During the first closed-door demonstration of an amazing new virtual reality game called eXistenZ, the system's brilliant designer, Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is violently attacked by a crazed assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation. Forced into hiding, Allegra enlists a young assistant (Jude Law) to help her in testing the damaged system...by convincing him to join her inside eXistenZ. The action explodes as their world's real-life dangers begin to merge with the fantasy of the game.
A maverick cop (Lou Diamond Phillips) under routine investigation for a job-related shooting, Jack finds himself being set up as the prime suspect in a killing spree. Sliding deeper into trouble and with few clues to go on, in desperation Jack teams up with an exotic dancer who may hold the secret to the motive behind this mystery. With time running out, Jack must do whatever it takes to put all the pieces together and prove his innocence before the real killer pulls off the perfect crime.
Tired of criminal activity, a wild and beautiful thief named B. begins to look for a way out of her dangerous profession. While trying to kick her addiction to crime, she finds love with a naive schoolteacher—until the dark secrets from B.'s past begin to creep into her new life. As ex-partners Paul and Bruno get back in the picture, you'll feel the intensity build as B.'s harrowing balancing act threatens to come crashing down.