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The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  5 August 2005 (USA)
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Cousins Bo and Luke Duke, with a little help from their cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.



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Bo and Luke Duke are southern cousins. In Hazzard County, Bo and Luke help their Uncle Jesse and their sexy cousin Daisy run the Moonshine business and always getting into trouble with Sherriff Roscoe P. Coltrane and recklessly driving in their orange car "General Lee". Boss Hogg, the mean and corrupt local county commissioner who hates The Dukes evicts The Dukes from their farm. Bo and Duke travels to Atlanta and meets up with old friend Katie Johnson and her friend Annette as they set out to find out why Boss Hogg has evicted them from their farm and what he plans to do. With local ace race car driver Billy Prickett in town to take part in the Annual Hazzard Road Race rally, Bo and Luke sets out to save their farm and foil Boss Hogg's scheme. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude and drug-related humor, language and comic action violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 August 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Duke kommt selten allein  »

Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$30,675,314 (USA) (5 August 2005)


$80,270,227 (USA) (28 October 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Two Dodge Chargers were purchased for a total of $2; after the film was completed they would be sold back to the original owner for $1.25 apiece. See more »


During the Road Rally Race at the end, The General Lee's rims change from the aluminum alloy rims to black steel rims and back several times. See more »


Luke Duke: You thinkin' about throwin' that?
Uncle Jesse: Oh, I'm gonna throw it... I was thinkin' about pussy.
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Crazy Credits

There are bloopers, interlaced with Willie Nelson performing on stage, during the closing credits See more »


Referenced in Battle of the Blades: Episode #1.9 (2009) See more »


Do It (Til You're Satisfied)
Written by Billy Nichols
Performed by B.T. Express
Courtesy of Roadshow Music Corporation
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User Reviews

C'mon folks it's The Dukes of Hazzard NOT Citizen Kane
31 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a huge fan of the Dukes of Hazzard TV show. And I really enjoyed this flick. I enjoyed myself here a lot more than I did with other summer blockbusters.

It's funny hearing people rail against this movie with excuses like "lame plot" and "it's much cruder than the show." Does ANYONE remember the crudeness of the humor in the pilot episode? Daisy makes incest jokes and Bo says that Luke had probably fathered half the kids in the orphanage. The only reason it was cleaned up is because it changed to and earlier time slot.

And as far as the plot goes. It was the perfect Dukes plot. In fact as a remake it probably stays truer to the source material than any TV show that has migrated to the big screen.

While Sean William Scott and Johnny Knoxville aren't EXACTLY like their small screen versions, they do a great job and work very well together. I wasn't too keen on Burt's Boss Hogg though. And I would have like a little bit more incompetence from Sheriff Roscoe. In the movie Roscoe is a little... scary.

And who didn't have a smile on their face as the General Lee is racing through the streets of Atlanta and the back roads of Hazzard?

Folks, allow yourself to enjoy a movie that is just an excuse for nostalgia, bikinis and car chases, you won't be sorry. It's just a great dumb movie!

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