Dan Williams is the enforcer and debt collector for Christian Gregory, who is both his boss and friend. Dan has a young daughter, Olivia whom he tries to keep away from his violent world. This proves impossible when someone from his peers becomes infatuated with her and, seizing an opportunity , suddenly and violently takes away the innocence Dan has tried so hard to protect. When Olivia's attacker is set free without charge Dan embarks on a twenty-four hour revenge rampage through the city, hell-bent on vengeance for the attack. Experienced but disillusioned detective D.C David Reed foresees the impending bloodbath and desperately seeks the authorization from his superior officers to intervene and stop a war on the streets before it starts. Learning of Dan's intent, Christian hires the notorious hit man Mr. Gallo to hunt Dan down before he completes his mission. Knowing time is against him Dan desperately and violently seeks out his target while D.C Reed's intervention could very well bring about the tragedy he is trying so hard to avoid. Dan's mission becomes a race against time to ensure that in Retribution - everybody pays.