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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

PG 96 min - Action, Adventure, Comedy - 26 May 1977
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In the first film in Hollywood's fastest series, Burt Reynolds burns rubber as legendary driver Bo “Bandit” Darville, who’s hired by wealthy Texan Big Enos Burdette (Pat McCormick) to transport 400 cases of Coors beer (which was then unavailable for purchase east of the Mississippi) from Texas to Georgia in 28 hours. With partner Snowman (Jerry Reed) in the big rig and Bandit in his Trans Am, the good ole boys race to steer clear of “Smokey,” Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Jackie Gleason). With Sally Field, Paul Williams; directed by former stuntman Hal Needham.

Director:  Hal Needham
Stars:  Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jerry Reed, Jackie Gleason, Mike Henry, Paul Williams, Pat McCormick, Linda McClure, Susie Ewing, Laura Lizer Sommers, Michael Mann, Lamar Jackson, Ronnie Gay, Quinnon Sheffield

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In the first film in Hollywood's fastest series, Burt Reynolds burns rubber as legendary driver Bo “Bandit” Darville, who’s hired by wealthy Texan Big Enos Burdette (Pat McCormick) to transport 400 cases of Coors beer (which was then unavailable for purchase east of the Mississippi) from Texas to Georgia in 28 hours. With partner Snowman (Jerry Reed) in the big rig and Bandit in his Trans Am, the good ole boys race to steer clear of “Smokey,” Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Jackie Gleason). With Sally Field, Paul Williams; directed by former stuntman Hal Needham.



Tagline: What we have here is a total lack of respect for the law!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  26 May 1977

Box Office

Budget:  $4,300,000
Revenue:  $126,737,428

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 36 min

Academy Award Nominations

FILM EDITING — Walter Hannemann, Angelo Ross


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