When millionarie Paul Wheeler is murdered, his family retains renowed lawyer Derek Mitchel to defend the victim’s nephew Creighton - although have not charged the Young with the crime. Wheeler’s mistress, Julie Rutledge, who is also a suspect, believes that Creighton is the killer, despite his rock-solid alibi, and she’ll do almost anything in her quest to prove his guilt - even ruin Derek’s career. But the more Derek learns of Greighton’s dark side, especially his fascination with movie murders, the more he comes to believe Julies is right. The clock ticks down to an ending as Derek and Julie join forcesto find the truth. Has Creighton begun reenacting cinema’s goriest scenes? And who will be his unwilling costars?