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 film was shown in the widescreen 2.39:1 aspect ratio for its European theatrical run.
Guys. It ain't about room, alright? It's about weight.
In the beginning, Tom Cruise's character, a TWA Captain, is seen piloting a Boeing 737 twin jet for that aforementioned airline. TWA never operated any 737's.
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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