In July 1997, Gianni Versace is shot in front of his Miami Beach mansion by Andrew Cunanan, who met the famous designer once in San Francisco in 1990.
Two months before the shooting, Cunanan arrives in Miami Beach, where he manages to elude a nationwide FBI manhunt while stalking Versace.
In May 1997, Chicago property developer Lee Miglin hears from a male escort he knows, Cunanan, who he invites over while his wife is away on business.
A week before going to Chicago, Cunanan stays at the Minneapolis home of former fling David Madson, who he abducts after a shocking turn of events.
In 1995, depressed and lonely Navy Lt. Jeff Trail slips into a local gay bar in San Diego, where he meets a charming young regular named Andrew.
The year before his deadly spree, Cunanan experiences a romantic disappointment that sends him into a downward spiral of depression, drugs and debt.
In 1992, an ailing Versace creates an iconic dress to empower sister Donatella. Cunanan trades a menial job for a sugar daddy, and meets David Madson.
In 1957 Calabria, 10-year-old Versace learns a life lesson from his mother. In 1980s San Diego, Cunanan is taught very different values by his father.
After shooting Versace, Cunanan revels in his newfound fame, until he learns all exits from Miami Beach have been blocked. Trapped, he calls for help.