The Best Burt Reynolds Movies Films

The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

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This list of the best Burt Reynolds movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Though he has been acting since 1958, Burt Reynolds did not receive an Oscar nomination until he appeared in Boogie Nights in 1997. Burt Reynolds's highest grossing movies were huge hits at the box office throughout the '70s and '80s so he is one of the most recognizable actors of all time. The order of these top Burt Reynolds movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Burt Reynolds movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Burt Reynolds movies?" and "What are the greatest Burt Reynolds roles of all time?" The greatest Burt Reynolds performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous flicks like Smokey and the Bandit, Heat, Starting Over, Hustle and Deliverance appear on this Burt Reynolds filmography, but its up to fans like you to decide upon the best Are you more of a fan of his Westerns or his comedies? If you think the best Burt Reynolds role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 
 
If you are a fan of Reynolds' fast-driving films, you might also enjoy our list of best Dom DeLuise movies and best Paul Walker movies.

Notable directors that have worked with Burt Reynolds include names like Uwe Boll, Woody Allen and Paul Thomas Anderson. Movie fans who love Burt Reynolds have also been known to enjoy films starring Lee Marvin and Steve McQueen.

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    Deliverance is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty

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    The Longest Yard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, Ray Nitschke

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    Smokey and the Bandit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason

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    Sharky's Machine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Rachel Ward

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    Gator is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Lauren Hutton, Jerry Reed

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    Hooper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

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    White Lightning is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Laura Dern, Ned Beatty

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    The Cannonball Run is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw, Burt Reynolds

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    The End is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Carl Reiner

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    Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham

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    Stick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, Annie Potts

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    Semi-Tough is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Brian Dennehy

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    Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

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    Malone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Lauren Hutton, Cliff Robertson

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    The Longest Yard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

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    The Best Little Whorehouse in ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors

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    Shamus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Dyan Cannon, John Glover

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    Hustle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Gregory Peck

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    Heat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Diana Scarwid, Howard Hesseman

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    Stroker Ace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Jim Nabors

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    Cannonball Run II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Chan

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    The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing Burt Reynolds, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden

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    City Heat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn

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    Starting Over is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Kevin Bacon, Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen

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    Sam Whiskey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Ossie Davis

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    100 Rifles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Raquel Welch, Jim Brown, Burt Reynolds

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    Jessica Simpson, Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds

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    W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Brad Dourif

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    The Man Who Loved Women is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Kim Basinger, Julie Andrews, Burt Reynolds

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    Shark! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Mini Andén, Arthur Kennedy

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    Mystery, Alaska is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Russell Crowe, Mike Myers, Burt Reynolds

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    Fuzz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Yul Brynner

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    All Dogs Go to Heaven is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise, Vic Tayback

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    Everything You Always Wanted t... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies
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    Best Friends is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Goldie Hawn, Burt Reynolds, Jessica Tandy

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    The Crew is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Tilly, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Navajo Joe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Fernando Rey, Aldo Sambrell

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    Six Pack is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Diane Lane, Burt Reynolds, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Without a Paddle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Seth Green, Matthew Lillard

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    Rent-a-Cop is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Michael Rooker

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    Paternity is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Beverly DAngelo, Lauren Hutton

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    Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed

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    Broken Bridges is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds, Kelly Preston

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    Rough Cut is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, David Niven, Lesley-Anne Down

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    Breaking In is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Stephen Tobolowsky, Harry Carey^! Jr.

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    Switching Channels is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve

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    Burt Reynolds, Bruce Dern, Amy Jo Johnson

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    Meet Wally Sparks is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Burt Reynolds, Jay Leno, Roseanne Barr

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    Impasse is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Impasse Burt Reynolds, Anne Francis, Jeff Corey

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    End Game is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies

    Angie Harmon, Burt Reynolds, James Woods

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