In 2005, David Packouz (Miles Teller) lives in Miami, Florida together with his girlfriend Iz (Ana de Armas) and earn their dwelling by working as a masseuse therapist. Wishing a brand new supply of earnings, David spends a lifetime’s financial savings on top quality Egyptian cotton he plans to promote it by way of Miami, however his funding will not be proving to be one impressed. At the funeral of a good friend, David meets his greatest good friend from highschool, Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill), who moved to Los Angeles a while in the past and works within the arms trade.
Ephraim labored at his uncle’s firm, however then gave up and has based his personal firm, AEY, offering weaponry to the US authorities realized through the warfare in Iraq. David’s life is additional sophisticated when his girlfriend informs him that she obtained pregnant. Ephraim provides a job to AEY and even when each David and Iz vehemently oppose the battle, David has no selection and accepts lied Iz that promote cotton as a result of Ephraim relations.
Ephraim explains to David that every one orders for navy tools are posted on a public web site the place anybody can give you a proposal and their mission is to-discover small instructions massive contractors don’t trouble to make affords, however even these small orders are price a number of million dollars. Finally, David and Ephraim obtained a contract to offer 1000’s of weapons Beretta American army troops stationed in Baghdad – the contract that might put the “map” of arms, however supply of weapons is way more troublesome than ready.