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 first cut of the film was about eighty percent authentic, as quoted at the epilogue of Abagnale's book. Some scenes were corrected, added and changed as per request of the real Frank Abagnale, Jr. to ensure total authenticity.
Frank Abagnale Jr.:
Ah, people only know what you tell them, Carl.
When we first see Brenda at the hospital, she is wearing 1970s-style braces on her teeth.
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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