The 10 Best Bud Spencer And Terence Hill Movies Of All Time

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The finest films starring Terence Hill and Bud Spencer
In real life as much as in the movies, Bud Spencer and Terence Hill had a model friendship. Together, the two longtime friends starred in 17 different productions. Even though their shows are among the most watched, they are thirty to forty years old. It is sure to succeed if a channel airs it. It has the same effect on a guy nearing retirement as it does on a young child learning only the eighth letter of the Hungarian alphabet. These days, Terence Hill and Bud Spencer are legendary.

In truth, our top list could contain all the films, but the line had to be drawn somewhere. Our ranking presents the 10 films we love the most in a few lines.

10. The Troublemakers (1994)

One of the fiercest and most competent bounty hunters in the wild west is Moses (Bud Spencer). He attempts to use this wonderful career to provide for his enormous family. He could make advantage of the $5,000 that Boots Southerland’s wicked Sam Stone had placed on his head. Unexpectedly, Moses’s brother Travis (Terence Hill), whom he doesn’t particularly like, shows up at his residence. Moses can’t seem to get over his younger brother’s presence, even if he would like to. Moreover, they are in a state of perpetual warfare. Capturing Sam Stone doesn’t go smoothly either, because he always manages to get the brothers through. Did you know that…?
This is the only Bud Spencer and Terence Hill film directed by Terence Hill. The last joint film of the legendary Italian duo. István Bujtor, who also became a legend, dubbed Bud Spencer for the last time in this film. When the film was made, Bud Spencer was 65, while Terence Hill was 55.

9. Supercops (Miami Supercops, 1985)
Seven years later, a bank robber fresh out of prison is found dead in Miami. With the police helpless, two FBI agents take over the investigation. All the talents of Forest and Bennet are needed to track down the millions of dollars that have been missing for seven years and the villain hiding the money. Did you know that…?
This was the last work where the pair worked together with director Bruno Corbucci. Although Superhekus couldn’t become as popular as other similar works, it definitely has a place on our list. After all the roles of the acting couple have already become cult films, the new generation is starting to discover this production as well – precisely because of the different plot structure, in which logic and investigation play a greater role, and fighting less.

8. Pressure after! (Go for It, 1983)
Interwoven with humor and excitement, the film was made in the style of the now classic couple, Bud Spencer and Terence Hill. Rosco, the handsome, unemployed hottie, occasionally entertains himself and his surroundings with ventriloquism. He is hitchhiking along the road when he is almost run over by a truck. He urgently visits the nearest pub, where the trucker is believed to have rested. Drinking here is Doug, the seasoned adventurer who is not afraid of his own shadow or a little fight. You don’t have to wait long, the first slaps will be made soon. Did you know that…?
The film was shot in English, and although Terence Hill and Bud Spencer both speak Italian, they were dubbed by Pino Locchi and Glauco Onorato in the Italian version. In the production directed by E. B. Clucher, the golden car is a 1958 Lincoln Continental Mark III.

7. Treasure that is not there (Chi trova un amico, trova un tesoro, 1981)
Alan (Terence Hill) wants treasure, at any cost. To his great luck, he finds a map that marks a treasure on a nearby island. But how to get there? Charlie (Bud Spencer) is hiding on the adventurer’s ship and, tricking the compass, steers the ship towards the island. Of course, it is not difficult for Charlie to find the passenger on the single-person boat, but soon they both end up in the water. Much to Charlie’s chagrin, they are forced to swim out to the island, where they befriend the island’s inhabitants, the friendly and cheerful queen and her pretty daughters, who lead them to the place indicated on the map. The only problem is that “the fabulous treasure” Kamasuka (John Fujioka), since the Second World War
Did you know that…?
It’s strange, but the film has three English titles: “A Friend Is a Treasure”, “Keep your hands off the island” and “Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure”. This Bud Spencer and Terence Hill creation was not played in American cinemas, but it nevertheless generated great revenues in Europe. The film was popular primarily in Germany and Italy, but it also produced very good ratings in smaller countries, such as ours.

6. All in, boys! (Piu forte, ragazzi!, 1973)

A little, dilapidated aircraft lingers over the airport’s runway. The brake is broken, and his wing is smoldering. The aircraft has to make an emergency landing, and it collides with the hangar’s side. Sirens blaring, fire engines and ambulances racing to the rescue of pilots in distress. In other words, they would be rushing. The two drivers tied up the first automobile with a smile, hardly even breaking hair during the ordeal. Were you aware of that?

It’s the duo’s first film set in modern times, proving that they’re more than just spaghetti westerns. This paved the way for later hit films such as We Get Angry Otherwise, Bündászók or Kincs, which is not there. It was also published in Hungary in 1992 under the title Gémántvádászok.

5. No two without four (Non c’c due senza quattro, 1984)

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Greg and Eliot meet for the first time in connection with a strange job offer. For a million dollars each, they have to replace two Rio millionaires who recently received death threats. The work doesn’t seem difficult: the two cool guys are exact replicas of the two millionaires. Some problems still arise: Greg and Eliot can’t stand each other from the first moment. However, for the one million dollars, they think they will be willing to put up with the situation for a week. Of course, the outside world can’t help but be a little surprised when the two elegant, restrained millionaires turn into hard-nosed, loud, in-your-face guys in a short time. Did you know that…?
In the film, both Bud Spencer and Terence Hill have 1-1 twins, so the two actors had to play double roles. It is interesting that this was the last time that Enzo Barloni was the director of a film in which the two acting legends played together. The production was shot in Rio de Janeiro.

4. Crime Busters (1976)
Wilbur Walsh (Bud Spencer) and Matt Kirby (Terence Hill) hang around the harbor trying to get work. But the odd couple is not having much luck: instead of work, they have to console themselves by blowing up some local thugs and a few cars. So they decide to rob a supermarket, but the operation goes awry; they break in the door of the local police station instead of the back entrance of the store. To avoid arrest, they impersonate the police. Being on the good side of the law, they don’t lie to themselves either: amidst their current barrage of slaps, they start investigating the mysterious death of a Chinese man and, while unraveling the threads, they like to fix the jaws and other body parts of the bad guys in the area, which are numb to a blow. Did you know that…?
This Bud Spencer and Terence Hill production also has three English titles: “Crime Busters”, “Trinity: In Trouble Again” and “Two Supercops”. Although the film was mostly shot in America, they returned to Italy to shoot one interior scene. The bowling alley wrestling was also filmed in Rome in seven days. During the filming, Hill suffered a minor head injury, so the filming had to be stopped for a while
3. Otherwise We’ll Be Angry (1973)

Kid (Terence Hill) and Ben (Bud Spencer) are preparing for a desert car race, but someone is determined to prevent their victory. While they prove their mettle in a beer and hot dog competition, a local criminal gang destroys their car. The funniest wrestlers in film history do not leave the incident without revenge, and even their vehicles need to be replaced. Did you know that…?
This was the first joint film of Bud Spencer and Terence Hill shown in Hungarian cinemas, it was a huge success in its time, it was shown to full houses for weeks. The movie version was subtitled, and then two Hungarian dubbings were made for it, in 1982 and 2000. It was broadcast countless times on TV channels and was also released on DVD.

2. I’m with the Hippos (Io sto con gli ippopotami, 1979)
Tom plans international hunters’ excursions around Africa. Thus, he is not overly thrilled to see his brother, a volunteer animal guardian, emerge. When Slim uses a single shot to puncture his brother’s jeep, he also destroys his business. Tom finds himself in the lake, surrounded by hippos. They must get revenge for this injustice, but rather than fighting each other in a fratricidal conflict, they band together to take on their shared foe—the avaricious animal trader and his allies. Were you aware of that?

The song “Grau Grau Grau” heard in the film is sung by Bud Spencer. Bud sang the backing tracks himself for several productions. The ingredients of the “cocktail” made by Terence Hill at the dinner scene are: black caviar, butter, salt, pepper and champagne, if anyone wants to try the legendary drink. Although the title is ‘I’m with hippos’, hippos are only seen at the very beginning of the film.

1. The right and left hands of the devil 1-2. (1971, 1972)
Joe is returning home from a long journey, but he has a small disagreement at a roadside pub. It’s not a big deal, he knocks down two useless bounty hunters and transports the wounded prisoner of the bystanders into the town, where three perverted guys are having an affair with his brother. He’s just wondering why his brother is wearing a sheriff’s star. The sheriff is not particularly happy about his brother because he knows him. Wherever he appeared until now, something always happened. It is no different now, the younger brother, called the “right hand of the devil”, is annoyed by the Pökhendi people of the local power, who constantly harass the Mormon settlers in the area in order to get them to leave and grab their lands. Did you know that…?
It was in this Italian cinema that the characteristic style of the duo Bud Spencer and Terence Hill really developed, with bloodless fights that seemed comical rather than rough. The film’s popularity is shown by the fact that distributors often included the name Trinity in the titles of Terence Hill’s other films in the English-speaking world.

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