After his parents were murdered by a drug runner in the '60s, a young boy was found and sheltered by a bag lady (Betty Buckley). After a borderline-feral upbringing in the tenements, the young man (Rob Knepper)─whispered of by the locals as "Wild Thing"─delivers vigilante justice to pushers, pimps, and other predators of the ghetto. Urban jungle actioner, scripted by John Sayles, co-stars Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Davi, Maury Chaykin. 92 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.