MAN ON A LEDGE is a suspenseful movie, starring Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Anthony Mackie, Genesis Rodriguez and Ed Harris. MAN ON A LEDGE tells about a former cop who threatened to commit suicide with plunging from a high hotel building, but behind his plan to foray he has other plans hidden.
This film begins with desire of Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington), a former cop who was jailed for stealing a diamond to jump from a hotel room where he was staying. This is done by Nick to clean his reputation because he accused of stealing a diamond after previous he escaped from jail.
Before getting ready to jump off the ledge of hotel, Nick ask Lydia Anderson (Elizabeth Banks), a female detective to negotiate with him. Initially, Lydia only assume that Nick is a desperate man who will commit suicide. But the more time passes, Lydia is realized that Nick had other plans behind his attempt to jump from the ledge.
Nick deliberately to gain time with threatening suicide to clean his reputation. Assisted by his father, brother (Jamie Bell) and brother’s girlfriend (Genesis Rodriguez), Nick plans to break the vault owned by a businessman (Ed Harris) who has trap him.
But the security in that building is very tight, Nick and his family must quickly act to break the vault to get the diamond. This Diamond is very important for Nick, because only with this diamond, his status as a fugitive will be clean and he will free of all charges and demands.