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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  15 August 1980 (USA)
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The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.

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Pat McCormick ...
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John Conn
Mike Henry ...
Junior
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Governor
Brenda Lee ...
Nice Lady
Phil Balsley ...
Himself (as The Statler Brothers)
Lew DeWitt ...
Himself (as The Statler Brothers)
Don Reid ...
Himself (as The Statler Brothers)
Harold Reid ...
Himself (as The Statler Brothers)
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Storyline

It's been a few years since Cletus and the Bandit made their famous 28-hour run to Texas for a few cases of Coors. Bandit is now a washed-up has-been living in the past, until Big Enos and Little Enos make him another offer: Transport a live Elephant across country in 3 days or less. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, and Jackie Gleason are back and even better than ever in "Smokey & The Bandit II". See more »


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15 August 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Smokey and the Bandit Ride Again  »

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$66,100,000 (USA)
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Final 'Smokey and the Bandit' movie for Sally Field. See more »

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During the "World's Biggest Game of Chicken" one of the red police cars is crushed between 2 trucks. When it emerges it continues for a short while then falls on it's side. After it has fallen you can see a cable and pulley in front of it which obviously pulled it along See more »

Quotes

Cledus Snow: [Bandit is being chased by a lot of police and Cledus is heading straight for them in his truck] Tell me, how many trucks do you see?
'Bandit': I see one, unless I've been drinking.
Cledus Snow: [yells in the CB] Okay, boys... do it, to it!
Cledus Snow: [19 trucks emerge from behind Snowman's truck] Well, I must be commode-hangin' drunk, coz I see about twenty trucks. Ha ha!
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In the end credits, as the final actor: 1980 TRANS AM ... "Son of Trigger" See more »

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References The Incredible Hulk (1978) See more »

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Texas Bound and Flying
Written by Jerry Reed (as J.R. Hubbard)
Produced and Sung by Jerry Reed
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Not that great
21 July 2004 | by (Iowa) – See all my reviews

As much as I liked the first movie, I find that I don't really like the second film. While the film had it's moments, especially with Jackie Gleason as Buford T. Justice, there really wasn't much to redeem this film.

Everything about the film seemed rather contrived, especially the comedy. The comedy seemed to be forced most of the time.

While I can watch the first film over and over and it never seems to get old for me, the second film wore out its welcome almost right away. I don't know, but maybe if they hadn't tried so hard with the second film to measure up to the first film it would have been better.




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