Slim (Jennifer Lopez) works in a San Francisco diner with her friend Ginny (Juliette Lewis). Several years later and Slim (Lopez) is married to Mitch (Bill Campbell), a customer from the diner. The pair appear to have everything - a lovely house, a daughter and a comfortable life. When she discovers that Mitch (Campbell) has been seeing other women, he resorts to physical abuse and Slim (Lopez) realises that she must escape with her daughter. She must transform herself from the hunted to the hunter.