Karen McCann (Sally Field) turns to vigilante
justice when a criminal (Kiefer Sutherland) rapes and murders her eldest daughter. Also
with Ed Harris, Olivia Burnette, Alexandra Kyle, Joe Mantegna, Beverly D'Angelo, Darrell
Larson, Charlayne Woodard, Philip Baker Hall, Keith David, Wanda Acuna, Geoffrey Rivas,
Armin Shimerman and Natalia Nogulich. [1:41]
SEX/NUDITY 2 - A couple of kisses and sexual innuendoes. A woman and her
husband are kissing in bed (it appears to be foreplay); he's bare-chested and she's in a
VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - A woman is raped and murdered: we see a man choking her,
thrusting as he rapes her, hitting her and slamming her face into a glass table
(afterwards we see her bloody, lifeless body). We see brief images of a man choking a
girl, raping her (no nudity, but thrusting is seen), hitting her and throwing her around
while she screams. A man is shot; we see bloody bullet holes and his lifeless body. A man
beats another and threatens him with a gun. We see a man bringing an ice sculpture down on
a girl's head. We briefly glimpse photos of a corpse. A scuffle between two men.
PROFANITY 6 - About 10 F-words, many anatomical references, some
scatological references and many mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]
DISCUSSION TOPICS - Random violence, vigilante justice, incompetent law
enforcement and court system, obsession, the loss of a child.
MESSAGE - Sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands. We can't
always trust society to protect us from crime and evil.