An Italian delicatessen owner in south Philadelphia can no longer tolerate seeing his friends terrorized by local hoodlums. So he forms a neighborhood watch group to right the situation. However, his good intentions are soon overshadowed by his growing love of publicity, and by the vigilantism of the group, who favor beating up the offenders rather than calling the police. When the police and the vigilantes confront each other, a television news team is there to cover the story.
Tom Skerritt, Patti LuPone, Michael Sarrazin, Yaphet Kotto, David Rasche, Donna DeVarona, Gina DeAngelis, Jonathan Adam Sherman, Pat Cooper, James Lovelett, Joseph Ragno, Sal Richards, Frank Sivero, Lewis Van Bergen, Jim Moody, Peter Brocco, Patch Mackenzie, Pete Richardson, Jean Erlich, Bob Ryan, Tony Devon, G James Reed, Dean Bennett, George Mahos, Joseph R Sicari, Robert Hitt, Earle Hyman, Ted Ross, James Andronica, John Aquino, Allan Graf, Jean Laws, Josh Mostel, Ronald Maccone, Ralph Monaco, Brass Adams, Tony Munafo, Maxine Greene, Andrew Edwards, Tom Ryan