Bruce Willis is Eddie "The Hawk" Hawkins, the world's most famous cat burglar, who, after 10 years in prison, is ready to go straight. But it's not going be easy for the Hawk. The mob and the CIA have conspired to blackmail Eddie and his partner (Danny Aiello) into stealing three da Vinci masterpieces from the most heavily guarded museums in the world. Sounds simple, right? Wrong! While trying to steal the goods, Hawk falls in love with a beautiful but schizophrenic nun (Andi MacDowell) and is relentlessly pursued by the greedy and powerful Minerva and Darwin Mayflower (Sandra Bernhard and Richard E. Grant), who want the artworks as part of their twisted plot to ruin the world's economy. It's wall-to-wall action os the wisecracking Hawk saves the world, wins the girl and gets the last laugh!