Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
During the 1980s, U.S. Customs Service special agent Robert Mazur uses his undercover alias "Bob Musella" to become a pivotal player for drug lords cleaning their dirty cash. Later, he infiltrates the world's largest cartel, and helps expose the money-laundering organization of drug lord Pablo Escobar and take down the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, which had secretly taken illegal ownership of First American Bank shares in Washington, D.C. He survives the deception and has a long and productive career..
For the actual operation, Robert Mazur recruited his friend, the late Eric Wellman, to provide an array of persuasive props. "Eric had an investment company, a mortgage business, a jewelry chain, a Rolls Royce, an air charter service with a private jet, all types of resources that I couldn't have gotten as an agent because law enforcement doesn't have all that inventory," Mazur laughed. Wellman is portrayed in the movie by actor Mark Holden. See more »
The flying business jet on the movie is either a Learjet 40 or Learjet 45, and the first flight for the Learjet 40 was in 2002 and Learjet 45 flew first time in 1995 and the movie is supposed to be 1985. See more »
Roberto, I am glad you are here. But there is a part of me that wishes you hadn't taken that risk.
Without family or friends what kinda world it is be. There will be no reason to be alive. Hmm? It's a good day.
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Written by Pete Townshend
Performed by The Who
Courtesy of Polydor UK Ltd.
Published by Spirit Four Music o/b/o Spirit Services Holdings, S.a.r.l. See more »
Not bad, some good performances but quite flat
'The Infiltrator' is a solid crime drama with some good acting performances, but it does also feel like something of a missed opportunity.
The potential for a true story as interesting as this one was huge but it just never seems to get out of second gear. Much of the film feels flat and is remarkably low on tension for a story like this. There are some positives though and it is, overall, a relatively enjoyable film.
Ordinarily I would probably be praising 'The Infiltrator', but given the material this film had at its disposal, it could have and really should have been a lot better. Credit however to Bryan Cranston who is excellent in the lead and at least makes the film watchable.
'The Infiltrator' isn't a bad film, but the material deserved something much better.
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