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. When he is released again, he assaults the parole officer, steals his car, and returns to a life of crime. Written by
Andrew DeLaVergne <email@example.com>
He's an ex-con. He's got to get a job . . . keep his dignity . . . and still go straight! [Australia Theatrical]
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Did You Know?
Uncredited, Michael Mann
worked on adapting the film's source novel "No Beast So Fierce" by Edward Bunker
for the movie's script . The book later acted as a point of reference for Mann for the Neil McCauley character (played by Robert De Niro
) when Mann later made the movie Heat
(1995). See more
Max tells the parole officer that the hotel room costs $17 per week. However, when he initially starts renting it, he agrees on the price of $18 per week. See more
[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...
Yeah, I got something.
Well, let's do it.
Don't you wanna know what it is?
I don't give a damn what it is, let's just do it... What is it?
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 ...
References El bracero del año
Two of Us
Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Norma Green
(as Norma Helms) See more