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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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Purvis R. Beethoven (as Raymond Bouchard)
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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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This movie was one of two sequels that Jackie Gleason starred in and released during 1983 which were both plagued by not featuring original cast members. Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983) did not star Burt Reynolds and Sally Field whilst The Sting II (1983) did not star Robert Redford and Paul Newman. See more »

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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 »

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Cledus Snow: I'm going to be the bandit! I get to wear the hat and drive the car! I love this! Gimme the car!
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Featured in At the Movies: The Stinkers of 1983 (1984) See more »

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Bandit Express
Music by Lee Greenwood
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Absolutely sucked...
5 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This absolutely sucked...and I'm still wondering how in the world it got a PG rating. The first Smokey was great, and the second one was still pretty good...better than most sequels anyway. I thought that Smokey 3 would be a fun movie simply because of the first two. I am also very pleased to know that Burt Reynolds had no part in this film; if he did, I would be ashamed. What really got me though was all the nudity and sexuality. It was completely ridiculous and could have been completely taken out of the movie, and you wouldn't have missed a thing. Unfortunately, it appears that Smokey and the Bandit too had become subject to the raunchy sexuality of the times. It truly was a waste of my time, and I wish it had never been made.


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