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List of Jerry Reed Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
21
2
Smokey and the Bandit
PG
21
2

Georgia’s Big Enos challenges Bandit to drive a truckload of Coors Beer from Texas and deliver within 28 hours in Atlanta where Coors was not available without permit. But when Bandit picks up hitchhiker Carrie, the runaway bride of Sheriff’s son, sheriff Buford T. Justice gives Bandit a high-speed chase across the states, with police from four states pursuing the careering cars.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cledus
Director:
Hal Needham
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
2. Hot Stuff (1979)
23
4
Hot Stuff
PG
23
4

With an aim to apprehend criminals, three Miami cops set up a fencing operation and try to record the details from the burglars as they bring in the stolen stuff. As their superiors don’t support their idea, the cops try to run their business by re-selling the stolen goods. Before long, the local kingpin finds out and sends his goons after them.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Doug von Horne
Director:
Dom DeLuise
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ossie Davis, Suzanne Pleshette, Dom DeLuise, Luis Avalos
4. W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975)
15
4
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings
PG
15
4

W.W. Bright is a bank robber who only robs the corrupt Southland Oil System gas stations. When he meets the country music band, Dixie Dancekings, they provide him an alibi and he decides to become their manager and promoter. As he helps the band make it big, ex-lawman, Deacon John Wesley Gore, is hot on his trail.

As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne
Director:
John G. Avildsen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, James Hampton, Conny Van Dyke
5. Bat*21 (1988)
15
4
Bat*21
R
15
4

Lt Col Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert working for the US Army whose aircraft is shot down while in enemy territory. Although he is unfamiliar with the harsh terrain in Vietnam, he tries to map out an escape route, but he has to face several enemy forces on the way. Meanwhile, a rescue operation ensues to find him as well.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Colonel George Walker
Director:
Peter Markle
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, David Marshall Grant, Clayton Rohner
6. The Waterboy (1998)
15
3
The Waterboy
PG-13
15
3

Robert ‘Bobby’ Boucher Jr. is a mentally challenged water boy for the Cougars football team, who lives with his overprotective mother. When he is fired by his team, he joins the rivals Mud Dogs but soon finds himself playing as a feared linebacker. He not only turns the team around but finds true love. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Red Beaulieu
Director:
Frank Coraci
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider, Lawrence Taylor, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk
8. Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
15
2
Smokey and the Bandit II
PG
15
2

A bandit is tasked with transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas, to the Republican National Convention within twenty four hours. Meanwhile, Sheriff Buford is on his tail.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cledus
Director:
Hal Needham
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Dom DeLuise, Jackie Gleason
9. High-Ballin' (1978)
13
3
High-Ballin'
PG
13
3

This Canadian action-comedy-thriller follows three truckers - Duke, Rane and Pickup - as they put up a tough fight against King Carroll and his goons, who wants to put all the local independent truckers out of business.

As:
Cast
Role:
Duke
Director:
Peter Carter
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Helen Shaver, Chris Wiggins, Chris Langevin
10. Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)
8
2
Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
PG
8
2

A sheriff who is about to retire is challenged by Big Enos and Little Enos, to take a huge stuffed fish to Texas from Florida.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cledus Snow / 'Bandit'
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Colleen Camp, Paul Williams
11. Dolly (1987)
12
2
Dolly
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Mischer, Louis J. Horvitz, Jeff Margolis
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Dolly Parton, Lee Majors, Frank Oz, Ritch Brinkley, Richard Dennison
12. What Comes Around (1985)
12
3
What Comes Around
PG
12
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Joe Hawkins
Director:
Jerry Reed
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bo Hopkins, Arte Johnson, Barry Corbin, Ken Jenkins

TV Movie(s)

1. Harper Valley, U.S.A. (1969)
13
2
Harper Valley, U.S.A.
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Host
Director:
Jonathan Lucas
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Tillis, Jeannie C. Riley, Tom T. Hall

TV Shows and Videos

Nashville 99 (1977)
Nashville 99
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Trace Mayne (3 episodes, 1977)
Director:
Lawrence Dobkin, Don McDougall, Andrew V. McLaglen, George Sherman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Claude Akins, Don Johnson, Lucille Benson, Charley Pride
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1969)
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (5 episodes, 1970-1972)
Director:
Marty Pasetta, Jack Shea
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dionne Warwick, Liberace, Glen Campbell, Roger Carroll, John Hartford

Jerry Reed Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Motion Picture Supporting Actor 1979
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Country Instrumental Performance 1993
Winner Best Country Vocal Performance, Male 1972
Winner Best Country Instrumental Performance 1971