A ruthless assassin has been hired by international cutthroats to eliminate someone at the very top of the U.S. government. His price: $70 million. Aware of the Jackal's presence but uncertain of his purpose, the FBI's Deputy Director and a by-the-book Russian intelligence officer face the biggest challenge of their careers. Consequently, they enlist the aid of an imprisoned underground operative who has his own history with the Jackal. Together, these unlikely allies enter a global race against the clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment.