On October 3rd, 2013, a boat carrying 500 Eritrean refugees sunk off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa and over 360 people drowned. Abraham, one of the survivors, walks through a graveyard of shipwrecks and remembers this nightmarish experience. Meanwhile at the harbor, hundreds of coffins are being loaded onto a military ship.
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.
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.