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The Best Bud Spencer Movies 

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

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

Examples of films on this list include Double Trouble and Soldier of Fortune.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Bud Spencer movies?" and "What are the greatest Bud Spencer roles of all time?"

If Bud Spencer movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Terence Hill and Eli Wallach too.

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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Farley Granger

Released: 1970

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

They Call Me Trinity also known as My Name Is Trinity, is a 1970 Italian spaghetti western comedy film starring Terence Hill and Bud Spencer.
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Donald Pleasence, Bud Spencer, Terence Hill

Released: 1974

Directed by: Marcello Fondato

Watch Out, We're Mad! is a 1974 Italian action comedy starring the comedy team of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer.
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Harry Carey

Released: 1971

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Trinity Is Still My Name also known as All the Way Trinity is a 1971 Italian spaghetti western comedy film directed by Enzo Barboni. It is a sequel to They Call Me Trinity, and also stars ...more
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, David Huddleston

Released: 1983

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Go for It is a 1983 Italian comedy film and spy movie parody starring Terence Hill and Bud Spencer.
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, David Huddleston

Released: 1977

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Crime Busters is an Italian action-comedy movie directed in 1977 by E.B. Clucher. It was one of the three movies awarded with the Golden Screen Award in 1977 along with The Exorcist and The ...more
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Sal Borgese

Released: 1978

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Odds and Evens is a 1978 film directed by Sergio Corbucci.
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Double Trouble Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Nello Pazzafini

Released: 1984

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Double Trouble is a 1984 Italian action comedy directed by Enzo Barboni and starring the comedy team of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer.
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, John Fujioka

Released: 1981

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

A Friend Is a Treasure is an Italian adventure-comedy movie directed in 1981 by Sergio Corbucci. It was filmed at Key Biscayne, Florida.
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Bud Spencer, Nello Pazzafini, Giovanni Cianfriglia

Released: 1982

Directed by: Steno

Banana Joe is a 1982 Italian-German action-comedy film starring Bud Spencer.
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Cyril Cusack

Released: 1972

Directed by: Giuseppe Colizzi

All The Way, Boys is a 1973 Italian film starring the popular comedy team of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer.
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Bud Spencer, Joe Bugner, Cary Guffey

Released: 1979

Directed by: Michele Lupo

The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid is a 1979 Italian children's comedy film starring Bud Spencer and child actor Cary Guffey that was released in cinemas in 1979. It was followed by a sequel in ...more
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Bud Spencer, Dagmar Lassander, Giovanni Cianfriglia

Released: 1978

Directed by: Steno

Flatfoot in Africa is a 1978 action, comedy, crime and drama film written by Franco Verucci, Rainer Brandt, Adriano Bolzoni and Giovanni Simonelli and directer by Stefano Vanzina.
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Bud Spencer, Robert Webber, Al Lettieri

Released: 1975

Directed by: Steno

Flatfoot goes East is a 1975 crime comedy film. It is the second film of the Flatfoot tetralogy.
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Michael Warren

Released: 1985

Directed by: Bruno Corbucci

Miami Supercops is a 1985 Italian action comedy starring the comedy team of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer.
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Ruth Buzzi

Released: 1994

Directed by: Terence Hill

Troublemakers is a 1994 spaghetti western comedy film. It is the last pairing to date of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer.
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Frank Wolff

Released: 1967

Directed by: Giuseppe Colizzi

God Forgives... I Don't! also known as Blood River is a 1967 spaghetti Western by Giuseppe Colizzi. The film is the first in a trilogy continued with Ace High and ended with Boot Hill.
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Bomber Bud Spencer, Jerry Calà, Rik Battaglia

Released: 1982

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Bomber is a 1982 comedy film directed by Michele Lupo, featuring Bud Spencer and Kallie Knoetze.
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Eli Wallach, Bud Spencer, Terence Hill

Released: 1968

Directed by: Giuseppe Colizzi

Ace High is an Italian spaghetti Western by Giuseppe Colizzi from 1968. The film is the second in a trilogy started with God Forgives... I Don't! and ended with Boot Hill.
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Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones, Bud Spencer

Released: 1957

Directed by: John Huston, Charles Vidor

A Farewell to Arms is a 1957 American DeLuxe Color CinemaScope drama film directed by Charles Vidor. The screenplay by Ben Hecht, based in part on a 1930 play by Laurence Stallings, was the ...more
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Bud Spencer, Terence Hill, Joe Bugner

Released: 1979

Directed by: Italo Zingarelli

Io sto con gli ippopotami is a 1979 Italian adventure-comedy film directed by Italo Zingarelli and starring Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. The film is also known as I'm for the Hippopotamus.
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Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Deborah Kerr

Released: 1951

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Quo Vadis is a 1951 American epic film made by MGM in Technicolor. It was directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Sam Zimbalist, from a screenplay by John Lee Mahin, S. N. Behrman and Sonya ...more

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It Can Be Done Amigo Jack Palance, Bud Spencer, Francisco Rabal

Released: 1972

Directed by: Maurizio Lucidi

It Can Be Done Amigo is a 1972 Spanish / Italian / French film directed by Maurizio Lucidi. The film is also known as Saddle Tramps
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Flatfoot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bud Spencer Movies
Flatfoot Bud Spencer, Enzo Cannavale, Angelo Infanti

Released: 1973

Directed by: Steno

Flatfoot is a 1973 action, comedy, drama and crime film written by Nicola Badalucco, Lucio De Caro and Luciano Vincenzoni and directed by Steno.
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Bud Spencer, Franco Nero, Rade Šerbedžija

Released: 1970

Directed by: Giuliano Montaldo

The Fifth day of Peace, Italian title: Gott mit uns, is an Italo-Yugoslavian movie from 1969 about the 13 May 1945 German deserter execution in a Canadian-run POW camp in Amsterdam.
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Even Angels Eat Beans is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bud Spencer Movies
Even Angels Eat Beans Bud Spencer, Giuliano Gemma, Mario Brega

Released: 1973

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Even Angels Eat Beans is a 1973 Italian action comedy film written and directed by Enzo Barboni. It was one of the six movies awarded with the Golden Screen Award in 1974. The film has a sequel, ...more