Smokey and the Bandit II
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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 law-defying anti-hero Bandit, now a washed-up alcoholic whose girlfriend Carrie (Sally Field) has left him. When a pair of eccentric, wealthy brothers named Big Enos (Pat McCormick) and Little Enos (Paul Williams) approach Bandit with an offer of work, he and trucker pal Cledus (Jerry Reed) jump at the chance. The gig involves transporting an elephant to… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

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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."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Burt and Sally, say it ain't so!"
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
"Fizzles badly after a hilarious first half-hour or so."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com
"Sadly cashes in on the original."
‑ Kevin A. Ranson, MovieCrypt.com
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