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The Best Jerry Reed Movies 

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List of the best Jerry Reed movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jerry Reed'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 Jerry Reed movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jerry Reed movies will be at the top of the list. Jerry Reed has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jerry Reed movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jerry Reed films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Jerry Reed role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jerry Reed performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items include everything from The Waterboy to Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed: In Concert.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jerry Reed movies?" and "What are the greatest Jerry Reed roles of all time?"
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Sally Field, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason

Released: 1977

Directed by: Hal Needham

Smokey and the Bandit is a 1977 Technicolor American action comedy film starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Patrick McCormick, Paul Williams and Mike Henry. It ...more

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Terry Bradshaw, Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

Released: 1980

Directed by: Hal Needham

Smokey and the Bandit II is a 1980 comedy film released on August 15, 1980 in the United States. It is the sequel to the 1977 film Smokey and the Bandit. The film stars Burt Reynolds, Sally ...more

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Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider

Released: 1998

Directed by: Frank Coraci

The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter ...more

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Burt Reynolds, Lauren Hutton, Jerry Reed

Released: 1976

Directed by: James Best, Burt Reynolds

Gator is a 1976 action film sequel to White Lightning and starring Burt Reynolds in his directorial debut.
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Suzanne Pleshette, Dom DeLuise, Jerry Reed

Released: 1979

Directed by: Dom DeLuise

Hot Stuff is a 1979 comedy film that starred Dom DeLuise, Suzanne Pleshette, Jerry Reed and Ossie Davis. DeLuise also directed the movie, and the song "Hot Stuff" was written and ...more

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Tom Selleck, Barbara Mandrell, Jerry Reed

Released: 1979

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Concrete Cowboys is a 1979 American TV Movie directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Jerry Reed and Tom Selleck. It was also a short-lived 1981 TV series with Jerry Reed reprising his role as J.D. ...more
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Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed

Released: 1983

Directed by: Dick Lowry

Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 is the sequel to Smokey and the Bandit and Smokey and the Bandit II, starring Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Paul Williams, Pat McCormick, Mike Henry and Colleen Camp. ...more

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Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jerry Reed

Released: 1988

Directed by: Peter Markle

Bat*21 is a 1988 war film directed by Peter Markle, and adapted from the book by William C.. Anderson, novelist and retired United States Air Force colonel. Set during the Vietnam War, the film ...more

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Robin Williams, Walter Matthau, Jerry Reed

Released: 1983

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

The Survivors is a 1983 comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie. It stars Walter Matthau and Robin Williams.

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Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed: In Concert Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed

Released: 1992

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Peter Fonda, Michael Ironside, Jerry Reed

Released: 1978

Directed by: Peter Carter

High-Ballin is a Canadian film about truckers released in 1978, directed by Peter Carter. The US release was rated PG, with a runtime of 97 minutes.