Farmer s svojo ženo Solano in sinom Zephom živi mirno življenje na podeželju. Vse se spremeni, ko neznana tolpa napade njegov dom in ubije Zepha, Solana pa postane njihova ujetnica. Farmer se skupaj s svojim sosedom, odličnim lokostrelcem Norickom, in Solaninim bratom Bastianom odpravi po sledeh ugrabiteljev, da bi rešil ženo in se maščeval. Toda hitro spozna, da v nevarnosti ni le njegova žena, temveč tudi celotno kraljestvo, saj namerava zlobni čarovnik Gallian ubiti kralja Konreida.
Set in the kingdom of Ehb, the story follows Farmer (Jason Statham), who was adopted by his village. When Farmer's wife, Solana (Claire Forlani), and his son leave to sell vegetables at the town of Stonebridge, Farmer's farm is attacked by creatures called Krugs. With the help of his friend and neighbor Norrick (Ron Perlman), he travels to Stonebridge where his wife and son are. Before he arrives, the Krugs, controlled by the wizard Gallian (Ray Liotta), kill his son and capture his wife. Farmer, with the help of Bastian (Will Sanderson), his brother-in-law, and Norrick sets out to find and rescue his wife. The King's nephew Fallow (Matthew Lillard) is conspiring with the wizard Gallian to take over the kingdom led by King Konreid ('Burt Reynolds').