tells of the rise and fall of an opportunistic Louisiana-born rogue pilot named Barry Seal (Tom Cruise). He’s involved in a risky covert government operation that includes spying, drug running, money laundering and gun-running. The CIA, in 1978, hires the former bored but hotshot family-man TWA pilot and Cuban cigar smuggler Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) as a secret agent to aid in the war on the communist threat in Central America. He’s recruited by the shady but smooth-talking agent Monty Schafer (