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
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can he go straight or will he go straight back inside?
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Did You Know?
The meaning of the film's "Straight Time" title refers to the post-prison activities of an ex-convict who is not performing anymore criminal acts, as with the similar expression "Going Straight", it being the title also of a number of other film & TV titles. 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
Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane
Performed by Harry Dean Stanton See more