Set in Rome, 1973. A teenage grandson John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) of world’s riches man Jean Paul Getty (Kevin Spacey) is kidnapped by a masked men. Jean is a oil tycoon and also notoriously miserly. John is his favorite grandson but disagree to chose him over his fortune. Paul’s mother Gail, (Michelle Williams) on the other hand is a strong woman who chose safety of her children over the wealth. Gail sends his security man Fletcher Chace (Mark Wahlberg) on a job to save his interests but he allies with Gail in this difficult situation where importance will be tested between money and love.