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Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983)

PG | | Comedy, Crime | 12 August 1983 (USA)
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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Buford T. Justice
... Cledus Snow / 'Bandit'
... Little Enos Burdette
... Big Enos Burdette
... Junior Justice
... Dusty Trails
Faith Minton ... Tina
... The Real Bandit
Sharon Anderson ... Police Woman
Silvia Arana ... Latin Woman
Alan Berger ... Hippie
... Purvis R. Beethoven (as Raymond Bouchard)
Connie Brighton ... Girl #1
Earl Houston Bullock ... Flagman
... Blonde
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Storyline

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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Smokey's Back! And The Bandit is at it again! See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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12 August 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Smokey is the Bandit  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,728,060, 14 August 1983, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,678,950
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Directorial debut of a theatrical feature for director Dick Lowry. See more »

Goofs

In one close-up scene with the sheriff in the car you see the cameraman's reflection in the windshield of him sitting on the hood. See more »

Quotes

Buford T. Justice: I gotcha!
The Real Bandit: Hello, Buford. Well, you caught me with my pants down.
Buford T. Justice: I did?
The Real Bandit: That's a... figure of speech.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, a cast montage consisting of the movie's footage appear on the right side of the screen, with a still photo of Buford T. Justice saluting. The "This Motion Picture" disclaimer appears on the left side of the screen, even though there is nothing else taking up space. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Stone & Ed (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bandit Express
Music by Lee Greenwood
Plays when Cledus pulls out in the Trans-Am as the Bandit
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Horrendous
22 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Deary me. Where do I begin? I usually have no problem watching stupid films. They give you an opportunity to just sit back, relax and enjoy the fun. Except when they are so bad that no matter how hard you try to enjoy it, you still wish there was a noose that you could use to end the misery of it all. The dialogue in this film was unbelievable. Anyone who found it funny is in urgent need of a funnybone transplant. The car chase scenes are endless, and very very lame. I don't think there is much more to say except that this film should be avoided at all costs. It is an insult to humanity, and if I were one of the actors i would quickly immigrate to the north pole and wear a sack over my head in complete and utter shame.


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