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The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

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Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

Director:

Jay Chandrasekhar

Writers:

John O'Brien (screenplay), John O'Brien (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Knoxville ... Luke Duke
Seann William Scott ... Bo Duke
Alice Greczyn ... Laurie Pullman
Steve Lemme ... Jimmy
Michael Weston ... Deputy Enos Strate
Mitch Braswell ... Out of Towner #1
Michael Roof Michael Roof ... Dil Driscoll
Jessica Simpson ... Daisy Duke
Rusty Tennant Rusty Tennant ... Local #1
Dolan Wilson ... Local #2
James Roday ... Billy Prickett
Heather Hemmens ... Girl #1
David Leitch ... Puncher
A.J. Foyt IV A.J. Foyt IV ... Race Car Driver #1
M.C. Gainey ... Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

All Speed, No Limit (U.K.) See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Duke kommt selten allein See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,675,314, 7 August 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$80,270,227, 30 October 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,069,515
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| (unrated)

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Filming commenced on 8 November 2004, 26 years almost to the very day that shooting began for the original pilot, The Dukes of Hazzard: One Armed Bandits (1979). See more »

Goofs

When the Dukes are stuck in traffic on their way to Atlanta, people comment about the flag on top of the General. If you look closely, the General is just as tall as mini vans, SUVs and trucks making it obviously that the car was actually on a trailer or something of that sort. See more »

Quotes

Luke Duke: [while Bo and Luke are getting arrested in the courthouse] Well, now, I guess the party's over.
Boss Hogg: Dam right it is! As long as I'm the County Commissioner in the great State of Georgia, you two are gonna rot in the penitentiary. Cuff them!
Daisy Duke: Excuse me, Rick Shankley? I believe the governor has a statement to make.
Governor Jim Applewhite: I do?
Daisy Duke: Yes, sir. You were going to tell everyone about how these boys are heroes for saving Hazzard County.
Governor Jim Applewhite: As everyone knows, I have always been a great friend to the environment, and these...
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

For the UK release cuts of 12s containing 'glamorisation of drug use ' were ordered by the BBFC in order to achieve a 12A certificate as requested by Warner Bros. and not an uncut 15. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Brows Held High: Vinyl (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Mississippi Queen
Written by David Rea, Felix Pappalardi, Laurence Laing and Leslie West (as Leslie Weinstein)
Performed by Mountain
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG Music Entertainment
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Not Brilliant, But A Whole Lot Of Fun
8 August 2005 | by Stoli_Raz_N_7See all my reviews

Okay, so a lot of people are going to tear this film apart. And they are right to do so; after all, it certainly isn't a very intelligent film. In fact, it is a relatively idiotic film. But it's also a fun film.

When Jay Chandrasekhar stepped up to make a film about this old TV show, obviously he looked at the series and said, "Well, it's not very intelligent, is it? But I can see the appeal. After all, it is a whole lot of fun."

And that's how he made the film. He took a fun show from the early 80's and made it into a fun show for the new millennium. Don't go see this movie if you're (God forbid) expecting to see sultry Jessica Simpson displaying an IQ bigger than her cup size. Or if you're hoping that Johnny Knoxville will be playing an environmentally-minded action hero. After all, the guy's big break was a show called Jackass...that should tell you something.

Folks, we're going back to Hazzard County. Moonshine, dirt track auto-racing, and lots and lots of inbreeding. Is any of this sinking in yet?

This is just a show about a family of bootleggers who have a really fast car and fight some of the dumbest criminal minds East of the Mason Dixon line. If you want something brilliant, this isn't it. But if you want to sit back, laugh, and have a good time, head on down to Hazzard County, where the girls wear short shorts, the moonshine flows like honey, and you can do your hot cousin if you want to.

Also, expect some cameos from the boys of Broken Lizard, and a throwback to Chandrasekhar's other big hit "Super Troopers". After all, the comedy is in the same style.


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