“Straight Time” quotes

Movie Straight Time
Dustin Hoffman directed this movie in 1978
Title Straight Time
Year 1978
Directors Ulu Grosbard, Dustin Hoffman
Genre Drama, Crime
Plot – Max Dembo is released from prison for good behavior. He rents a nice house, gets a modest job and even meets a girl, Jenny Mercer. The parole officer, Earl Frank, arrests him back unjustly on a pretext and Max thinks he cannot redeem himself anymore, attacking the judge publicly. At this point, Dembo resumes his criminal activities and Jenny is puzzled, but she flees with him.
All actors – Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, M. Emmet Walsh, Rita Taggart, Kathy Bates, Sandy Baron, Jake Busey, Tina Menard, Stephanie Ericsson, Dave Kelly
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  • “- Max Dembo: You know what I'd like to do... Why don't you run me by that hotel we'll check it out.
    - Mickey: Yeah, well I'll drive you out there but I'm not gonna rob it for you, you have to do that yourself. I got stomach trouble... no guts.”

    Dustin Hoffman - Max Dembo
    Edward Bunker - Mickey
    [Tag:courage, theft]