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Max Dembo (Character)
from Straight Time (1978)

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Straight Time -- Academy Award-winner Dustin Hoffman and Gary Busey star in the dramatic and riveting story of an ex-con battling for a new life and love in the glare and tension of the big city.

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  1. Straight Time (1978) Played by Dustin Hoffman

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From Straight Time (1978)
Jerry Schue: [Max, Jerry and Carol are enjoying a backyard barbecue. Carol leaves to grab some drinks] Get me outta here. They're killing me. I can't make this scene anymore, get me outta here... You got something, I know you got something...
Max Dembo: Yeah, I got something.
Jerry Schue: Well, let's do it.
Max Dembo: Don't you wanna know what it is?
Jerry Schue: I don't give a damn what it is, let's just do it... What is it?
Max Dembo: Bunch of old guys play poker over in a motel out in the valley. They got about twenty thousand dollars on the table. We just tip toe in, tip toe out and it's all ours. There ain't no cops because they can't call.
Jerry Schue: Great. You got the guns?
Max Dembo: Yeah.
Jerry Schue: [Jerry notices Carol coming back. He whispers to Max] Need a shotgun.
[Carol enters the scene with beers and a guitar]
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