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W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975)

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W.W. is a happy-go-lucky crook who makes his living robbing gas stations through the drive-up windows. The Dixie Dancekings are a country music band trying to get their first big break. W.W... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Conny Van Dyke ...
Dixie
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Wayne
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Country Bull
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Junior
Don Williams ...
Leroy
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Butterball (as Richard D. Hurst)
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Good Ole Boy #2
Furry Lewis ...
Uncle Furry
Sherman G. Lloyd ...
Elton Bird
Mort Marshall ...
Hester Tate
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Good Ole Boy #1
Peg Murray ...
Della
Sherry Mathis ...
June Ann
Roni Stoneman Hemrick ...
Ticket Lady
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W.W. is a happy-go-lucky crook who makes his living robbing gas stations through the drive-up windows. The Dixie Dancekings are a country music band trying to get their first big break. W.W. crosses paths with the Dixie Dancekings when he hijacks their car (and them) to help him rob a bank. At first, the band resists. However, when they discover how much money they make, they begin helping out voluntarily in order to finance their big break. At the same time, W.W. takes a liking to them and uses his natural charm and smooth-talking ways to help them start down the road to stardom. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Big Bad Burt. After he sticks you up, you'll be sorry to see him go. See more »

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10 March 1976 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Agrios kai atithasos  »

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Trivia

The car that 'Burt Reynolds' drives in this movie is a 1955 Oldsmobile Special Edition Holiday Coupe. See more »

Goofs

The movie is set in 1957 but the logo on the RC Cola cooler in the diner is a more-modern design not introduced until years later. See more »

Quotes

W.W. Bright: [Leroy has accused W.W. of being a Communist] I served in Korea. dammit!
Junior: That's right, Leroy. You know who he was fightin' in Korea?
Leroy: Who?
Junior: Chinamen. Communist Chinamen.
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Features The Sun Also Rises (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Goodnight, It's Time to Go
Composed by Pookie Hudson and Calvin Carter
Performed by Conny Van Dyke
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User Reviews

This is a fun, fun movie!
20 February 2001 | by (Baltimore, MD) – See all my reviews

This & "White Lightning" are my all-time favorite Burt Reynolds films. this is at the height of his comedic, feel-good roles. Not many actors are as likable as Burt, which makes this goofy film a treat. Burt plays W.W. Bright, an ex-S.O.S. gas station employee who goes around robbing his old employers. A conman & loner, well at least he was before he ran into Dixie & the Dancekings. Pretending to be a Nashville music agent, he gets tangled in lies & cons, & before too long he gets attached to the band. Now he'll do as much as possible to help them out. Lots of fun!


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