A gang of adolescent thugs coerce drivers into rigged street races so they can steal cars for their chop shop. Despite his relative youth, the gang's leader (Nick Cassavetes) is a figure of fear and hatred and not even the sheriff can arrest him for the murder of another teenager. The arrival of a new guy in town sparks interest from Cassavetes extremely reluctant girl, Sherilyn Fenn, at the same time a mysterious driver is thinning out the gang in a series of fiery encounters. There is action aplenty in this and a young Charlile Sheen does a decent job as the vengeful wraith of the title. This throwaway 80's movie with decent car chases and a pounding soundtrack even manages to capture tones of pale rider, albeit for a less demanding audience.
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