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.
Mauricio Mejía who plays Pablo Escóbar appears in two seasons of the television series Narcos (2015), also about the Colombian cocaine cartels and set in the same time period as American Made, as a Colombian soldier, Castaño.
I'm the gringo who always delivers.
In the beginning scenes, Tom Cruise's character meets "Schafer" in a diner in Louisiana. In the background, through the window, you can see a Publix SuperMarket sign in the background. Publix is a grocery chain that started in Florida, and didn't leave the state of Florida until after the 90's; which is after the time period of the movie.
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)
15 January 2018 12:17 PM, -05:00
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