In many respects, DEATH WARRANT, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, resembles any number of "I've just fought 100 guys single-handedly and I'm still standing" action movies. Nevertheless, screenwriter David S. Goyer and director Deran Sarafian have produced an often suspenseful film. It
opens with Detective Louis Burke (Van Damme) confronting a maniac called "the Sandman" (Patrick Kilpatrick) in an abandoned house. Although the Sandman nearly kills Burke, the detective manages to stop him with a bullet. Sixteen months later, Burke joins a task force put together by the governor
to investigate a number of murders that have occurred at the Harrison Penitentiary. While B...