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'.
It's not a felony if you're doing it for the good guys
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29 September 2017 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $16,776,390,
1 October 2017
Gross USA: $51,342,000
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $134,866,593
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The man Barry speaks to in the hallway of the White House, Connor Trinneer
, is George W. Bush, the son of then-Vice President George H. W. Bush. He mentions he flew with the Air National Guard from 1968-74. See more
The 737 cockpit's vertical speed indicator (VSI) was of a type introduced in the 90s, designed to show the TCAS traffic avoidance system. See more
I'm not working for TWA no more.
No shit, Barry! Are you going to prison?
The end of the credits has a dedication "For Arthur". This is to Arthur Liman, the father of the director, Doug Liman. See more
Featured in American Made: Flying High
Bombo y Maracas
Written by Esther Celis Forero
Performed by Climaco Sarimento y su Orquesta
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