In dire need of a hideout, escaped convict Michael Bosworth uses his charming smile to gain entry into the posh home of Nora and Tim Cornell and their two children. While waiting for his beautiful lawyer turned accomplice to arrive, Bosworth's smile soon explodes int homicidal rage when the Cornells desperately try to fight back. Holding the family at gunpoint and ruthlessly pitting husband against wife, Bosworth's fury ascalates into a shocking nigjht of terror and cold-blooded murder. Fianlly, the family is forced to take a stand that will either destroy them…or unite them as never before.
- " A crackerjack hostage drama that's well directed by Michael Cimino, gorgeously shot by cinematographer Doug Milsome, and acted with fierce intensity by Rourke and Hopkins. " – Chuck O'Leary (Fantastica Daily)