Neil Shaw (Wesley Snipes) is an operative for the United Nations’ covert, dirty-tricks squad, using espionage and quasi-ethical tactics to secure peace and cooperation. When a shipping container full of dead Vietnamese refugees turns up on the docks, China’s ambassador is gunned down at a dinner celebrating a new trade agreement with China and the U.S.. Shaw is subsequently framed for the murder. Now, he must evade the FBI and Triad gangsters to find out what is really going on.
Adrien Williams (Lori Heuring) enters the “in crowd” when she is hired by a posh East Coast country club and befriended by Brittany Foster (Susan Ward), the charismatic leader of the clique of wealthy college students. Brittany takes Adrien under her wing, attempting to show her the benefits of the good life by introducing her to other members of her inner circle, including the object of Brittany’s affection, tennis pro Matt Curtis (Matthew Settle). When Matt shows an interest in Adrien, Brittany begins to reveal her dark side. Adrien slowly starts to learn that Brittany and her pack of friends will do anything to protect their circle and the dark secrets they harbor.
John Nola (Jeff Goldblum) is an insurance salesman whose humdrum existence takes a turn when a stranger, ex-con Auggie Rose (Kim Coates), unexpectedly dies in his arms. Assuming the identity of the dead man, John embarks on a double life, keeping it secret from his live-in girlfriend Lucy Brown (Anne Heche).
Ryan Harrison (Leslie Nielsen), a superstar violinist, is framed for the murder of a corporate moneybag and must prove himself innocent by finding a mysterious one-eyed, one-armed, one-legged man after escaping from a bus accident on the way to jail.
Harry Donovan (Jason Patric) is a talented art forger who accepts one last commission to paint a fake Rembrandt for a generous price. Museum experts can’t tell it’s a phony, nor can the clamoring collectors who are willing to pay a bundle for it. Harry hoped to share a hefty piece of that bundle but instead, he’s on the run across Europe, set up for a murder he did not commit.