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'. Written by
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: $51,294,405, 7 December 2017
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Despite the presence of cocaine in the film, none of the characters are seen consuming it. See more
Our hero is said to be a TWA pilot, yet one scene near the beginning of the film shows the plane he is landing to be in Eastern Airlines colors. See more
I'm the gringo who always delivers.
The 2013 Universal Studios logo rewinds into the older 1971-1990 logo and the 1996 Imagine Entertainment logo rewinds into the 1988-1996 logo at the beginning. Since Cross Creek Pictures was founded in 2009, their logo rewinds into a miniature train with the company name written on it with the normal logo displayed in a retro 1970s style. See more
Hooked On Classics (Parts 1 and 2)
Written by Louis Clark
Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(as The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)
Conducted by Louis Clark
Courtesy of K-Tel Music Inc. See more