The Great Smokey Roadblock aka The Last of the Cowboys

Directed by John Leone

Year: 1977
Running Time: 104
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Comedy, Drama
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The Great Smokey Roadblock aka The Last of the Cowboys

Cast
Henry Fonda
Susan Sarandon
Robert Englund
Eileen Brennan
Dub Taylor
Austin Pendleton
John Byner
Melanie Mayron

Crew
Directed by John Leone


A Code Red Release - Put the pedal to the metal and hang on tight, cause that high-ballin’ bandit is rollin’ tonight! Screen legend Henry Fonda (Once Upon a Time in the West, The Ox-Bow Incident) shines in his role as worn-out trucker Elegant John who has his 18-wheeler repossessed only months before his retirement. Determined to make one last big haul before he says goodbye, Elegant John steals his big rig back, then further turns his back on the law by escorting people over the border - determined to just keep on driving in this action-packed comedy. Also starring Robert Englund (Nightmare On Elm Street), Susan Sarandon (Atlantic City), Eileen Brennan (Private Benjamin), Dub Taylor (Burnt Offerings), Austin Pendleton (Simon), Melanie Mayron (TV’s Thirtysomething), and John Byner (Bizarre) head the cast in this rollicking adventure film.

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