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(1990)

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  • Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son meanwhile is growing up thinking his father is dead. When Mason wakes up, everyone is in danger - himself, his son, his best friend, his nurse - but most of all those who arranged for his death

    - Written by Rob Hartill
  • In 1983, Senator Vernon Trent is running a high-profile re-election campaign. Los Angeles cop Mason Storm videotapes a meeting where Trent hires killers to kill his opponent so he won't lose the election. When Mason's cover is blown, he gets away temporarily, but when he calls in this information to his partner Kevin O'Malley, he is overheard by corrupt cops who work for Trent. On his way home, Mason stops at a liquor store to pick up some champagne to celebrate his undercover coup with his wife Felicia and his 5-year-old son Sonny. 5 thugs come into the store with guns and blow away the cashier, and Mason kills the thugs. At home, Mason tucks Sonny in, and Mason and Felicia open the champagne. The corrupt cops who overheard Storm's call to Kevin go to Storm's house and start firing their guns. Felicia is killed, and Sonny is missing and presumed dead. Mason himself, declared dead at the hospital, revives only to remain in a coma. Kevin enlists the help of a doctor to keep Mason's survival a secret until he can recuperate and give information on his assailants. 7 years later, in 1990, Kevin has been forced off the LAPD, with Trent and his men now running the show. Mason is in a coma center under the alias of "John Doe," and he's being cared for by nurse Andrea "Andy" Stewart. Mason wakes up from his 7 year coma, and takes some time to recover. After recovering, Mason is reunited with Sonny, who is now 12-years-old, and Mason plans his revenge on Trent.

    - Written by Todd Baldridge
  • Mason Storm is honest and honorable cop. He videotaped a mobster being contracted by someone to kill someone. While Storm was not able to get a clear shot of the other man, Storm recognizes the voice but just couldn't make it. He then calls his partner and tells him about it. Some of the others cops overhear the conversation, and before you know it both men are gunned down in their homes, and drugs are planted. At the hospital, O'Malley an internal affairs cop and friend of Storm, who doesn't believe he's guilty has been assigned the case by the Chief. At first, he and everyone there are told that Storm died and after everybody leaves, another doctor comes out to tell him that Storm is still alive. O'Malley then arranges for Storm to be placed in a coma center under a different name. Seven years go by and Storm wakes up, when one of the staff calls the number on his record looking for O'Malley, someone goes to the hospital and tries to kill Storm but Storm with the help of Andy Stewart escapes. Storm readies himself to go after the men who are trying to kill him.

    - Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Synopsis

Back in 1983 Mason Storm (Seagal) is a Los Angeles police detective who is investigating a mob meeting taking place by a pier...

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