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Moonrunners (1975)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  14 May 1975 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Grady Hagg
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Bobby Lee Hagg
Arthur Hunnicutt ...
Chris Forbes ...
Beth Ann Eubanks
George Ellis ...
Jake Rainey, Bootlegger
Pete Munro ...
Zeebo, Bootlegger
Joan Blackman ...
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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14 May 1975 (USA)  »

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Ge järnet, moonrunners  »

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Trivia

Gy Waldron went on to create the TV series, The Dukes of Hazzard (1979), using several elements of this film in the TV show, including Waylon Jennings as The Balladeer and Ben Jones as Cooter. See more »

Goofs

Bobbie Lee is tuning his guitar in the bar getting ready to play, when a bar patron (played by pro wrestler Rick Hunter) starts a fight with him. Bobbie Lee then breaks his guitar over the guy's head, destroying the guitar, and immediately gets sent to jail for 30 days. As he is released from jail, he has his guitar again. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Lee: Jesse, she's in trouble.
Uncle Jesse: Did you do it?
Bobby Lee: It ain't that kind of trouble.
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Whiskey Man
by Lee Clayton
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Couldn't wait for it to end
20 August 2001 | by (Dunstable, Ma) – See all my reviews

I liked the Dukes of Hazzard when it was first run and I even like it sometimes in the reruns but this movie was so boring that I did a lot of fast forwarding as I could not wait for it to end. This is the type of movie that you see at the drive-in movie that shows only very low quality "B" movies as a filler at the end and where most of the people are gone before it is over.


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