Swordfish

28/01/2002
  |  Buy to Own: 28/01/2002
  |  Watch Now: 07/07/2001
  |  95 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC

Synopsis

In present day California, computer hacker Stanley Jobson (Hugh Jackman) is visited by the mysterious Ginger (Halle Berry), who asks him to help out with a complex plan organized by rogue government agent Gabriel Shear (John Travolta). Jobson has already been convicted once, and a second offence could land him in jail, However, when Ginger reveals the kind of reward he will receive if he comes aboard, he finds it difficult to resist. The plan is to hack into a bank computer system and redirect billions of dollars in order to fund Gabriel's counter-terrorist activities, but Ginger reveals herself to be an undercover agent for the DEA, and when his own daughter is kidnapped and used as insurance by the ruthless Gabriel, Stanley doesn't know which way to turn.