Defiance Poster

Release Date: 1979

DVD Release Date: April 18th, 2011

PG|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
Merchant mariner Tommy (Jan-Michael Vincent) is stuck in New York's Lower East Side, waiting for his next ship to sail. He mostly keeps to himself, though he takes a liking to a pretty local woman named Marsha (Theresa Saldana). But he also finds that the neighborhood is plagued by a rough, violent gang called the Souls, led by Angel (Rudy Ramos). Tommy stands up to the gang, and his behavior encourages others in the neighborhood to fight back against their tormentors.

Cast: Jan-Michael Vincent, Art Carney, Theresa Saldana, Fernando Lopez, Danny Aiello, Santos Morales, Don Blakely, Frank Pesce

Director: John Flynn

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Underdog, 1970s, Revenge, Inspiring, Suspenseful, Tense, Gripping, New York City, Rescue