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Moonrunners (1975)

PG | | Action, Comedy | 14 May 1975 (USA)
Grady and Bobby Lee run moonshine for Uncle Jesse, who prides himself on his old-school moonshining methods, and refuses to buckle in to the 'big business moonshine' of Jake, who controls these parts for New York mobsters.

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... Grady Hagg
... Bobby Lee Hagg
... Uncle Jesse Hagg
Chris Forbes ... Beth Ann Eubanks
George Ellis ... Jake Rainey, Bootlegger
Pete Munro ... Zeebo, Bootlegger
... Reba Rainey
Waylon Jennings ... The Balladeer
Ralph Mooney ... Steel guitar and drums
Don Brooks ... Harmonica
Fred Newell ... Himself - Lead guitar / banjo
Larry Whitemore ... Rhythm guitar
Duke Goff ... Bass guitar
Richie Albright ... Percussion
Elaine 'Spanky' McFarlane ... Precious, Jake Rainey's bartender (as Spanky McFarlan)
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Grady and Bobby Lee run moonshine for Uncle Jesse, who prides himself on his old-school moonshining methods, and refuses to buckle in to the 'big business moonshine' of Jake, who controls these parts for New York mobsters.

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"Thunder Road" was only a practice run. This is the real thing! See more »

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Action | Comedy

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14 May 1975 (USA)  »

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Ge järnet, moonrunners  »

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Warner Brothers was sued by Jerry Rushing for using his life story and giving him no credit. Rushing's life was used for the basis of at least thirteen characters in this film and The Dukes of Hazzard. See more »

Goofs

The damage on Bobby Lee's fury changes between shots, and at one point it goes from an automatic to a manual and back again. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Lee: Jesse, she's in trouble.
Uncle Jesse: Did you do it?
Bobby Lee: It ain't that kind of trouble.
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Referenced in Collier & Co. (2006) See more »

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Lightning Rod
Written and Performed by Jerry Reed
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Pretty good Dukes Of Hazzard Prequel
12 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

I really did like this movie. I actually saw it way before it was ever considered for making into a TV show. I immediately saw the similarities a few years later, when it became The Dukes Of Hazzard. The real kicker for me was when I saw it not long ago again on Cable and found it was filmed right around where I now live. (within a ten mile radius of my home!!!!!)


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