PG-13 | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.
The blackboard that Carl Hanratty is writing on toward the end of the movie contains a small note at the bottom that says, "Steven and Tom's 4th project". Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, had previously collaborated on Band of Brothers (2001) , Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Joe Versus the Volcano (1990).
Frank Abagnale, Jr.:
Stop chasing me!
Carl Hanratty: I can't stop, it's my job.
At the Miami airport, Checker cabs with impact absorbing bumpers are seen. Impact absorbing bumpers did not appear on cars until late 1972 (for the 1973 model year.) The cabs are at least 1974 models, when impact absorbing bumpers for both the front and back of the car were required.
During the first thirty seconds of the credits we hear the FBI typewriters.
$30,082,000 (USA) (27 December 2002)
$164,435,221 (USA) (18 April 2003)
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