Cody Jarrett is the sadistic leader of a ruthless gang of thieves. Afflicted by terrible headaches and fiercely devoted to his 'Ma,' Cody is a volatile, violent, and eccentric leader. Cody's top henchman wants to lead the gang and attempts to have an 'accident' happen to Cody, while he is running the gang from in jail. But Cody is saved by an undercover cop, who thereby befriends him and infiltrates the gang. Finally, the stage is set for Cody's ultimate betrayal and downfall, during a big heist at a chemical plant.
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
Pick up the pieces folks, Jimmy's in action again!
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Did You Know?
The movie's line "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" was voted as the #18 movie quote by the American Film Institute (out of 100). See more
At the motel Cody says to his wife and his Ma, "We'll leave the sedan, that's the car they've be look-in' for.... I'll get the coupe", but the gang doesn't have any coupes. The Mercury they leave in is a sedan too. See more
Maybe I am nuts. Let's go in and have drink.
Five O'Clock Whistle
Music by Josef Myrow
, Kim Gannon
& Gene Irwin
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