Denzel Washington stars as a government operative / soldier of fortune, who has pretty much given up on life. In Mexico City, he reluctantly agrees to take a job to protect a child (Fanning) whose parents are threatened by a wave fo kidnappings. He eventually becomes close to the child and their relationship reawakens and rekindles his spirit. When she is abducted, his fiery rage is unleashed on those he feels are responsible, and he will stop at nothing to save her.
The cast includes Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning, Marc Anthony, Mickey Rourke, Radha Mitchell and Giancarlo Giannini.