A serial killer with a morbid voyeur fetish is targeting and terrorizing convenient stores in the city of Los Angeles. He tortures and executes his victims in a ghoulishly artistic way, then steals the surveillance tapes as his bizarre personal trophies.
With the city paralyzed in fear, deliveryman, Morty (Steve Guttenberg), shares his concerns about the recent killings with a group of assorted friends at an isolated downtown liquor store. In a light hearted conversation each member of the group explains, in imaginative ways, how they would kill the psychopath if they ever meet him. Convinced the store is safe, the friends, including Jimmy (James Duval), lock themselves in and settle down for a night of poker.
As the night progresses,