In the sequel to the 2015 film, CIA operative Matt Graver (Brolin) hires revenge assassin Alejandro Gillick (del Toro) after drug cartels start smuggling terrorists across the U.S.-Mexico border. Their goal? To pit the cartels against each other.
“You’re gonna help us start a war,” Graver tells Alejandro. “With who?” he asks. “Everyone. No rules this time,” Graver replies.
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That war involves kidnapping Isabela Reyes (Isabela Moner), the daughter of drug kingpin Carlos Reyes. Suffice it to say, it won’t go smoothly.
Directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Emily Blunt, the original “Sicario” was a modest hit, grossing $84.9 million worldwide. It received three