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.
|Dustin Hoffman||Theresa Russell|
|Gary Busey||Harry Dean Stanton|
|M. Emmet Walsh||Rita Taggart|
|Kathy Bates||Sandy Baron|
|15||25 Greatest Films of 1978|