An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter.
Laura, a Long Island dental hygienist, sneaks cigarettes and pounds back beers to cope with her unfaithful husband, overbearing family, and a brother-in-law who's loved her since high school. Her life really spins out of control when her husband suddenly dies and her 12-year-old son tells an outrageous lie at school to impress his new classmates. Laura's going to need a little help to settle into a normal life or a lot more beer!
In 1963, three enterprising, middle-class friends from southern California planned the impossible: the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra, Jr. Minute by minute, misstep by misstep, this is the fascinating recreation of a swinging true crime that turned a budding young singer into one of the most famous hostages in history.