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  1. The 25 best football movies ever, from 'Rudy' to 'Friday Night Lights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | USA Today

    ... (Gene Hackman, left) and an unlikely star quarterback (Keanu Reeves) head up a motley gridiron crew. 10. "The Longest Yard" (1974): Burt Reynolds stars an incarcerated quarterback who has to lead a jailhouse gang in a game against the guards. 10. ...

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  2. A Mighty Pretty CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Folio Weekly

    The movies came fast and furious, like Deliverance , The Longest Yard , Starting Over , and Woody Allen's Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex* . In 1972, he became a pop culture icon, posing nearly nude in a Cosmopolitan centerfold, a bad move he later regretted, like other mistakes in his life and career.

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  3. Legendary actor Burt Reynolds dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    During the 70s Reynolds starred in nearly 20 films, including the classics "Smokey and the Bandit," "The Longest Yard" and "Deliverance." Known as the quintessential man's man, he and even posed for a semi-nude centerfold that appeared in Cosmopolitan in 1972.

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  4. Burt Reynolds remembered in private funeral in West Palm Beach, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... s Reynolds had become one of the biggest movie stars in the world. His film credits include "Deliverance," "The Longest Yard," "The Cannonball Run" and "Boogie Nights."

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  5. Burt Reynolds may be buried at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... (Chris Rock, left) to help him field a football team of inmates to take on the guards in the comedy "The Longest Yard." (Courtesy of Paramount Studios) Actor Burt Reynolds speaks during a Q&A session at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Last Movie ...

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  6. Burt Reynolds may be buried at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... (Chris Rock, left) to help him field a football team of inmates to take on the guards in the comedy "The Longest Yard." (Courtesy of Paramount Studios) Actor Burt Reynolds speaks during a Q&A session at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Last Movie ...

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  7. Sally Field Details 'controlling' Relationship With Burt ReynoldsRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | WENN Blog

    ... his grip, sometimes literally" on her. The memoir also outlines how she ended up cooking and cleaning for The Longest Yard star with little financial assistance - and that she feels the relationship led her to neglect her young sons from a previous ...

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  8. Smokey and the Bandit takes top spot in Burt Reynolds' pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Prince George Citizen

    Coming in a distant second was the canoe trip that went very, very wrong in Deliverance with 22 per cent of the vote and 167 votes. The Longest Yard took 14 per cent of the vote and 109 votes, while The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas took eight per cent with 60 votes.

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  9. Sally Field reveals brutal secret life with BurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    BURT Reynolds was such a controlling partner he banned Sally Field from attending the award show that was to be her breakthrough win, she reveals in her explosive memoir. Burt Reynolds, whose good looks and charm made him one of Hollywood's most popular actors as he starred in films such as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit in the 1970s and '80s, has died aged 82. NO ARCHIVING AAP VIDEO BEYOND 48 HOUR NEWS USAGE SHE had the Sixties' sunniest smile and her talent saw the all-American teen TV star grow up to win two Oscars.

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  10. Burt Reynolds left son Quinton out of his will: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Fox News

    MAY 19: Actor Burt Reynolds and his son Quinton arrive at the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "The Longest Yard" at the Chinese Theater on May 19, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Reynolds' will did not provide for his son.

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  11. An Oklahoman and the BanditRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... and "Million Dollar Baby," Hollywood legend Albert S. Ruddy, who both wrote and produced Reynolds' "The Longest Yard," as well as producing both "The Cannonball Run" and "The Cannonball Run II," considered the superstar totally free of pretension ...

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  12. New Quebec Plus Series gets underway SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | HarnessLink.com

    ... is still VERY green) but he is learning from every start he made so far." "His name came from the movie The Longest Yard ," Velaye explained. "with Adam Sandler, and in French the movie title was Dernier Essai and his owner, Guy Corbeil of Mirabel, ...

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  13. New movies and TV streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and HBO NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... about the development of the first manned mission to Mars. It comes from the creator of "House of Cards." "The Longest Yard" (Amazon Prime, Hulu): The recently departed Burt Reynolds' second-best film (No. 1 being "Boogie Nights," duh, which is ...

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  14. Smiley: On laughing at lawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... by the Hubble, you can actually see the lawyers rushing to the scene. Dear Smiley: In 1974 the film "The Longest Yard" was to open in Tallahassee and Burt Reynolds, a Florida State grad, was to attend. Those of us in the fine arts programs were sure ...

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  15. The Gamble-Tron is not eastbound, but we are downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Coug Center

    ... was Reynolds a good athlete in real life, one of his most famous roles (non-backwoods category) came in The Longest Yard as Paul Crewe, who played QB for the inmates. And while you all know about his roles in Cannon Ball Run and Smokey and the ...

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  16. Harkins Theaters Is Hosting a Burt Reynolds Retrospective Starting This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Phoenix New Times

    ... about four city slickers terrorized by hillbillies while on a canoe trip was Reynolds' breakout role. The Longest Yard (1974, R). You might have seen the remake starring Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, and Burt Reynolds himself, but you probably haven't ...

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  17. Burt Reynolds Was a Star With Nothing to HideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Time

    ... career. Reynolds, who died at age 82 on Sept. 6, was the affable anchor of action films and comedies-The Longest Yard (1974), Smokey and the Bandit (1977)-that weren't always taken seriously by critics. But he was marvelous in them, a charismatic, ...

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  18. DanehyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Tucson Weekly

    ... Gene Hackman. But he made some good movies ( Deliverance and Boogie Nights ) and one really special one ( The Longest Yard ). And yes, I know that he was in the second Longest Yard movie, that festering pustule of a criminal remake committed by Adam ...

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  19. Hollywood Can't (Won't) Make Awesome Movies AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Townhall

    ... and impact, and how he reflected what Americans (particularly American men) wanted to be. Flicks like The Longest Yard , Smokey and the Bandit , and the criminally underrated Sharkey's Machine , all offered us a tough but funny hero who took on the ...

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  20. View on Film: Burt Reynolds, the people's superstar of the '70sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Owatonna People's Press

    ... the turn to films in the early '70s. "Deliverance" in 1972 put him on the map as a major movie star, and "The Longest Yard" in 1974 cemented the title. "The Longest Yard" took Reynolds back to his first love, playing football. It was sold as a ...

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