Killer's Kiss follows a prominent boxer, Davy Gordon (Jamie Smith), as he struggles to keep the woman he loves, Gloria Price (Irene Kane). However, Vince Rapollo (Frank Silvera), her former employer has other plans, as he also lusts for her. He looks down upon Gordon and plans to employ every tactic at his disposal to keep Gloria for himself. Although Gloria has no intentions of forming a relationship with Vince, he refuses to take no for an answer. This fatal attraction escalates to violence, as Gordon comes to Gloria's apartment after hearing screams only to find that Vince has fled the scene. The film unfolds as things turn criminal and murder leads to a vendetta. This action romance culminates in a death match between Rapollo and Gordon. Will Gordon be able to rescue Gloria from her ex-boss, or will Vince dispatch of the boxer? As one of Stanley Kubrick's earlier cinematic ventures, this aptly displays his talent as a writer.