Smokey and the Bandit is a comedy and an action movie from 1977. The film directed by Hal Needham. Story was also written by Hal Needham, Robert L.Levy. Universal Pictures is the distributing partners of the film.
Film is about the two truck drivers named Bo Bandit Darville and Cledus Snow. They take up the dare. Dare that they will go and pick a truckload full of beer. Collect it from Texas and then return in 28 hours only. They were being offered US $80,000 to bring those 400 cases of illegal beer.
Everything was going good until in the middle of the ride they pick up a bride who ran from her wedding, her name is Carrie. That became the turning point in their journey. On their way back, there were many happenings.
When they reached Dixie, police also had their eye on them. But they got help from colorful characters. They entered Georgia just by exceeding by 1 minute. They ask for reward either doubled or nothing at all.
It was a block buster charted film at box office as it collected $300 million at the box office. The budget of the film was only and only $4.3 million.
IMDb has rated the movie with 7 out of 10.
Burt Reynolds. Sally Field. Jerry Reed. Jackie Gleason. Mike Henry. Pat McCormick. Paul Williams. Macon McCalman. Susan McIver. George Reynolds. Laura Lizer Sommers. Michael Mann. Lamar Jackson. Ronnie Gay. Quinnon Sheffield. Alfie Wise. Pat Hustis. Ingeborg Kjeldsen. Michael McManus. Gene Witham. Susan Sindelar. Ben Jones. Joe Klecko. Hank Worden. Sonny Shroyer.
SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT FILMING LOCATION
Smokey and The Bandit (1977) filmed at around 21 locations. The Shooting started from Helen, Georgia, USA. Then they traveled to shoot in main street, Jonesboro, Georgia, USA. This is the place where the 2 truckers loaded beer.
Then they headed toward Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Next location was Cumming, Georgia, USA. Then the place where Bandit hide behind a brick building filmed in, Macon Street and Highway 81, McDonough, Georgia, USA. Jonesboro, Georgia, USA.
Then they went for filming in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. Moving forward to Redan, Georgia, USA. Then to Riverdale, Georgia, USA.
Opening Credits Mugged in Griffith Park- 4730 Crystal Springs Drive, Los Angeles, California, USA. Ojai, California, USA is the driving position. Old Hickory House, Forest Parkway, Forest Park, Georgia, USA is the place restaurant where Bandit meets the sheriff.
Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles, California, USA also are opening credits. Van Nuys Boulevard, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA is position for night drive. Old Hickory House, Forest Parkway, Forest Park, Georgia, USA is the place diner where Bandit meets the sheriff. Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles, California, USA also are opening credits.
Van Nuys Boulevard, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA is location for night drive. Douglas County, Georgia, USA there next on location. Macon Street and Rogers Street, McDonough, Georgia, USA is location where snowman beaten.
Los Angeles, California, USA is location for opening credits too. Lakewood Fairgrounds, Atlanta, Georgia, USA is location where filmed for Truck and Rodeo scenes which was really long. North Street, Jonesboro, Georgia, USA is the location for house of Snowman. 11675 Foothill Boulevard, Lake View Terrace, Los Angeles, California, USA where Smokey Roundup Red 22.