PG-13 | | Biography, Crime, Drama
A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.
According to the real Frank Abagnale, Jr., after he ran out of the courtroom, he never saw, or spoke to his father again. However, Spielberg thought it would make a better story to have him communicate with his father, so they left it in.
I'll tell you what I am sure of: you're gonna get caught. One way or another. It's a mathematical fact. It's like Vegas: the house always wins.
Frank Abagnale, Jr.: ...Well, Carl, I'm sorry, but I-I have to go.
Carl Hanratty: You didn't call just to apologize, did you?
Frank Abagnale, Jr.: What do you ...
Carl Hanratty: ...
(at around 1h 21 mins) When Brenda is telling Frank, Jr. about her abortion, she has one hand in her lap and the other up by her mouth. In the next shot, a side view of Brenda, where Frank, Jr. attempts to comfort her, both hands are by her side, her left resting on the bed.
For Bruce Paltrow
In the French language version of the film, Frank teaches his high school Spanish class instead of French.
$30,082,000 (USA) (29 December 2002)
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