Watch Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!
- 1 hr 39 min
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! is a comedic film from 1966, starring the beloved Bob Hope as a famous movie star named Tom Meade. The film takes place around the chaos that erupts when Meade finds himself stranded at a random house in the middle of the night. After an evening out with his co-star Sybil (played by Phyllis Diller), Meade ends up at a cabin, where he believes he will be having a rendezvous with Sybil. However, after entering, he discovers that he's at the wrong house.
The owner of the home, lovely Elke Sommer (Jenny), is awakened by Meade's arrival and is shocked to see the famous movie star in her bedroom. Despite her initial reservations, she offers him a place to rest and stay for the night, and hilarity ensues.
The next morning, Meade is determined to leave and prepare for an upcoming film shoot. However, his plans are foiled when he discovers that he is not only at the wrong house, but he's also in the wrong town. The cabin he thought he was at is actually in the middle of the forest, and there are no other ways to get out except for a rickety old boat which Tom crashed into a tree getting him stuck right there for some time.
Meanwhile, news of Tom's absence spreads, causing his production team to panic and flooding the town with journalists, paparazzi and fans looking for the missing movie star. Jenny even finds herself being pursued by reporters who believe that she may be hiding him. To make matters worse, Jenny's fiancÃ©, a jealous and hot-tempered musician, returns home early and discovers Tom in their cabin.
Thus, Tom finds himself running for his life, while Jenny and her fiancÃ© deal with a slew of misunderstandings and miscommunication about the nature of Tom's presence in their home. Throughout the film, the comedic antics escalate, as the characters find themselves caught up in a series of hilarious antics and zany situations.
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! is a classic comedy that showcases the brilliant comedic timing and wit of Bob Hope. The film features many of the signature gags and jokes that have come to define his career, as well as exciting plot twists that keep the audience entertained and engaged.
Elke Sommer delivers a strong performance as the lead female protagonist, embodying both wit and charm as she navigates the chaos that ensues around her. Phyllis Diller also turns in a memorable performance as Sybil, Tom's co-star, bringing her signature blend of outrageous humor and sass to the screen.
Overall, Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! is a must-watch for fans of classic comedy and those looking for a lighthearted romp through 1960s Hollywood. The film showcases the best of Bob Hope's comedic talents and features a talented cast of actors who bring the story to life with charm and humor.
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! is a 1966 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.