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Catch me if you can

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A gifted forger and confidence man attempts to stay one step ahead of the lawman determined to bring him to justice in this comedy-drama from Steven Spielberg, based on a true story. Frank W. Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a 16-year-old high school student who finds himself emotionally cut adrift when his mother, Paula (Nathalie Baye), leaves his father, Frank Abagnale Sr. (Christopher Walken), after Frank Sr. falls into arrears with the Internal Revenue Service. One day at school, Frank Jr. attempts to pass himself off as a substitute teacher, and easily makes the subterfuge work. His small-scale success gives Frank some ideas, and he soon discovers bigger and more profitable ways of hoaxing others, passing himself off as an airline pilot, a doctor, and an attorney. Along the way, Frank learns how to become a master forger, and uses his talent and charm to pass over 2.5 million dollars in phony checks. Frank's increasingly audacious work soon attracts the attention of Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks), an FBI agent who is determined to put Frank behind bars. Frank seems to enjoy being pursued by Carl, and even goes so far as to call Carl on the phone to chat every once in a while. While posing as a doctor, Frank falls in love with Brenda Strong (Amy Adams), a sweet girl working as a candy striper. When Frank asks Brenda to marry him, he decides to assume a new identity to impress her father, Roger (Martin Sheen) -- who happens to be the District Attorney of New Orleans, LA. Catch Me If You Can was based on the autobiography of the real Frank W. Abagnale Jr., who has a cameo in the film and today works on the side of the law as a top consultant on preventing forgery and designing secure checking systems. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Grouped Work IDa2aeb9b1-8b1f-89a6-c385-d3c5eb94b6da
Grouping Titlecatch me if you can
Grouping Authordreamworks pictures
Grouping Categorymovie
Last Grouping Update2020-07-31 15:21:02PM
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auth_author2Abagnale, Frank W., 1948-
Adams, Amy.
Baye, Nathalie, 1948-
Brolin, James, 1940-
DiCaprio, Leonardo.
Hanks, Tom.
Howe, Brian.
Hughes, Frank John.
Kahn, Michael, 1935-
Kamiński, Janusz, 1959-
Nathanson, Jeff.
Oppewall, Jeannine, 1947-
Parkes, Walter F.
Redding, Stan.
Sheen, Martin.
Spielberg, Steven, 1946-
Walken, Christopher, 1943-
Williams, John, 1932-
Zophres, Mary.
author2-roleAbagnale, Frank W.,1948-Catch me if you can.
Adams, Amy.
Baye, Nathalie,1948-
Brolin, James,1940-
DiCaprio, Leonardo.
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Dreamworks Pictures.
Hanks, Tom.
Howe, Brian.
Hughes, Frank John.
Kahn, Michael,1935-
Kamiński, Janusz,1959-
Kemp Company.
Nathanson, Jeff.
Oppewall, Jeannine,1947-
Parkes, Walter F.
Redding, Stan.
Sheen, Martin.
Spielberg, Steven,1946-
Splendid Pictures.
Walken, Christopher,1943-
Williams, John,1932-
Zophres, Mary.
display_descriptionBased on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday.
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subject_facetBiographical films
Comedy films
DVD-Video discs
Deception -- Drama
Feature films
Feature films -- United States
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Swindlers and swindling -- Biography -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayCatch me if you can
title_fullCatch me if you can [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures presents a Kemp Company and Splendid Pictures production, a Parkes/MacDonald production, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Walter F. Parkes ; screenplay by Jeff Nathanson ; directed by Steven Spielberg
title_shortCatch me if you can
Swindlers and swindling
Video recordings for the hearing impaired