Ivan Mozer is a serial killer who has been convicted of the rape, torture, and murder of 23 people and sentenced to death by the electric chair. At his execution, he boasts of having killed 24 people. A riot breaks out in the prison at the time of the execution, causing a power outage, but Mozer receives a jolt of electricity before the power fails. Mozer is assume dead, but he manages to escape and the prison is ultimately shut down. Mozer takes up residence in the abandoned prison with his father, a former prison guard. Eighteen months later, a film crew arrives at the prison to shoot an exploitation film when they discover that Mozer survived his electrocution due to an unusual genetic gift.