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Catch Me if You Can

Steven Spielberg movie based on a true story.

When high school student Frank Abagnale Jr's parents get a divorce, he is devastated and runs away with just $25 in a checking account. Determined to get back the money his destitute father owes the IRS, he starts cashing false cheques - and pretty soon has cashed well over a million dollars and begun impersonating airline pilots. He is soon the subject of a worldwide manhunt led by the FBI's Carl Hanratty, who is determined to get his man.

Release date:

2 hours, 13 minutes

Last on

New Year's Day 2016 22:20

Review: Catch Me If You Can

"After the philosophical constipation of A.I. and pseudo-seriousness of Minority Report, Steven Spielberg rediscovers his sense of fun with this funny, frivolous con caper."

Read the full review on the BBC Movies site


Role Contributor
Frank Abagnale JrLeonardo DiCaprio
Carl HanrattyTom Hanks
Frank AbagnaleChristopher Walken
Roger StrongMartin Sheen
Paula AbagnaleNathalie Baye
DirectorSteven Spielberg
Brenda StrongAmy Adams
Jack BarnesJames Brolin
Earl AmdurskyBrian Howe
Tom FoxFrank John Hughes
Paul MorganSteve Eastin
Special Agent WitkinsChris Ellis
Assistant Director MarshJohn Finn
Cheryl AnnJennifer Garner
LucyElizabeth Banks
MiggyAmy Acker
WriterJeff Nathanson
AuthorFrank W Abagnale
AuthorStan Redding
ProducerWalter F Parkes
ProducerSteven Spielberg
ComposerJohn Williams
Director of photographyJanusz Kaminski

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