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The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 5 August 2005 (USA)
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Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

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Jay Chandrasekhar

Writers:

Gy Waldron (based on characters created by), John O'Brien (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Knoxville ... Luke Duke
Seann William Scott ... Bo Duke
Alice Greczyn ... Laurie Pullman
Steve Lemme ... Jimmy
Michael Weston ... Deputy Enos Strate
Mitch Braswell ... Out of Towner #1
Michael Roof Michael Roof ... Dil Driscoll
Jessica Simpson ... Daisy Duke
Rusty Tennant Rusty Tennant ... Local #1
Dolan Wilson ... Local #2
James Roday ... Billy Prickett
Heather Hemmens ... Girl #1
David Leitch ... Puncher
A.J. Foyt IV A.J. Foyt IV ... Race Car Driver #1
M.C. Gainey ... Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane
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Storyline

In Georgia's dusty Hazzard County, the close-knit Duke cousins, Bo and Luke, deliver Uncle Jesse's fine moonshine. Zooming down the rough backwoods on their powerful muscle-car--the tangerine 1969 Dodge Charger, General Lee--the boys easily outrun the corrupt county commissioner Boss Hogg's forces, and his loyal henchman, Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane. However, when the clan of moonshiners are left with nothing, only Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke can save their farm, as the day of the annual road rally approaches. Can the Dukes of Hazzard beat Hogg's champion, Billy Prickett, save the day, and their beloved home? Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines:

All Speed, No Limit (U.K.) See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude and drug-related humor, language and comic action violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dukes of Hazzard See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,675,314, 7 August 2005

Gross USA:

$80,270,227

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,069,515
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| (unrated)

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

John Goodman and Danny DeVito turned down the role of Boss Hogg. See more »

Goofs

When the cousins are confronted in Atlanta by a group of men for having the rebel flag on their car, Luke's window is up about four inches. As the gang approaches the car, he begins to roll the window up from a completely down position, and he gets it to that approximate four inches before the aggressor puts his hands on it. When told to get out of the car, he slides out and sits up on the door sill without ever having rolled the window back down. See more »

Quotes

Rosco P. Coltrane: [over CB] I'm in hot pursuit of them Duke boys, and their piece of shit orange car!
Bo Duke: Piece of? - son of a bitch!
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Crazy Credits

There are bloopers, interlaced with Willie Nelson performing on stage, during the closing credits See more »

Alternate Versions

Unrated version includes more swearing from the Dukes, dialogue extensions (like Cooter asking for a BJ from Daisy for the fixing of the General) and some scenes where the sorority girls are topless. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Battle of the Blades: Episode #1.9 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Roosevelt and Ira Lee (Night of the Mossacin)
Written by Tony Joe White
Performed by Tony Joe White
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Not Brilliant, But A Whole Lot Of Fun
8 August 2005 | by Stoli_Raz_N_7See all my reviews

Okay, so a lot of people are going to tear this film apart. And they are right to do so; after all, it certainly isn't a very intelligent film. In fact, it is a relatively idiotic film. But it's also a fun film.

When Jay Chandrasekhar stepped up to make a film about this old TV show, obviously he looked at the series and said, "Well, it's not very intelligent, is it? But I can see the appeal. After all, it is a whole lot of fun."

And that's how he made the film. He took a fun show from the early 80's and made it into a fun show for the new millennium. Don't go see this movie if you're (God forbid) expecting to see sultry Jessica Simpson displaying an IQ bigger than her cup size. Or if you're hoping that Johnny Knoxville will be playing an environmentally-minded action hero. After all, the guy's big break was a show called Jackass...that should tell you something.

Folks, we're going back to Hazzard County. Moonshine, dirt track auto-racing, and lots and lots of inbreeding. Is any of this sinking in yet?

This is just a show about a family of bootleggers who have a really fast car and fight some of the dumbest criminal minds East of the Mason Dixon line. If you want something brilliant, this isn't it. But if you want to sit back, laugh, and have a good time, head on down to Hazzard County, where the girls wear short shorts, the moonshine flows like honey, and you can do your hot cousin if you want to.

Also, expect some cameos from the boys of Broken Lizard, and a throwback to Chandrasekhar's other big hit "Super Troopers". After all, the comedy is in the same style.


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