Thieves Like Us

Play Song
Pause Song

About the film

Thieves Like Us

mississippi river based on novel or book coca-cola escaped convict on the run chain gang bank robbery depression era 1930s

Thieves Like Us

Release Date: February 11, 1974

Year    :   1974
Slogan    :   «Robbing 36 banks was easy. Watch what happens when they hit the 37th.»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Jerry Bick, George Litto Productions
Director    :   Robert Altman
Producers    :   Jerry Bick, Robert Eggenweiler, George Litto, Thomas Hal Phillips, Carole Gister
Writers    :   Robert Altman, Calder Willingham, Joan Tewkesbury, Edward Anderson
RunTime    :   123 mins.

Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes refuge with the daughter of the gas station attendant, Keechie. They become romantically involved but their relationship is strained by Bowie's refusal to turn his back on crime. The film is based on the novel Thieves Like Us by Edward Anderson. The novel is also the source material for the 1949 film They Live by Night, directed by Nicholas Ray.

Want to see ?

Main Actors


There are no reviews yet