Bud Abbott Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

The Time of Their Lives

The Time of Their Lives

(1946)
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Cast
Role:
Cuthbert Greenway / Dr. Ralph Greenway
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Binnie Barnes, John Shelton, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds
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Who Done It?

Who Done It?

(1942)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Chick Larkin / Voice of Himself on Radio
Director:
Erle C. Kenton
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Gargan, Patric Knowles, Lou Costello, Louise Allbritton
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It Ain't Hay

It Ain't Hay

(1943)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Grover Mockridge
Director:
Erle C. Kenton
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eugene Pallette, Shemp Howard, Cecil Kellaway, Lou Costello
Plot:

Bumbling fool, Wilbur Hoolihan ,kills a horse owned by King O'Hara. In order to replace the horse, he and his friend, Grover Mockridge, unwittingly take a champion thoroughbred named Tea Biscuit, thinking it to be just some old horse. Misadventures and chaos begin, as the horse’s real owner realizes the theft. 

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Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein
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Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

(1948)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Chick
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Lon Chaney Jr., Lou Costello, Bela Lugosi
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Hold That Ghost

Hold That Ghost

(1941)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Chuck Murray
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Thriller, Music, Adventure
Star Cast:
Richard Carlson, Shemp Howard, Joan Davis, Mischa Auer, Bud Abbott
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Pardon My Sarong

Pardon My Sarong

(1942)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Algy Shaw
Director:
Erle C. Kenton
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Virginia Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Robert Paige, Lou Costello
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The Naughty Nineties

The Naughty Nineties

(1945)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Dexter Broadhurst
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Henry Travers, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson, Lou Costello
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Buck Privates Come Home

Buck Privates Come Home

(1947)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Slicker Smith
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Romance, Action, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Brown, Nat Pendleton, Lou Costello, Joan Shawlee
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In Society

In Society

(1944)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Erle C. Kenton, Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lou Costello, Marion Hutton, Kirby Grant, Margaret Irving
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Little Giant

Little Giant

(1946)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie L. Morrison / T.S. Chandler
Director:
William A. Seiter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lou Costello, George Cleveland, Brenda Joyce, Jacqueline deWit
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The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap

The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap

(1947)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Duke Egan
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Romance, Action, Western, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marjorie Main, Lou Costello, George Cleveland, Audrey Young
Plot:

This Western film tells the story of two travelling salesmen who stop in a town during their journey. However, they are charged with the murder of a notorious criminal, and within a short time, they are convicted and sentenced to death. 

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Buck Privates

Buck Privates

(1941)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Slicker Smith
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, War
Star Cast:
Shemp Howard, Lee Bowman, Alan Curtis, Lou Costello
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10,000 Kids and a Cop

10,000 Kids and a Cop

(1948)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Bud Abbott
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
William Bendix, James Stewart, Lou Costello, Brenda Joyce
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Lost in Alaska

Lost in Alaska

(1952)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Watson
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mitzi Green, Bruce Cabot, Lou Costello, Tom Ewell
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Hit the Ice

Hit the Ice

(1943)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Flash Fulton
Director:
Erle C. Kenton, Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Music
Star Cast:
Patric Knowles, Lou Costello, Elyse Knox, Ginny Simms
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The Noose Hangs High

The Noose Hangs High

(1948)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Higgins
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leon Errol, Joseph Calleia, Lou Costello, Cathy Downs
Plot:

In this remake of 1939 movie For Love or Money, two inept window washer – Ted and Tommy - are wrongly taken to be messengers by a gangster Craig and tasked to collect $50,000. In a turn of events, the money lands up with a woman Carol who spends a lot of it. With limited time in hand, the trio struggle to save themselves from the gangster’s ire. Meanwhile a rich gambler makes an entry.

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Fireman Save My Child

Fireman Save My Child

(1954)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Leslie Goodwins
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Lou Costello, Adele Jergens, Hugh O'Brian, Buddy Hackett
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

(1949)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Casey Edwards
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Boris Karloff, Lou Costello, Lenore Aubert, Joseph Garland Moore Jr.
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In the Navy

In the Navy

(1941)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Smokey Adams
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Dick Powell, Claire Dodd, Shemp Howard, Sisters The Andrews, Bud Abbott
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Ride 'Em Cowboy
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Ride 'Em Cowboy

(1942)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Duke
Director:
Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Musical, Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Mack Brown, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne, Lou Costello
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Here Come the Co-eds

Here Come the Co-eds

(1945)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Slats McCarthy
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Martha O'Driscoll, Lou Costello, Peggy Ryan, June Vincent
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Lost in a Harem

Lost in a Harem

(1944)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Johnson
Director:
Charles Reisner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Douglass Dumbrille, Lou Costello, Marilyn Maxwell, John Conte
Plot:

This comedy film is about two magicians on tour of the Middle East, who decide to help a young prince in regaining his throne from his devious uncle, who maintains his power, using magical hypnotic rings, and ruthless methods. 

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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man

(1951)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Bud Alexander
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Horror, Sport
Star Cast:
William Frawley, Lou Costello, Adele Jergens, Nancy Guild
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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood

(1945)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Kurtis
Director:
S. Sylvan Simon
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Warner Anderson, Lou Costello, Frances Rafferty
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops

Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops

(1955)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Harry 'Slim' Pierce
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lynn Bari, Maxie Rosenbloom, Lou Costello, Fred Clark
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Keep 'Em Flying

Keep 'Em Flying

(1941)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Blackie Benson
Director:
Ralph Ceder, Arthur Lubin
Genres:
Music, Comedy, War
Star Cast:
William Gargan, Martha Raye, Lou Costello, Carol Bruce
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One Night in the Tropics

One Night in the Tropics

(1940)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Abbott
Director:
A. Edward Sutherland
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
William Frawley, Allan Jones, Robert Cummings, Nancy Kelly, Bud Abbott
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Comin' Round the Mountain

Comin' Round the Mountain

(1951)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Al Stewart
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Joe Sawyer, Lou Costello, Kirby Grant, Dorothy Shay
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Mexican Hayride

Mexican Hayride

(1948)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Lambert
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Hubbard, Virginia Grey, Lou Costello, Luba Malina
Plot:

Mexican Hayride is a 1948 comedy film, which is based on the Broadway musical of the same name. This film revolves around a con man who finds a tall guy for a stock swindle and a mine scam. 

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Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

(1950)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Bud Jones
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Douglass Dumbrille, Lou Costello, Walter Slezak, Patricia Medina
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Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

(1953)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Slim
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Boris Karloff, Lou Costello, Craig Stevens, Helen Westcott
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Rio Rita

Rio Rita

(1942)
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As:
Cast
Role:
'Doc'
Director:
S. Sylvan Simon
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
John Carroll, Lou Costello, Patricia Dane, Kathryn Grayson
Plot:

Based on a Nazi musical of the same name, this film revolves around two friends, Abott and Costello, in their attempt to foil the sinister intentions of a Nazi spy. 

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

(1955)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Pete Patterson
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Action
Star Cast:
Lou Costello, Dan Seymour, Marie Windsor, Michael Ansara
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Africa Screams

Africa Screams

(1949)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Johnson
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clyde Beatty, Shemp Howard, Lou Costello, Joe Besser
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Abbott and Costello Go to Mars

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars

(1953)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Lester
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Robert Paige, Lou Costello, Mari Blanchard, Anita Ekberg
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Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

(1952)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Rocky Stonebridge
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Musical, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Laughton, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Bill Shirley
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Dance with Me, Henry

Dance with Me, Henry

(1956)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Bud Flick
Director:
Charles Barton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lou Costello, Gigi Perreau, Rusty Hamer, Mary Wickes
Plot:

Dance with me, Henry tells the story of two owners of an amusement park, who get in trouble with gangsters. However, the children who visit the amusement park decide to help them out. 

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

(1952)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Dinkel / Mr. Dinkelpuss (as Abbott)
Director:
Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Music, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Lou Costello, Dorothy Ford, Buddy Baer
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Animation(s)

Abbott & Costello

Abbott & Costello (1967)

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Cast
Role:
Abbott (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, John Stephenson, Hal Smith, Don Messick

TV Shows and Videos

Abbott & Costello: Live & Hilarious!

Abbott & Costello: Live & Hilarious! (1989)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lou Costello
The Abbott and Costello Show
TV-G

The Abbott and Costello Show (1952)

As:
Cast
Role:
Bud Abbott (52 episodes, 1952-1954)
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Gordon Jones, Bobby Barber, Lou Costello
General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan, Fred Astaire, James Dean, James Stewart