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>
can he go straight or will he go straight back inside?
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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
There's a mark on the inside of Max's motel room door in one scene, then the next scene there is no mark (this is because, according to the commentary, they redid the motel room in a studio for night shots). 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 ...
Edited into La classe américaine
Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane
Performed by Harry Dean Stanton See more