MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 14,416 this week

Moonrunners (1975)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  14 May 1975 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 202 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 6 critic

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.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 229 titles
created 19 Dec 2012
 
a list of 3627 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 
a list of 141 titles
created 26 Apr 2013
 
a list of 259 titles
created 16 Apr 2014
 
a list of 505 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Moonrunners" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Moonrunners (1975)

Moonrunners (1975) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Moonrunners.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County.

Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Teenaged cousins Bo and Luke Duke spend their first few weeks in Hazzard County getting into trouble running outlawed liquor in order to save their Uncle Jesse's farm.

Director: Robert Berlinger
Stars: Jonathan Bennett, Randy Wayne, April Scott
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Cousins Bo and Luke Duke, with a little help from their cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar
Stars: Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Jessica Simpson
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The Duke Boys and company travel to Hollywood to sell some musical recordings in order to raise money to build a new hospital in Hazzard County. However, when their recordings and money are... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May
Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach
Blackout (1978)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A black comedy of violent criminals who terrorize apartment dwellers during New York's 1977 power blackout.

Director: Eddy Matalon
Stars: James Mitchum, Robert Carradine, Belinda Montgomery
Monster (1980)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971.

Directors: Kenneth Hartford, Herbert L. Strock
Stars: James Mitchum, John Carradine, Philip Carey
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The Good Ole Boys return to try to save Hazzard Swamp and Uncle Jesse's farm from being destroyed by a crooked developer's (Mama Josephine Max) plans to build a theme park. To do so, they ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Teague
Stars: Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach
CHiPs (1977–1983)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers.

Stars: Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine
Two Coyotes (2001)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.

Director: Jose Reyes Bencomo
Stars: Jorge Cordova, Nicholas Guilak, Joe Estevez
Thunder Road (1958)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Ripley
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, Jacques Aubuchon
Enos (1980–1981)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The big city adventures of Officer Enos Strate of Hazzard County.

Stars: Sonny Shroyer, Samuel E. Wright, John Dehner
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Down a dusty road in the deep South, wanders a young man, Arlin Grove, with a guitar and his earthly belongings on his back, just released from the U. A. Army, with no place to go. When a ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sheridan
Stars: Waylon Jennings, Mary Frann, Archie Campbell
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Grady Hagg
...
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)
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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 »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 May 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ge järnet, moonrunners  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

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

Connections

Remade as The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Whiskey Man
by Lee Clayton
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A southern good ole boy raised in the 70's will love this movie.
8 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This ain't no watered down Dukes of TV series. Moonrunners is full taste action with more cars, cursing, sex, fights, and real life. Although I will admit that the Dukes of Hazzard is more "fun" you just have to give Moonrunners a chance, it really is a good movie. I seen it yesterday for the first time and even though it is low budget it did keep me entertained, laughing several times, and the car chases/crashes were more pumped up and real as compared to the Dukes. What I mean is that in the Dukes when a car does a stunt and it is obvious that the fender was smashed but in the next frame or scene the car is all shiny and new; well that's doesn't happen in this movie, when they dent a car it stays dented. I also found Beth Ann more attractive than Daisy but that is a whole 'nother story. It is a good show that you should see if you like older car movies like Stroker Ace and keep in mind that it's very indicative of being an early 1970's movie as far as the production goes. The good ole boys are a little more rougher and tougher than the politically correct cousins that aired on television but the Uncle Jesse character is about the same and Jake (Boss Hogg) again is more real in this version, even pimping girls out of the back of the Boar's Nest.

It looks like to me if you were to take Moonrunners and re-cut it with a bit more music production, slightly better editing, and lose a few of the slower parts then it would be a hot fast-paced show... Oh wait, they did do that to Moonrunners, it's called "The Dukes Of Hazzard".


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where did they get these actors? kodave
Does anybody know? djsluckymom403
Spanky McFarland? erichard-3
The real story behind this movie and Dukes of Hazard econobiker
Discuss Moonrunners (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?