As part of a scavenger hunt, chemistry major Sam Jensen (Angie Everhart) helps her boyfriend Jed (Brian Wimmer) and best friend Juliette (Francia Di Mase) bust open a warehouse door with explosives. But rather than merely photographing a rare violin for the contest, Jed steals a payroll, murders the warehouse guard, wounds Sam, and leaves her to take a prison rap. During Sam's incarceration, Jed ascends the crime ranks thanks to his mentor, Venti (Eric Roberts). Tracking down Juliette after serving time, a vengeful Sam learns the location of Jed's money drop and rips off $40,000 Jed had earmaked for Venti's crony, Carl (Joe Penny). Although Sam's willing to exchange ...