The Army's new combat unit, the MADOX-01, is lost in transit after the convoy in which it was being transported crashed. It ends up in the hands of a mechanic by the name of Kouji. It doesn't take him long to get himself into it, but then he finds out that it won't let him out. All he wants to do is see his girlfriend, but a division of tanks is out to retrieve the MADOX - and it's set to defend itself.
The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat.
A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.
Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn.