Thieves Like Us

  • Directed By: Robert Altman

Synopsis: 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.

Shelley Duvall


John Schuck


Bert Remsen


Tom Skerritt

Dee Mobley

Al Scott

Capt. Stammers

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Writers: Calder Willingham, Joan Tewkesbury, Robert Altman
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Studio: Jerry Bick
George Litto Productions
Release Date: Feb 10th, 1974
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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