Smokey and the Bandit Movie Review 1977

Information and Film Reviews for Smokey and the Bandit the Movie

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The first and best of the series about bootlegger Reynolds is one long car chase. Reynolds makes a wager that he can deliver a truckload of Coors beer--once unavailable east of Texas--to Atlanta from Texas in 28 hours. Gleason is a riot as the "smokey" who tries to stop him. Field is the hitchhiker Reynolds picks up along the way. Great stunts; director Needham was a top stunt man.

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Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 96 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comic Adventure, Checkered Flag, Top Grossing Films of 1977, Big Rigs, Screen Teams: Reynolds & Field, Director/Star Teams: Needham & Reynolds
Screenplay
Hal Needham, Charles Shyer
Cast
Susan McIver, John Schneider, Hank Worden, Sonny Shroyer, Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Mike Henry, Paul Williams, Pat McCormick
Cinematography
Bobby Byrne
Director
Hal Needham
Music
Bill Justis, Jerry Reed
Producer
Mark Huffam

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