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Smokey and the Bandit by Robert L. Levy

In the summer of 1976 "Big Enos" Burdette, a flamboyant aspiring Georgia politician, needs a vast quantity of beer for a rally in his honor, but the brand of beer he needs is west coast beer that at this time cannot be legally transported across the Mississippi, and at least one attempted shipment has already been intercepted by police. To get this job done, Burdette recruits modern day moonshiner Bo Darville, nicknamed Bandit for his previous exploits, for a hefty six-figure payment. Darville in turn recruits his pal Cledus Snow and his eighteen-wheeler for the job, entailing driving from Georgia to Texas, picking up 400 crates of west coast beer, and returning to Georgia, all in a span of twenty-eight hours. To draw off the heat of snooping state police, Darville will drive interference for Cledus in a hot Pontiac Trans-Am, the two of them maintaining contact via citizen's-band radios and the seemingly bizarre lingo used within. The trip to Texas and loading of beer goes without interruption, but the trip back to Georgia begins to pick up complications when Darville is stopped by a runaway bride, Carrie, who is fleeing a forced marriage to the son of a full-of-himself Texas county sheriff, Buford T. Justice. Sheriff Justice's pursuit of his prospective daughter-in-law soon becomes an interstate high-speed pursuit involving police from four states and also the intervention of varied interstate truckers aiding Darville and Cledus as they close on Enos Burdette's Georgia bash.

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Todd Phillips 100% 

Cast Results

Bo Darville/'Bandit' Total Votes: 7

  1. 1. Matthew McConaughey 42% 
  2. 2. Josh Holloway 28% 
  3. 3. Christian Bale 14% 
  4. 4. Ben Stiller 14% 

Carrie/'Frog' Total Votes: 7

  1. 1. Kate Hudson 28% 
  2. 2. Rachael Leigh Cook 28% 
  3. 3. Anne Hathaway 14% 
  4. 4. Anna Faris 14% 
  5. 5. Keri Russell 14% 

Cledus Snow/'Snowman' Total Votes: 8

  1. 1. Shooter Jennings 37% 
  2. 2. Woody Harrelson 25% 
  3. 3. Jerry Reed 12% 
  4. 4. Matthew McConaughey 12% 
  5. 5. Jeff Foxworthy 12% 

Junior Justice Total Votes: 5

  1. 1. Edward Norton 20% 
  2. 2. Luke Wilson 20% 
  3. 3. Paul Rudd 20% 
  4. 4. Jimmi Simpson 20% 
  5. 5. Chris Klein 20% 

Little Enos Burdette Total Votes: 4

  1. 1. Danny DeVito 25% 
  2. 2. Teller 25% 
  3. 3. David Spade 25% 
  4. 4. Peter Dinklage 25% 

Big Enos Burdette Total Votes: 3

  1. 1. John Goodman 33% 
  2. 2. Penn 33% 
  3. 3. Ron Perlman 33% 

Sheriff Buford T. Justice Total Votes: 8

  1. 1. John Goodman 50% 
  2. 2. Tommy Lee Jones 37% 
  3. 3. Joe Don Baker 12% 

Sheriff George Branford Total Votes: 3

  1. 1. Eddie Murphy 33% 
  2. 2. Ron White 33% 
  3. 3. Forest Whitaker 33% 

Branford's Deputy Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Chris Tucker 100% 

Hot Pants Hilliard Total Votes: 3

  1. 1. Blake Lively 33% 
  2. 2. Leighton Meester 33% 
  3. 3. Ashley Greene 33% 

Bandit's Car Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby Gt 100% 

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