Drive Angry is one of Nicholas Cage's strangest films, and though it was shot in 3D and earned over $30 million in sales, it has still been met with mixed reviews. However, as crazy action movies go, it's a wild ride all on its own. The film follows tough guy John Milton (which should be a hint to the plot twist) as he hunts down a cult of Satan worshipers that killed his daughter and have stolen his granddaughter. Milton has to get to Deacon's Tree, a prison in Texas, before the full moon to prevent a ritual from happening and to save the baby girl's life. Along the way he gets involved with Piper, a woman just waiting for something good to happen as she loses her job, finds her fiance cheating on her, and is about to be seriously hurt in a domestic tiff. Milton beats up the cheating fiance, and takes his car, along with Piper, on his quest.
Hot on Milton's heels though is the Accountant (William Fitchner). We get the sense he isn't from around here, and he's looking to take Milton back. As it turns out Milton died a long time ago, and broke out of hell to see justice done. The rest of the film involves shoot outs, car chases, and truly epic acts of infernal intervention on the part of the Accountant to ensure that Milton actually gets his wish and kills the cult leader Jonah King (Billy Burke), who murdered Milton's daughter.
When all is said and done, and the bullets have all finished flying, Milton manages to erase King from existence using the Iron God Killer, a gun stolen from hell. Milton gives care of his granddaughter over to Piper, and then he dies. Or seems to, at least, since you can't kill a dead man. But, his task complete, Milton agrees to go peacefully back to hell so that the Accountant can straighten his books and keep the ledgers how they should be.