Cobb is the best information extractor in the business. He steals valuable information from the subconscious during sleep, when it is believed the mind is most susceptible to threats. Cobb is given the opportunity to reunite with his children if he completes one last job that is said to be impossible. Instead of stealing information, Cobb must do the reverse and plant an idea into the target's mind. Cobb and his team travel deep into their target's dream levels to pull off this daunting task.