Clayton Price, an American government hit man gone astray, assassinates a U.S. military leader and Navy officer in Mexico. Now on the run, he makes a pact with a vacationing couple to help him disappear into the Mexican jungle and to get to the U.S. border. What this couple doesn't know, however, are the details of Price's secret past and the fact that U.S. CIA operative Walter McGrane is quick on their trail. It is McGrane's instructions to capture Price at any cost, dead or alive. With time running out, the cat and mouse game intensifies, putting innocent lives at stake as the couple becomes entwined in a bizarre love triangle. Soon, all of the players realize that catching an assassin in Mexico can be murder!