A true action-adventure movie. In the aftermath of a tragic accident involving the president and the first lady, Mike Banning, an ex-Special Forces operative and former presidential bodyguard is handed his walking papers. When a powerful terrorists group kidnaps the president and takes command of the White House, the nation watches the Speaker of the House becomes the acting president. Banning finds himself trapped in the White House with no choice but to fight. He must rely on his extensive knowledge of the building to rescue the president, and prevent the situation from spiraling into all-out war.