An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
France: Tuesday 19th May 2015 – 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Canada: Friday 11th September 2015 – 2015 Toronto International Film Festival
New York: Monday 14th September 2015 – Museum of Modern Art, New York City
London: Monday 21st September 2015 – Empire, Leicester Square, London
Directed: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin
- Filming locations included Albuquerque, Mexico and El Paso, Texas.
- Principal photography began June 30, 2014.
- The film had a budget of $30 million and grossed $79.5 million worldwide.
- As the film is a Mexican border drama, the title ‘Sicario’ means Hitman in Spanish.
- Lionsgate have commissioned a spin-off based on Benicio del Toro’s character.
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