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.
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.
Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Jenna to find and kill the individual responsible for his brother's recent death.
It’s been 20 years since the corporations took over the world’s governments. Their thirst for power and profits led to the Corporate Wars, a fierce global battle that laid waste to society as we know it.
In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.