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The Best Bing Crosby Movies

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List of the best Bing Crosby movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bing Crosby may be best known for singing holiday classics like "White Christmas" and "Little Drummer Boy," but he also has an impressive catalog of films that are perfect to watch any time of year. Bing Crosby's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Bing Crosby movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bing Crosby movies will be at the top of the list. Bing Crosby has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bing Crosby movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bing Crosby films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Bing Crosby role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Bing Crosby performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list features films like Going My Way and The Bells of St. Mary's.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Bing Crosby movies?" and "What are the greatest Bing Crosby roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Crosby's musicals, you might also enjoy our list of best Danny Kaye movies and best Frank Sinatra movies.
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  • Father O'Malley (Bing Crosby) is transferred to the Roman Catholic inner-city school St. Mary's, where he quickly falls into conflict with its headmistress, Sister Mary (Ingrid Bergman). Their ...more
  • Father Charles O'Malley (Bing Crosby) is an easy-going, golf-playing young priest whose entry into a tough neighborhood parish in midtown Manhattan is viewed with skepticism from all quarters, ...more
  • Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (Vera-Ellen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into ...more
  • In this Irving Berlin musical, Jim (Bing Crosby) and Lila are members of a performing trio who plan to quit and run a country hotel. When Lila says she has fallen in love with the dancer in the act, ...more
  • Jazz artist C.K. Dexter Haven (Bing Crosby) is still hung up on his ex-wife and neighbor, socialite Tracy Samantha Lord (Grace Kelly), however Tracy is engaged to another man (John Lund). Matters are ...more
  • Following a head injury sustained during a storm, Hank Martin (Bing Crosby) comes to in Camelot in the year 528. Thought to be a criminal, Hank is brought before King Arthur (Cedric Hardwicke) and ...more
  • This adaptation of Clifford Odets' stage drama features Bing Crosby as the hard-drinking Frank Elgin, a once-popular Broadway star whose glory days have passed. When director Bernie Dodd (William ...more
  • Starving vagabond Jeff (Bing Crosby) sells best friend Orville (Bob Hope) into slavery in a Moroccan marketplace to buy food. Searching for his partner after an attack of conscience, Jeff discovers ...more
  • A U.S. newsman (Bing Crosby) in postwar Paris finds an orphan (Christian Fourcade) who resembles his late wife.
  • In this domestic drama, wealthy businessman Earl Carleton (Bing Crosby) is determined to keep his ex-wife, Gwen (Mary Fickett), away from their young son (Malcolm Brodrick). A court battle ensues, ...more
  • In this musical, Harold (Bob Hope) and George (Bing Crosby) are two vaudeville performers in Australia. After they realize their local gal pals intend to marry them, they sign up for a diving ...more
  • During the Alaskan gold rush, beautiful young Sal (Dorothy Lamour) travels to Alaska on the trail of the pair of thugs (Nestor Paiva, Robert Barrat) who murdered her father and stole the map to his ...more
  • Say One for Me is a film directed by Frank Tashlin that was released in 1959.
  • Reporter Pete Garvey (Bing Crosby), who has been running a French orphanage, is hoping to adopt two kids and marry his longtime girlfriend, Emmadel (Jane Wyman). But Pete, who has been dragging his ...more
  • Before he is released from prison, Larry Poole (Bing Crosby) is asked by a death row inmate (John Gallaudet) to make sure his family is all right. Larry duly finds Gramps Smith (Donald Meek) and his ...more
  • Aging New York radio star and former dance sensation Jed Potter (Fred Astaire) tells his life story on the air. It comes dramatized through a series of vignettes that recount a decades-long love ...more
  • After the famed Blarney Stone disappears from a small Irish town, the American insurance agency covering it sends Joe Mulqueen (Bing Crosby) to investigate. In Ireland, Joe meets Conn McNaughton (Ann ...more
  • A motley crew of travelers are forced to band together while making a treacherous crossing through American Indian territory in a rickety stagecoach. Along the way, a drunken doctor (Bing Crosby) ...more
  • Bill Benson (Bing Crosby) and Ted Adams (Donald O'Connor) team up as headliners in an upcoming Broadway play. While vacationing separately in Paris, each actor finds his own leading lady for the show ...more
  • Suave singer Scat Sweeney (Bing Crosby) and his partner, Hot Lips Barton (Bob Hope), stow away on a ship leaving New Orleans for Rio de Janeiro. On board, Scat falls for the beautiful and wealthy ...more
  • Advertising agent Tony Marvin (Bing Crosby) devises a campaign for Todhunter's Imperial Pineapples in Hawaii to select a "Pineapple Girl" to find romance in Hawaii for three weeks, and later relate ...more
  • Dan Brooks (Bing Crosby) should be thrilled at the prospect of taking over his family's successful business, but the reluctant heir is more interested in horses than in board meetings. He's even less ...more
  • Anything Goes is a 1936 American musical film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Charles Ruggles, and Ida Lupino. Based on the stage musical Anything Goes by Guy ...more
  • Set in Chicago during Prohibition, the Rat Pack's take on the Robin Hood legend finds bootlegger Robbo (Frank Sinatra) and his cronies refusing to pay the greedy Guy Gisborne (Peter Falk) a cut of ...more
  • Two animated adaptations of classic literature make up this Disney film. In "The Wind in the Willows," wealthy Mr. Toad (Eric Blore) yearns for all the newest fads. When he wants an automobile, Mr. ...more