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List of Dolly Parton Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Nine to Five (1980)
32
2
Nine to Five
PG
32
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Doralee Rhodes
Director:
Colin Higgins
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sterling Hayden, Dabney Coleman
Awards:
Grammy Award for Best Country Song, Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female
2. Steel Magnolias (1989)
29
1
Steel Magnolias
PG
29
1

The story focuses on the bond shared by a group of ladies in a small Louisiana town. At the center is a young beautician, who arrives here after encountering personal tragedy and finds work in a home based salon.  Soon, she is befriended by its patrons and becomes a part of the group, sharing joys and misfortunes with them, starting a new life in the process.     

As:
Cast
Role:
Truvy Jones
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
3. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
30
3
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
R
30
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mona Stangley
Director:
Colin Higgins
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Jim Nabors, Dom DeLuise, Jim Nabors
4. Straight Talk (1992)
24
1
Straight Talk
PG
24
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Shirlee
Director:
Barnet Kellman
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, James Woods, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen, Deirdre O'Connell
6. Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)
17
2
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
PG-13
17
2

After the events of Miss Congeniality, FBI agent Gracie Hart’s new-found fame and popularity have become a hindrance to her doing her job. When FBI agent Sam Fuller is made her bodyguard, the two don’t get along. But they have to work together when Hart’s friends Cheryl Frasier and Stan Fields are abducted. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Pasquin
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sandra Bullock, Nick Offerman, William Shatner, Regina King, Ernie Hudson
8. Rhinestone (1984)
20
2
Rhinestone
PG
20
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Farris
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Ron Leibman, Richard Farnsworth, Tim Thomerson
10. Dollywood's a Christmas Carol (2013)
18
2
Dollywood's a Christmas Carol
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ghost of Christmas Past
Director:
Curt Wollan
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Nathan Forshey, Ryan Roets
11. Dolly (1987)
15
2
Dolly
15
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself - Host
Director:
Don Mischer, Louis J. Horvitz, Jeff Margolis
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Jerry Reed, Lee Majors, Frank Oz, Ritch Brinkley, Richard Dennison
12. The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011)
13
1
The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom
13
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dolly Parton
Director:
Tara Johns
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Gil Bellows, Macha Grenon, Julia Sarah Stone, Rebecca Croll

TV Movie(s)

1. Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors (2015)
31
2
Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors
TV-G
31
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Stephen Herek
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Gerald McRaney, Ricky Schroder, Jennifer Nettles, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Carson Meyer
2. Christmas at Home (1990)
16
1
Christmas at Home
TV-PG
16
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Walter C. Miller
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Rachel Dennison, Randy Parton, Billy Baker, Gene Kiracofe
3. Dolly Parton: Treasures (1996)
12
1
Dolly Parton: Treasures
12
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Dann Netter
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, Mac Davis, Alison Krauss, Freddy Fender
4. Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of Dollywood (2010)
12
1
Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of Dollywood
TV-PG
12
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself - Hostess
Director:
Ryan Polito
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers
5. Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund (2016)
14
1
Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund
14
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself - Hostess
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Alabama, Lauren Alaina, Cody Alan, Suzanne Alexander
6. A Smoky Mountain Christmas (1986)
27
3
A Smoky Mountain Christmas
27
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Lorna Davis
Director:
Henry Winkler
Genres:
Fantasy, Music
Star Cast:
John Ritter, Lee Majors, Anita Morris, Danny Cooksey, Dan Hedaya
7. Dolly: Live in London O2 Arena (2009)
15
2
Dolly: Live in London O2 Arena
TV-PG
15
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself - Performer
Director:
Fran Strine
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Richard Dennison, Michael Davis, Jimmy Mattingly, Kent Wells
8. Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (1995)
16
2
Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge
TV-PG
16
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Bruce Greenwood, A. J. Langer, Elisabeth Moss, Melinda Dillon, Megan Ward, Bruce Greenwood
9. Unlikely Angel (1996)
20
3
Unlikely Angel
20
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ruby Diamond
Director:
Michael Switzer
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Allison Mack, Roddy McDowall, Brian Kerwin, Eli Marienthal,
10. A Country Christmas Story (2013)
15
2
A Country Christmas Story
15
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Bross
Genres:
Family, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Megyn Price, Mary Kay Place, Desiree Ross, Ross McCall
11. Wild Texas Wind (1991)
13
1
Wild Texas Wind
13
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Thiola 'Big T' Rayfield
Director:
Joan Tewkesbury
Genres:
Drama, Music, Thriller
Star Cast:
William Gary Busey, Gary Busey, Willie Nelson, Ray Benson, Dennis Letts
13. Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story (1995)
7
2
Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill D'Elia
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, Michele Lee, David James Elliott, Larry Gatlin
14. Blue Valley Songbird (1999)
13
2
Blue Valley Songbird
13
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Leanna Taylor
Director:
Richard A. Colla
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Beth Grant, John Terry, Billy Dean, Kimberley Kates
15. Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (1997)
7
2
Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Evan Rachel Wood, Maureen McCormick, Dwight Schultz, Lisa Blount

Animation(s)

Lily's Driftwood Bay (2014)
Lily's Driftwood Bay
As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Williams, Darren Vandenburg
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Peter Mullan, Orlagh O'Keefe
Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983)
Alvin & the Chipmunks
TV-Y
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles A. Nichols, Rudy Larriva, John Kimball, Don Spencer
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Musical, Family, Music
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Alan Young, Mr. T, Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
Gnomeo & Juliet
G
Plot:

Gnomeo & Juliet is an animated romantic comedy film, which tells the story of Gnomeo and Juliet, two garden gnomes from opposing communities, who fall for each other. Now, they will need to overcome their respective clans in order to be with each other.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Kelly Asbury
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Animation, Family

TV Shows and Videos

Captain Kangaroo (1955)
Captain Kangaroo
TV-G
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Hirschfeld, Peter Birch
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Rosey Grier, Alan Arkin, Adam Arkin, Robert Keeshan
Dolly Parton: Live & Well (2004)
Dolly Parton: Live & Well
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Russell Hall
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Richard Dennison, Jimmy Mattingly, Gary Davis, Randy Kohrs
Babes (1990)
Babes
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lessac, Howard Murray, Don Corvan, Art Dielhenn
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hank Azaria, Wendie Jo Sperber, Lesley Boone, Susan Peretz
Reba (2001)
Reba
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Leonard R. Garner Jr., Ellen Gittelsohn, Gary Shimokawa, Katy Garretson, Gail Mancuso
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Katrina Law, Sarah Shahi, Patrick Duffy, Steve Howey, Thomas F. Wilson, Reba McEntire, JoAnna Garcia Swisher
Heavens to Betsy (1994)
Heavens to Betsy
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Betsy Baxter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Caponera, Boyd Gaines, David Goldyn, Constance Shulman

Dolly Parton Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer 1988
Winner Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program 1988
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song 2020
Winner Best Female Country Vocal Performance 2002
Winner Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal 1988
Nine to Five Best Country Vocal Performance, Female 1982
Winner Best Country Vocal Performance, Female 1979
Winner Best Country Duo/Group Performance 2017
Winner Lifetime Achievement Award 2011
Winner Best Bluegrass Album 2001
Winner Best Country Collaboration with Vocals 2000
Winner Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group 1988
Nine to Five Best Country Song 1982
Winner Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song 2021