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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Reynaldo Goulart's rating of the film Straight Time

  2. Muraki's rating of the film Straight Time

    the quite mood of this movie was just great.

  3. Eriugena82's rating of the film Straight Time

    Definitely agree that this something of an underrated classic. Interesting character study of a repeat offender (Max Dembo), questioning whether or not there's something fatalistic in his recidivism, or whether he is a product of circumstance. The tone feels quite restrained, and Hoffman puts it an excellent performance as well.

  4. Johnny Seeker's rating of the film Straight Time

  5. El Biffo's rating of the film Straight Time

    Love, love, love the 1970's New Hollywood. This has got Gary Busey and Dustin Hoffman at their peak, Kathy Bates in one of her first film roles, and Harry Dean Stanton plays guitar and sings a song. 4.6

  6. José Neves's rating of the film Straight Time

    35mm, years ago on a theater screen, straight from memory.

  7. Severus Snape's rating of the film Straight Time

  8. grotescsetorg's rating of the film Straight Time

  9. daniel Russell's rating of the film Straight Time

  10. William's rating of the film Straight Time

    A nicely acted, detailed character study about the difficulties faced by a convict trying to make something of himself. Once M. Emmet Walsh is handcuffed to the freeway fence I couldn't help but feel a little let down though as the rest of the film is a fairly typical (though well done) crime caper. Great support by Stanton, Russell & Busey. The scene with Jake Busey is a highlight.

  11. Lucas Granero's rating of the film Straight Time

    Lo que comienza siendo una historia de redención termina convirtiéndose en una especie de heist film acelerado donde todo está destinado a salir mal. En el medio tenemos un estudio de personaje magistral, al que Hoffman da vida con particular intensidad. En la mirada de su Max Dembo concluye toda la frustración y toda la magnitud de saberse ladrón y vivir la vida con plena conciencia de ello. Ah, y Harry Dean Stanton

  12. Simone Visentini's rating of the film Straight Time

    Stanton is so good and Russell so perturbing. Beautiful ending opening to Education of a Felon. Max Dembo is quite impossible to portray (cause there's no beast so fierce) but Hoffman acts just right.

  13. Christopher M. Jones's rating of the film Straight Time

    SO close to being SO good. Like, it is close to "Dog Day Afternoon"/"Reservoir Dogs" good. If the ending was just a little bit different it would be a bonafide crime masterpiece.

  14. Tamas88's rating of the film Straight Time

    Dustin Hoffman gives yet another of his masterful, transformative character portrayals in this film which tries to understand the urges and choices of a criminal life.

  15. Jaspar Lamar Crabb's rating of the film Straight Time

    NERVOUS GETAWAY! A brilliantly acted film with Hoffman giving one of his two or three really great performances. And Theresa Russell, HD Stanton, Garey Busey, M Emmett Walsh & Kathy Bates thrown in too

  16. mjgildea's rating of the film Straight Time

    How the hell do more people not know about this movie? HOW!? The story takes a while to build up but once that first hour passes, the last hour becomes an amazing ride. Great story and a truly phenomenal cast. Straight Time easily belongs on a top 10 list of 70s cinema.

  17. AlexanderKR's rating of the film Straight Time

    Despite a slightly underwritten female lead character, this is an important film.

  18. Pierluigi Puccini's rating of the film Straight Time

    A hidden jewel that shows 70s gritty and raw cinematic power. Perfect Hoffman characterization of Max Dembo, a man who sees crime as the main engine of his existence.

  19. Ally the Manic Listmaker's rating of the film Straight Time

    I agree with Mark A. This film is severely ignored. It's pretty exciting and good too, so check it out when you have a chance.

  20. Mark Ayala's rating of the film Straight Time

    Any time someone suggests a great film they've never seen, I always suggest this. Written by Eddie Bunker, starring Dustin Hoffman and directed by stage veteran Ulu Grosbard (who directed the original version of David Mamet's "American Buffallo"), Straight Time is a true American crime film and character study that is severely neglected!