The movie 2 Guns starts with Michael Stigman and Robert Trench being arrested after they have met with a drug lord name Papi Greco in Mexico. Trenchman is a DEA agent that fails to gather evidence against Greco and chooses to remain undercover to help Stigman rob money from Greco and build a case of money laundering. Stigman finds a $43 million rather than $3 million in the vault. Stigman betrays Trench, however he keeps him alive.
Trench finds himself a deal that will free him of his problems if he returns the 43$ million. Trench and Stigman kidnap Greco and hope to interrogate him. They found out Greco was an operative and they actually stole money from the CIA.
The group was then attacked by a difference hit squad led by Quince. They were captured. Greco then told Stigman and Trench to steal back the money or Deb will die.
They think the money is in a naval base. The two discovered that Quince is actually Deb's boyfriend. Stigman asks help from the Admiral named Tuway. Tuway helps in the hopes avoiding a scandal. The two was unable to find the money and they failed to save Deb. They also realize that the money is in a motel room that Deb and Stigman frequently visits.
Stigman finds himself surrounded by Greco's men by Greco's farm in the Mexico. Trench then arrives at the scene with a car filled with money. He then blows up the car, scattering the money and triggers a massive shootout. Stigman, Earl, Trench and Quince finds themselves in a standoff. Earl then reveals that the money is a minor setback for the CIA. Stigman then shoots earl, and Trech shoots Quinn. Trench proceeds to killing Greco as a revenge for killing Deb. The two proceeds in planning in sabotaging and robbing all the banks held by the black ops CIA that they had dealt with. In the closing part of the movie, Trench revealed to Stigman that not all the money was blown within the car. In fact, he stashed away some of the money with the plans of using it for himself.
This week, "The Smurfs 2" tries to take the animated momentum away from "Despicable Me 2," and "2 Guns" attempts to steal the action spotlight from "The Wolverine."
Denzel Washington's drug-dealing shoot-em-up "2 Guns" out-dueled "The Smurfs 2" and "The Wolverine" to take first place in the box-office competition on Friday, and it will probably come close to meeting expectation's for its weekend performance.