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Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  12 August 1983 (USA)
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Big and Little Enos are opening a sea food restaurant. They bet Sheriff Buford T. Justice that he cannot drive from Miami to the Enos ranch in Texas in a given amount of time. If Buford loses he has to give up his badge.

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Faith Minton ...
Tina
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Sharon Anderson ...
Police Woman
Silvia Arana ...
Latin Woman
Alan Berger ...
Hippie
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Purvis R. Beethoven (as Raymond Bouchard)
Connie Brighton ...
Girl #1
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Big Enos and Little Enos have opened a seafood restaurant and want to promote it in their usual fashion. The Bandit is unavailable this time, though, so they enlist Buford. "Trigger" is brought out of mothballs, a large fish is strapped to the roof of the car, and the new Bandit is on his way on another wild cross-country run. But where there is the Bandit, there is Sheriff Buford T. Justice. Written by Jason A. Cormier <wildrose@mindspring.com>

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Pull out the stops. To heck with the cops. Someone's making out like a bandit. See more »

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12 August 1983 (USA)  »

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Smokey is the Bandit  »

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Originally filmed as Smokey IS the Bandit, with Jackie Gleason playing both the Smokey, Sheriff Buford T. Justice and the Bandit. The film was re-shot with Jerry Reed taking on the dual role of The Bandit and Cletus Snow. See more »

Goofs

During Cledus' initial drive of the Trans-Am, he drives past some farm girls and waves out of the open roof at them. One interior shot of him waving shows him sitting on the right-hand side of the car, immediately followed by an exterior shot of him screeching to a halt which shows him sitting on the left-hand side of the car. Either the film was reversed, or the film makers used a mix of left-hand-drive and right-hand-drive cars. See more »

Quotes

Cledus Snow: I get to be the bandit? I don't have to drive the truck, don't have to haul anything but my ass?
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References Patton (1970) See more »

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Bandit Express
Music by Lee Greenwood
Plays when Cledus pulls out in the Trans-Am as the Bandit
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Pitiful.
4 September 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Despite Burt Reynolds only agreeing to be in a cameo part at the end(and no Sally Field at all) studio went ahead and made this pitiful, embarrassing sequel that has Sheriff Buford T. Justice retiring, only to be called back one last time by Big Enos & Little Enos, who defy him to catch the Bandit. Despite the "real Bandit" being elsewhere, his friend Cledus decides to become the "new Bandit" and Buford(with his son in tow) chase him instead.

With no plot to speak of, and a distressing number of lame, crude gags, this utterly pointless film was one of the worst films of its decade. Hard to believe this went into production at all, and remains a jaw-dropping experience.

This really stinks!


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