- 1 hr 28 min
The big city mob sends out its best internal personnel enforcer to rural Kansas to lay down the organization's idea of law and order. This branch of the mob is involved in drugs, laundering and the human escort trade. Nothing easy happens when drugs, money and kidnapped girls are involved. Hitman Mary Ann (Gene Hackman) jumps into the middle of a job-gone-wrong with call girl Poppy (Sissy Spacek) and discovers a syndicate of mob members who have taken matters into their own hands. Along with writer, director, and lead Lee Marvin in a defining role as mob boss Nick Devlin, the trio attempt to bring their fellow mobsters back into the fold. The Kansas rancher testing the patience of the entire mob network has taken to the unusual act of turning their enemies into breakfast meat. They are also testing the mob's leniency with an ever-expanding sex trade habit of their own. The official family thug and hitman must bring an element of tradition to this midland group whose actions threaten the safety and integrity of the entire organization.