What is Smokey and the Bandit rated?

What is Smokey and the Bandit rated?

PGSmokey and the Bandit / MPAA rating

It’s always predictable and often funny; there’s pratfall humor, with Smokey and his dim-witted son being made the butt of most of the jokes. The PG rating (issued well before the addition of PG-13) doesn’t quite take into account the continuous swearing and sexual repartee.

How much money did Smokey and the Bandit gross?

126.7 million USDSmokey and the Bandit / Box office

What was the purpose of Smokey and the Bandit?

While the Snowman drives the truck carrying the beer, the Bandit drives a Pontiac Trans Am to distract law enforcement (called blocking) and keep the attention off the Snowman….

Smokey and the Bandit
Directed by Hal Needham
Screenplay by James Lee Barrett Charles Shyer Alan Mandel
Story by Hal Needham Robert L. Levy

Is Smokey and the Bandit based on a true story?

It was based on real life. Justice, the titular “Smokey” portrayed by Jackie Gleason, was based on a real man. Yes, there really was a cop named Buford T. Justice. The real B.T.J. was a Florida Highway Patrolman known to Reynolds’ father, who himself had once been the Police Chief of Riviera Beach, Florida.

How many swear words are in Smokey and the Bandit?

We counted the cuss words in the movie – I remember that we emerged from the cinema telling our friends that there were 76 bad words uttered in the film.

What is Cannonball Run rated?

PGThe Cannonball Run / MPAA rating

Did Burt Reynolds do any driving in Smokey and the Bandit?

Even though the storyline had bandit as a notorious truck driver, Burt Reynolds character never sits in the cab of any truck during the ‘bet’. He ‘drives’ up to Snowman’s house in the early scenes of the film.

What does the T stand for in Buford T Justice?

History. The sheriff of Texarkana, Texas, Justice was the father of Junior, he was a sterotypical overweight, racist, homophobic, and corrupt lawman.

Is Cannonball Run suitable for kids?

An ideal Fast and the Furious/Rat Race predecessor, but too mature for kids.

Why is Cannonball Run Rated PG?

Profanity and slurs (i.e., “schmuck,” “a–hole,” “hookers,” “s–t,” “gang-bang”). Racial jokes are directed at an “always-the-good-sport” Sammy Davis Jr. In addition to the vehicle hijinks and sexual leering, drinking alcoholic beverages — often to excess — is a constant pastime for the crew.

Who owns the Kenworth from Smokey and the Bandit?

trucker Neil Ashworth
Seems trucker Neil Ashworth of Huddersfield, England, is now the owner of a 1985 Kenworth W900B he purchased from another U.K.-based owner. After researching the vehicle’s history here in the U.S., he realized the truck had in fact been part of the Burt Reynolds co-owned Skoal Bandit NASCAR team back in the late 1980s.

Why did Burt Reynolds not do Smokey and the Bandit 3?

Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (1983) did not star Burt Reynolds and Sally Field whilst The Sting II (1983) did not star Robert Redford and Paul Newman. According to early publicity reported in the media, salary demands and scheduling conflicts produced cut-backs to the principal cast.

Who owns the original Smokey and the Bandit car?

The Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction in Arizona, which ended last weekend, saw a number of records.

Was Jerry Reed a real truck driver?

Look Ma, No Hands! For many of his driving scenes, Jerry Reed wasn’t actually driving the big rig. The truck was loaded on a low-boy flatbed trailer and towed around by another 18-wheeler. Fred, the Snowman’s Basset Hound, was picked by Burt Reynolds because he did not obey commands very well.