Buck Matthews (Gary Busey) is a former Vietnam veteran/ex-con recently released from the state prison. He returns to the small Midwest town where he grew up only to discover the place overrun by a large motorcycle gang bent on causing trouble. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his young daughter, Buck finds himself all alone. The corrupt town sheriff (Seymour Cassel) is unsympathetic and unwilling to help Buck (because the sheriff is under control of the biker gang leader Blade (William Smith). So, Buck decides to take matters into his own hands, With the help from a fellow Vietnam vet, Deputy J.B. Deveraux (Yaphet Kotto), as well as Buck's former cell-mate, a drug kingpin living in Miami, Buck arms himself to the teeth and wages a one-man war against the motorcyclists to destroy them once and for all. Written by
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Did You Know?
The film could had been the 2nd "Rambo" film and would had seen John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) released from prison, following the events of "First Blood", whom is forced to return home to Arizona and takes on a motorcycle gang that is causing trouble in his hometown. The film ends with the 1982 song "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor played over the credits, which has previously been heard in the 1982 film "Rocky III" starring Sylvester Stallone. See more
In the scene with the dead paramedics, the bottom paramedic clearly blinks right before the camera passes by him. See more
You made a big mistake, Matthews. Never scratch dry shit!
Written by Dan Hartman
and Charlie Midnight
Performed by James Brown
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