In the future, Earth lies devastated and scorched as of a result of a decades-long war between humans and an invading alien race called Scavs. The majority of Earth’s population have long since abandoned the planet but a select few still remain. Among them is drone repairman Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) and his communication technician, Victoria (Andrea Riseborough). Safely stationed in the skies thousands of feet above, Jack is responsible for extracting vital resources from the planet’s surface. His job is nearly complete, but Jack’s life changes forever when he makes the fateful decision to rescue a stranger from a downed spacecraft. A stranger who apparently shares a connection to his past, which causes him to question all he knows, and Jack unexpectedly finds himself fighting for the future The fate of humanity now rests solely in the hands of a man who believed our world was soon to be lost forever.