• The Infiltrator (2016)

The Infiltrator

Release Date: July 13th, 2016

DVD Release Date: October 11th, 2016

R |2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary

In 1986, federal agent Robert Mazur (Bryan Cranston) goes under cover to infiltrate the trafficking network of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. Working with fellow agents Kathy Ertz (Diane Kruger) and Emir Abreu (John Leguizamo), Mazur poses as a slick, money-laundering businessman named Bob Musella. Gaining the confidence of Roberto Alcaino (Benjamin Bratt), Escobar's top lieutenant, Mazur must navigate a vicious criminal underworld where one wrong move could cost him everything.

Cast: Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, John Leguizamo, Amy Ryan, Jason Isaacs, Joseph Gilgun, Olympia Dukakis, Yul Vazquez

Director: Brad Furman

Genres: Crime drama , Thriller , Biography

Production Co: Good Films

Distributors: Broad Green Pictures

Keywords: Brooding , 1980s , Temptation , Office , Intense , Emotional ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    As solid as Cranston, Leguizamo, Kruger, Bratt, and all the rest are, the built-in constraints of the movie format don't do their real-life counterparts full justice. show more

  • 60
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Cranston turns every moment of duplicity, which is to say nearly every scene of The Infiltrator, into an emotionally textured high-wire act. show more

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Untold billions are laundered in The Infiltrator, while Pablo Escobar’s Medellín cartel moves mountains of cocaine into U.S. markets. But the drug of choice here is acting, and the highs in this hurtling, often violent thriller are doubly intense, since two of its stars play flamboyant double roles. show more

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