A middle-aged woman meets a strange man on the streets at night who shows her the remains of a leather jacket. He takes her back to Brooklyn of 1953, and tells her about Vinnie, his gang, the Stompers, his girl Roz, his friend Crazy Shapiro, and the all-out rumble with the black rival gang, the Chaplins. Written by
Ralph Bakshi, creator of "Fritz the Cat" and "Heavy Traffic" brings you the outrageous '50s the way they really were.
Did You Know?
A good chunk of the movie was shot during the night purely because it was easier for Bakshi to conceal things in the shadows. See more
If there was one thing we learned back then that's still true now, it's that if you turn a woman upside down, they all look alike. So why bother?