For a story exploring the themes of love, trust, greed and mortality, watch The Counselor online. The film is centered on â€˜The Counselorâ€™, a flamboyant man with expensive tastes. The Counselor wants to propose to his girlfriend Laura and so he travels to Amsterdam to buy an engagement ring. His efforts pay off because she accepts his proposal.
Meanwhile The Counselor intends to start a nightclub together with a friend named Reiner. Heâ€™s also about to dabble in drug dealing for the first time in his life. But when Reinerâ€™s business associate, Westray, meets with The Counselor, he warns him against getting involved in the drug deal because of the mercilessness of the Mexican cartels.
When, Green Hornet, the son of a jailed client of The Counselor is killed in a drug deal, Westray informs The Counselor and urges him to skip town because they may become targets. This is especially so because The Counselor had before his death bailed out the Green Hornet. It does not take long for this to be demonstrated and Reiner is soon killed by the drug cartel. The Counselorâ€™s girlfriend, Laura, is also kidnapped.
When The Counselor leaves for Mexico in a rescue attempt for Laura, he realizes it is too late because he soon gets a video of her decapitated body dumped at a landfill. What follows is an attempt by the cartel to find other people who might have been involved in the drug deal gone sour in what will leave you on the edge of your seat.