R | | Action, Biography, Comedy
The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
The DEA, ATF, & FBI never raided Barry Seal's airport in Mena, Arkansas as portrayed in the movie. He was actually arrested in Ft Lauderdale in 1983 for attempting to smuggle quaaludes into the U.S. This is what lead him to be a DEA informant on the... ...
You know I guess you could say I helped build an army, defend a country and create the biggest drug cartel this world has ever seen. DEA, CIA, White House. I mean, it's been a hell of an adventure. Yes sometimes a little more than I bargained for. ...
In the beginning, Tom Cruise's character, a TWA Captain, is seen piloting a Boeing 737 twin jet for that aforementioned airline. TWA never operated any 737's.
Among the last lines of the credits, the sentence "Yes, we know it's not El Salvador" is shown which is a reference to a joke about mistaking El Salvador for Nicaragua on the map. In fact, the country on the map was neither El Salvador nor Nicaragua - it was Honduras, hence the line in the credits.
€87,165 (Finland) (10 September 2017)
$51,342,000 (USA) (14 December 2017)
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