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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight Details


In this comedy, based on [[Performer~P8346~Jimmy Breslin's~jimmybreslin]] novel, a bungling gang of hoods make increasingly ludicrous attempts on the life of a Mafia boss. Each attempt ends in failure. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi


Tom Lacy
as Religious Salesman
Jo Van Fleet
as Big Momma
Gloria Le Roy
as Ida the Waitress
Robert De Niro
as Mario
Jerry Orbach
as Kid Sally
Philip Sterling
as District Attorney Goodman
Jack Kehoe
as Bartender
Ted Beniades
as A Black Suit
Philip Bruns
as Gallagher
Robert Weil
as Circus Supply Manager
Fran Stevens
as Baccala's Wife
Frank Campanella
as Water Buffalo
Dorothi Fox
as Meter Maid
Gustave Johnson
as Detective Jenkins
Harry Basch
as DeLauria
Florence Tarlow
as Police Waiter
Sam Coppola
as Julie
Margo Winkler
as Airline Clerk
Robert Gerringer
as Commissioner O'Grady
Lorrie Davis
as Jelly's Other Girl
Lionel Stander
as Baccala
Lou Criscuolo
as Junior
Walter Flanagan
as The Super
Elsa Raven
as Mrs. Water Buffalo
Joe Santos
as Ezmo
Leigh Taylor-Young
as Angela
Burt Young
as Willie Quarequio
Leopold Badia
as Old Waiter
Rita Karin
as Mrs. Goldfarb
Irving Selbst
as Big Jelly
Paul Benedict
as Shots O'Toole
Alice Hirson
as Mayor's Wife
James J. Sloyan
as Joey
Johnny Addie
as Race Announcer
Sully Boyar
Jackie Vernon
as Herman
Carmine Caridi
as Tony the Indian
Michael Vincente Gazzo
as Black Suit
George Loros
as Jerry
Frank Jourdano
as TV Reporter
Alisha Fontaine
as Jelly's Girl
Herve Villechaize
as Beppo


James Goldstone
Robert Chartoff
Irwin Winkler
Jimmy Breslin
Book Author
Waldo Salt
Owen Roizman
Dave Grusin
Composer (Music Score)
Robert Gundlach
Art Director
Joseph G. Aulisi
Costume Designer
William C. Gerrity
First Assistant Director
Robert Laden