For 20 years, Carlos the Jackal led a reign of terror so brutal his capture was an international obsession.
Jack Shaw has experienced terror first hand. He's a top CIA agent who's tracked international killer-for-hire Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez for over twenty years and barely survived Carlos' devastating bombing of a Parisian cafÃ©.
Now, he gets a break when he discovers Carlos' dead ringer: American naval officer and dedicated family man Annibal Ramirez. With the aid of his Israeli Intelligence counterpart Amos, Jack trains Annibal to impersonate Carlos through a harrowing physical and psychological exercises and draw the real killer out of hiding and into a elaborate trap.