Top 10 Sicario Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Sicario facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Sicario film message.

One of the Delta Operators behind Steve Forsing lowers his M4 towards the ground before he makes a 90 degrees turn to his right displaying excellence in muzzle discipline, making sure that the barrel is not pointed on Steve Forsing or anyone else.

Alejandro orients the gun under Kate's chin correctly to imply suicide, because she is right handed
Alejandro orients the gun under Kate's chin correctly to imply suicide, because she is right handed

Sicario Hidden Details

" after being told they can't fire unless being fired upon, the Burn Notice guy tauntingly shakes his head at his target then moves the barrel away from the hitman. He takes the bait, and Burn Notice immediately opens fire.

: Alejandro, knowing Kate is right handed, positions the gun as if she were using her right hand to stage a suicide.

1 - When Matt Graver is introduced his coffee is in a to go cup while everyone else's is in a ceramic mug. It's another small indication that he is separate from everyone in the room.
When Matt Graver is introduced his coffee is in a to go cup while everyone else's is in a ceramic mug. It's another small indication that he is separate from everyone in the room.

Del Toro's character holds the gun awkwardly with his right hand to mimic the direction it would be pointing if Emily Blunts character were committing suicide (with the gun in her right hand)

1 - In the freeway scene in Sicario (2015), when the Delta guys shoot at the first car, the gun of the hit man in the backseat goes off and kills the driver.
In the freeway scene in Sicario (2015), when the Delta guys shoot at the first car, the gun of the hit man in the backseat goes off and kills the driver.
1 - Once the government 'pulled the plug' on the operation, even the vending machines were emptied...
Once the government 'pulled the plug' on the operation, even the vending machines were emptied...

The prequel to Sicario:Day of the Soldado, Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro) still wears his wedding band

Sicario poster
Sicario poster

Sicario Plot

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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Sicario. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director Denis Villeneuve
Stars Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber
IMDB score 7.6