|Warren Oates||Nichol Dance|
|Harry Dean Stanton||Stanton|
|Elizabeth Ashley||Jeannie Carter|
When spoiled Tom Skelton comes back home to Key West, Fla., he decides to put his wayward days behind him and start a business. Borrowing from his wealthy grandfather, he opens a fishing guide service and immediately runs afoul of the competition. Blue collar guides Nichol Dance and Carter resent Tom, and try to pressure him into quitting. Tom retaliates by blowing up their boat, and the conflict only escalates from there.