R | | Action, Biography, Comedy
The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
Guys. It ain't about room, alright? It's about weight.
When they are training the Contras in Arkansas, a few of the American military personnel there are wearing what's commonly known as "Chocolate Chip" camouflage, which the U.S. military adopted sometime in the early 90's, during the time of the 1st Gulf War, in Kuwait. That pattern of camo definitely did not exist within the time frame depicted in the movie, as the standard at that time would have been the "Woodland" camo pattern, designed for ground use in Europe, during the Cold War.
Among the last lines of the credits, the sentence "Yes, we know it's not El Salvador" is shown which is a reference to a joke about mistaking El Salvador for Nicaragua on the map. In fact, the country on the map was neither El Salvador nor Nicaragua - it was Honduras, hence the line in the credits.
€87,165 (Finland) (10 September 2017)
$51,342,000 (USA) (14 December 2017)
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