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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


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


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