Abel works hard and rises to the top, but the backdrop to this is a gritty, violent world in which people are targeted for being too successful.
A trucking company is hijacked repeatedly; the drivers are violently beaten. One arms himself, and an attempted hijacking becomes a shoot-out in the middle of the day on a crowded city street. A man chases one of the hijackers for many blocks on foot, eventually catching him, beating him severely, and threatening him with a gun.
A woman wears a revealing dress. A couple embraces and kisses.
Frequent strong language includes "f--k," "s--t," "p---y," and more.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Some social drinking during meals and at home. Many characters smoke cigarettes (accurate for the era).