AMERICAN MADE is directed by Doug Liman known for Edge of Tomorrow, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Bourne Identity and many more reunites with Tom Cruise in an international escapade based on the shocking, true exploits of a hustler and pilot, Barry Seal, recruited to run one of the biggest covert operations in U.S. history. Based on an incredible true story of the CIA's biggest secret.
Barry Seal was just an ordinary pilot who worked for TWA before he was recruited by the CIA in 1978. His work in South America eventually caught the eye of the Medellín Cartel, associated with Pablo Escobar, who needed a man with his skill set.
Barry became a drug trafficker, gun smuggler and money launderer. Soon acquiring the title, 'The gringo that always delivers'.