Eric Packer (Robert Pattinson), a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager, heads out in his tricked-out stretch limo, while remotely wagering his company's massive fortune on a bet against the Chinese Yuan. His trip across the city quickly turns into a wild, hypnotic odyssey as he encounters explosive city riots and a parade of provocative visitors. Having started the day with everything, Packer's perfectly ordered, doubt-free world is about to implode....
When 9-year old Louis Drax enters a coma, unconventional neurologist Dr. Allan Pascal (Jamie Dornan) attempts to tap into the boy's unconscious mind. He is quickly drawn into the mystery of Louis' remarkable ability to cheat death.