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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>

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Taglines:

It's another race against time for Burt, Sally and Jackie! See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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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

Jackie Gleason's brief appearance as Reginald Van Justice was a reference to Reginald Van Gleason III, a character he played throughout his TV career. See more »

Goofs

In the drawbridge scene, when Snowman gets out of his rig, there is no car ahead of him. In the next shot, Bandit is in front of him and there is no trailer. In the next shot, the trailer is attached. In the next shot, Bandit is behind the trailer. In the next shot, he is in front of the tractor. In the next shot, he is behind the trailer but in front of another rig, which was not shown in any previous shot. Some shots later, the bridge is down and going up, when before it was up. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Buford T. Justice: [still pursuing, in a Bus] You're not getting away from me Bandit! I'll chase you in hot-pursuit to the ends of the earth! You Sumbitch!
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

The most recent home video version boasts that some of the music has been changed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Let the Games Begin: Soaring with Eddie the Eagle (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Again and Again
Written by Ben Peters (as B. Peters)
Sung by Brenda Lee
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Disappointing
22 January 2003 | by NoobzSee all my reviews

Whatever happened to the Double or nothing jaunt to Boston for some clam chowder? That is what I was expecting. After all the original seemed to segueing to that end. Reynolds was just plain old goofy.

Some of the scenes with Justice were even better than the original, at least until he met up with his brothers. Down hill from there.


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