In the Godzilla reboot not the Japanese giant lizard Godzilla threatens Earth, but another being with cravings for radioactivity.
Japan, 1999: scientists Joe Brody is working together with his wife Sandra for a Japanese company in a nuclear power plant. Here Joe attempts behind a seismic phenomenon, that right increasingly appears a pattern. Too late he can decrypt the signal, and it comes to a devastating catastrophe…
15 years later: While son Ford Brody in San Francisco with wife Elle and its offspring successfully started a new life and to conclude with the old knew, the driven Joe is still working on the research into causes of the accident. Because Joe has moved repeatedly in the restricted zone, Ford must pick up his father from the pre-trial detention. Joe believes to be crucial come the reason on the track. When he breaks up with Ford in the supposed danger zone and they arrive at the ruins of the nuclear power plant, they both believe their eyes: a giant cocoon which stops a nasty surprise ready – a huge parasite guarded the military under the scientific leadership of Dr. Ichiro Serizawa. After this destruction entail a swath on his mission of propagation, there is only a hope of salvation for mankind: Godzilla.