The sudden, mysteriousdeathof the British Prime Ministerbringstheleaders of theWestern worldandtheirsecuritychiefsinto bad trouble, but it’sa must. Eventhe American president, BenjaminAsher(Aaron Eckhart), makeshis way, accompanied byhis bodyguardMikeBanning(Gerard Butler, a convincingScotsman). During thestate funeralinLondonallheads of the governmentsof the world, even the GermanChancellor, are actually shot . It is amega-spectacle.
Onehardly believe his eyes. Would aterroristcellperpetratesuchattacks, would it mean toruinallcarefully designedsystemsequal. Whileall that ishistoricallyrelevantandknowninLondonis disturbed, you consideractually during a short whileifthat would bepossible. Onlythe American presidentescapes throughthe daringuseof hisbodyguard, narrowlyto thehail of bullets. He fleesinto hidingwhatthe initiatorof the conspiracyrealised.The terroristsdemand for thePresident. They keep on takingthe British capitaltargeted.WhileVice PresidentTrumbull(Morgan Freeman) triesto delay themercilessultimatumBanningtakes up the fight…exciting!