Roger Ferris (DiCaprio), undercover for the CIA is, secretly blending and penetrating many groups of terrorist cells. Being in this position, he must overlook the occasional suicide bomber in order to penetrate deeper to the meat and potatoes of the operation.
Ed Hoffman (Russell Crowe) appears to be the CIA nonchalant mastermind, running the project from the USA. He's so unattached to the death his job brings, he can play with his daughter while giving the order to take someone over the phone. When Ferris finds evidence that a major terrorist leader might be working out of Jordan, he must convince the Jordanian intelligence to work with him. But when it seems like Hoffman is taking too many chances with Ferris's life, Ferris has to decide who he can to trust, in order to finish his mission.
Scott Free Productions, De Line Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: William Monahan
Producers: Donald De Line, Ridley Scott