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  • A retired special agent named John Matrix led an elite unit and has left the armed forces to live in a secluded mountain home with his daughter Jenny. But now he is forced out of retirement when his daughter is kidnapped by a band of thugs intent on revenge! Unbeknownst to Matrix, the members of his former unit are being killed one by one. Even though Matrix' friend General Franklin Kirby gives Matrix armed guards, attackers manage to kidnap Matrix and Jenny. Matrix learns that Bennett, a former member of his Matrix' unit who was presumed dead has kidnapped him to try to force Matrix to do a political assassination for a man called Arius (who calls himself El Presidente), a warlord formerly bested by Matrix who wishes to lead a military coup in his home country. Since Arius will have Jenny killed if Matrix refuses, Matrix reluctantly accepts the demand.

    - Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}
  • A retired Special Forces officer, Colonel John Matrix (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger), is living the quiet life. He is happily spending his time in a remote country house where he dotes on his daughter, Jenny (Alyssa Milano). However, some mercenaries, former colleagues of his, have other plans. They kidnap Jenny and give Matrix an ultimatum - assassinate a central American leader or they will kill Jenny. Matrix has other ideas.

    - Written by grantss
  • Colonel Matrix has retired and is living with his 10 year old daughter in the country. His Daughter is kidnapped to assure that Matrix will kill the president of a latin American country to allow the return of a dictator. Matrix escapes off a plane flight and has until it lands to rescue his daughter. Matrix must follow the clues he has and solve the mystery in time.

    - Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>
  • Colonel John Matrix is retired from the army, and he's living in the mountains of California with his 11-year-old daughter Jenny. Jenny is kidnapped by Bennett, one of John's former soldiers. Bennet's boss, exiled Latin American dictator Arius, demands that John assassinate the president of Arius's country so Arius can reinstate himself as dictator. John is put on a southbound airplane with a guard, but before the airplane can take off, John snaps the guard's neck, jumps off of the airplane, and sets out to locate Jenny. While John is tracking down Arius and Bennett, John enlists the help of a young woman named Cindy. As John and Cindy close in on the island where Jenny is being held, they are confronted by hordes of men who work for Arius and Bennett. But John is willing to do anything to rescue Jenny...even if he has to start a one man World War III.

    - Written by Todd Baldridge
  • John Matrix is a former Army Special Forces man who has been trying to live a normal life with his daughter, Jenny. But now, his former CO informs him that some of his men have been killed and like Matrix they to have been trying to live normal lives under new identities. Which means that someone from Matrix's past is looking for him. After the General leaves some men attack his house and kidnap his daughter. He then learns that one of the men is one of his men, whom he thought was among the ones killed and who apparently has some kind of grudge against him. He learns that he is working for a South American dictator he helped overthrow and he wants Matrix to kill the President who succeeded him or else his daughter is dead. Matrix has no choice but to do what they say but when he is on the plane he kills the one with him and jumps out. And has 11 hours until the plane lands to find his daughter and save her. With the help of a woman he pulled in, he goes after the dictator's men hoping one of them will tell him where his daughter is.

    - Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com
  • Colonel John Matrix is a retired Special Forces commando now living in the country with his daughter Jenny and are trying to live normal lives and live under new identities. John learns from his former commanding officer General Kirby that members of his unit have been gunned down one-by-one and someone from John's past is out to get him and leaves two soldiers to protect him and Jenny. But Jenny is kidnapped by Arius, a exiled Latin dictator and learns Bennett, one of his men, who he kicked out of his unit is working with Arius. Arius wants John to assassinate the president of Arius's country, if John succeeds in assassinating the president he'll return Jenny unharmed, but if John refuses or if he fails to assassinate the president, he will kill Jenny. Managing to get off the airplane, with only 11 hours before the airplane lands in Airus's country, John helped by a woman named Cindy sets out to find where Airus and Bennett are holding Jenny captive, and confronting Airus's associates in hoping they will tell him where Jenny is, and he will stop at nothing as he sets out to save Jenny... Even if he has to start a one man war.

    - Written by Daniel Williamson
  • A retired elite Black Ops Commando launches a one man war against a group of South American criminals who have kidnapped his daughter to blackmail him into starting a revolution and getting an exiled dictator back into power.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm and Votesmall


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