Astute use of New Orleans locales is about the only asset of BODY COUNT, a stereotypical film about slaying cops and vengeful felons.
When two goodfellas, the Gianelli brothers, are rubbed out, their murderer, Makato (Sonny Chiba), has trouble collecting his paycheck and maintaining his freedom. Not only was Makato hired for the hit by a member of the New Orleans police force, but that same vigilante cop set up Makato to get
caught. Suffering the ignominy of incarceration, Makato vows to target the entire force until he punishes his betrayer. Sprung from jail by an escape expert, Sybil (Brigitte Nielsen), Makato flees after helping Sybil slaughter the guards at ...