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Catch Me If You Can

Steven Spielberg, 2002

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Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake
Frank W. Abagnale, Stan Redding, 1980

Catch Me If You Can is a movie directed by Steven Spielberg in 2002 and based on the book Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake by Frank W. Abagnale and Stan Redding, first published in 1980. The movie features Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Nathalie Baye, Amy Adams, and others.

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Movie Poster: Catch Me If You Can (Steven Spielberg, 2002)

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Book Cover: Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake (Frank W. Abagnale, Stan Redding, 1980)

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Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake

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Storyline

Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who’s in trouble with the IRS. Frank runs away when his parents divorce. Needing money, he turns to confidence scams to survive and his cons grow bolder. He impersonates an airline pilot and forges Pan Am payroll checks. Soon, his forgeries are worth millions of dollars.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Catch Me If You Can, the 2002 movie by Steven Spielberg

Year

2002

Minutes

141

Movie Rate

8.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Catch Me If You Can

Country: USA

Year: 2002

Length: 2h21m

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Cover of Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake, the 1980 book by Frank W. Abagnale and Stan Redding

Year

1980

Pages

224

Book Rate

8.12

S: Goodreads

Book

Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake

Country: USA

First published in: 1980

Length: 224 pages

Genre: Biography

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