The film is a free adaptation of Isaac Asimov story in 1976 wrote "The Riddle", but placing it in 2005. This is a dramatic fictional story that nowadays we consider a bad omen in the world in which we live. A small autonomous region that is about to go bankrupt. A world in economic crisis and securities, overpopulated, and governed by those who will not hesitate to look for its own interests.
Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist.
Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies.
Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete.