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W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975)

PG
91 min | Comedy

W. Bright (Burt Reynolds) is a robber with a heart of gold who travels the South knocking off banks and gas stations owned by a corrupt businessman. When he hijacks a car, he meets an aspiring country band, the Dixie Dancekings, led by ...See moreW. Bright (Burt Reynolds) is a robber with a heart of gold who travels the South knocking off banks and gas stations owned by a corrupt businessman. When he hijacks a car, he meets an aspiring country band, the Dixie Dancekings, led by Dixie (Conny Van Dyke). The two sides eventually take a liking to one another, especially after the Dancekings realize the size of Bright's thefts. Trailed by religious zealot cop Deacon Gore (Art Carney), Bright helps the band make it big while on the run. See less
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Producer
Stanley S. Canter (as Stan Canter)
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Release date
May 21, 1975 (United States)

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40 cast members
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Burt Reynolds
W.W. Bright W.W. Bright   See fewer
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Jerry Reed
Wayne Wayne   See fewer
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Ned Beatty
Country Bull Country Bull   See fewer
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James Hampton
Junior Junior   See fewer
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Rick Hurst
Butterball (as Richard D. Hurst) Butterball (as Richard D. Hurst)   See fewer
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Mel Tillis
Good Ole Boy #2 Good Ole Boy #2   See fewer
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Furry Lewis
Uncle Furry Uncle Furry   See fewer
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Sherman G. Lloyd
Elton Bird Elton Bird   See fewer
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Mort Marshall
Hester Tate Hester Tate   See fewer
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Bill McCutcheon
Good Ole Boy #1 Good Ole Boy #1   See fewer
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Peg Murray
Della Della   See fewer
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Sherry Mathis
June Ann June Ann   See fewer
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Roni Stoneman Hemrick
Ticket Lady Ticket Lady   See fewer
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Tootsie
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Shirlee Strother
Secretary #1 Secretary #1   See fewer
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Virgilia Chew
Elton Bird's Secretary Elton Bird's Secretary   See fewer
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Stanley Greene
Chauffeur Powell Chauffeur Powell   See fewer
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Frank Moore
June Ann's Boss June Ann's Boss   See fewer
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Fred Stuthman
Sourface Sourface   See fewer
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Cathy Baker
Dixiebelle #1 Dixiebelle #1   See fewer
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Heidi Hepler
Dixiebelle #2 Dixiebelle #2   See fewer
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Polly Holliday
Mrs. Cozzens Mrs. Cozzens   See fewer
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Lorene Mann
Dolorosa Sister #1 Dolorosa Sister #1   See fewer
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Rita M. Figlio
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Sudie Callaway
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Mickey Salter
Elvis #1 Elvis #1   See fewer
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Hal Needham
Trooper Carson Trooper Carson   See fewer
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Gil Rogers
Street Preacher Street Preacher   See fewer
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Gil Gilliam
Boy with Radio Boy with Radio   See fewer
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Deacon Deacon   See fewer
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Brad Dourif
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Norman Grabowski
Redneck (uncredited) Redneck (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lecile Harris
Dance Contest Winner (uncredited) Dance Contest Winner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eva Mae LeFevre
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rex Nelon
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bronson Page
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 822 votes