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Smokey And The Bandit

In One Word



Action / Comedy / Crime

Released By / Year

Universal Studios / 1977


A race-car driver named Bandit makes a bet that he can transport an illegal shipment of beer from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours. Along the way, he picks up an unwilling bride-to-be, furthering his chances of being arrested. It turns out her future father-in-law is Sheriff "Smokey" Justice, and his boy is waiting for her at the altar. A car chase ensues as Smokey scours the South in pursuit of Bandit.
(The above plot description was taken from Movie Collector -

Quick Review

Very funny pursuit movie, which gets pretty much everything right. Jackie Gleason is brilliant.

Online: Sunday, August 25, 2013