Darrell is a successful club DJ who one night unexpectedly rescues a woman from a dangerous situation. The woman turns out to be the wife of Frank Pacelli, one of New York City's most powerful mobsters. To show his appreciation, Pacelli gives Darrell a job -- serving as bodyguard for this beautiful daughter, Dolly. A short-lived romance blooms between Darrell and Dolly, but it is not long before the couple are quarreling, making Pacelli more than a bit unhappy with his new hire. However, Pacelli also has a mob war and a disloyal, ambitious young lieutenant to deal with. Darrell soon finds that Pacelli's problems, quickly become his problems too.