Keeping a murderer alive - it goes against everything he stands for. He personifies evil. A multiple murderer and textbook sociopath Peter McCabe (Michael Keaton) is a killer of chilling proportions and the last person anyone would want to spare from the gas chambers. However, respected cop, Frank Connor (Andy Garcia), is desperate. His son, Matt, needs a bone marroww transplant to live and Peter McCabe is the perfect genetic match.
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 it's officer set him up as the fall guy for the assassination of the First Lady.