Knowledge Identifier: $Catch_Me_If_You_Can
2002 American biographical crime drama film based on the life of Frank Abagnale, who, before his 19th birthday, successfully performed cons worth millions of dollars by posing as a Pan American World Airways pilot, a Georgia doctor, and a Louisiana parish prosecutor
Category: Movies & TV (402)
Launched in 1997.
Countries: United States (82%), (9%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Chase Manhattan Bank, Amazon.com, Flixster, The Walt Disney Company
By December 1997, Barry Kemp purchased the film rights from Shane, bringing the project to DreamWorks, with Jeff Nathanson writing the script
By April 2000, David Fincher was attached to direct over the course of a few months, but dropped out in favor of "Panic Room"
Amy Adams - After a series of television guest appearances and roles in B movies, she was cast in the role of Brenda Strong in 2002's "Catch Me If You Can", but her breakthrough role was in the 2005 independent film "Junebug", playing Ashley Johnsten, for which she received critical acclaim and an Academy *award nomination for Best Supporting Actress
Leonardo DiCaprio - DiCaprio's first film of 2002 was the crime-comedy Catch Me If You Can, based on the life of Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, used his charm, confidence, and several different personas, to make millions in the 1960s writing bad checks.
Kitty Carlisle - Her last movie appearance was in "Catch Me If You Can" in which she played herself in a dramatization of a 1970s "To Tell the Truth" episode