A gritty probe into the seedy nighttime world of sex clubs, starring Tom Berenger as Matt Rossi, a seemingly callous manager of topless dancers. When a couple of his girls are attacked and mutilated, he at first suspects rival talent agent Goldstein (Jan Murray) is behind the brutality.
The real killer, however, is Pazzo (John Foster), a deranged martial arts expert who feels he's providing a worthwhile service by ridding the world of these "dirty" girls, and who chronicles his assaults in a notebook with "Fear City" scrawled in blood on the cover. Al Wheeler (Billy Dee Williams)
is a tough homicide cop who doesn't much like Rossi or his mob pals, and who feels the...