Brandon (Brandon Lee) is a tough young man working by day as a car-compactor in the auto junkyard and by night as a waiter. Good looking and skilled in martial arts, Brandon has one major weakness - an unceasing desire to use his might for justice. A so called friend Michael (Michael Wong) manages to get Brandon framed for the slaughter of a cop and consequently sent to prison. In jail he becomes a close friend of a clever small-time crook called Hoi after coming to Hoi's aid during a fight with some other inmates. When Brandon learns how he was set up by Michael he and Hoi try, unsuccessfully, to break out of jail. Six years later they are released and by now Michael has become a Mafia boss leading an army of blood-thirsty thugs. Having armed themselves with the latest weapons Brandon and Hoi declare war on Michael. The final confrontation escalates into a bloodbath which will determine their ultimate fate!