The 1981 film "The Cannonball Run" starred Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett and Dom Deluise. The film also featured a number of other celebrities in cameo roles, including Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr.
The comedy's plot centers on a mad-cap road race across the country. The film's budget was $18 million dollars, and it grossed $59.9 million dollars in the United States, making it one of the most successful movies of 1981. The movie generated two sequels: "Cannonball Run II" (1984) and "Speed Zone" (1989). Portions of the movie were filmed in Georgia where another notable Burt Reynolds' film, "Deliverance" (1972), was also filmed.