Cloud 9 (2006 film)

Cloud 9 is a 2006 American direct-to-DVD sports comedy film starring Burt Reynolds that was written and produced by Brett Hudson, Burt Kearns and Albert S. Ruddy.[1] It was the last comedy in which Reynolds reprised and updated his role as the charming rascal made legendary in films like The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit.[2]

Cloud 9
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Film poster
Directed byHarry Basil
Produced byBurt Kearns
Andre Morgan
Albert S. Ruddy
Written byBrett Hudson
Burt Kearns
Albert S. Ruddy
StarringBurt Reynolds
D.L. Hughley
Paul Rodriguez
Angie Everhart
Music byEric Amdahl
CinematographyMichael Goi
Edited byRick Tuber
Frozen Pictures
The Ruddy Morgan Organization
Distributed by20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Release date
  • January 3, 2006 (2006-01-03)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film was never released to cinemas; instead, it went straight to DVD by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment on January 3, 2006, and distributed on DVD around the world in territories including India, Japan, Poland, Brazil, Greece and Thailand.[3]


Reynolds plays a down and out sports promoter living in a trailer in Malibu, California, who turns his luck around after he has the brainstorm of starting up a beach volleyball team composed of strippers.[4]



  1. ^ "Cloud 9 (2006)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  2. ^ "Cloud 9 / Nine review (2006) Burt Reynolds - Qwipster's Movie Reviews". Retrieved 2013-02-15.
  3. ^ "Cloud 9 Around The World!". Retrieved 2013-02-15.
  4. ^ Why Does It Exist?. "Cloud 9 (2006) « Why Does It Exist?". Retrieved 2013-02-15.