Smokey and the Bandit II Movie
80's Movie Facts for Smokey and the Bandit II
The saga of Smokey and the Bandit continues in this 80s movie. Bandit takes on another assignment.
Smokey and the Bandit II is a comedic/ crime drama film starring Burt Reynolds as Bandit. When Bandit takes on a dare to transport beers to another city with his friend Snowman (played by Jerry Reed), things turn out to be more than they expected.
In the new town, Bandit meets sees and falls for Froggy (played by Sally Field), a runaway bride who has left her groom Junior (played by Mike Henry) at the altar. Junior happens to be the son of Banditís longstanding enemy, Sheriff Justice (played by Jackie Gleason), and everything goes downhill from there in the movie Smokey and the Bandit II.
'Bandit'/Bo Darville - Burt Reynolds
Sheriff Buford T. Justice/Gaylord Justice/Reginald Van Justice - Jackie Gleason
Cledus Snow/'Snowman' - Jerry Reed
Doc - Dom DeLuise
Carrie/'Frog' - Sally Field
Little Enos Burdette - Paul Williams
Big Enos Burdette - Pat McCormick
John Coen - David Huddleston
Junior Justice - Mike Henry
Governor - John Anderson
Nice Lady - Brenda Lee
The Statler Brothers as Themselves: Phil Balsley, Lew Dewitt, Don Reid and Harold Reid
TriviaJackie Gleasonís scenes were filmed first in Smokey and the Bandit II due to his illness and that he wanted to finish up work with the film early.
The breakup scene between Froggy/Carrie (Sally Field) and Bandit (Burt Reynolds) in Smokey and the Bandit II was based on Fieldís real life breakup with Reynolds.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Smokey and the Bandit II was released to theatres on 08/15/1980 by Universal, and grossed $66,132,626 at the box office in the US.
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