Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma,' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical plant. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
Searing the screen like the death-blast of a sub-machine gun ! ! !
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Ranked #4 on the American Film Institute's list of the 10 greatest films in the genre "Gangster" in June 2008. See more
The gas station attendant removes the radiator cap with his bare hand. See more
You wouldn't kill me in cold blood, would ya?
No, I'll let ya warm up a little.
Referenced in Britannia Hospital
Five O'Clock Whistle
Music by Josef Myrow
, Kim Gannon
& Gene Irwin
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