Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York City neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman, and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, it does not work. Soon he is battling the Souls and not only changing their attitudes, but the attitudes of his previously intimidated neighbors as well.
There comes a time when we have to stand up and be counted. This is the story of one man who did.
Did You Know?
Tony DiBenedetto (famous for being the Chicken Pimp in The Exterminator (1980)) has a non-speaking uncredited cameo at the beginning of this movie exchanging mean glances with Jan-Michael Vincent. Meaning Tony was the reason Vincent was kicked off the ship they were both on. Thus setting this movie in motion. See more
After Tom Gamble is mugged by The Souls in the station bathroom, one of them walks by Angel Cruz twice. See more
Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Breakin'
Composed by Gerard McMahon
Performed by Gerard McMahon See more