A trigger-happy outlaw and his brutal band of thieves make for Mexico following a high-profile gold heist, only to find their escape plan complicated by the madness of greed in this violent Western starring Klaus Kinski. Dan Hogan (Kinski) has just carried out the crime of a lifetime, and the Texas Rangers are hot on his trail. With the gold weighing Dan and his boys down on the trail to Mexico, mysterious stranger John Webb agrees to spirit the outlaws to their destination in exchange for half of the take. As the trail grows increasingly tense due to Hogan's ever-increasing paranoia, he vows to gun down anyone who comes between him and his beloved gold. When Dan's trigger-happy ways find the ranks of his gang quickly dwindling, he finds himself facing his most fierce opponent yet in the form of the enigmatic John Webb.