List of the best Don Knotts movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Don Knotts's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Don Knotts movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Don Knotts movies will be at the top of the list. Don Knotts has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Don Knotts movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Don Knotts films to end the squabble once and for all.
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List features Chicken Little, Quints and more films."This list answers the questions, "What are the best Don Knotts movies?" and "What are the greatest Don Knotts roles of all time?"
- in 1870, bumbling Philadelphia-based dentist Jesse W. Haywood (Don Knotts) travels west to set up a practice in the frontier. There, he meets Penelope Cushings (Barbara Rhoades), a pretty bandit who ...more
- Sergeant King (Myron McCormick) thinks backwoods hillbilly-turned-new recruit Will Stockdale (Andy Griffith) might the dumbest private ever to join the Air Force. When King puts him permanently in ...more
- Mischievous youngsters Tracy (Kim Richards) and Jay (Brad Savage) quickly grow tired of staying with their dull but wealthy grandpa, J.W. Osborne (David Niven). So they devise a brilliant scheme in ...more
- After three poor orphans are sent to live with gambler Russell Donovan (Bill Bixby), they discover they have actually inherited a large fortune from their dead father. Soon a series of greedy ...more
- Roy (Don Knotts), a perpetually terrified 35-year-old man-child, still lives with his parents. He plays an astronaut at a local fairground, but his father (Arthur O'Connell) wants him to be a real ...more
- Looking to score a break as a newspaper reporter and impress beautiful Alma Parker (Joan Staley), milquetoast typesetter Luther Heggs (Don Knotts) pitches a story about his small town's haunted ...more
- The city commissioner of Dalton (Bill Zuckert) has been embezzling money from public funds, and now he's worried that the city's bookkeepers will find out. So he replaces the three best number ...more
- This third movie in the Disney series finds driver Jim Douglas (Dean Jones) once again hitting the road with Herbie, a Volkswagen Beetle with lots of personality. This time, Jim and Herbie, along ...more
- Return to Mayberry is an American television reunion movie for the 1960s American sitcoms The Andy Griffith Show and, to an extent, Mayberry R.F.D. as well. The movie premiered on April 13, 1986, on ...more
- Ne'er-do-well bandits Amos (Tim Conway) and Theodore (Don Knotts), aka the Apple Dumpling Gang, make their way on their mule named Clarise to the western outpost of Junction City. But soon they're ...more
- When Jasper (Jim Dale), founder of the western town of Bloodshy, dies, his twin sons face off to decide who will inherit his legacy. Billy (also Dale) is a wild gunslinger, while Eli (also Dale) is a ...more
- The Prize Fighter is a 1979 comedy starring Don Knotts and Tim Conway. It was one of the most financially successful films ever released by New World Pictures.
- The Private Eyes is an 1980 American comedy mystery film starring Tim Conway and Don Knotts. The pair play bumbling American detectives who work for Scotland Yard, obvious parodies of Sherlock Holmes ...more
- Aquatic life fanatic Henry Limpet (Don Knotts) falls into the sea and transforms into a fish, quickly becoming pals with a crab and developing a romantic bond with a fetching female fish. As a human, ...more
- Yugoslavian farm boy Andy Petrovic (Gary Grimes) loves soccer, but is useless on the playing field. When he announces to his beloved mule, Gus, that he's giving up the game for good, the animal ...more
- Hermie & Friends: Webster the Scaredy Spider is a 2004 short animated family film directed by Demetre Gionis.
- Buzby the Misbehaving Bee is a 2005 short animated family film directed by Bill Boyce and Demetre Gionis.
- The story begins during a massive traffic jam, caused by reckless driver Smiler Grogan (Jimmy Durante), who, before kicking the bucket, cryptically tells the assembled drivers that he's buried a ...more
- Nicholas Arden (James Garner) has struggled to get over the absence of his wife, Ellen (Doris Day), but when it seems clear that she's perished in a plane crash, he decides to move on. Nicholas ...more
- Chicken Little is a 2005 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and loosely based on the fable of the same name. As the 46th animated feature in the Walt ...more
- David Leary (Rick Moranis) returns to Hastings, Minn., the childhood home town he was happy to escape years ago. But when David, now a writer and single father, takes a teaching position at his old ...more
- Quints is a 2000 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Kimberly J. Brown as the older sister of a set of quintuplets.
- Ornithologist Abner Audubon Peacock (Don Knotts) sells his bird-watching journal to slick charlatan Osborn Tremain (Edmond O'Brien), who promptly converts it into a girlie magazine. When an obscenity ...more