Charlie Mortdecai is an art dealer and degenerate Aristocrat, sometimes even stealing his goods. His morale is low, but its standards are high. This time he has bent on a painting that will contain the code for a safe deposit box. It is allegedly stolen Nazi gold.
But to get to the image, Mortdecai and his assistant Jock must occur at first an adventurous journey around the world. Pursued by his wife, Inspector Martland, angry Russians and international terrorists, Mortdecai can be only on his good looks, his charm, his contacts with the underworld and the upper class as well as jocks leave muscles.