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5.9
/10
453 Ratings

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Directed by Stefano Sollima
United States, Italy, 2018
Crime, Action, Drama

Synopsis

The drug war on the US-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver reteams with the mercurial Alejandro to start a war between dueling cartels by kidnapping the daughter of an infamous kingpin.

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado Directed by Stefano Sollima

Critics reviews

Soldado’s most dubious move is predicating its entire narrative on child endangerment. By pairing Alejandro for most of the film with teenaged Isabel (Isabela Moner)—the cartel heiress whose staged kidnapping is the second prong of Matt’s plan—Sheridan indulges in some fairly low-hanging pathos.
June 29, 2018
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The film’s director, Stefano Sollima, doesn’t seem to have much of a perspective on the material; mostly, his job is to make the movie appealingly Villeneuve-lite, staving off complaints from people devoted to the original’s style.
June 28, 2018
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