The Last Days of Frankie the Fly is a 1996 comedy directed by Peter Markle. The film revolves around unappreciated mobster Frankie the Fly (Dennis Hopper). Frankie assists in maintaining a prostitution ring in Hollywood, California during the 1980s. He is constantly insulted and abused by his superior in the criminal organization, Sal (Michael Madsen). Frankie finally decides that he has had enough and plans to make an adult film with a girl he is in love with named Margaret (Daryl Harper) and washed-up movie director Joey (Kiefer Sutherland). However, Sal quickly discovers their plan and is infuriated that they would try to cut him out of their plans and profits. He decides to teach Frankie a lesson by kidnapping and torturing Margaret and Joey. Frankie is shocked by Sal's violence and chooses to ignore his boss's command to leave town; he soon begins to work on a plan for revenge instead.