Set in rural Arkansas, PASS THE AMMO takes aim at a lucrative teleministry run by the greedy husband-and-wife preaching team of Ray and Darla Porter (Tim Curry and Annie Potts). Angry that Porter has conned the $50,000 life savings out of his girl friend's dying grandmother, a young
redneck, Jesse (Bill Paxton), leads his girl friend and two ex-cons to invade Porter's fortresslike "Tower of Bethlehem" and rob the vault of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Finding themselves surrounded by police, Jesse's gang gets into the television station and on live TV begins blowing holes
in Porter's hypocritical persona, telling the audience about his Rolls-Royces and ritzy su...