After her sister is brutally murdered, bubbly younger sibling Mahek (Tanisha) withdraws from her friends and family into a protective shell. The only boy she's remotely drawn to is a college student who's much like Mahek is now -- shy and introverted. Things seem to be proceeding smoothly between the two, until one day when Mahek is attacked by a man in a joker's mask who seems intent on murdering her.
Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fourth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll.
A mysterious and immortal Tibetan kung fu master, who has spent the last 60 years traveling around the world protecting the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate, mentors a selfish street kid in the ancient intricacies of kung fu.
Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare -- in this lush epic set in the 1870s, which finds Algren learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them.
Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired -- and paid handsomely -- by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security.