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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 Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty

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Smokey and the Bandit Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason

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The Longest Yard Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, Ray Nitschke

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Sharky's Machine Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Rachel Ward

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Gator Burt Reynolds, Lauren Hutton, Jerry Reed

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White Lightning Burt Reynolds, Laura Dern, Ned Beatty

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Hooper Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

207 59
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The Cannonball Run Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw, Burt Reynolds

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The End Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Carl Reiner

174 74
Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies
Boogie Nights Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg, Heather Graham

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Semi-Tough Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Brian Dennehy

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Stick Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, Annie Potts

122 59
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds, Jim Nabors

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Shamus Burt Reynolds, Dyan Cannon, John Glover

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The Longest Yard Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

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Malone Burt Reynolds, Lauren Hutton, Cliff Robertson

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Hustle Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Gregory Peck

131 70
Smokey and the Bandit II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies
Smokey and the Bandit II Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

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Heat Burt Reynolds, Diana Scarwid, Howard Hesseman

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Stroker Ace Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Jim Nabors

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City Heat Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn

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Cannonball Run II Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Chan

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

58 30
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Sam Whiskey Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Ossie Davis

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W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Brad Dourif

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Starting Over Kevin Bacon, Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen

61 34
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100 Rifles Raquel Welch, Jim Brown, Burt Reynolds

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All Dogs Go to Heaven Loni Anderson, Dom DeLuise, Vic Tayback

67 47
The Dukes of Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies
The Dukes of Hazzard Jessica Simpson, Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds

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Fuzz Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Yul Brynner

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Best Friends Goldie Hawn, Burt Reynolds, Jessica Tandy

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Shark! Burt Reynolds, Mini Andén, Arthur Kennedy

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Mystery, Alaska Russell Crowe, Mike Myers, Burt Reynolds

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The Man Who Loved Women Kim Basinger, Julie Andrews, Burt Reynolds

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The Crew Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Tilly, Carrie-Anne Moss

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Rough Cut Burt Reynolds, David Niven, Lesley-Anne Down

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Paternity Burt Reynolds, Beverly DAngelo, Lauren Hutton

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Switching Channels Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve

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Six Pack Diane Lane, Burt Reynolds, Anthony Michael Hall

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Breaking In Burt Reynolds, Stephen Tobolowsky, Harry Carey

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Navajo Joe Burt Reynolds, Fernando Rey, Aldo Sambrell

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Without a Paddle Burt Reynolds, Seth Green, Matthew Lillard

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Impasse Burt Reynolds, Anne Francis, Jeff Corey

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Broken Bridges Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds, Kelly Preston

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Rent-a-Cop Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Michael Rooker

19 16
Hard Ground is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Burt Reynolds Movies
Hard Ground Burt Reynolds, Bruce Dern, Amy Jo Johnson

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Waterproof Burt Reynolds, Orlando Jones, Whitman Mayo

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Driven Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Estella Warren

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Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed