Road to Utopia

"Excellent"

Road to Utopia Review


In the fourth of seven Road to movies, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby turned in what is often thought to be their greatest collaboration. Road to Utopia's title refers to Alaska, where two 1900s vaudevillians decide to pursue their fortune during the Klondike gold rush. They aren't going to mine for it though; they've got a line on an old map to riches -- but they'll have impersonate two rough and tumble bad guys in order to get to it. The story's a wash, but Hope is absolutely on fire throughout the film, zinging some of the best one-liners so fast that if you go to the bathroom you'll miss three laugh-out-loud jokes. Crosby's good too, of course, but Hope owns this film, which richly deserves its reputation.


Road to Utopia

Facts and Figures

Run time: 90 mins

In Theaters: Friday 22nd March 1946

Distributed by: MCA Universal Home Video

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Fresh: 6

IMDB: 7.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Hal Walker

Producer:

Starring: as Duke Johnson, as Chester Hooton, as Sal Van Hoyden, as Kate, as Ace Larson, Jack La Rue as LeBec (as Jack LaRue), Robert Barrat as Sperry, as McGurk, as Narrator

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