In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White (Mickey Rourke) becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai (John Lone), an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows increasingly willing to violate police protocol, resorting to progressively violent measures — even as his concerned wife, Connie (Caroline Kava), and his superiors beg him to consider the consequences of his actions.
It isn’t the Bronx or Brooklyn. It isn’t even New York. It’s Chinatown…and it’s about to explode