Matt Turner (Liam Neeson), a businessman from the United States, lives in Berlin. Without expecting it at all, this American man will find himself in a situation against time if he wants to save his own life and also that of his family. On his usual route to drop his children off at school, Matt receives a sudden phone call, with a mysterious voice on the other end of the line warning him that the vehicle he is driving is loaded to the hilt with explosives. If he wants to survive, he must follow the instructions of the mysterious man on the phone, performing a series of tasks in the stipulated time. And they won’t be simple at all. Matt will have to follow the instructions to the letter to save his children and solve the mystery.