C. Thomas Howell directed and stars in this direct-to-video action film, a convoluted crime caper centered around some stolen diamonds.
Johnny Dean (Howell) is a cook at a lonely desert diner where nothing ever happens--until a gangster carrying a satchel of stolen diamonds dies at a table. When two rival groups of thugs arrive looking for the jewels, Johnny takes off with the loot and waitress Becky (Teri Ann Linn). Johnny, who
has served time for petty juvenile crimes, has grown tired of flipping burgers for a living and sees the diamonds as his ticket to the good life. He looks up an old crony, Dice (Rick Shapiro), who agrees to help him fence the diamonds. D...