Outside the Wire is a 2021 American science fiction action film directed by Mikael Håfström. It stars Anthony Mackie (who also produced) as an android officer who works with a drone pilot to stop a global catastrophe.
Emily Beecham, Michael Kelly, and Pilou Asbæk also star. The film was released by Netflix on January 15, 2021, and received mixed reviews from critics.
In 2036, a civil war between pro-Russian insurgents and local resistance in Ukraine led the United States to deploy peacekeeping forces.
During an operation, a team of United States Marines and robotic soldiers, individually referred to by the acronym “G.U.M.P.”, are ambushed. Disobeying an order, 1st Lt. Harp drone pilot deploys a Hellfire missile in a drone strike against a suspected enemy launcher, killing two Marines but saving 38.
As punishment, Harp is sent to Camp Nathaniel, the US base of operations. in Ukraine, where he is assigned to Captain Leo, a highly advanced and experimental android super soldier posing as a human officer.