Jeff Goldblum is an aerospace engineer plagued by insomnia and an unfaithful wife. One night while sitting in his car at the airport, he is suddenly faced with Michelle Pfeiffer, who falls onto his hood, then hops into the car and tells him to drive. An Iranian gunman also hops onto the
hood just as Goldblum gets the car started, and Goldblum and Pfeiffer barely escape him and his bumbling cohorts. After a few more close calls, Pfeiffer tells Goldblum she has smuggled six perfect emeralds, formerly belonging to the Shah of Iran, into the country for a friend of hers. Now the
friend is dead and Savak agents are looking for her. As they try to negotiate with the peop...