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Straight Time (1978)

R
114 min | Crime, Drama

After being released on parole, a career burglar assaults his former probation officer, returns to a life of crime, and goes on the run.
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Writers
Edward Bunker (novel "No Beast So Fierce") (screenplay) | Alvin Sargent (screenplay) | Jeffrey Boam (screenplay)
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Cinematographer
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Dianne Crittenden (as Diane Crittenden)
Production Designer
Stephen B. Grimes (as Stephen Grimes)
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$4,000,000
Gross (US & Canada)
$9,900,000
Gross (World)
$9,900,000
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Release date
Mar 17, 1978 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Dustin Hoffman
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Theresa Russell
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Gary Busey
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Harry Dean Stanton
Jerry Schue Jerry Schue   See fewer
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M. Emmet Walsh
Earl Frank Earl Frank   See fewer
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Rita Taggart
Carol Schue Carol Schue   See fewer
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Kathy Bates
Selma Darin Selma Darin   See fewer
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Jake Busey
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Tina Menard
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Stephanie Ericsson
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Dave Kelly
Counterman Counterman   See fewer
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Don Sommese
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Kit Jee Wong
Grocer Grocer   See fewer
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Peter Kwong
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Jane Howard
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Ronald L. Mellinger
Jail Guard Jail Guard   See fewer
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Michael Blakley
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John Colton
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Edward Bunker
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Corey Rand
Carlos Carlos   See fewer
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John Gilgreen
Bank Guard Bank Guard   See fewer
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Mary Craven
Bank Teller Bank Teller   See fewer
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Peter Jurasik
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Enid Hendershot
Girl at Bank Girl at Bank   See fewer
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James Ray
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Stuart I. Berton
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Barry Cahill
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Susan Sherman
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Francesca Drown
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Ernest Taylor III
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Fran Ryan
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Bob Jarvis
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Mark F. Hill
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Mags Kavanaugh
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John McKinley Robertson
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7.4 / 10 | 6,743 votes