Road to Rio Poster

Release Date: June 30th, 2001

DVD Release Date: November 21st, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Suave singer Scat Sweeney (Bing Crosby) and his partner, Hot Lips Barton (Bob Hope), stow away on a ship leaving New Orleans for Rio de Janeiro. On board, Scat falls for the beautiful and wealthy Lucia Maria (Dorothy Lamour), whose guardian (Gale Sondergaard) is hypnotizing her into consenting to an arranged marriage to the scoundrel Sherman Mallory (George Meeker). In Rio, the trio pose as a Brazilian song-and-dance act in an attempt to outwit Lucia Maria's predators.

Cast: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Gale Sondergaard, Frank Faylen, The Wiere Brothers , George Meeker

Director: Norman McLeod

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Bing Crosby Productions, Hope Enterprises

Distributors: Paramount Pictures, Brentwood Home Video

Keywords: Charming, Love, Love triangle, Love interest, 1940s, Deception, Brother, Lighthearted


Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)