- The film's violence in infrequent compared to other R rated films but it is still a bloody and realistically violent film. The atmosphere is intense and keeps you on edge.
- The main character is held hostage throughout the course of the movie, and is forced to participate in illicit activities by his captor, who is a contract killer. The threat of violence and death is present throughout the film.
- Throughout the movie, the main character is held hostage by an assassin, and is forced to drive him to each of his "hits".