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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)

PG | | Action, Comedy | 15 August 1980 (USA)
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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Cast

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Doc
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Little Enos
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Big Enos
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John Conn
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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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The Bandit is back and better than ever! See more »

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Action | Comedy

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PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 August 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Smokey and the Bandit Have a Baby  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,883,835, 17 August 1980

Gross USA:

$66,132,626
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The name / word "Smokey' is C.B. Radio slang for any member of Law Enforcement. It is derived from the wide use by many Highway Patrol Officers who wear wide brimmed hats that are identical to the one worn by "Only you can Prevent Forest Fires" mascot "Smokey Bear"... See more »

Goofs

When Joe Greene flips over Buford's police car, a hardpoint and cable attached to the car are visible on the extreme left side of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Cledus Snow: [punches Bandit and knocks him down] Doc, I thought I loved him too much to do that to him.
'Bandit': Obviously not.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes during the credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Middle: Major Changes (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Ride Concrete Cowboy, Ride
Written by Cliff Crofford (as C. Crofford), John Durrill (as J. Durrill) and Snuff Garrett (as S. Garrett)
Sung by Roy Rogers and Sons of the Pioneers (as The Sons of the Pioneers)
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Just in case you missed the sign...
13 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

All in all, a childishly fun revisiting of the characters and story. It'll help if you're already a big fan of cowboys, big trucks, and car jumps, and, of course, the first film.

A lot of drama went on behind the scenes during the shooting, and at times can be glimpsed on the screen, including Sally's and Burt's strained relationship, Jackie Gleason's health, and Hal Needham's direction.

The sign in front of the church wonderfully demonstrates the level of humor throughout this movie:

"Texarkana Reformed, United, Evangelical, Fundamental Church Of God, The Twelve Apostles And Assorted Saints"


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