Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States. The operation spawns the birth of the Medellin cartel and almost brings down the Reagan White House.
A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.
Director: Doug Liman
Writer: Gary Spinelli
Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright
This story was originally published at http://www.cinemabuzz.com/what-it-means-to-be-american-made/.