A couple hits the road for a weekend getaway, hoping to restore their malfunctioning marriage. On their way they belief that this is the weekend that they will get to enjoy each other without interruptions. Their hope, however, turns into despair when the most desired getaway soon becomes a fight for survival as the couple is taken hostage by a psychotic serial killer. However, they are not alone in this nightmare but they will soon find out that this can easily change. Now more than ever, they will require each other's strength and love to find a way to escape.
The story is loosely based on a 17th century erotic Chinese story named The Carnal Prayer Mat and follows a young scholar named Yangsheng who gets married to the beautiful daughter of a local merchant.
Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman.
When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother retrieves him.
With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.