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List of Bob Newhart Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Catch-22 (1970)
13
3
Catch-22
R
13
3

Captain John Yossarian is a pilot serving during the World War II, stationed in the Mediterranean. Being fed up of the madness of the ongoing war, he tries to be certified insane, so that he wouldn’t have to fight anymore.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
War, Drama, Comedy
2. Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
16
2
Hell Is for Heroes
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pvt. Driscoll
Director:
Don Siegel
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
James Coburn, Steven McQueen, Bobby Darin, Harry Guardino, Steve McQueen, Fess Parker
4. Hot Millions (1968)
11
2
Hot Millions
G
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Willard C. Gnatpole
Director:
Eric Till
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Robert Morley, Peter Ustinov
5. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
13
3
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
G
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Mason Hume
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Barbra Streisand, Jack Nicholson, Simon Oakland, Larry Blyden
6. Elf (2003)
13
2
Elf
PG
13
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Papa Elf
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Family, Comedy
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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Seth Gordon
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
10. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
7
1
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
PG-13
7
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
11. First Family (1980)
9
1
First Family
R
9
1

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. 

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

TV Movie(s)

1. Thursday's Game (1974)
11
2
Thursday's Game
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marvin Ellison
Director:
Robert Moore
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Cloris Leachman, Gene Wilder, Martha Scott, Ellen Burstyn
2. Marathon (1980)
11
2
Marathon
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Burton
Director:
Jackie Cooper
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lauren Hutton, Herb Edelman, Leigh Taylor-Young, Dick Gautier, Anita Gillette
3. The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008)
10
2
The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice
TV-PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Judson
Director:
Jonathan Frakes
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Action, Romance, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Stana Katic, Noah Wyle, Jane Curtin, Bruce Davison
4. The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
9
2
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Judson
Director:
Peter Winther
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Kyle MacLachlan, Noah Wyle, Kelly Hu, Jane Curtin
5. The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)
9
2
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines
TV-PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Judson
Director:
Jonathan Frakes
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Anwar, Olympia Dukakis, Noah Wyle, Jane Curtin
7. Bob Newhart: Button Down Concert (1995)
11
2
Bob Newhart: Button Down Concert
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Comedy
8. The Sports Pages (2001)
9
2
The Sports Pages
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Doc Waddems
Director:
Richard Benjamin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Eugene Levy, Kelsey Grammer, Brian Markinson, Graham Jarvis, Kevin McNulty
9. Untitled Sisqo Project (2001)
5
1
Untitled Sisqo Project
5
1
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Zachary Levi, Sisqó, Steffani Brass, Lizette Carrion

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. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Bernard
Director:
Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens, John Lounsbery
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Animation, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Jeanette Nolan, Joe Flynn
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. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Bernard
Director:
Mike Gabriel, Hendel Butoy
Genres:
Family, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

Captain Nice (1967)
Captain Nice
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles R. Rondeau, Richard Kinon, Gary Nelson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alice Ghostley, Charles Grodin, William Daniels, Ann Prentiss, Liam Dunn
The Bob Newhart Show (1961)
The Bob Newhart Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / ...
Director:
Ralph Levy, Coby Ruskin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mitchell Trio The Chad
Committed (2005)
Committed
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Zuckerman, Barnet Kellman, Gary Halvorson
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Harry Shum Jr., Tom Poston, RonReaco Lee, Darius McCrary, Josh Cooke

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