#Similar Movies Like Sicario Day of the Soldado
Genres: Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller
Director: Stefano Sollima
Starring: Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Country: Italy | USA
Language: English | Spanish
MPAA rating: R (Restricted) for Adult Language, Graphic Violence, Adult Situations
Format: Prime Video (streaming online video)
Devices: Available to watch on supported devices
The drug war on the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver re-teams with the mercurial Alejandro.
In SICARIO, Day of the Soldado, the series begins a new chapter. In the drug war, there are no rules – and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), whose family murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin’s daughter to inflame the conflict – but when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men as they question everything they are fighting for.
A suicide bombing in a Kansas City grocery store kills fifteen people. In response, the United States government gives CIA agent Matt Graver permission to use extreme measures to combat Mexican drug cartels who are suspected of transporting Islamic terrorists across the border. Graver and the United States Department of Defensedecide the best option is to start a war between the major cartels, and Graver recruits black operative Alejandro Gillick for the mission. Gillick kills a high-profile lawyer of a major cartel, and Graver and his team kidnap Isabela Reyes, the daughter of the kingpin of their rival, in a false flag operation.
Gillick and Isabela try to enter the United States disguised as illegal immigrants. CIA to execute Isabela in American territory. Miguel, a Mexican-American teenager who is new to the gang transporting the immigrants, recognizes Gillick from a previous encounter in the US. He alerts his boss and Gillick and Isabela captured. They force Miguel to execute Gillick. Miguel hesitates and unwillingly shoots Gillick in the head, and the gang leaves him for dead. Uncomfortable with his actions, Miguel jumps off their truck. Graver and his team track the Mexican gang and Isabela with the help of the GPS transmitter that she was wearing and kill all the gang members. Graver pities a traumatized Isabela and takes her back to the United States to put her in witness protection. Meanwhile, Gillick wakes up finding the bullet went through his jaw, takes one of the gang members’ cars, and drives for the border. One year later, Gillick finds Miguel, asks him if he wants to be a “sicario”, and closes the door.