Though only in his 20s, professional boxer Johnny Walker (Mickey Rourke) is on the downswing of his career and suffering from a mild form of brain damage. Resettling in the beachfront resort of Asbury Park, N.J., he falls in with shady promoter Wesley Pendergrass (Christopher Walken) and meets kindhearted boardwalk operator Ruby (Debra Feuer). When Wesley proposes cutting Johnny in on a criminal undertaking, Johnny must choose between a life of crime and a settled future with Ruby.
Kyle LeBlanc (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is an honorable citizen who winds up incarcerated in Russia after he takes revenge on the man who murdered his wife, resulting in the killer's death. Unfortunately for Kyle, he is assigned to a prison that is renowned for its violence. Controlled by a corrupt and sadistic warden, the facility regularly holds brutal fights between inmates. In order to survive in the prison, Kyle must participate in the battles, even as he attempts to retain his humanity.
Veteran Eddie (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is on the verge of a breakdown. Depressed and grappling with a difficult loss, he travels to a desert town on his motorcycle, where he intends to drink himself into a stupor. However, when three brothers steal his motorcycle and try to kill him, his need for vengeance is awakened. With the help of his friends Jubal (Pat Morita) and Johnny Six Toes (Danny Trejo), Eddie dabbles in gang warfare in a bid to regain his motorcycle and his desire to live.
A psychopathic killer is ravaging Memphis, Tenn., by murdering young women, and Detective Jacob Stillwell (Steven Seagal) is on the case. Known as the resident tough cop due to his aggressive tactics, he gets knocked sideways when his girlfriend becomes one of the murder victims. With his partner, Storm Anderson (Chris Thomas King), in tow, Jacob casts the rules aside and infiltrates the seedy criminal underworld of the city looking to avenge his lover's death and put an end to the killings.
MERCENARY FOR JUSTICE
As a mercenary, John Seeger (Steven Seagal) has a reputation that precedes him. That's why he's being blackmailed into performing a risky job: breaking the son of a wealthy arms dealer out of a South African prison. With his friends taken hostage, Seeger agrees to do the deed -- but finds out too late that he's been double-crossed. Not one who likes being taken for a fool, Seeger hatches an elaborate plan to get even that will make the prison break look like capture the flag.
Fast-talking diamond dealer Kyle Miller (Nicolas Cage) and his wife, Sarah (Nicole Kidman), live the good life in a beautiful home surrounded by thick woods. Their dream life turns into a nightmare when violent thieves, led by Elias (Ben Mendelsohn), invade their home disguised as police officers. With Kyle and Sarah now frightened captives, Kyle knows he must use every negotiating trick in his book, for once Elias and his men get what they want, the Millers will likely be killed.