Dolly and Burt Reynolds star in Oscar-nominated, ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’
In 1982, Dolly starred alongside Burt Reynolds in the American musical comedy film, “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.” The film revolves around a sheriff, played by Burt Reynolds, and a regular patron who fights to keep a historical whorehouse open when a television preacher targets it as the devil’s playhouse.
The film was Dolly’s second appearance in a major theatrical release, her first being “9 to 5.” The film was successfully positioned as a star vehicle for Dolly and Burt Reynolds.
With a budget of $35 million and gross box office sales of $69 million, the film was a huge success. It earned Golden Globe nominations for Best Motion Picture in a Comedy or Musical and Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for Dolly.
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