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.
The television show scene at the beginning, happened in real life with the real Frank Abagnale, Jr.
Frank Abagnale, Jr.:
Carl? Carl! Merry Christmas! How is it we're always talking on Christmas, Carl? Every Christmas, I'm talking to you!
Carl Hanratty: Put your shirt on, Frank. You're under arrest.
When Agent Hanratty confronts the housekeeping lady in the hallway of the hotel he identifies himself as FBI. As he shows his badge , it is facing towards him, not her.
In the closing credits, Brian Howe is listed as playing "Tom Fox" and Frank John Hughes is listed as playing "Earl Amdursky". However in the film, Howe played Amdursky and Hughes played Fox. However, this was corrected for the DVD release.
$30,082,000 (USA) (29 December 2002)