Taglines: All hell broke loose when they stopped.
Jason, a Los Angeles taxi driver whom also works as a collector and numbers runner for a local mobster, crosses paths with young woman and vigilante, named Christine, seeking to avenge the murder of her husband and son by a quartet of hoodlums and gets caught up in the crime underworld of the city.
In the opening scene, a criminal gang led by Brusstar (Joe Spinell) enters a home with the intention of killing a man. A housewife, Christine (Nancy Kwan), survives the hit that kills her husband and young son. Shocked, she discovers that her upstanding citizen of a husband (played by Phil H. Fravel) was a drug dealer.
She decides to take revenge on the criminal gang that has murdered her husband and son. A “down on his luck” L.A. taxi driver and numbers runner, Jason Walk (Robert Forster) unwittingly becomes involved. He helps her in her quest to survive and take revenge on the people who murdered her family.
Walking the Edge is a 1983 crime film and action film written by Curt Allen and directed by Norbert Meisel. It stars Robert Forster, Nancy Kwan, Joe Spinell, A Martinez, James McIntire, Wayne Woodson, Luis Contreras.
Walking the Edge (1985)
Directed by: Norbert Meisel
Starring: Nancy Kwan, Robert Forster, Joe Spinell, A Martinez, James McIntire, Wayne Woodson, Doug Toby, Luis Contreras
Screenplay by: Curt Allen
Cinematography by: Ernie Poulos
Film Editing by: Warren Chadwick
Makeup Department: Alan Marshall
Art Direction by: Dena Roth
Music by: Jay Chattaway
Distributed by: Empire Pictures
Release Date: January 11, 1985