An explosive plot to kidnap a billionaire drug-lord set against the drug underground of New York, Miami, Washington and the Caribbean. Carl Stegner is wanted by the US government on fraud, bribery and corruption charges. But before Stegner can be indicted, the government’s star witness is murdered.
Adele Tasca (Sophia Loren), the murdered man’s widow, suggests Stegner’s kidnap to the Justice Dept. She recommends Jerry Fanon (James Coburn), her former lover and professional bounty hunter, to catch her husband’s killer and bring him to back to face justice. Fanon and Adele enlist the aid of Catlett (O.J. Simpson), a powerful, professional thief and together they embark on the deadly mission.
Powerfully directed by Michael Winner Death Wish, Scorpio), Firepower is an all-star explosive action film, boasting some of the finest players in 1970s action cinema.