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Moonrunners (1975)

PG | | Action, Comedy | 14 May 1975 (USA)
Grady and Bobby Lee run moonshine for Uncle Jesse, who prides himself on his old-school moonshining methods, and refuses to buckle in to the 'big business moonshine' of Jake, who controls these parts for New York mobsters.

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Cast

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Grady Hagg
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Bobby Lee Hagg
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Chris Forbes ...
Beth Ann Eubanks
George Ellis ...
Jake Rainey, Bootlegger
Pete Munro ...
Zeebo, Bootlegger
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Reba Rainey
Waylon Jennings ...
Ralph Mooney ...
Steel guitar and drums
Don Brooks ...
Harmonica
Fred Newell ...
Himself - Lead guitar / banjo
Larry Whitemore ...
Rhythm guitar
Duke Goff ...
Bass guitar
Richie Albright ...
Percussion
Elaine 'Spanky' McFarlane ...
Precious, Jake Rainey's bartender (as Spanky McFarlan)
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Grady and Bobby Lee run moonshine for Uncle Jesse, who prides himself on his old-school moonshining methods, and refuses to buckle in to the 'big business moonshine' of Jake, who controls these parts for New York mobsters.

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You take a load of 200 proof corn liquor through a Georgia roadblock at 100 miles an hour and if you ain't a dead man, you're a moonrunner. See more »

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Action | Comedy

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14 May 1975 (USA)  »

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Ge järnet, moonrunners  »

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Trivia

In 1975, United Artists theatrically distributed this film on a double bill with Brannigan (1975) starring John Wayne. See more »

Goofs

The damage on Bobby Lee's fury changes between shots, and at one point it goes from an automatic to a manual and back again. See more »

Quotes

Grady: I do all of his heavy work. The artiste has to protect his hands.
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Connections

Remade as The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Slow Rollin' Low
by Billy Joe Shaver
Performed by Waylon Jennings (uncredited)
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It is true... this is WHAT The Dukes of Hazzard was based on
6 March 2005 | by (Kingsport, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

Very interesting .... I didn't know this movie even existed until I saw a late night showing on a cable channel ...and it's resemblance to the Dukes of Hazzard was incredible (The Dukes appeared as a T.V. show 4Yrs later) The movie even had Sheriff Roscoe and it had Uncle Jessee and they even had a dirt track race car named after General Lee's horse. They even had Waylon Jennings narrating the story.

I never knew that the Dukes of Hazzard was based on a movie, until I saw this.

To beat all ....this movie was incredibly entertaining.

I'm surprised that this movie hasn't developed a strong cult following because of it's Dukes of Hazzard connection.


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