In „Hardcore Henry“ the audience sees only from the perspective of Cyborg Henry and so the film feels like a first-person shooter. Most of the scenes was filmed with GoPro cameras. To the post-production of „Hardcore Henry“ to finance, a crowdfunding was initiated..
Henry wakes up one day in the Russian capital Moscow and finds, that his wife and creator of psychopathic Akan (Danila Kozlovsky) was kidnapped, a tyrannical criminals with a telekinetic gift. Now Henry has only one goal: to find and kill his wife Akan. Because the cyborg combines not only a common past with the wife. His only help in the fight against Akan and his mercenaries is the combative Jimmy (Sharlto Copley).