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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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Pat McCormick ...
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John Conn
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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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It's another race against time for Burt, Sally and Jackie! See more »

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Action | Comedy

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15 August 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Smokey and the Bandit Have a Baby  »

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$66,100,000 (USA)
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Trivia

This movie's budget was about US $ 17 million which was about four times the budget of the first Smokey and the Bandit (1977) movie. See more »

Goofs

Buford's patrol car does not have a partition between the front and rear seats. See more »

Quotes

[Cledus is standing over the Bandit, who's on the floor, drunk]
'Bandit': Cledus, you've gotten taller.
Cledus Snow: Yes, and you've gotten drunker. This place looks like a shithouse!
[Bandit points to the bathroom]
'Bandit': You want a shithouse? It's in there.
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In the end credits, as the final actor: 1980 TRANS AM ... "Son of Trigger" See more »

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Tulsa Time
Written by Danny Flowers (as D. Flowers)
Sung by Don Williams
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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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