This no-way-out drama fills the bill as a lean-mean vehicle for its scriptwriter-star, James Russo. Having paid his debt to society, parolee Frank Miles (Russo) intends to straighten up and fly right That is, if his former associate, Michael Dickerson (Jon Polito), forks over the $200,000 he owes the ex-con. By day, Frank toils as a lowly mechanic; by night, he pesters Dickerson for his nest egg. As he buys time by stonewalling Frank, Dickerson orders a hit on his old partner. Frank, who's smitten with a waitress named Dora (Theresa Russell), just wants to claim what's his and set up housekeeping. Instead, he has foils assassins and slay Dickerson in self-def...