A Manhattan bookie trio, led by Jerry (George DiCenzo), gets the goat of Detective Iggy (Scott Glenn), because their electronic devices allow them to anticipate his raids. Meanwhile, dimwitted messenger boy Leon (John Turturro) protects his friend Susan (Elizabeth Perkins) and her son from Susan's abusive husband, who's stolen a fortune in paintings. When Susan asks him to whack her mate, good-natured Leon desperately seeks alternatives. Subsequently, Iggy locates Jerry and informs him that he'll call off those annoying raids, if Jerry forks over $11,000 that Iggy's brother stole from him to gamble with Jerry. This extortion and Iggy isn't budging pales b...