The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a 1982 American musical comedy film directed by Colin Higgins (in his final film as director). It is an adaptation of the 1978 Broadway musical of the same name and stars Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds. The film also features Noah Beery, Jr., Jim Nabors, Charles Durning, Dom DeLuise, Robert Mandan, Lois Nettleton, Theresa Merritt, Barry Corbin, Mary Jo Catlett, and Mary Louise Wilson.
Durning was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the Texas governor. Golden Globe nominations went to the film for Best Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical) and Parton for Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical). It was the highest-grossing live-action musical film of the 1980s
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