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We lost Burt Reynolds! :-(

By spfxted

1 year ago

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    #1 1 year ago

    Sorry to hear! RIP
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    #3 1 year ago

    The Bandit will be missed.

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    #4 1 year ago

    RIP bandit...

    #5 1 year ago

    Damn he will be missed, great actor RIP.

    #6 1 year ago

    Godspeed Bandit!

    #7 1 year ago

    A smokey and the bandit machine would be awesome!

    #9 1 year ago

    Eastbound and down.

    RIP Burt.

    #10 1 year ago

    Cannon Ball Run

    #14 1 year ago

    "Machines are going to fail. Then the system is going to fail.

    Then survival. Who has the ability to survive, that's the game."
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    #15 1 year ago

    An icon for sure. So many great roles. Watched his recent one “The Last Movie Star”. Quite enjoyable, almost portraying himself too.

    #16 1 year ago

    A life well spent. Thank you for your films

    #17 1 year ago

    Evening Shade

    #19 1 year ago

    I'm feeling old as it seems like just yesterday that 'ol Burt was in his heyday. RIP Mr. Reynolds.

    On a side note: no Burt and Ted photo?!

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    #23 1 year ago

    Great to get that in. All those other movies are great, no doubt about it. But Deliverance stands out, it is an epic for all times, and BR was bad ass to the bone. This really showed how good he could be as an actor IMO.

    #24 1 year ago

    RIP Quint.

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    #25 1 year ago

    Loss of an American icon sad day.

    #26 1 year ago

    RIP- Reports say he died of cardiac arrest so probably went quick.

    #27 1 year ago

    RIP - Sad day

    #28 1 year ago

    I havent seen this since I was 12, 1972.

    If you have a pin from this year, some of us were absorbed in this, worth a watch.

    Seems like yesterday....RIP.

    #29 1 year ago

    I was on a film set with him in the late 80s. Between takes he was cracking jokes almost non stop. Basically he represented the macho 70's generation for over a decade. Will be missed.

    #30 1 year ago

    This makes me sad. We saw him last year at a SteelCity convention. He was hunched over a little with a cane and had a pillow to lean on when signing autographs. He was super nice and sang to my wife when meeting her.

    #31 1 year ago
    Quoted from Tuna_Delight:

    On a side note: no Burt and Ted photo?!

    I'm so sorry

    #32 1 year ago

    RIP Burt Reynolds!

    #33 1 year ago

    The Last Movie Star is an awesome movie. It's a comedy, but with a drama backdrop focused on Burt Reynolds life.

    Anyone wanting to reminisce about Burt Reynolds life, it's a great movie to watch.

    #34 1 year ago

    I owned not one but 2 Special Edition Trans Ams over the years, exactly like the ones in Smokey and the Bandit, black on black, t tops, bird on the hood. I remember my 13 year old jaw dropping when he pulled that thing out of the trailer in the movie the first time.

    He'll be missed.

    #35 1 year ago
    Quoted from Blackjacker:

    [Burt & Ted pic]

    I never realized until now how much Ted looks like Dom Deluise.

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    #36 1 year ago

    R.I.P. Bert.

    What amazes me are the roles he past on;
    Pretty Woman, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Star Wars are only a few on the list.

    #37 1 year ago
    Quoted from OLDPINGUY:

    I havent seen this since I was 12, 1972.
    If you have a pin from this year, some of us were absorbed in this, worth a watch.

    Seems like yesterday....RIP.

    Shit ... I'm as old as "OLDPINGUY"!

    Now I truly feel old.

    #38 1 year ago

    Blackjacker, that's pretty funny!
    I only met Burt once when a stunt man friend of mine introduced me to him on set. I also did stunts and wanted to do one for him. My buddy couldn't make it happen in the 20 minutes we had. At that time, my hair was like his, I had the stash and we were built almost exactly the same. I was hoping to see him at Chiller Con as we had him booked. He hurt his back and said he do the next show. Sadly we will never get to see him in person....but we still have those great films. And, yes, I bought the Trans Am right after the movie!

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    #39 1 year ago

    One less man who wasn't scared to rock the mustache. RIP. Mustache rides for all the ladies in heaven tonight!

    #40 1 year ago
    Quoted from o-din:

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    I can't believe how much he looked like Brando when he was young.

    #41 1 year ago

    If he gave up Sally Field to play the field that's sad. His best movie was The Longest Yard IMHO.

    #42 1 year ago

    Rip burt fav movie and shot. Shots tonight.

    #43 1 year ago

    No more celebrity jeopardy??

    RIP you some bitch!!

    #44 1 year ago

    dup "Turd Furguson" pic

    #45 1 year ago
    Quoted from OLDPINGUY:

    I havent seen this since I was 12, 1972.
    If you have a pin from this year, some of us were absorbed in this, worth a watch.

    Seems like yesterday....RIP.

    That’s a crime! Get that movie and watch it some more! I’ve watched it more times than I can count. It stands up very well after all those years. You can watch it just for BR, he is that good. But it’s not just Burt, all the actors are great and the entire movie is just classic from start to end. In fact they should make all the current day directors watch it, maybe they’ll learn something. Nowadays they spend $100 million for dumb garbage that is barely watchable, let alone able to deliver tension the way that movie does. And as an aside, the book is even better, it is intense as hell.

    So all you BR fans, get out a copy of Deliverance, do your dueling banjo dance, admire Burt in that cool as hell wet suit vest (yes it’s ok for men and women alike to have a crush on BR), squeal like a pig should, and work your way to Aintry. Don’t forget, as far as what happened in those rapids, you don’t remember nothing. Nothing.

    #46 1 year ago

    Do believe I'll have me some Coors in his honor tonight.

    #47 1 year ago

    Sure will miss; Gator McKlusky from White lightning and Gator.

    #48 1 year ago

    Just watched "The Last Movie Star" earlier this year. They used clips from Smokey & The Bandit. The character he was playing was kind of himself and kind of wonder how true to his actual feelings about his career / fame it all was. Definitely looked like he was getting up there in age. Surprised to see he did a few other movies after that. I'd imagine it's hard for some actors to not keep playing roles even if they know they've only got a few years left due to health since it's all they know.

    #49 1 year ago

    RIP Burt. Thanks for all the great characters over the years.

    #50 1 year ago

    Man, I grew up on Smokey and the bandit.....r.i.p. my friend....

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