Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien (Sean Penn) 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 (Esai Morales), who vows revenge by raping Mick's girlfriend (Ally Sheedy). Paco is caught and sent to the same prison where he reworks his revenge plan, and Mick has no choice but to defend himself. Written by
There's Only One Person Left Who Believes Mick O'Brien Can Make It... Mick O'Brien.
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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
When Horowitz puts the "acid" on the fence, he only puts it on one side. When they escape, they kick out both sides of the fence. See more
My name is Gene Daniels. Call me Mr. Daniels, I like that, don't call me anything else.
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