In the heat and decay of modern Detroit, a struggling screenwriter is about to be driven to madness. Reno Miller's life is falling apart. His bills are piling up, he's fighting with his girlfriend, and a loud punk band just moved into his basement. The walls of the city are closing in on Reno Miller. Violence seems like the only way out from this living nightmare, and he has a brand new power drill. Thieves, prostitutes, and other lowlifes become targets for the Detroit Driller Killer.