A classic noir thriller. Dave Burke is an embittered ex-policeman whose career was shattered when he refused to cooperate with the crime commission. Putting the law behind him, he plans a heist and recruits the perfect team. No one is keen to join Burke, but financial pressures force the reluctant participants to agree. However, as the day draws nearer, tensions within the gang threaten to boil over dangerously, leading to an explosive climax as the day of reckoning dawns.