Dolly Parton Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Steel Magnolias
PG

Steel Magnolias

(1989)
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Truvy Jones
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Olympia Dukakis, Julia Roberts, Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah
Plot:

The story focuses on the bond shared by a group of ladies in a small Louisiana town. At the center is a young beautician, who arrives here after encountering personal tragedy and finds work in a home based salon.  Soon, she is befriended by its patrons and becomes a part of the group, sharing joys and misfortunes with them, starting a new life in the process.     

10
0
Nine to Five
PG

Nine to Five

(1980)
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Doralee Rhodes
Director:
Colin Higgins
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sterling Hayden, Dabney Coleman, Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda
11
1
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
R

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

(1982)
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mona Stangley
Director:
Colin Higgins
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning, Jim Nabors, Dolly Parton
8
2

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Straight Talk
PG

Straight Talk

(1992)
9
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Shirlee
Director:
Barnet Kellman
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Woods, Jane Lynch, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen, Deirdre O'Connell
9
0
Joyful Noise
PG-13

Joyful Noise

(2012)
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
G.G. Sparrow
Director:
Todd Graff
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Queen Latifah, Kris Kristofferson, Keke Palmer, Jeremy Jordan
9
1
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
PG-13

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

(2005)
6
0
As:
Cast
Director:
John Pasquin
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Shatner, Sandra Bullock, Regina King, Ernie Hudson, Dolly Parton
Plot:

After the events of Miss Congeniality, FBI agent Gracie Hart’s new-found fame and popularity have become a hindrance to her doing her job. When FBI agent Sam Fuller is made her bodyguard, the two don’t get along. But they have to work together when Hart’s friends Cheryl Frasier and Stan Fields are abducted. 

6
0
The Beverly Hillbillies
PG

The Beverly Hillbillies

(1993)
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Penelope Spheeris
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Diedrich Bader, Jim Varney, Erika Eleniak, Rob Schneider
4
0
Rhinestone
PG

Rhinestone

(1984)
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Farris
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Richard Farnsworth, Ron Leibman, Tim Thomerson
7
1
Frank McKlusky, C.I.
PG-13

Frank McKlusky, C.I.

(2002)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Edith McKlusky
Director:
Arlene Sanford
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lou Ferrigno, Enrico Colantoni, Dave Sheridan, Randy Quaid, R. Lee Ermey
1
1
Dollywood's a Christmas Carol

Dollywood's a Christmas Carol

(2013)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ghost of Christmas Past
Director:
Curt Wollan
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Nathan Forshey, Ryan Roets
6
1
Dolly

Dolly

(1987)
4
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself - Host
Director:
Don Mischer, Louis J. Horvitz, Jeff Margolis
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Lee Majors, Frank Oz, Ritch Brinkley, Richard Dennison
4
1
The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

(2011)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dolly Parton
Director:
Tara Johns
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Gil Bellows, Macha Grenon, Julia Sarah Stone, Rebecca Croll
3
0

TV Movie(s)

Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors
TV-G

Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors

(2015)
12
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Stephen Herek
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Gerald McRaney, Ricky Schroder, Jennifer Nettles, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Carson Meyer
12
1
Christmas at Home
TV-PG

Christmas at Home

(1990)
4
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Walter C. Miller
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Rachel Dennison, Randy Parton, Billy Baker, Gene Kiracofe
4
0
Dolly Parton: Treasures

Dolly Parton: Treasures

(1996)
2
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Dann Netter
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, Mac Davis, Alison Krauss, Freddy Fender
2
0
Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of Dollywood
TV-PG

Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of Dollywood

(2010)
2
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself - Hostess
Director:
Ryan Polito
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers
2
0
Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund

Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund

(2016)
4
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself - Hostess
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Alabama, Lauren Alaina, Cody Alan, Suzanne Alexander
4
0
Dolly: Live in London O2 Arena
TV-PG

Dolly: Live in London O2 Arena

(2009)
4
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself - Performer
Director:
Fran Strine
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Richard Dennison, Michael Davis, Jimmy Mattingly, Kent Wells
4
1
A Smoky Mountain Christmas

A Smoky Mountain Christmas

(1986)
7
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Lorna Davis
Director:
Henry Winkler
Genres:
Fantasy, Music
Star Cast:
Anita Morris, Lee Majors, Danny Cooksey, Dan Hedaya, John Ritter
7
1
Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge
TV-PG

Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge

(1995)
5
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, Melinda Dillon, Megan Ward, Bruce Greenwood, Dolly Parton
5
0
Unlikely Angel

Unlikely Angel

(1996)
5
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ruby Diamond
Director:
Michael Switzer
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Allison Mack, Roddy McDowall, Brian Kerwin, Eli Marienthal, Dolly Parton
5
1
A Country Christmas Story

A Country Christmas Story

(2013)
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Bross
Genres:
Family, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Megyn Price, Mary Kay Place, Desiree Ross, Ross McCall
4
1
Jackie's Back!

Jackie's Back!

(1999)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Tangie Ambrose, Kathy Griffin, Tim Curry, Jenifer Lewis
1
1
Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story

Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill D'Elia
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, Michele Lee, David James Elliott, Larry Gatlin, Dolly Parton
0
0
Wild Texas Wind

Wild Texas Wind

(1991)
2
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Thiola 'Big T' Rayfield
Director:
Joan Tewkesbury
Genres:
Drama, Music, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gary Busey, Willie Nelson, Ray Benson, Dennis Letts
2
0
Blue Valley Songbird

Blue Valley Songbird

(1999)
1
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Leanna Taylor
Director:
Richard A. Colla
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Beth Grant, John Terry, Billy Dean, Kimberley Kates
1
1
Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story

Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story

(1997)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Evan Rachel Wood, Maureen McCormick, Dwight Schultz, Lisa Blount
1
0

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
Lily's Driftwood Bay

Lily's Driftwood Bay (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Williams, Darren Vandenburg
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Peter Mullan, Orlagh O'Keefe
The Magic School Bus
TV-Y

The Magic School Bus (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Jacobs, Charles E. Bastien
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Lily Tomlin, Erica Luttrell, Daniel DeSanto
Alvin & the Chipmunks
TV-Y

Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983)

As:
Cast
Director:
Charles A. Nichols, Rudy Larriva, John Kimball, Don Spencer
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Musical, Family, Music
Star Cast:
Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Mr. T, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman
Gnomeo & Juliet
G

Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

As:
Cast
Director:
Kelly Asbury
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Jason Statham, James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Ashley Jensen, Michael Caine
Plot:

Gnomeo & Juliet is an animated romantic comedy film, which tells the story of Gnomeo and Juliet, two garden gnomes from opposing communities, who fall for each other. Now, they will need to overcome their respective clans in order to be with each other.   

TV Shows and Videos

Captain Kangaroo
TV-G

Captain Kangaroo (1955)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Hirschfeld, Peter Birch
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin, Adam Arkin, Robert Keeshan
Dolly Parton: Live & Well

Dolly Parton: Live & Well (2004)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Russell Hall
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Richard Dennison, Jimmy Mattingly, Gary Davis, Randy Kohrs
Designing Women

Designing Women (1986)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Steinberg, Barnet Kellman, Ellen Gittelsohn, David Trainer, Matthew Diamond
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dixie Carter, Jean Smart, Delta Burke, Annie Potts, Meshach Taylor
Babes

Babes (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lessac, Howard Murray, Don Corvan, Art Dielhenn
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Wendie Jo Sperber, Lesley Boone, Susan Peretz
Reba
TV-PG

Reba (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Leonard R. Garner Jr., Ellen Gittelsohn, Gary Shimokawa, Katy Garretson, Gail Mancuso
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Steve Howey, Thomas F. Wilson, Katrina Law, Reba McEntire, JoAnna Garcia Swisher
Heavens to Betsy

Heavens to Betsy (1994)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Betsy Baxter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Caponera, Boyd Gaines, David Goldyn, Constance Shulman
Hannah Montana
TV-G

Hannah Montana (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Christiansen, Rich Correll, Shannon Flynn, Bob Koherr, David Kendall
Genres:
Family, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dwayne Johnson, Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Billy Ray Cyrus

Dolly Parton Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer 1988
Winner Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program 1988
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song 2020
Winner Best Female Country Vocal Performance 2002
Winner Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal 1988
Nine to Five Best Country Vocal Performance, Female 1982
Winner Best Country Duo/Group Performance 2017
Winner Lifetime Achievement Award 2011
Winner Best Bluegrass Album 2001
Winner Best Country Collaboration with Vocals 2000
Winner Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group 1988
Nine to Five Best Country Song 1982
Winner Best Country Vocal Performance - Female 1979