo sbirro
Bud Spencer as: Inspector Rizzo
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1973
This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!


TOP 17:
Ace High
Ace High
Original Title: I quattro dell'Ave Maria
Bud Spencer as: Hutch Bessy
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Release: 1968
After Cacopoulos manages to save himself from being hung on a false charge, he robs Cat Stevens and Hutch Bessy of a lot of money and steals their horses. This results in a merry chase and Stevens and Bessy become unwilling allies in Cacopoulus' revenge against the people who deserted him and framed him to get their money back.

TOP 16:
Bomber
Bomber
Bud Spencer as: Bud Graziano
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Release: 1982
Bomber is an unemployed boat captain. One day he meets Jerry, a manager of boxers who are struck by the force of his fists. That is when they see the chance to win big money.

TOP 15:

I'm for the Hippopotamus

I'm for the Hippopotamus
Original Title: Io sto con gli ippopotami
Bud Spencer as: Tom
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1979
In Africa, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian zoos. Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang.


TOP 14:

All the Way Boys

All the Way Boys
Original Title: ...pi霉 forte ragazzi!
Bud Spencer as: Salud
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1972
The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot involves "Mr. Big", who is buying the diamonds from the miners for much too little, and has thugs who keep the price down. Of course, Plata and Salud side with the miners

TOP 13:

Killing Is My Business, Honey

Killing Is My Business, Honey
Original Title: Mord ist mein Gesch盲ft, Liebling
Bud Spencer as: Pepe
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 2009
A hit man whose mission is to prevent the printing of a tell-all book written by a former Mafioso, falls in love with the employee who may lose her job if the book doesn't get published.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Franco Nero movies?

TOP 12:

God Forgives... I Don't!

God Forgives... I Don't!
Original Title: Dio perdona... Io no!
Bud Spencer as: Hutch Bessy / Dan
Genre: Western
Release: 1967
In this violent spaghetti western a murderous robber hijacks a payroll train, murders everyone aboard and then stashes his loot. A gunslinger learns about it and decides he wants the money for himself and so hatches an elaborate plot to get at it. He lures the crook into a rigged poker game, and afterward a gunfight ensues. The quick-drawing gunman makes short work of the robber, then teams up with an insurance agent to look for the hidden fortune. Unbeknownst to them, the robber had an ace up his sleeve...

TOP 11:

Banana Joe

Banana Joe
Bud Spencer as: Banana Joe
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1982
Bud Spencer plays Banana Joe, a brawny yet friendly man who lives in a small rainforest village called Amantido with a huge number of his own children and regularly delivers bananas to a South American river port (hence his name). One day, the henchmen of a local gangster boss named Torsillo come ashore in Amantido to initiate the construction a banana processing plant. Of course, Joe (in typical direct-approach manner) evicts the goons, who promptly return to their boss. Torsillo finds out that Joe is trading bananas without a license and decides to exploit it. Upon his next delivery, Joe is apprehended by the police and given the choice of either acquiring a legal license or getting his boat taken away and himself arrested for illegal shipment. Joe travels to the nearest city, which to him is a new world, as he grew up in the rainforest.


TOP 10:

Uppercut

Uppercut
Original Title: Lo chiamavano Bulldozer
Bud Spencer as: Bulldozer
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1978
The "Bulldozer", a former football star, is now working as a fisherman. As a group of street-people arranges a football match against the local Armybase, he is asked to be their trainer. His boat was damaged by a submarine and he currently has no work, so he agrees.

TOP 9:

Crime Busters

Crime Busters
Original Title: I due superpiedi quasi piatti
Bud Spencer as: Wilbur Walsh
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1977
An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Laura Gemser movies?

TOP 8:

Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis
Bud Spencer as: Imperial Guard (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Release: 1951
Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the blame on the Christians. Vinicius races to save Lygia from the wrath of Nero as the empire of Rome collapses around them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Adrienne Corri movies?

TOP 7:

Go for It

Go for It
Original Title: Nati con la camicia
Bud Spencer as: Doug O'Riordan / Mason
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1983
After Mason picks up hitchhiking Rosco with his truck, they are mistaken for two bank robbers by the traffic police. They manage to escape only to be confused for two secret agents while trying to take a flight at the airport.

TOP 6:

A Friend Is a Treasure

A Friend Is a Treasure
Original Title: Chi trova un amico trova un tesoro
Bud Spencer as: Charlie O'Brien
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 1981
Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He manipulates the ship's compass so that Charlie is not aware that he is sailing to the treasure island. But when they step on the island, they discover that it is not as abandoned as they believed: there are some natives - and a Japanese soldier still defending the treasure


TOP 5:

Double Trouble

Double Trouble
Original Title: Non c'猫 due senza quattro
Bud Spencer as: Antonio Co铆mbra / Greg Wonder
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1984
Billionaire cousins Bastiano (Terence Hill) and Antonio (Bud Spencer) are two savvy businessmen, at least in one regard. They want to close a large deal, although they have to fear for their lives because of it since their competition won't even stop at murder. Therefore they have an agency find two look-alikes from the United States, stuntman Elliot Vance (Terence Hill) and the jazz saxophonist Greg Wonder (Bud Spencer). These accept the job offer, initially not knowing why they really have been hired. Nonetheless Elliot and Greg manage to fight their way through all kinds of situations without too much trouble. Additionally they quickly come to like the jet-set life. The resulting damage to their reputation provokes the Coimbras to return to Rio ahead of time. This puts them right into the sights of their enemies, alongside the cousins' look-alikes.

TOP 4:

Odds and Evens

Odds and Evens
Original Title: Pari e dispari
Bud Spencer as: Charlie Firpo
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1978
This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help Johnny, so Johnny steals Charlies transfer truck and he then agrees to help him. They both find out that they are half brothers. Johnny convinces Charlie that their father is "Blind" and need to raise $ 100,000 for an eye operation. So Charlie becomes a gambler again just to raise the money.

TOP 3:

Watch Out, We're Mad

Watch Out, We're Mad
Original Title: ...altrimenti ci arrabbiamo!
Bud Spencer as: Ben
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1974
After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Donald Pleasence movies?

TOP 2:

Trinity Is Still My Name

Trinity Is Still My Name
Original Title: ...continuavano a chiamarlo Trinit脿
Bud Spencer as: Bambino
Genre: Comedy, Western
Release: 1971
A couple of two-bit thieving brothers try and keep a promise to their dying father: stick together and become successful outlaws. Bambino reluctantly agrees to show younger Trinity the ropes, but their gentle demeanors tend to diminish their haul by repeatedly helping the selfsame family they initially held up. Fun ensues in town and at the local Spanish mission where they are taken for federal agents, mistakenly so identified by Trinity's young love interest, daughter of the aforementioned family.

TOP 1:

They Call Me Trinity

They Call Me Trinity
Original Title: Lo chiamavano Trinit脿...
Bud Spencer as: Bambino
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Release: 1970
The simple story has the pair coming to the rescue of peace-loving Mormons when land-hungry Major Harriman sends his bullies to harass them into giving up their fertile valley. Trinity and Bambino manage to save the Mormons and send the bad guys packing with slapstick humor instead of excessive violence, saving the day.



If you like the best Bud Spencer movies, then you will also like the best Terence Hill movies, where many of their films coincide.