California Split

California Split (1974)

…Being the story of two bet-on-anything guys who happily discover something called a "winning streak."

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1974-08-07
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 44 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Won World
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
star 6.6/10
From 44 Ratings


Carefree single guy Charlie Waters rooms with two lovely prostitutes, Barbara Miller and Susan Peters, and lives to gamble. Along with his glum betting buddy, Bill Denny, Charlie sets out on a gambling streak in search of the ever-elusive big payday. While Charlie and Bill have some lucky moments, they also have to contend with serious setbacks that threaten to derail their hedonistic betting binge.

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  • George Segal

    as Bill Denny
  • Elliott Gould

    as Charlie Waters
  • Ann Prentiss

    as Barbara Miller
  • Gwen Welles

    as Susan Peters
  • Edward Walsh

    as Lew
  • Joseph Walsh

    as Sparkie
  • Bert Remsen

    as Helen Brown
  • Barbara London

    as Lady on the Bus
  • Barbara Ruick

    as Reno Marmaid
  • Jay Fletcher

    as Robber
  • Jeff Goldblum

    as Lloyd Harris
  • Barbara Colby

    as Receptionist
  • Vincent Palmieri

    as First Bartender
  • Alyce Passman

    as Go-Go Girl
  • Joanne Strauss

    as Mother
  • Jack Riley

    as Second Bartender
  • Sierra Bandit

    as Woman at Bar
  • John Considine

    as Man at Bar
  • Eugene Troobnick

    as Harvey
  • Richard Kennedy

    as Used Car Salesman
  • John Winston

    as Tenor
  • Bill Duffy

    as Kenny
  • Michael Greene

    as Reno Dealer
  • Tom Signorelli

    as Nugie
  • Sharon Compton

    as Nugie's Wife
Editing Lou Lombardo Editor
Directing Robert Altman Director
Production Robert Altman Producer
Production Scott Bushnell Casting
Crew Carey Loftin Stunt Coordinator
Production Leonard Goldberg Executive Producer
Editing O. Nicholas Brown Editor
Crew Gene LeBell Stunts
Production Joseph Walsh Producer
Writing Joseph Walsh Writer
Production Aaron Spelling Executive Producer
Production Robert Eggenweiler Associate Producer
Camera Paul Lohmann Director of Photography
Editing Dennis M. Hill Assistant Editor
Art Leon Ericksen Art Direction
Editing Tony Lombardo Assistant Editor
Directing Alan Rudolph Second Assistant Director
Crew Craig Pinkard Transportation Co-Captain
Sound Kay Rose Sound Editor
Camera Edmond L. Koons Camera Operator
Crew Larry Holt Stunts
Directing Tommy Thompson Assistant Director
Sound John Vincent Sound
Sound Randy Kelley Assistant Sound Editor
Camera Dick Colean Assistant Camera
Production Mark Eggenweiler Production Assistant
Costume & Make-Up Joe DiBella Makeup Artist
Crew James Thornsberry Transportation Captain
Art Sam J. Jones Set Decoration
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Crew Fritz Braden Driver
Sound James E. Webb Sound Mixer
Art Jerry Graham Property Master
Camera Tom Doherty Grip
Art Bob McLing Property Master
Camera Harry Rez Grip
Crew Gene Clinesmith Driver
Sound Chris McLaughlin Sound
Production Kelly Marshall Production Coordinator
Crew Linn Zuckerman Craft Service
Crew Wanda Walsh Catering
Production Elaine Di Bello Bradish Production Secretary
Crew Regina Gruss Unit Publicist
Directing Carole Gister Script Supervisor
Production Jac Cashin Producer's Assistant
Crew James Marett Driver
Crew Jim Jimenez Driver
Costume & Make-Up Hugh McFarland Costumer
Crew Al Goelz Generator Operator
Camera Eddie Lara Grip
Lighting Randy Glass Gaffer
Camera Ron Frantzvog Assistant Camera
Crew Jacob Hochman Cableman
Sound George Wycoff Sound
Art Paolo Rocco Innamorato First Assistant Art Direction