White Lightning
White Lightning (1973)

When the police pick up Gator McKlusky (Burt Reynolds) for running moonshine, they agree to let him out of jail if he will help them capture the key figures in his moonshine operation. Since the suspected ring leader is the man who killed… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 11, 2014
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Shot through with radiant natural light and Reynolds's scalawag grin

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Scott Von Doviak
culturevulture.net

The quintessential "good ol' boy" picture.

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Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

The film has plenty of rip-roaring car chases (Hal Needham was the stunt coordinator), but it also has genuine emotion, in the pain and anger the hero feels over the loss of his brother and in the incidental reactions and attitudes of almost every support

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

Burt, moonshine, car chases. What's not to like?

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
Both a hoot and a holler!
David Ladd
White Lightning is a terrific action/drama that tells the story of a hard-driving moonshiner named Gator McKlusky (Burt Reynolds) who is released from prison… More