After serving ten years in prison in New Orleans, the smalltime criminal Frankie Kelly comes to the house of his younger brother, James Kelly, who is a mechanic in a local workshop. James is dating the gorgeous Emily, who works as operator in the NOLA Police Department, and lives a honest life. Frankie introduces James to his friends Sugar and Ray that helped him in the prison and soon James learns that they are planning a bank heist with the gangster Spoonie. He tries to recuse to participate but Ray forces him threatening his older brother. What will James do?