This inert action movie has the unmistakable air of an international co-production/tax write-off: foreign locales, aging headliners, a plot that could be jotted down on a napkin and an unsurprising surprise ending. Hired gun/bodyguard Alex Laney (Christopher Lambert) never recovered from witnessing the assassination of his parents, two liberals who stepped on the wrong political toes. A loner since childhood, Laney's only loyalty is to his client du jour. Capetown money manager Robert Nile (Dennis Hopper), who's about to testify against crime lord Cristo Nichol (Simon Hajiba) in a South African courtroom, needs protection and engages Laney's services. Cristo has made...