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List of Bob Newhart Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
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2
Hell Is for Heroes
17
2

Hell is For Heroes is a war drama film which takes us to the time of the Second World War, and revolves around a small squad of Allied Forces soldiers, who need to hold off a German attack. Although they are only a few in number, they try to convince the Germans that a large force is holding the position.

Role:
Pvt. Driscoll
Starring:
Steven McQueen, James Coburn, Bobby Darin, Harry Guardino, Steve McQueen, Fess Parker
Directed By:
Don Siegel
4. Hot Millions (1968)
11
2
Hot Millions
G
11
2
Role:
Willard C. Gnatpole
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Robert Morley, Peter Ustinov
Directed By:
Eric Till
6. Elf (2003)
14
2
Elf
PG
14
2

A baby boy accidentally lands up with the elves at the North Pole and grows up with them as Buddy. When he realises that he is not one of them, he sets out to meet his biological father, Walter, in New York who has no idea about his existence. As Buddy tries to figure out his place in world, he also spreads Christmas happiness amongst the New Yorkers.

Role:
Papa Elf
Directed By:
7. Horrible Bosses (2011)
11
2
Horrible Bosses
R
11
2

The dark comedy follows three friends, Nick Hendricks, Dale Arbus, and Kurt Buckman who decide to kill their respective horribly abusive bosses. Praised for its impeccable comic timing by the cast, the movie has also received criticism for its racist, sexist, and homophobic jokes.  

Directed By:
Seth Gordon
10. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
8
1
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
PG-13
8
1

Harvard lawyer, Ellie Woods, postpones her wedding plans and goes to Washington DC to have her say and oppose animal testing for cosmetics. She starts working for Rep. Victoria Rudd, but realizes how tough it is to get ‘Bruiser’s Bill’ on the floor of the house. Though an uphill task all the way, Ellie is not the one to give up easily.

Directed By:
Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
11. First Family (1980)
9
2
First Family
R
9
2

This is a comedy film, involving America’s fictional first family consisting of President Manfred Link, his usually tipsy wife Constance and their sex starved daughter Gloria. The problem starts when the ruler of a fictional African country, whose support is crucial for vote, makes an unusual demand. Meanwhile, Gloria is also kidnapped. 

Role:
President Manfred Link
Starring:
Gilda Susan Radner, Fred Willard, Richard Benjamin, Madeline Kahn, Bob Dishy, Gilda Radner
Directed By:
Buck Henry
12. The Entertainers (1991)
7
1
The Entertainers
7
1
Role:
Todd Wilson
Starring:
Richard Romanus, Linda Gray, Sly Smith, Bernard White
Directed By:
Paul Schneider

TV Movie(s)

1. Thursday's Game (1974)
11
2
Thursday's Game
PG
11
2
Role:
Marvin Ellison
Starring:
Rob Reiner, Cloris Leachman, Gene Wilder, Martha Scott, Ellen Burstyn
Directed By:
Robert Moore
2. Marathon (1980)
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2
Marathon
11
2
Role:
Walter Burton
Starring:
Lauren Hutton, Herb Edelman, Leigh Taylor-Young, Dick Gautier, Anita Gillette
Directed By:
Jackie Cooper
3. The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008)
10
2
The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice
TV-PG
10
2
Role:
Judson
Starring:
Stana Katic, Noah Wyle, Jane Curtin, Bruce Davison
Directed By:
Jonathan Frakes
4. The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
9
2
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear
9
2
Role:
Judson
Starring:
Kyle MacLachlan, Noah Wyle, Kelly Hu, Jane Curtin
Directed By:
Peter Winther
5. The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)
9
2
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines
TV-PG
9
2
Role:
Judson
Starring:
Gabrielle Anwar, Olympia Dukakis, Noah Wyle, Jane Curtin
Directed By:
Jonathan Frakes
6. Five (2011)
11
2
Five
TV-14
11
2
Starring:
Josh Holloway, Jeffrey Tambor, Lyndsy Fonseca, Rosario Dawson, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin
Directed By:
Alicia Keys, Jennifer Aniston, Patty Jenkins, Demi Moore, Penelope Spheeris
7. Bob Newhart: Button Down Concert (1995)
12
2
Bob Newhart: Button Down Concert
12
2
Role:
Himself
8. The Sports Pages (2001)
9
2
The Sports Pages
PG-13
9
2
Role:
Doc Waddems
Starring:
Eugene Levy, Kelsey Grammer, Brian Markinson, Graham Jarvis, Kevin McNulty
Directed By:
Richard Benjamin
9. Untitled Sisqo Project (2001)
5
1
Untitled Sisqo Project
5
1
Starring:
Zachary Levi, Sisqó, Steffani Brass, Lizette Carrion
10. Decisions! Decisions! (1971)
0
0
Decisions! Decisions!
0
0
Role:
John Hobson
Starring:
Charles Nelson Reilly, John Carradine, Jean Simmons, Jill St. John, Lou Jacobi
Directed By:
Alex Segal

Animation(s)

The Rescuers (1977)
The Rescuers
G
Plot:

A young orphan girl, who has been abducted by two evil persons seeking a precious diamond, sends a missive from Devil's Bayou, Louisiana, asking for help. It is found by Rescue Aid Society in New York City and two of its member mice volunteer to search for her. The story then goes on to describe how they rescue the girl, helped by other animals. 

Role:
Bernard
Starring:
Geraldine Page, Eva Gabor, Jeanette Nolan, Joe Flynn
Directed By:
Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens, John Lounsbery
The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
The Rescuers Down Under
G
Plot:

The Rescuers Down Under is an animation adventure drama film, which tells the story of two agents, Blanca and Bernard, working for the Rescue Aid Society. They need to race to Australia to save a little boy and a rare golden eagle from a dangerous poacher. 

Role:
Bernard
Starring:
George C. Scott, John Candy, Eva Gabor, Tristan Rogers
Directed By:
Mike Gabriel, Hendel Butoy
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
G
Starring:
John Goodman, Eric Idle, Whoopi Goldberg, Debbie Reynolds, Eric Pospisil
Directed By:
William R. Kowalchuk Jr.

TV Shows and Videos

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962)
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
Starring:
Claude Akins, Peggy Lipton, Ann Sothern, Anne Baxter, Alfred Hitchcock, Tom Skerritt, Gus Trikonis
Directed By:
Alfred Hitchcock, Alf Kjellin, Joseph M. Newman, Bernard Girard, John Brahm
The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
The Bob Newhart Show
TV-G
Role:
Dr. Robert 'Bob' Hartley
Starring:
Sorrell Booke, John Ritter, Keenan Wynn, Teri Garr, Fred Willard, Peter Bonerz, Suzanne Pleshette
Directed By:
Peter Bonerz, Alan Myerson, Jerry London, Alan Rafkin, George Tyne
Insight (1960)
Insight
Starring:
William Devane, Gene Hackman, Marion Ross, Melissa Sue Anderson, James Franciscus, Elinor Donahue, Cindy Williams
Directed By:
Richard C. Bennett, Paul Stanley, Hal Cooper, Ralph Senensky, Michael Ray Rhodes
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963)
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Ginger Rogers, Broderick Crawford, Robert Reed, William Shatner, Dina Merrill, Cliff Robertson
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg, Sydney Pollack, Ron Winston, David Butler, Lawrence Dobkin
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
The Big Bang Theory
TV-14
Starring:
Jim Parsons, Eliza Dushku, Danica McKellar, James Earl Jones, Katey Sagal, Judy Greer, Steven Yeun
Directed By:
Mark Cendrowski, Anthony Rich, Peter Chakos, Nicole Lorre, James Burrows
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Newhart (1982)
Newhart
TV-G
Role:
Dick Loudon / ...
Starring:
Angela Lansbury, Ray Walston, Estelle Getty, Jason Alexander, Debra Jo Rupp, Don Rickles, Alan Autry
Directed By:
Dick Martin, Will Mackenzie, Peter Baldwin, Michael Lessac, David Steinberg
Captain Nice (1967)
Captain Nice
Starring:
Alice Ghostley, Charles Grodin, William Daniels, Ann Prentiss, Liam Dunn
Directed By:
Charles R. Rondeau, Richard Kinon, Gary Nelson
The Bob Newhart Show (1961)
The Bob Newhart Show
Role:
Himself / ...
Starring:
Mitchell Trio The Chad
Directed By:
Ralph Levy, Coby Ruskin
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
TV-14
Starring:
Corey Stoll, Taye Diggs, Lucas Black, Robert Wagner, Ben Vereen, Maria Bello, Mark Harmon
Directed By:
Dennis Smith, Tony Wharmby, Terrence O'Hara, Thomas J. Wright, James Whitmore Jr.
ER (1994)
ER
TV-14
Starring:
Angela Bassett, Hal Holbrook, Kirsten Dunst, Ray Liotta, Mickey Rooney, Kristin Davis, Josh Gad
Directed By:
Christopher Chulack, Jonathan Kaplan, Richard Thorpe, Stephen Cragg, Lesli Linka Glatter
Bob (1992)
Bob
Role:
Bob McKay
Starring:
Lisa Kudrow, Betty White, Steven Alexander Wright, Cynthia Stevenson, Carlene Watkins
Directed By:
Michael Zinberg, Dick Martin
George & Leo (1997)
George & Leo
Role:
George Stoody
Starring:
Dave Coulier, Angie Dickinson, Veronica Cartwright, Marilu Henner, Jason Bateman, Robyn Lively, Darryl Theirse
Directed By:
Michael Lessac, Pamela Fryman, James Burrows, Philip Charles MacKenzie
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Desperate Housewives
TV-14
Starring:
Helena Mattsson, Lily Tomlin, Lesley Ann Warren, Swoosie Kurtz, Jane Leeves, Jane Lynch, Richard Chamberlain
Directed By:
David Grossman, Larry Shaw, David Warren, Arlene Sanford, Bethany Rooney
Committed (2005)
Committed
Starring:
Harry Shum Jr., Tom Poston, RonReaco Lee, Darius McCrary, Josh Cooke
Directed By:
Steve Zuckerman, Barnet Kellman, Gary Halvorson
The Librarians (2014)
The Librarians
TV-14
Starring:
Vanessa Lynn Williams, Beth Riesgraf, Tricia Helfer, Sean Astin, Felicia Day, Bruce Campbell, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Directed By:
Noah Wyle, Jonathan Frakes, Marc Roskin, Dean Devlin
Hot in Cleveland (2010)
Hot in Cleveland
TV-PG
Starring:
Jean Smart, Heather Locklear, Kirstie Alley, Cedric the Entertainer, Missi Pyle, Kevin Nealon, Carol Burnett
Directed By:
Andy Cadiff, David Trainer, John Whitesell, Gil Junger, Joe Regalbuto
The Don Rickles Show (1972)
The Don Rickles Show
Starring:
Dick Van Patten, Mary Wickes, Don Rickles, Barry Gordon
Directed By:
Hy Averback
Murphy Brown (1988)
Murphy Brown
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Adam Goldberg, Julia Roberts, Anne Meara, Haley Joel Osment, Tony Goldwyn, Jane Seymour
Directed By:
Peter Bonerz, Barnet Kellman, Lee Shallat Chemel, Joe Regalbuto, Alan Rafkin

Bob Newhart Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Winner Best TV Star - Male 1962
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Big Bang Theory Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series 2013
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Comedy Performance - Spoken Word 1961
Winner Best New Artist 1961
Winner Album of the Year 1961