ELI5: Explain Like I'm 5


Inception is a movie about a team of people who go into other people's dreams. They do this by using a special kind of machine called a dream machine which allows them to plug into someone's mind and enter their dreams. In the movie, the team tries to extract valuable ideas or secrets from people's minds by going into their dreams. In the end, they try to plant an idea into someone's mind by entering the dream and planting the idea, which is referred to as "inception".