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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)

 -  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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Phil Balsley ...
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Lew DeWitt ...
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Don Reid ...
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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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Trivia

Jackie Gleason plays three characters in this movie: Sheriff Buford T. Justice, Gaylord Justice and Reginald Van Justice. See more »

Goofs

When Joe Greene flips over Buford's police car, The "No Smoking On Field" sign, visible through the back window, is also upside down. See more »

Quotes

[the doctor is giving Charlotte a throat exam]
Doc: Open wide. Say "ah".
[Charlotte swallows his flashlight]
Doc: Oh boy. What? My ring! I need a tongue depressor about this big!
[Holds his index fingers a foot apart]
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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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