Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien has been sent to a juvenile prison for vehicular manslaughter. Most unfortunately, the person he kills is the kid brother of his nemesis Paco Moreno, who vows revenge by raping Mick's girlfriend. Paco is caught and sent to the same prison where he re-works his revenge plan, and Mick has no choice but to defend himself. Written by
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insisted on being called the name of his character, Mick O'Brien, during production of the movie. Moreover, when Penn spent a week's filming at the St. Charles maximum-security youth reformatory, his official name-tag identification read "Mick O'Brien". See more
In a fight scene near the climax, a member of crew (complete with camera). See more
Hey. What are the odds on me now, Perretti?
Three to two... against you. Nothing personal.
References Halloween II
Performed by Ashford & Simpson
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