Smokey and the Bandit II
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)

Former stuntman Hal Needham made his directorial debut with the first Smokey and the Bandit (1977) and repeated his success with the sequel, a virtual remake that substituted a live elephant for a truckload of beer. Burt Reynolds returns as… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 3, 2003
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How can I say it's lazy when it has 50 trucks doing stunts in it? Because it takes a lot less thought to fill up a movie with stunts than to create a comedy that's genuinely funny.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Burt and Sally, say it ain't so!

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Chuck O'Leary

Fizzles badly after a hilarious first half-hour or so.

Kevin A. Ranson

Sadly cashes in on the original.

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Phil Hubbs
Hal Needham is back with Reynolds and all the gang for another dose of pedal to the metal, tarmac burning, high octane, highway speeding...I think. This time… More
Jason Owens
Not as good as the first one, but still great stuff! This is the one with the elephant, and Burt Reynolds as a drunk after he and Field broke up. The part where… More
Eric Shankle
A really dumb movie. Maybe if you're drunk or high you'll find it funny. Most scenes are just ridiculous and for the most part pointless. Just a bad… More
Megan S
Yes a ridiculous premise but still enjoyable anyway.
Derek Daniels
Another go-round with the Bandit and Snowmand transporting goods cross-country illegally. This time it's a pregnant elephant and it plays out very much… More
xGary Xx
The usual mix of rednecks, car chases and stunts. Watch an episode of The Dukes Of Hazzard instead. It's shorter.