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..
Coming off his critically-acclaimed thriller The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), director Brad Furman was already intrigued with Pablo Escobar when he sparked to the picture's potential as a fresh entry point into Narcos subculture. "I was fascinated with Bob's genius idea to suffocate the cartels by following their money," Furman said . "I was drawn to his story because it has all these layers of complexity that you might find in movies like Traffic (2000) or The Insider (1999)." See more »
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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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Que Nadie Sepa Mi Sufrir (Luke Moellman Remix)
Vocals by Liv Perkins
Produced by Luke Moellman (as Luke Moellmans)
Mixed by Ben Lindell
Recorded and Engineered by Keith Ukrisna & Josh Margolis
Written by Enrique Dizeo & Angel Cabral
Warner Chappell Music Argentina (SADAIC)
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"I think we've been doing this backward. We've been following the drugs to get to the bad guys. What if we chased the money?"
"The Infiltrator", starring Bryan Cranston, follows the fascinating tale of Robert Mazur, a U.S. Customs Agent who goes undercover in a drug cartel.
The stakes are extremely high. If Mazur's disguise isn't convincing, he will be brutally tortured and murdered. He, along with his two partners, have to deal with intelligent drug-lords, ruthless thugs, and shrewd businessmen. Watch as the trio concoct risky plans and false identities while avoiding the suspicion of their targets.
The severe tension is truly felt through the amazing performances. Cranston steals the show, while Diane Kruger, Benjamin Bratt, and Emir Areu are all top-notch. There are nerve-wracking moments where viewers sincerely fear for the characters' safety.
Overall, "The Infiltrator" is a riveting and complex movie with great direction and superb acting. If crime-dramas are your cup of tea, I highly recommend watching it.
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