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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

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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.

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Taylor Sheridan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benicio Del Toro ... Alejandro
Josh Brolin ... Matt Graver
Isabela Moner ... Isabel Reyes
Jeffrey Donovan ... Steve Forsing
Catherine Keener ... Cynthia Foards
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo ... Gallo
Matthew Modine ... James Riley
Shea Whigham ... Andy Wheeldon
Elijah Rodriguez ... Miguel Hernandez
Howard Ferguson Jr. ... Troy
David Castañeda ... Hector (as David Castaneda)
Jacqueline Torres ... Blandina
Raoul Max Trujillo ... Rafael (as Raoul Trujillo)
Bruno Bichir ... Angel
Jake Picking ... Shawn
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Storyline

In this adventure/drama, FBI agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) enlists a mysterious operative to help investigate a Mexican drug cartel that has been smuggling terrorists into the U.S. Things escalate when the daughter of a top kingpin is abducted, forcing Graver and his partner to re-evaluate their mission. Written by ahmetkozan

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, bloody images, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Mexico

Release Date:

29 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sicario 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico City, Mexico See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,007,566, 1 July 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$50,072,235, 20 September 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,822,468, 16 August 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film is dedicated to the memory of Jóhann Jóhannsson, the composer of the first film, who died in February 2018. See more »

Goofs

When Alejandro meets Angel, he is wearing gloves while signing with him. After one short cut he only wears one instead of two. See more »

Quotes

Matt Graver: Just to be clear, you wanna see this thing through, I'm gonna have to get... dirty.
James Riley: Dirty is exactly why you're here.
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Another great one from Sheridan
28 June 2018 | by allstarrunnerSee all my reviews

I loved this film. If you are a fan of Taylor Sheridan and have seen his other films (Hell or High Water, Wind River) then you have a pretty good idea of what to expect. If you liked those films then you will surely like this film - of course, if you weren't fans of those films than don't expect anything different here!

As most of his films go, the pacing is slow as the story plays out - but I never feel bored. The acting, of course, is top notch. Benicio and Brolin are absolutely perfect bringing their characters to life.

Personally, I enjoyed this more than the first Sicario - although only because I found Emily Blunt's character to be annoying.

The bottom line is that this film is definitely worth paying the money to see in the theater.


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