R | | Action, Crime, Drama
An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
When discussing the score with composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, director Denis Villeneuve said he wanted the the sound of a threat. The one film Villeneuve used as a comparison was Steven Spielberg's Jaws (1975).
You think the people that send you here are any different? Who do you think we learned from?
Fausto Alarcon: The grieving lawyer!
Fausto Alarcon: Your wife... you think she'll be... proud to see what have you become?
Alejandro: Don't forget about my daughter.
Fausto Alarcon: Oh yes... your little one.
Fausto Alarcon: It ...
As the tactical team approaches the cartel house in the opening scenes, the Bear Cat is traveling forward and you are given the impression it is going to ram the house with the front of the vehicle. As the vehicle breaks through the wall, the vehicle is clearly traveling backwards for the impact and entry.
$12,148,041 (USA) (2 October 2015)
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