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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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Brenda Lee ...
Nice Lady
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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It's another race against time for Burt, Sally and Jackie! See more »


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15 August 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Smokey and the Bandit Ride Again  »

Box Office

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$66,100,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Final 'Smokey and the Bandit' movie for Sally Field. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Cledus Snow: [to a female fan] You don't need a picture of me. I'll come home and sit on your dresser.
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, as the final actor: 1980 TRANS AM ... "Son of Trigger" See more »

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References King Kong (1976) See more »

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Again and Again
Written by Ben Peters (as B. Peters)
Sung by Brenda Lee
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Just in case you missed the sign...
13 January 2007 | by (New York, NY) – 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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