Eraser is a 1996 American action film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan and Vanessa L. Williams. The film was released in the United States on June 21, 1996. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Sound Effects Editing in 1996.
John Kruger (Schwarzenegger) is a U.S. Marshal working for the Witness Security Protection Program (WITSEC) specializing in "erasing" high-profile witnesses, faking their deaths to keep them safe from those who may wish to silence them. John is assigned by his boss, Chief Arthur Beller (Coburn), to protect Lee Cullen (Williams), a senior executive for the defense contractor Cyrez Corporation, as Lee informed the FBI that her employer William Donohue (Cromwell), the corrupt CEO of Cyrez, plans to sell a top secret electronic pulse rifle on the black market.