Jean-Claude Van Damme plays a convict who escapes from a prison transport and hides out with a widow (Rosanna Arquette) with two small children (one of them played by Kieran Culkin) who needs help in her battle against corrupt land developers (one of them played by Joss Ackland). Directed by Robert Harmon from a script by Joe Eszterhas, Leslie Bohem, and Randy Feldman, based on a story by Eszterhas and Richard Marquand; Ted Levine costars as a hired gun.