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.
Leonardo DiCaprio was an ironic choice for the lead, Frank Abagnale was known to have resembled an adult at a young age. While in Hollywood, Leo is known for his very young appearance despite his age.
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: ...
Frank Abagnale Jr.is given a co-pilot's jacket (two stripes) at the outfitters. However, immediately afterwards when he is seen walking away he's wearing a senior co-pilot's jacket (three stripes) and continues to wear that rank throughout the pilot scenes. He is also seen with four stripes in the movie, captain's uniform.
During the first thirty seconds of the credits we hear the FBI typewriters.
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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