Slick psychological thriller about the high-stakes cat-and-mouse game between a ruthless businessman and the kidnappers holding his son for ransom. Tom Mullen (Mel Gibson) is the self-made head of a major airline who wears his aw-shucks affability like a suit of silk chain mail.
When his boy (Brawley Nolte) is snatched by a gang of mercenary lowlifes, his true nature comes to the surface: Ignoring his tearful wife (Rene Russo) and the seasoned FBI agent (Delroy Lindo) assigned to the case, Mullen starts messing with the kidnappers, convinced that only he has the
to get the child back. Until the disappointingly conventional ending, in which dad and th...