Alabama party boys and best friends Butch Hampel and Richard Terry meet while working at the local paper mill. The two are inseparable bachelors and roommates living the good life, until a woman comes between them. When one best friend falls for the other man's wife, all bets are off. It's a violation of an age-old code, a code their friends call "Dude Law." But will this be a crime of passion, or a crime of jealousy?