Director Paul Verhoeven's ("RoboCop") dark and brutal medieval drama follows Martin, a mercenary leader (Rutger Hauer) as he plots revenge against the tyrannical lord who refuses to pay him the reward he's owed. Martin abducts a beautiful woman (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who's betrothed to the nobleman's son, but quickly discovers that his comely and conniving young captive is hardly a damsel in distress. With Tom Burlinson, Fernando Hilbeck, Brion James, and Bruno Kirby. 126 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.