His name infamous. His reputation ruthless. But when James Animal Allen (Ving Rhames) is locked up in a maximum security prison, he meets a revolutionary (Jim Brown) who changes his life. Now a reformed man, James is released only to find that his own son (Terrence Howard) has assumed a life of crime and violence. Can a father haunted by his past redeem his family from the very streets he created, or will he be forced to make the ultimate sacrifice? Enter this dangerous world where death is only a breath away. Discover the power of a father trying to tear down his own legacy in order to save his son.