A Marine on death row is recruited by a shadowy U.S. military officer as part of a top-secret ops team, then gets framed for murder when the team and its officer set him up as the fall guy for the assassination of the First Lady.
Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. Their mission is to neutralize criminals who had avoided conventional law enforcement methods. On his first Mission, James is made the fall guy for the assassination of the first lady and everyone is looking for him and Dr. Victoria Constantini who was lucky to videotape what happened. One of the forces looking for him is military, led by Gen. Adam Woodward, which is in fact an alias for Grant Casey.Written by
This film reunites Jon Voight and Eric Roberts, since their collaboration in Runaway Train (1985), in which Voight was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor, while Roberts was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. See more »
When Dunn parachutes off the building, he passes right in front of a bank of film lights on a crane. See more »
Wayans writes himself an "I'm the hero and I'm so cool"-part
The premise sounds exciting; Some good scenes of mass hysteria as the public turns vigilante on Wayans, but then again; "Some good scenes" doesn't by far make a good movie. And this isn't really such a good movie. Slick, but unrewarding. Enough said.
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