Joe is troubled in his search for success. He teams up with his friends, Danny and Jake to embark on a life of crime. Their incompetence is quickly revealed, as their attempt to pull off a string of robberies ends in disaster. Discouraged and hungry for a life in the big-time, Joe takes a tip from a street hustler, and attempts to join a local crime syndicate. Much to his surprise, not only is he accepted into the crime family, he is immediately taken under the wing of the mob boss, and is quickly dispatched on assignments of increasing difficulty. Once his loyalty and abilities have been proven, he is given an assignment small time thieves only dream about....a large-scale robbery that will earn him invaluable respect from the organisation. Desperately wanting to succeed, Joe enlists the help of his friends from the old neighbourhood to pull off the job. But soon the robbery reveals itself as a set-up with delay results.