Vian McLean (Sean Bean) is an ex-fighter who is filled with resentment. He killed a man with his bare hands and has just spent the last twelve years in prison for the crime. Upon his release from prison, he comes to stay with his Sister Bethley (Kate Walsh) and her son Jimmy, who gets to know Vian and looks up to his uncle as the greatest man he has ever known. Vian struggles to find a job and does, and then meets a girl, Jolene (Eva Longoria), and falls in love. Everything seems to be working out, but when a tragic event happens Vian is thrown into a dark place and faces the greatest challenge of his life, only to be shown the right path in a sudden experience that will alter his life forever.
Nick Tortano is a smooth-talking, ambitious criminal from the streets of Boston. After years spent working for and idolizing the Italian gangsters he finally proves himself to the boss and becomes a made man. However, once inside, Nick conflicts with a moneymaker for the Mafia and begins to drive a wedge between him and Boss.
After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake of mentioning the company’s lax security to his best friend, Eddie (Angarano), & is unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to rob the abundant amounts of cash being stored there – resulting in the largest cash heist in U.S. History. As the stakes continue to rise, Chris and Eddie must outwit James Ransone (Johnson), the veteran NYPD Detective hot on their trail, & the local crime bosses that want to know who pulled a job on their turf.