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.
The small town of Ball Ground, Georgia, was transformed into the real town of Mena, Arkansas for this movie. This is the largest event of a public nature and this type of grand exposure to occur in Ball Ground's history.
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The airplane with the tail registration number 'N164HH' shows up brand new in Barry Seal's hangar in Mena, after having one engine burnt and fuselage shot while Barry was taking photos over Columbia in the previous scene. However, he could have several airplanes with same number, considering they were given by CIA.
The 2013 Universal Studios logo rewinds into the older 1971-1990 logo and the 1996 Imagine Entertainment logo rewinds into the 1988-1996 logo at the beginning. Since Cross Creek Pictures was founded in 2009, their logo rewinds into a miniature train with the company name written on it with the normal logo displayed in a retro 1970s style.
€87,165 (Finland) (10 September 2017)
$51,342,000 (USA) (14 December 2017)
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