Catch Me If You Can

Frank Abagnale, Jr. worked as a doctor, a lawyer and a co-pilot for a major airline—all before his 18th birthday. A master of deception, he could assume nearly any identity. Frank was also a brilliant forger, and by age 17, became the most successful check forger in U.S. history. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his primary mission to capture Frank and bring him to justice, but Frank is always one step ahead.

Factual error: In the scene where Handratty hits the button to stop the press, suddenly individual checks come flying up from the press. This could not happen. On such a large press the checks would be printed several up on a large sheet of paper, to be cut down after printing is completed. (01:53:10)

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Trivia: Frank Abagnale's father was, in real life, a straight honest law abiding citizen, and not the shonky con-man as depicted in the movie.

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Question: What is the name of the airport that is featured during the ending scene in which Carl is following Frank and tells him "Nobody's chasing you" ? Or at least, what airport is it supposed to be?

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Chosen answer: It is not mentioned, though it is likely Reagan (at the time Washington National) or Dulles, as they both work in Washington DC.

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