The Defender is a 2004 Action film directed and starring Dolph Lundgren. The film marked Lundgren's directorial debut before he helmed more pictures such as The Mechanik (2005), Missionary Man (2007), Command Performance (2009) and Icarus (2009). The initial director attached, Sidney J. Furie fell ill during pre-production, so the producers asked Lundgren to step up since he had worked closely with Furie and the screenwriter on the project development.
In this action movie, Lance Rockford (Lundgren) must set aside his values and patriotism to protect the life of the world's greatest terrorist so that he does not become a martyr for his cause.
The movie also stars Shakara Ledard as Kaye and Jerry Springer as the President of the United States.
The global war on terror rages on. The United States will not give an inch against terrorists, especially Mohamed Jamar (Geoffrey Burton), who is considered to be the worst of them all. Jamar has been missing for months, but his network continues...