When there is an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman), his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the President. Desperate to uncover the truth, Banning turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name, keep his family from harm and save the country from imminent danger.
Loyalty is under fire.
When the Hero becomes the Fugitive.
Gerard Butler as Mike Banning
Morgan Freeman as President Allan Trumbull
Piper Perabo as Leah Banning
Jada Pinkett Smith as FBI Agent Thompson
Nick Nolte as Clay Banning
Lance Reddick as Secret Service Director David Gentry
Danny Huston as Wade Jennings