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The Best Humphrey Bogart Movies

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Here is a list of the best Humphrey Bogart movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Everyone knows that Humphrey Bogart gave a brilliantly understated performance in Casablanca, but he truly delivers in each and every role in his impressive filmography. Humphrey Bogart's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world, but the order of this Humphrey Bogart movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only his most highly rated movies will be at the top of the list.

Humphrey Bogart has been in a lot of films, from The Maltese Falcon to The Big Sleep, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Humphrey Bogart movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Humphrey Bogart films to end the squabble once and for all. If you think the best Humphrey Bogart role isn't at the top, then vote it up so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Humphrey Bogart performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Humphrey Bogart movies?" and "What are the greatest Humphrey Bogart roles of all time?" So if you're a fan of Bogart's romantic films, you might also enjoy our list of best Lauren Bacall movies and best Ingrid Bergman movies.

John Ford and Billy Wilder are among those who directed Humphrey Bogart at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Humphrey Bogart have also been known to enjoy films starring Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy.

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  • Character: Rick Blaine

    Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, ...more
  • Character: Sam Spade

    In this noir classic, detective Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) gets more than he bargained for when he takes a case brought to him by a beautiful but secretive woman (Mary Astor). As soon as Miss ...more
  • Character: Harry "Steve" Morgan

    In Vichy France, fishing boat captain Harry (Humphrey Bogart) avoids getting involved in politics, refusing to smuggle French Resistance fighters into Martinique. But when a Resistance client is shot ...more
  • Key Largo
    4

    Character: Frank McCloud

    This classic film noir by John Huston stars Humphrey Bogart as World War II vet Frank McCloud. Visiting Key Largo to pay his respects to the family of his late war buddy, McCloud attempts to comfort ...more
  • Character: Philip Marlowe

    Private investigator Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart) is hired by General Sternwood to help resolve the gambling debts of his wild young daughter, Carmen (Martha Vickers). Sternwood's older daughter, ...more
  • Character: Fred C. Dobbs

    In this classic adventure film, two rough-and-tumble wanderers, Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Curtin (Tim Holt), meet up with a veteran prospector, Howard (Walter Huston), in Mexico and head into the ...more
  • Character: Charlie Allnut

    Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor

    After religious spinster's (Katharine Hepburn) missionary brother is killed in WWI Africa, dissolute steamer captain (Humphrey Bogart) offers her safe passage. She's not satisfied so she persuades ...more
  • Character: Vincent Parry

    Vincent Parry (Humphrey Bogart) has just escaped from prison after being locked up for a crime he did not commit -- murdering his wife. On the outside, Vincent finds that his face is betraying him, ...more
  • Character: Roy Earle

    Aging mobster Big Mac (Donald MacBride) is looking to pull off one more heist before he retires. With his sights set on robbing a California casino, Big Mac breaks one of his former associates, Roy ...more
  • Character: Dixon Steele

    Hollywood screenwriter Dixon Steele (Humphrey Bogart) and his neighbor Laurel (Gloria Grahame) are just getting to know each other romantically when the police begin questioning Dixon about his ...more
  • Character: Lt. Commander Philip Francis Queeg

    During World War II, a dilapidated vessel, the Caine, gets a new ensign, Willis Keith (Robert Francis), and a new captain, Commander Queeg (Humphrey Bogart). The crew sees Queeg's unconventional ...more
  • Sahara
    12

    Character: Sgt. Joe Gunn

    Set in the Libyan desert in 1942 where a group of American soldiers become isolated in their tank during the retreat to El Alamein. As they drive across the desert they pick up a group of Allied ...more
  • Character: Duke Mantee

    In this film adaptation of the Robert E. Sherwood play, a drifter, a waitress and a notorious gangster cross paths in the Petrified Forest region of Arizona. Alan (Leslie Howard), a destitute writer, ...more
  • Character: Paul Fabrini

    Brothers Joe (George Raft) and Paul Fabrini (Humphrey Bogart), who are delivery-truck drivers, push themselves hard trying to run their own business. One night, a fatigued Paul falls asleep behind ...more
  • Character: Glenn Griffin

    Three escaped felons (Humphrey Bogart, Dewey Martin, Robert Middleton) randomly target a suburban house to hide out in until midnight, when an accomplice plans to deliver them money. They take the ...more
  • Sabrina
    16

    Character: Linus Larrabee

    Chauffeur's daughter Sabrina (Audrey Hepburn) returns home from two years in Paris a beautiful young woman, and immediately catches the attention of David (William Holden), the playboy son of her ...more
  • Character: James Frazier

    Rocky Sullivan (James Cagney) and Jerry Connolly (Pat O'Brien) were brought up in one of New York's toughest neighborhoods, Hell's Kitchen. While his buddy Rocky gets caught up in racketeering in ...more
  • Character: Joseph

    After breaking out of prison on Devil's Island, Joseph (Humphrey Bogart) and his two cohorts flee to a nearby town and hide in a shop run by kindhearted Felix (Leo G. Carroll) ; his wife, Amelie ...more
  • Character: George Hally

    After World War I, friends Eddie (James Cagney), George (Humphrey Bogart) and Lloyd (Jeffrey Lynn) return to America with ambitions for the future. Lloyd becomes a lawyer, but Eddie can only find ...more
  • Character: Capt. Warren "Rip" Murdock

    War heroes Rip Murdock (Humphrey Bogart) and Johnny Drake (William Prince) are sent to Washington, D.C., by train, but are not told why. During the trip, they learn they're about to receive top ...more
  • Character: Jean Matrac

    Passage to Marseille is a 1944 war film made by Warner Brothers, directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Hal B. Wallis with Jack L. Warner as executive producer. The screenplay was by Casey ...more
  • Character: Eddie Willis

    Broke and without work, newspaper reporter Eddie Willis (Humphrey Bogart) agrees to work for the corrupt boxing promoter Nick Benko (Rod Steiger) to help hype his new boxer, Toro Moreno (Mike Lane). ...more
  • Character: Rick Leland

    When disgraced American military officer Rick Leland (Humphrey Bogart) boards a Japanese ship, he is apparently willing to turn his back on his country to become a mercenary. On the vessel, Leland ...more
  • Character: Michael O'Leary

    Socialite Judith Traherne (Bette Davis) lives a lavish but emotionally empty life. Riding horses is one of her few joys, and her stable master (Humphrey Bogart) is secretly in love with her. Told she ...more
  • Character: Nick "Bugs" Fenner

    Upon the murder of an anti-crime advocate, the police turn to former investigating detective Johnny Blake (Edward G. Robinson) for help. Convinced that racketeer Al Kruger (Barton MacLane) arranged ...more