The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Musical Comedy
  • Release year: 1982
  • Running time: 114 min
A Texas bordello operated by the local sheriff's girlfriend comes under fire by a muckraking TV personality. Fair film version of the hit Broadway musical.
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A Texas bordello operated by the local sheriff's girlfriend comes under fire by a muckraking TV personality. Fair film version of the hit Broadway musical.

Original Release

07/23/1982

US Release

07/23/1982

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Cast

Directors

Colin Higgins

Writers

Larry L. King, Peter Masterson, Colin Higgins

Cast

Burt Reynolds Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd
Charles Durning Governor
Dolly Parton Mona Stangley
Dom Deluise Melvin
Jim Nabors Deputy Fred
Theresa Merritt Jewel
Lois Nettleton Dulcie Mae
Robert Mandan Senator Wingwood
Barry Corbin C.J.
Mary Jo Catlett Rita
Mary Louise Wilson Modene
Howard K. Smith Howard K. Smith
Alice Drummond Governor's Secretary
Gregory Itzin Melvin's Crew
Mickey Jones Henry
Noah Beery Jr. Edsel (as Noah Beery) / Edsel
Helen Kleeb Dora
Terri Treas Chicken Ranch Girl
Paula Shaw Wulla Jean
Ted Gehring Sheriff Chapman

Producers

Editors

David Bretherton, Nicholas Eliopoulos, Walter Hannemann, Pembroke J. Herring, Jack Hofstra

1983 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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