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Jane Doe is the real name of arms manufacturer Cy-Kor's recently fired security password employee with top clearance, whose teenage son Michael is kidnapped. She obeys the bizarre instructions, including getting and learning to use a gun and downloading a secret file (after which her work post starts totally deleting), dumping both in a dumpster and waiting nearby, only to witness the company's CEO Churnings being shot by a sniper using an identical weapon. Michael is released, but the pair is now wanted for the murder and both are abducted by armed men, who bring them to a ranch. There they are welcomed by Michael's father, David Doe, who discloses to be an agent of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), and so is Michael, who used her clearance as the whole thing is a sting for the kidnapping and murder's brain, Avery, so he will sell the enemy false data. Alas David's DIA-partner Kurt Simmons and their boss Phelps have a dirty agenda... Written by
Yes, Teri Hatcher enjoys some nice gun action in this movie, and when her character is allowed to be strong, she has moments where she takes your breath away. But she is too often forced to utter unrealistic (under the circumstances) wisecracking dialogue (like in the scene where she first meets Rob Lowe), or even more painful "serious" - "emotional" dialogue. Another reviewer said that she sucks as a mother, but personally I feel she should get some kind of Best Mother award just for never attempting to kill her son with her bare hands, because he really is an obnoxious jerk. As for the movie itself, the unusual device of dropping the viewer right into the middle of the action grips you at first, but then the script starts piling on the stupid plot twists. All in all, a passable techno-thriller. (**)
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