In this movie directed by Roger Donaldson, Cage plays Will Gerard, a beloved high-school teacher empowers a group of vigilantes to exact revenge against the criminal who attacked his wife, but he begins to regret his decision when the clandestine crime fighters demand that he kill a man in return. Co-starring January Jones, Guy Pearce, Harold Perrineau and Jennifer Carpenter. Perrineau says:
If I’m being honest — I was like, Nick Cage? I’m in! (Laughs) I just wanted to work with him. He’s a guy that we’ve seen on that screen for years now. He’s like an actor’s actor.