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List of Jim Varney Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Spittin' Image (1982)
19
2
Spittin' Image
G
19
2
Starring:
Sunshine Parker, Rex Cutter, Tom Atha, Maria Wida
Directed By:
Rusty Kern
2. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
27
3
Ernest Scared Stupid
PG
27
3
Role:
Ernest / Phineas Worrell
Starring:
Eartha Kitt, Austin Nagler, Shay Astar, Jonas Moscartolo
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
3. Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
24
2
Ernest Goes to Camp
PG
24
2
Role:
Ernest P. Worrell
Starring:
Jim Henson, John Vernon, Iron Eyes Cody, Victoria Racimo
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
4. Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
22
2
Ernest Saves Christmas
PG
22
2
Role:
Ernest P. Worrell / Aster Clement / Auntie Nelda / The Snake Guy
Starring:
Oliver Clark, Gailard Sartain, Douglas Seale, Noelle Parker
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
5. Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)
20
3
Ernest Goes to Jail
PG
20
3
Role:
Ernest P. Worrell / Mr. Felix Nash / Auntie Nelda
Starring:
Gailard Sartain, Bill Byrge, Barbara Tyson, Barry Scott
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
7. Wilder Napalm (1993)
14
3
Wilder Napalm
PG-13
14
3
Role:
Rex
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Debra Winger, M. Emmet Walsh, Arliss Howard
Directed By:
Glenn Gordon Caron
8. Ernest Rides Again (1993)
16
4
Ernest Rides Again
PG
16
4
Role:
Ernest
Starring:
Tom Butler, Linda Kash, Ron James, Duke Ernsberger
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
9. Ernest in the Army (1998)
18
2
Ernest in the Army
PG
18
2
Role:
Pvt. Ernest P. Worrell / Army Captain / Arab on Quicksand
Starring:
Hayley Tyson, David Müller, Christo Davids, Jeffrey Pillars
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
10. Ernest Goes to School (1994)
19
2
Ernest Goes to School
PG
19
2
Role:
Ernest
Starring:
David Keith, Sarah Chalke, Bill Byrge, Linda Kash
Directed By:
Coke Sams
11. Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
18
3
Ernest Goes to Africa
PG
18
3
Role:
Ernest P. Worrel / Hey You, the Hindu / Auntie Nelda / African Woman dancer
Starring:
Linda Kash, Jamie Bartlett, Clare Marshall, Washington Xisolo
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
12. The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
15
4
The Beverly Hillbillies
PG
15
4

This comedy film tells the story of a farming family that becomes rich after finding oil, and they make their way to Beverley Hills.

Role:
Jed Clampett
Starring:
Dolly Parton, Rob Schneider, Buddy Ebsen, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Cloris Leachman, Lily Tomlin, Diedrich Bader
Directed By:
Penelope Spheeris
13. 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
10
3
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain
PG
10
3
Role:
Lothar Zogg
Starring:
Loni Anderson, Hulk Hogan, Mathew Botuchis, Michael O'Laskey II
Directed By:
Sean McNamara
14. Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Special (1990)
16
3
Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Special
16
3
Starring:
Frank Oz, Robert Cummings, George Both Jr., Laura Bridge, Erinn Canavan
Directed By:
John Landis
15. Your World as I See It (1994)
18
4
Your World as I See It
18
4
Role:
Ernest P. Worrel / Aster Clement / Baby Ernest / Auntie Nelda / Bunny / Coy
16. 100 Proof (1997)
14
3
100 Proof
14
3
Starring:
Pamela Stewart, Tara Bellando, J.S. Johnson, Larry Brown
Directed By:
Jeremy Horton
17. Blood, Friends and Money (1997)
14
3
Blood, Friends and Money
R
14
3
Role:
The Old Mariner
Starring:
Gary Lowery, Merry Lee Traum, Gary Kraen, Matt Webb
Directed By:
Armanda Costanza
18. Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam (1986)
15
3
Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam
PG
15
3
Role:
Dr. Otto / Rudd Hardtact / Laughin' Jack / Guy Dandy / Auntie Nelda / Ernest P. Worrell
Starring:
Daniel Butler, Glenn Petach, Myke R. Mueller, Jackie Welch
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
19. Treehouse Hostage (1999)
13
3
Treehouse Hostage
PG
13
3
Role:
Carl Banks
Starring:
Mark Moses, Todd Bosley, Joey Zimmerman, Kristopher Kachurak
Directed By:
Sean McNamara
20. Existo (1999)
13
3
Existo
13
3
Role:
Marcel Horowitz
Starring:
Gailard Sartain, Bruce Arntson, Jackie Welch, Mark Cabus
Directed By:
Coke Sams
21. The Expert (1995)
11
2
The Expert
R
11
2
Starring:
James Brolin, Jeff Speakman, Michael Shaner, Alex Datcher, Wolfgang Bodison
Directed By:
Rick Avery, William Lustig
22. Fast Food (1989)
11
2
Fast Food
PG-13
11
2
Starring:
Traci Lords, Michael J. Pollard, Clark Brandon, Lanny Horn, Randal Patrick
Directed By:
Michael A. Simpson

TV Movie(s)

1. The Rousters (1983)
18
3
The Rousters
PG
18
3
Role:
Evan Earp
Starring:
Mimi Rogers, Chad Everett, Maxine Stuart, Hoyt Axton
Directed By:
E.W. Swackhamer
2. Ernest Goes to Splash Mountain (1989)
18
3
Ernest Goes to Splash Mountain
18
3
Role:
Ernest
Starring:
Danny Breen, Sheryl Bernstein, Bruce Gordon, Tom Miller

Animation(s)

The Simpsons (1989)
The Simpsons
TV-14
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Daniel Radcliffe, Susan Sarandon, George Carlin, Tina Fey, Rhea Perlman, Natasha Lyonne
Directed By:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Toy Story (1995)
Toy Story
TV-G
Plot:

Woody, a pull-string cowboy doll, is the favourite of his owner Andy till the arrival of spaceman figure Buzz Lightyear. Desperate to reclaim his position, he plans to do away with Buzz Lightyear. However, things take a turn when they get lost and have to join hands to escape the cruel toy killer –Sid–and return home to their owner.

Role:
Slinky Dog (voice)
Starring:
Don Rickles, John Ratzenberger, Tim Allen, Laurie Metcalf, Tom Hanks, Penn Jillette, Wallace Shawn
Directed By:
John Lasseter
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Toy Story 2
G
Plot:

When greedy toy collector Al McWhiggin steals Woody to send him to a Japanese museum, Buzz Lightyear leads the rest of Andy's toys on a brave rescue mission. Woody, however, learns that he is a rare collectible from a popular television show and is introduced to other members of his team, who convince him to stay.

Starring:
Joan Cusack, Wayne Knight, Corey Burton, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen, Tom Hanks, John Ratzenberger
Directed By:
John Lasseter, Ash Brannon, Lee Unkrich
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (1994)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man
TV-PG
Starring:
Amy Brenneman, Teri Garr, Burt Reynolds, Margaret Cho, Lisa Kudrow, Eugene Levy, Paul Sorvino
Directed By:
Jeff McGrath, Raymie Muzquiz, John Eng, Peter Avanzino, Norton Virgien
Annabelle's Wish (1997)
Annabelle's Wish
Role:
Mr. Gus Holder (voice)
Starring:
James Lafferty, Cloris Leachman, Jerry Van Dyke, Rue McClanahan
Directed By:
Roy Wilson
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
TV-PG
Plot:

One of Walt Disney’s best animated films, Atlantis: The Lost Empire is the story of a modest museum employee who sets out on an expedition to locate the submerged civilization with a diverse crew. But when they finally reach the continent he is forced to go against his companions, who plan to steal the mystery crystal from the aging king and his beautiful daughter. 

Starring:
James Garner, Leonard Nimoy, Jim Cummings, Michael J. Fox, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian, John Mahoney
Directed By:
Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Hercules (1998)
Hercules
TV-Y
Starring:
Jeremy Piven, Vince Vaughn, Idina Menzel, Jean Smart, Richard Lewis, George Takei, Ben Stein
Directed By:
Eddy Houchins, Phil Weinstein, Bob Kline

TV Shows and Videos

Fernwood Tonight (1977)
Fernwood Tonight
Starring:
Fred Willard, Frank De Vol, Kenneth Mars, Martin Mull
Disneyland (1954)
Disneyland
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Audra Lindley, Elisabeth Shue, Scott Bakula, Sean Connery, John Banner, Kirk Cameron
Directed By:
Hamilton Luske, Norman Tokar, Robert Stevenson, James Neilson, Jack Hannah
Johnny Cash and Friends (1976)
Johnny Cash and Friends
Role:
(unknown episodes)
Starring:
June Carter Cash, Steve Martin, Johnny Cash
America 2-Night (1978)
America 2-Night
Role:
Virgil Simms (3 episodes, 1978)
Starring:
Gary Coleman, Robin Williams, Alan Thicke, Fred Willard, Martin Mull
Knowhutimean? Hey Vern, It's My Family Album (1983)
Knowhutimean? Hey Vern, It's My Family Album
Role:
Ernest P. Worrell / Davy Worrell & Company / Ace Worrell / Lloyd Worrell / Billy Boogie Worrell / Rhetch Worrell / Pop Worrell
Starring:
David Landon, Bruce Arntson, Mac Bennett, Mac Pirkle
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
The Rousters (1983)
The Rousters
Role:
Evan Earp (13 episodes, 1983-1984)
Starring:
Mimi Rogers, Chad Everett, Maxine Stuart, Hoyt Axton
Hey Vern, Win $10,000 (1987)
Hey Vern, Win $10,000
Role:
Ernest P. Worrell
Starring:
John R. Cherry III, Dan Holly, David Tex, Actual Overpaid Unskilled Set Designer
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
Pop! Goes the Country (1974)
Pop! Goes the Country
Starring:
Dolly Parton, Ralph Emery, Geri Reischl, Vern Gosdin
The Ernest Film Festival (1986)
The Ernest Film Festival
Role:
Ernest P. Worrell
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
Hey, Vern, It's Ernest! (1988)
Hey, Vern, It's Ernest!
Starring:
Gailard Sartain, Bruce Arntson, Mac Bennett, Daniel Butler
Ernest's Greatest Hits Volume 2 (1992)
Ernest's Greatest Hits Volume 2
Role:
Ernest P. Worrell
Toy Story Activity Center (1996)
Toy Story Activity Center
Starring:
John Ratzenberger, Wallace Shawn, Pat Fraley, Debi Derryberry
Directed By:
Colin Brady
Operation Petticoat (1977)
Operation Petticoat
Role:
Seaman 'Doom & Gloom' Broom / ... (33 episodes, 1977-1979)
Starring:
Adam West, Jackie Cooper, Sorrell Booke, Jamie Lee Curtis, Melinda Naud, Richard Brestoff, John Astin
Directed By:
Hollingsworth Morse, Alan Bergmann, Norman Abbott, William Asher, John Astin
Alice (1976)
Alice
TV-PG
Starring:
Art Carney, George Burns, Corey Feldman, Candace Cameron Bure, Linda Lavin, Dinah Shore, Jerry Stiller
Directed By:
Marc Daniels, William Asher, John Pasquin, Linda Lavin, Don Corvan
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Toy Story 2
Role:
Slinky Dog (voice)
Starring:
Wayne Knight, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, John Ratzenberger, Tim Allen, Earl Boen, R. Lee Ermey
Roseanne (1988)
Roseanne
TV-PG
Starring:
Roseanne Barr, Johnny Galecki, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Begley Jr., Tina Louise, Bob Odenkirk, Joanna Lumley
Directed By:
Gail Mancuso, Andrew D. Weyman, John Pasquin, John Whitesell, Philip Charles MacKenzie
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Starring:
Corey Burton, Leonard Nimoy, John Mahoney, Don Novello, James Arnold Taylor
Directed By:
Douglas Carrigan
Slam Dunk Ernest (1995)
Slam Dunk Ernest
PG
Role:
Ernest P. Worrell
Starring:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Cylk Cozart, Colin Lawrence
Directed By:
John R. Cherry III
Snowboard Academy (1996)
Snowboard Academy
PG
Role:
Rudy James
Starring:
Brigitte Nielsen, Corey Haim, Joe Flaherty, Andreas Apergis
Directed By:
John Shepphird