A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him, and lead a better life outside NYC.
- Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
- Studio: Universal Pictures, Epic Productions, Bregman/Baer Productions
- Keyword: new york city, based on novel or book, 1970s, go-go dancer, puerto rico, cocaine, nightclub, gangster, release from prison, criminal past, love, lawyer, drugs, disco, neo-noir
- Cast: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo, Ingrid Rogers, Luis Guzmán