Straight Time Trailer

Straight Time Trailer (1978)

"Please God, don't let him get caught." 18 March 1978 Drama, Crime 114 mins

After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.

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Dustin Hoffman

as Max Dembo

Theresa Russell

as Jenny Mercer

Gary Busey

as Willy Darin

Harry Dean Stanton

as Jerry Schue

M. Emmet Walsh

as Earl Frank

Rita Taggart

as Carol Schue

Kathy Bates

as Selma Darin

Sandy Baron

as Manny

Jake Busey

as Henry Darin (as Jacob Busey)

Peter Kwong

as Grocery Clerk

Fran Ryan

as Cafe Owner


Gail Mutrux

Gail Mutrux Associate Producer

Howard Pine

Howard Pine Executive Producer

Owen Roizman

Owen Roizman Director of Photography

International Releases Dates

United States 18 March 1978

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