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Smokey and the Bandit

PG| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Big Enos (Pat McCormick) wants to drink Coors at a truck show, but in 1977 it was illegal to sell Coors east of the Mississippi River without a permit. Truck driver Bo "Bandit" Darville (Burt Reynolds) agrees to pick up the beer in Texas and drive it to Georgia within 28 hours. When Bo picks up hitchhiker Carrie (Sally Field), he attracts the attention of Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Jackie Gleason). Angry that Carrie will not marry his son, Justice embarks on a high-speed chase after Bandit.

Cast: Burt Reynolds , Sally Field , Jackie Gleason , Jerry Reed , Mike Henry , Paul Williams , Pat McCormick , Lamar Jackson

Director: Hal Needham

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: MCA/Universal Pictures [us], Universal Home Entertainment

Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Release Date: January 2nd, 2005|1 hr. 40 min.

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Hal Needham Dead: 'Smokey and the Bandit' Director Dies at Age 82

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AP Hal Needham, a top Hollywood stuntman who turned to directing rousing action films including "Smokey and the Bandit" and "The Cannonball Run," has died. He was 82. His business managers tell t...

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