Barry Seal was just an ordinary pilot who worked for TWA before he was recruited by the CIA in 1978. His work in South America eventually caught the eye of the Medellín Cartel, associated with Pablo Escobar, who needed a man with his skill set. Barry became a drug trafficker, gun smuggler and money launderer. Soon acquiring the title, 'The gringo that always delivers'.
The CIA. The White House. Pablo Escobar. One Man Played Them All.
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29 September 2017 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $16,776,390,
1 October 2017, Wide Release
Gross USA: $51,342,000, 14 December 2017
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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There are several scenes where Cadillacs are used by Barry. In one particular scene he shows a new 1980's Seville to his wife and he opens the trunk and she shuts it immediately and he reopens it and she slams it down again. This year model has a "soft close" trunk and slamming it shut is not possible, it gets to a few inches of closing and the machinery slowly seals the trunk. See more
Either I fly the big fella or I fly your product.
The end of the credits has a dedication "For Arthur". This is to Arthur Liman, the father of the director, Doug Liman. See more
Written & Performed by George Harrison
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more