is a 2015 American action neo-noir gangster crime thriller film written by Brad Ingelsby and directed by Jaume Collet-Serra . The film stars Liam Neeson , Joel Kinnaman , Common , and Ed Harris , and was released on March 13, 2015.
Haunted by the ghosts of his past, former Irish mob enforcer Jimmy "The Gravedigger" Conlon has become an angry drunk, unable to connect with his son Mike, a retired professional boxer who mentors at-risk kids at the local gym. Disgusted by his father's actions, Mike refuses to involve him in the lives of his daughters, Catelyn and Lily.
Jimmy's old boss and closest friend, Shawn Maguire, rejects an offer to sell Albanian heroin. His son Danny, who received a large fee to arrange the deal, is told to return the money or suffer the consequences.
Mike, moonlighting as a chauffeur, takes the Albanian creditors to Danny's house. He witnesses Danny kill them and flees, but accidentally drops his wallet and ID.
Jimmy gets Mike to promise not to rat out Danny. As he's leaving Mike's house, he spots Danny trying to kill his son and shoots him before Danny can fire. Shawn sends dirty cops to pick up Mike and kill him, but Jimmy rescues him and takes him to his family. He meets Shawn in an attempt to stop the feud, but Shawn asserts that he will not stop until he has killed Jimmy's son, just as Jimmy has done to him. Jimmy sends Mike's family to a remote cabin and takes Mike with him to retrieve proof of his innocence. Andrew Price, an assassin hired by Shawn, intercepts them before they can collect the evidence. Jimmy is able to subdue him, but is shot in the process.
The two hide at Jimmy's brother Eddie's house, where Eddie reveals that Jimmy only has loyalty to Shawn - he once killed his own cousin to prevent him testifying against Shawn. Disgusted and unwilling to trust his father, Mike leaves Jimmy and returns to his family. Seeking to end the blood feud, Jimmy attacks Shawn's hideout and kills his gang. Jimmy tracks Shawn down to some nearby train tracks and stationary trains where he shoots him, holding Shawn in his arms as he dies.
Mike goes to the cabin and alerts the police to his location. Jimmy goes to Mike and his wife's cabin, where he first meets his grandchildren. Mike takes his family out while he thinks over his mistakes. Price returns and attacks the cabin, shooting Jimmy and then hunting down Mike. Mike flees and tries to shoot Price, whose body armour and superior training protects him and Mike swiftly runs out of ammunition. Jimmy, struggling with his mortal wound, manages to kill Price just as he corners Jimmy. Mike runs up to Jimmy and finally calls him as "Dad", showing that he has at last accepted him as his father. The police arrive and clear Mike of the murders as Jimmy dies of his wounds. Later on, Mike is seen at his house, preparing for work. He takes one last look at a picture of him and his dad, having finally forgiven him for his past.