Overkill is about an American police officer, Jack Hazard (Aaron Norris) who botches a police raid. His boss awards him a mandatory vacation so he heads to South America for a relaxing break. In South America, Jack befriends a panic-stricken pest, Gary Steiner (Kenneth Moskow) because he won't leave him alone. Jack does not know that Gary is wanted by the South American government. This fact lands the two behind bars in a prison fortress. After a daring escape, featuring kung fu action, the two escape to the treacherous jungle that surrounds the prison. In the jungle they are pursued by a deranged man, Lloyd Wheeler (Michael Nouri). Wheeler who wants to kill them. Jack has to keep Steiner safe and fight off Wheeler, as they try to get out of the jungle to safety. Overkill features a lot of action and high kicking karate moves. This 1996 film is directed by Raphael Ferrandini.