John’s first starring role was in a film called “Oh God!” which also starred George Burns. At the time, “Oh God!” was the highest grossing comedy ever. The film has stood the test of time and is still well received by critics and audiences alike.

1977 – Oh God! [IMDB] [DVD]
1997 – Walking Thunder [IMDB] [DVD] [VHS]
1998 – Savant [IMDB]


“Let Us Begin (What Are We Making Weapons For?)” Duet with Alexandr Gradsky recorded at Moscow’s Melodiya Studios. This was the first time a Soviet and an American artist performed together in a music video.

“Don’t Close Your Eyes Tonight” [YouTube]
“Flying for Me”
“Country Girl in Paris”
“High, Wide and Handsome”
“Raven’s Child”
“John Denver A Portrait” [DVD] [VHS]


Denver had numerous television appearances and specials throughout his career. Some of these have become available on VHS and DVD, while many remain unreleased. We hope to see official releases of some of the more in-demand specials in the coming years.

1974 – The John Denver Special
1974 – A Family Event

1975 – An Evening with John Denver

1976 – Rocky Mountain Christmas
1976 – Emmy Awards – Host

1977 – Thank God I’m A Country Boy

1978 – John Denver and Friends
1978 – Rocky Mountain Reunion
1978 – John Denver in Australia
1978 – Grammy Awards – Host

1979 – Grammy Awards – Host

1980 – The Higher We Fly

1981 – John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
1981 – John Denver and George Burns: Two of a Kind
1981 – Music and the Mountains

1982 – Grammy Awards – Host

1984 – John Denver and the Muppets -Rocky Mountain Holiday [DVD] [VHS]
1984 – John Denver’s Annual Celebrity Pro/Am Ski Tournament

1986 – Leftovers
1986 – The Christmas Gift [VHS]

1987 – Foxfire – with Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn (TV Movie – Hallmark) [DVD]

1988 – Higher Ground (TV Movie) [DVD]
1988 – John Denver’s Christmas in Aspen

1989 – An Evening at the White House (PBS)

1990 – In Partnership With Earth – Narrator
1990 – Christmas in Washington – Host
1990 – The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson

1991 – Montana Christmas Skies (CBS) – w/ Clint Black, Patty Loveless [DVD] [VHS]

1994 – The Wildlife Concert (A&E) [DVD] [VHS]

1998 – Let This Be a Voice (PBS) [VHS]
1998 – “E! True Hollywood Story”

1999 – Behind the Music (VH1)
1999 – The Life and Times of John Denver (TNN)

2000 – Take Me Home: The John Denver Story – Starring Chad Lowe (CBS) [DVD]

2005 – A Song’s Best Friend (PBS) [DVD]

2009 – Rocky Mountain High: Live in Japan [DVD]
2009 – Around the World Live [DVD]