They're hip. They're tough. And they're methodically annihilating the city's most powerful crime bosses.
They're The Young Americans, a new and deadly order of gangsters.
Harvey Keitel (Reservoir Dogs, The Piano) is John Harris, a Drug Enment Agent on the trail of Carl Frazer (Viggo Mortenson, Boiling Point, The Indian Summer). Frazer will stop at nothing to seize the mob's drug trade, recruiting violent street punks to do his killing. Harris' only hope is to enter Chris, a confused dead-end kid whose only allegiance is to his friends.
But when Frazer's murderous ways hit too close to home, Chris crosses the line between honor and deceit to infiltrate the gang. Ultimately, both he and Harris must face Frazer's wrath in a deadly confrontation at point-blank range...