Danny Aiello plays Jack Ruby, the man who shot Lee Harvey Oswald, in this fictionalised biography. Ruby is a small-time nightclub owner who supplements his income by smuggling cocaine and selling information to the FBI. Big-league Mafia guys ask him to help them get a Mob boss out of Cuba and then involve him in a plot to kill Castro. However, late in the day, Ruby realises that it is in fact not Castro they plan to assassinate, but President Kennedy. Also starring Sherilyn Fenn as Candy Cane, a stripper at Ruby's club.