Appropriately enough for a film about arms dealers, UNDER THE GUN features weaponry that is sophisticated, deadly, and inclined toward overkill, accounting for more of the production budget than such niceties as proper lighting and sound dubbing. The story concerns St. Louis cop Mike
Braxton (Sam Jones), whose investigation of the murder of his brother (Nick Cassavetes) lands him in the middle of a plutonium-smuggling caper masterminded by arms dealer Simon Stone (former TV western star John Russell). In the course of his adventures, Braxton falls for a beautiful female lawyer
played by former Miss America Vanessa Williams. All the cliches of the low-budget action ...