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Posted by on Jul 25, 2008 in Kick-Back Friday

Kick-Back Friday: #24

Kick-Back Friday: #24


Reportedly one of Dustin Hoffman’s favorites, Straight Time (1978) also features newbies Gary Busey (before he went absolutely meshuga), Kathy Bates, and Theresa Russell, along with M. Emmet Walsh. Rock on, casting director Dianne Crittenden.

Hoffman, playing lifelong con and current parolee Max Dembo, tries to make itas the film title indicateslegitimately.

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