John Trevor escapes from the military base where he commanded Project: Kill, a mind control experiment that used drugs to create bodyguards and assassins for the United States and makes his way to the Philippines. Soon Trevor finds himself in love with Lee Su and feeling the with drawl symptoms from the drugs for the mind control that make him very dangerous not only to himself but everyone around him. His former second in command Project: Kill agent Frank Lassiter has been ordered to find him before the with drawl effects become too violent and before he sells out the program. Asian mobster Alok Lee is also after Trevor in the hopes of getting the secrets of Project: Kill. Time is running out for Trevor as the with drawl becomes worse, Lassiter, the Philippine police, and Lee's men close in on him.
Did You Know?
Released 36 years before Bourne Legacy (2012), another film which has a similar plot elements and was also shot in the Philippines. See more
Hook begins to refill Jonathan's glass when Carl tells him to, but in the next shot he's refilling Carl's glass. See more
[addressing a room full of recruits
Now what you've just seen is a re-enactment of a successful interdiction operation that took place six years ago. Interdiction and protective reaction; those will be your areas of duty. This unit which you're all so hot to become members of, came about because of the events that occurred in the early sixties. It is the only effective means of combating political assassination by the interception and the destruction of the assassin himself.
Referenced in The Bourne Identity
The Lonely World
Lyrics by Sid Wayne
Music by Robert O. Ragland
Sung by Pilita Corrales See more