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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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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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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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The scene where Carrie (Frog) announces her ending up the relationship to Bandit was written by Sally Field, who was about to break up with Burt Reynolds at the time. Reynolds wanted Sally to express her feelings about the breakup on film because he wanted to know how she really felt about him. See more »

Goofs

The interior shots of Bandit and Carrie in the Trans Am show that the t-tops are on the car, and exterior shots of the Trans Am show that the t-tops are off. See more »

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Gas Station Attendant: If I was making a list of the Great Assholes of the Twentieth Century, you'd be in the Top 5.
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Crazy Credits

During the Universal Pictures logo sequence, Trigger is chased by Buford T. Justice in an animated sequence. After they go out of sight, you hear a crash (with the Universal logo shaking) and the Bandit laughing! See more »

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References Bambi (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Here's Lookin' At You
Written by 'S. Atchley', John Durrill (as J. Durrill) and Sandy Pinkard (as S. Pinkard)
Sung by Mel Tillis
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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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