|Battle Los Angeles: Los Angeles and other cities around the world are being bombarded by meteors that seem to be slowing down once they hit the earth's atmosphere. The
earth is suddenly being invaded by space aliens that have landed off the shore of LA, and who begin killing everybody along the beach. The military is ordered into action.
Marine Staff Sergeant Nantz (Aaron Eckhart), who was about to retire, is reassigned to a new platoon.