Štirje nekdanji vojaki, obtoženi zločina, dokazujejo svojo nedolžnost.Zgodba spremlja skupino nekdanjih pripadnikov posebnih vojaških enot. Njihov vodja Hannibal Smith je mojster organiziranja nevarnih nalog, kjer štejejo sekunde. Moštvo se je osem let borilo na pravi strani zakona, potem pa jih obsodijo na vojaški zapor zaradi zločina, ki ga niso storili. Po pobegu se lotijo zapletene naloge, kjer naj bi dokazali svojo nedolžnost. Medtem jih po vsem svetu lovi visoka vojaška častnica Charissa Sosa. Ko se že zdi, da imajo vse potrebne dokaze, ugotovijo, da se je njihova naloga šele dobro začela.
Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them.