The movie takes a broad approach to the war on drugs in the USA. It shows the corruption in both Mexico and the USA. Both on a personnal scale as on larger scale. The movie has a lot of storylines, which are tied together slowly.
|Michael Douglas||Benicio Del Toro|
|Jacob Vargas||Tomas Milian|
|Russell G. Jones||Michael O'Neill|
|Catherine Zeta-Jones||Dennis Quaid|
|Erika Christensen||Don Cheadle|