Clark also co-starred on the silver screen with Mel Tillis in the comedy Uphill All the Way. Clark's presence on the country charts faded in the early s. Clark has also co-starred on the silver screen with Mel Tillis, in the comedy Uphill All the Way. The son of two amateur musicians, Roy Clark began playing. This Western comedy is set in the early 's and features the inept duo of Ben (Roy Clark) and Booger (Mel Tillis). The two. This looks like the Dukes of Heehaw, but this is Roy Clark and Mel Tillis in a movie called Uphill All the Way. Scorpion Releasing will add to its Blu-ray catalog Frank Q. Dobbs' action comedy Uphill All The Way (), starring Mel Tillis, Roy Clark, Burl Ives. Clark`s first starring movie role is in the recently-shot ''Uphill All The Way,'' which should hit theaters this summer. Mel Tillis says that when Roy Clark showed up in Palestine, Tex., for their first day of shooting for the movie ``Uphill All the Way,``. Roy Clark and Mel Tillis play a pair of broke friends who are mistaken for UPHILL ALL THE WAY is sadly a pretty bad movie but at the same time the cast. More Info: A misunderstanding involving a shotgun and a bank teller leads to trouble-prone good ol' boys Ben Hooker (Roy Clark) and Booger Skaggs (Mel Tillis). Country music legend, Mel Tillis, started performing in the early '50's with a group called The and the lead role with Roy Clark in "Uphill All The Way.