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.
Some FBI agents did occasionally chase Abagnale, but he didn't have a relationship with any of them, and he certainly didn't call them every Christmas. As Abagnale himself points out with flawless logic: "Why would I do that? I didn't want the FBI to know where I was."
Frank Abagnale, Jr.:
Christ! Terry! This is Italian knit.
The map of Europe Hanratty uses to figure out Abagnale's location is from post-1990: Germany is unified, and Yugoslavia is divided into The Balkans.
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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