Entertainment The Best Bob Newhart Movies  

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List of the best Bob Newhart movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bob Newhart'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 Bob Newhart movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bob Newhart movies will be at the top of the list. Bob Newhart has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bob Newhart movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bob Newhart films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and The Librarian.

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Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage
Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was ...more
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Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page
The Rescuers is a 1977 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on June 22, 1977 by Buena Vista Distribution. The 23rd film in the Walt Disney ...more
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Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Bob Newhart
Hell Is for Heroes is a 1962 American war film directed by Don Siegel and starring Steve McQueen. It tells the story of a squad of U.S. soldiers from the 95th Infantry Division who, in the fall ...more
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John Candy, Bob Newhart, George C. Scott
The Rescuers Down Under is a 1990 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on November 16, 1990. Set in the Australian ...more
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Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight
Catch-22 is a 1970 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Joseph Heller. In creating a black comedy revolving around the "lunatic characters" of Heller's satirical novel set ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close, Tom Selleck
In & Out is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin Kline, Tom Selleck, Joan Cusack, Matt Dillon, Debbie Reynolds, and Wilford Brimley. It is an original ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Jennifer Coolidge
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde is the 2003 sequel to the 2001 film, Legally Blonde. It was produced by MGM, with Reese Witherspoon again starring as Elle Woods, Luke Wilson, Sally ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell
Horrible Bosses is a 2011 American black comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, written by Michael Markowitz, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, based on a story by Markowitz. It stars ...more
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Dick Van Dyke, Bob Newhart, Maureen McCormick
Cold Turkey is a 1971 satirical comedy film. It stars Dick Van Dyke plus a long list of comedic actors, several of whom are well known to North American television audiences. The film was ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg, John Goodman, Debbie Reynolds
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie is a 1998 animated film about Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, who first appeared in a 1939 story by Robert L. May. The film was the first theatrical ...more
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Kelly Hu, Bob Newhart, Jane Curtin
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear is the first in the Librarian franchise of movies, which was originally released on American cable channel TNT in December 2004, written by David Titcher, ...more
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Gabrielle Anwar, Bob Newhart, Jane Curtin
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines is the second in The Librarian franchise of movies starring Noah Wyle as a librarian who protects a secret collection of artifacts. Gabrielle Anwar, ...more
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Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Bob Newhart
Little Miss Marker is a 1980 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Walter Bernstein, based on a short story by Damon Runyon. It stars Walter Matthau, Tony Curtis, Julie Andrews, Bob ...more
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Stana Katic, Bob Newhart, Jane Curtin
The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice is the third and final film in The Librarian trilogy of movies starring Noah Wyle as a librarian who protects a secret collection of artifacts from Vlad ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Barbra Streisand, Bob Newhart
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever is a 1970 musical/romantic fantasy film directed by Vincente Minnelli. The screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner is adapted from his book for the 1965 stage production ...more
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Gilda Radner, Bob Newhart, Madeline Kahn
First Family is an American comedy film released in 1980 starring Gilda Radner, Bob Newhart, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Rip Torn, Austin Pendleton, Fred Willard, and Richard Benjamin. It was ...more
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Bob Newhart, Noah Wyle, Olympia Dukakis
The Librarian is a series of made-for-TV original movies from Turner Network Television, starring Noah Wyle as The Librarian who protects a secret collection of artifacts.
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Kelsey Grammer, Bob Newhart, Eugene Levy
The Sports Pages is a 2001 film directed by Richard Benjamin.
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Gene Wilder, Cloris Leachman, Rob Reiner
Thursday's Game is a television movie comedy written by James L. Brooks and directed by Robert Moore. Though filmed in 1971, it first aired April 14, 1974 on ABC. The film stars Gene Wilder and ...more
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Marathon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bob Newhart Movies
Marathon Bob Newhart, Lauren Hutton, John Hillerman
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Untitled Sisqo Project Bob Newhart, Steffani Brass
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Bob Newhart, Linda Gray, Bill Erwin
The Entertainers is a 1991 comedy film directed by Paul Schneider.
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Bob Newhart: Button Down Concert Bob Newhart
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Maggie Smith, Bob Newhart, Cesar Romero
Hot Millions is a 1968 caper story made by MGM. It was directed by Eric Till and produced by Mildred Freed Alberg, from a collaborative screenplay by Ira Wallach and star Peter Ustinov. The ...more