When faced with a demotion at work, disgruntled CIA analyst Osborne Cox resigns from his job and writes a tell-all memoir as revenge on his former bosses. However, a computer disc containing the manuscript falls into the hands of two gym employees, who make a disastrous attempt to sell it to the Russians. The Coen brothers' comedy, starring Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand and Tilda Swinton.