Variety - 04/19/1978
"...[An] excellent film....[The] strong and handsome production values recreate brilliantly a quarter century of Americana..."
New York Times - 04/26/1978
"...Compelling....A terrifically interesting, complicated subject..."
Stallone plays a Jimmy Hoffa-type in this well-conceived drama about powerful unions.
An ambitious truck driver longing to better the lives of his co-workers climbs his way up through the ranks of his labor union. But as he moves up in the world, he begins to sacrifice his ideals for expediency and even accepts mob assistance in his quest for power.