Young and Dangerous is a 1957 film featuring bad boy Tommy Price (Mark Damon) and good girl Rosemary Clinton (Lili Gentle). Tommy is the leader of a gang known for criminal activities and Rosemary is a sweet girl looking forward to a bright future. Their first date ends in disaster with Tommy cooling his heels at the police station and Rosemary's parents forbidding her to see him again. Tommy, however, finds himself in love with Rosemary and decides to pursue her no matter what it takes. Rosemary and Tommy continue to get together, finding they have much in common with each other. They both feel like their parents don't understand them and that their attraction to each other is strong. Tommy begins to learn more about himself and about what could be possible for his future if he becomes willing to make necessary changes in his life. Rosemary's influence encourages Tommy to seek out a better future for himself.