Smokey and the Bandit (40th Anniversary Edition) (2-DVD) PG

What we have here is a total lack of respect for the law!
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  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 3 hours, 12 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: July 11, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1977
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: An ALL-NEW feature-length film about superstar Burt Reynolds, his best friend, roommate and stunt-double Hal Needham, and the making of their unlikely smash-hit Smokey and the Bandit. The action-packed story traces the vivid personal journey of Reynolds and Needham from obscurity to stardom, highlighting one of the most extraordinary relationships in Hollywood history.
    • Loaded Up and Truckin': making Smokey and the Bandit
    • Snowman, What's Your 20': the Smokey and the Bandit CB tutorial
  • Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • DTS - English
    • Subtitles - English, French, German, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 30


User Ratings: 56,282
Rating: 1.5/4 -- The first in the series and the best of a lousy lot. Full Review
TV Guide
May 5, 2008
Rating: B- -- Bandit has a pronounced Southern charm and smash-em fervor that aids in the digestion of an otherwise overly silly enterprise that's way too permissive with its on-screen talent. Full Review
May 28, 2012
Rating: 4/5 -- quintessentially 70s and still a ton of fun Full Review
7M Pictures
Jun 8, 2012
Hal Needham's direction was well paced and deft and I came out wanting to get a CB (and that's not DeMille). Full Review
Los Angeles Free Press
Oct 22, 2019
Despite a thin premise for an action-comedy road chase, the film's enthusiasm makes up for its lack of ideas. Full Review
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
There is a parade of roadside set pieces involving many different ways to crash cars. Full Review
May 5, 2008
Rating: 3/4 -- [This] Southern-fried romp has a big personality and an infectious sense of fun that makes it worth taking for another spin. Full Review
The Oklahoman
Sep 14, 2018

Product Description:

Burt Reynolds stars as the Bandit in this seminal portrayal of rough-ridin', beer-swillin', sheriff-dodgin', trouble-chasin' truckers. The Bandit's has taken on his craziest haul yet: a trailer full of Coors beer. If he can deliver the goods from Texarcana to Atlanta within forty-eight hours, he'll be $80,000 richer. Hilarious mayhem ensues, however, when the Bandit falls for a runaway bride (Sally Field). As they push toward Atlanta, the two have to evade Fields' vengeful father-in-law, Texas Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Jackie Gleason as the maniac "Smokey" of the title). The stakes get higher and the car chases more frenzied in this hysterical romp through the American highways. Charismatic performances by Reynolds and Gleason made this a huge box office draw. ITA winner. Academy Award Nominations: Best Film Editing.

Plot Synopsis:

This comedy cult classic from the 1970s stars Burt Reynold as the Bandit, a high rolling trucker and moonshine runner who stands to win $80,000 simply by transporting a truck-full of beer from Georgia to Texas -- providing he makes it in 28 hours. On the way he has to evade the notorious Sheriff Buford T. Justice. But when the Bandit picks up Carrie, sheriff Justice's soon-to-be daughter-in-law, the race becomes much more personal for the lawman.


Production Notes:

  • Color by Technicolor.
  • Copyright 1977 Universal Pictures.

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  • Sales Rank: 19,382
  • UPC: 191329015001
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