When both the CIA and the underworld mistake regular guy Stuart Dempsey (Danny Nucci) for a notorious killer-for-hire named Jaguar, Dempsey doesn't know whom he can turn to or trust. Certain only of his boss, Max Kaufman (David Carradine), Dempsey is wary of everyone else -- especially his new love (Victoria Sanches). Pursued by the CIA, Dempsey sets out to prove his identity and outwit his pursuers.
Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose.
When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.