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Smokey and the Bandit Reviews

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Top Critic
Variety Staff
Variety
May 5, 2008
There is a parade of roadside set pieces involving many different ways to crash cars.
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 9, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
June 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5

Film4
May 24, 2003
Uncomplicated fun.

TV Guide
May 5, 2008
The first in the series and the best of a lousy lot.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 27, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury
July 26, 2002
Good, stupid fun, but a precursor to some awful copycats.
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com
May 28, 2012
Bandit has a pronounced Southern charm and smash-em fervor that aids in the digestion of an otherwise overly silly enterprise that's way too permissive with its on-screen talent.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
September 17, 2014
[A] half-forgotten little curio for later generations to study with puzzled delight.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
September 29, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com
November 6, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
July 1, 2014
Car stunts, romance, and salty language in 1970s comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
December 12, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
June 8, 2012
quintessentially 70s and still a ton of fun
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
June 18, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 17, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com
February 18, 2006
A raucous blast with plenty of great lines. Gleason is an absolute riot.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
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