Another GODFATHER-inspired film featuring violence and the berserk ambitions of one of Brooklyn's toughest hoodlums, Joey Gallo, a Sartre-reading thug who confused class with brass. Boyle and his brother Torn pull off a routine caper, and Boyle is sent to Attica. Here he forms alliances
with NYC black gangs, which he trades on to buck the Manhattan Mafia when he is released. At first Adler, the shifty Mafia don, tells Boyle "Take all you can hold," believing the young Turk doesn't have enough "soldiers" to launch a full-scale war. When he realizes that Boyle has ranks of black
criminals behind him, Adler panics and orders Boyle killed. Just as he is about to take c...