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A theatrical poster for The Old Man & the Gun.

The Old Man and the Gun is an American crime comedy film written and directed by David Lowery. The film is based on the true-life story of Forrest Tucker, a career criminal and prison escape artist. The script is based on David Grann's 2003 article in The New Yorker titled "The Old Man and the Gun", which was later collected in Grann's book The Devil and Sherlock Holmes.

The film stars Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tika Sumpter, Tom Waits and Elisabeth Moss.


  • Robert Redford as Forrest Tucker
  • Casey Affleck as John Hunt
  • Sissy Spacek as Jewel
  • Danny Glover as Teddy
  • Tom Waits as Waller
  • Tika Sumpter as Maureen
  • Ari Elizabeth Johnson as Abilene
  • Teagan Johnson as Tyler
  • Gene Jones as Mr. Owens
  • John David Washington as LT. Kelley
  • Barlow Jacobs as Offerman
  • Augustine Frizzell as Sandra
  • Jennifer Joplin as Martha
  • Lisa DeRoberts as Helen the Teller
  • Carter Bratton as Local News Anchor
  • Mike Dennis as National News Anchor
  • Tomas Deckaj as Mechanic
  • Isiah Whitlock Jr. as Detective Gene Dentler
  • Patrick Newall as Doctor
  • Daniel Britt as Sheriff
  • Leah Roberts as Dora the Waitress
  • Elisabeth Moss as Dorothy
  • Alphaeus Green Jr. as Owner
  • Kevin McClatchy as Agent Morton
  • Keith Carradine as Captain Calder
  • Todd Covert as Agent Rick
  • Kenneisha Thompson as Kelly Lornin
  • Robert Longstreet as Stephen Beckley Jr., Esquire
  • John Wayne Hunt as Trustee Jim
  • Clara Harris as Detective Wilson
  • Jordan Trovillion as Angela the Teller
  • Derek Snow as Security Guard Clayton
  • Barry Mulholland as Husband
  • Annie Fitzpatrick as Wife
  • J. Todd Anderson as Officer Walsh
  • Torie Wiggins as Ms. Phillips
  • Annell Brodeur as Arguing Woman
  • Toby Halbrooks as Arguing Man
  • Christine Dye as Marla the Waitress
  • Tom Lepera as Hungary Guard
  • Warren Bryson as Agent Summers
  • Kelly Mengelkoch as Maddie
  • Asher Parran as Robbie
  • Kyndra Jefferies as Kyra the Waitress
  • Kay Geiger as Bank Manager
  • Nathan Neorr as Agent Krombopulos
  • Dennis J. Barket as Prison Worker
  • Cody Gilbert as Young Forrest
  • Larry Jack Dotson as Manager #1
  • Pam Dougherty as Manager #2
  • Marissa Woolf as Raquel
  • Todd Terry as FBI Agent
  • Sydney Benter as Reporter


  • James Carter as FBI Agent
  • Al Harland as Banker M. Reuter
  • David Pittinger as Banker P. Ford
  • Charles Poole as Officer Bush



Principal photography began in Dayton, Ohio on April 3, 2017.