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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Did You Know?
The movie's line "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" was voted as the #18 movie quote by the American Film Institute (out of 100). See more
In the machine shop, after Parker decides to drop a motor from an overhead crane onto Cody he moves the scrap metal barrel to the middle of the aisle. There is scrap piled toward the top of the barrel but in the next shot of the barrel it appears empty with no metal showing. See more
I'd look good in a mink coat, honey.
You'd look good in a shower curtain.
Five O'Clock Whistle
Music by Josef Myrow
, Kim Gannon
& Gene Irwin
Played on a radio See more