Career burglar Max Dembo (Dustin Hoffman) tries to go straight when he's released from prison, but overzealous parole officer Earl Frank (M. Emmet Walsh) helps ensure he's soon back behind bars. After his second release, Dembo takes revenge on Frank -- and finds his old ways consuming his life once more. Director Ulu Grosbard's powerful drama co-stars Theresa Russell, Gary Busey and Kathy Bates.
Cast: Harry Dean Stanton, Theresa Russell, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Busey, M. Emmet Walsh, Rita Taggart, Kathy Bates, Sandy Baron, Jake Busey, Edward Bunker, Fran Ryan, David Kelly
Director: Ulu Grosbard
Release Year: 1978
Length: 114 minutes
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