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2017 | R | Crime Thriller | 1hr, 55m

A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, September 29, 2017

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

January 2018

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DIRECTOR

Doug Liman

Screenwriter

Gary Spinelli

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Rating MPAA

R for language throughout and some sexuality/nudity

Storyline

Follows Barry Seal, a TWA pilot recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America. Seal finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the U.S., one that spawned the birth of the Medellin cartel and eventually almost brought down the Reagan White House through the Iran Contra scandal.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Tom Cruise himself is a trained pilot.
Also Known As
  • Mena

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