The year was 1977 and people flocked to theaters to see a long list of hit movies. That was the year of the first Star Wars movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Annie Hall, Saturday Night Fever and The Spy Who Loved Me. Way to go, 1977!
But, a low-budget ($4.3 million) action/comedy wound up the fourth largest grossing film of the year and catapulted trucking into the laps of unsuspecting Americans. 1977 was the year of Smokey & The Bandit.
Starring reigning box office king Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, singer/songwriter Jerry Reed, Jackie Gleason, a hot black Trans Am and a Kenworth W900A, this film about a cross-country beer run raked in $126,737,428 in North American ticket sales and $300 million worldwide.
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