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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 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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band | 1950s | manager | robbery | on the run | See more »

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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)  »

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Trivia

One of the young actors who unsuccessfully auditioned for this film was Sylvester Stallone. A year later, Stallone worked with John G. Avildsen, the director of this film, on Rocky (1976). 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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Referenced in The Omen Legacy (2001) See more »

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Black Mountain Rag
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Performed by Dave Grusin
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Silly but fun entertainment
10 June 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of my guilty pleasures. I enjoyed this movie for what it was. A film that's fun to watch. The secret seems to be a good cast. The story is not very deep. Rent it---if you feel like some southern fried fun


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