About

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

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Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Written by

Jeff Nathanson (Screenplay)
Frank Abagnale Jr. (Book)
Stan Redding (Book)

Runtime

141 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The true story of a real fake.

Cast

Keywords

biography con man fbi based on a true story inspired by a true story attempted jailbreak engagement party mislaid trust bank fraud

Photos

Lists

#214 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#823 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Christopher Walken

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score John Williams