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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)

PG | | Action, Comedy | 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.

Director:

Hal Needham

Writers:

Hal Needham (characters created by), Robert L. Levy (characters created by) | 3 more credits »
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Burt Reynolds ... Bandit
Jackie Gleason ... Sheriff Buford T. Justice / Gaylord Justice / Reginald Van Justice
Jerry Reed ... Cledus
Dom DeLuise ... Doc
Sally Field ... Carrie
Paul Williams ... Little Enos
Pat McCormick ... Big Enos
David Huddleston ... John Conn
Mike Henry ... Junior
John Anderson ... Governor
Brenda Lee ... Nice Lady
Phil Balsley Phil Balsley ... Himself (as The Statler Brothers)
Lew DeWitt Lew DeWitt ... Himself (as The Statler Brothers)
Don Reid Don Reid ... Himself (as The Statler Brothers)
Harold Reid Harold Reid ... Himself (as The Statler Brothers)
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, and Jackie Gleason are back and even better than ever in "Smokey & The Bandit II". See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

15 August 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Smokey and the Bandit Have a Baby See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,883,835, 17 August 1980

Gross USA:

$66,132,626
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

To the chagrin of the stunt crew, the Turbo Trans Ams didn't have quite the performance they were hoping for. So to get a respectable amount of speed out of them, they installed nitrous oxide tanks. See more »

Goofs

At the drawbridge scene where Joe Klecko bands the badge worn by Jackie Gleason, one can easily see which two points of the star were bent. In the very next scene where Gleason replies "Much obliged," the badge is undamaged. See more »

Quotes

Buford T. Justice: I got 'em boxed in like a turtle's pecker.
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Crazy Credits

Jackie Gleason is credited as Ms. Jackie Gleason for the character Gaylord. See more »

Alternate Versions

Extensive overdubbing was required for network TV broadcast, in particular replacing a good percentage of Jackie Gleason's dialogue with new lines spoken by an actor with a noticably higher voice. The recurring phrase "Sum-bitch!" became "Scum-bum!" (same as TV prints of the first Smokey and the Bandit (1977)). Even the bloopers at the end needed to be redubbed, with the phrase "your mother's ass" being changed to "your father's face"! See more »

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Soundtracks

"To Be Your Man'
Written by Danny Flowers (as D. Flowers) and Don Williams (as D. Williams)
Sung by Don Williams
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Jackie Freakin' Gleason, Baby!
6 February 2011 | by JFarrar697See all my reviews

Man, you people are way too uptight about this movie. I laughed my ass off. Jackie Gleason is Gold in this movie! Easily the best line in the movie to me is when Sheriff Justice follows the Bandit into the Pittsburgh Steelers practice and asks Terry Bradshaw to help slow him down and so Bradshaw tells "Mean" Joe Green to "tackle That Car" , he gets in front of Justice's car and Justice says to him, " Get outta my way or you'll have a penalty flag hangin' outta yo ass!" I'm laughing my ass off as I'm writing this, Gleason is priceless in this movie and makes it worth checking out. Gleason's one-liners are so funny! Justice on the C.B. to The Bandit: Hello you handsome sombitch! Another time: Hello lollipop! Just classic. The movie is whatever, but who cares. That Trans-Am is pretty cool too.


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