McCall believes he has positioned his mysterious past at the back of him and dedicated himself to starting a new, quiet life. But while he meets Teri, a younger lady under the control of extremely-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly via – he has to help her. Armed with hidden talents that allow him to serve vengeance towards each person who could brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his choice for justice reawakened. If a person has a problem, if the odds are stacked in opposition to them, if they have nowhere else to show, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.