American Made

American Made

DVD - 2018
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In this '80s-set thriller based on a true story, airline pilot Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) is recruited by the CIA to smuggle drugs and weapons abroad for the U.S. government. Seal quickly amasses a fortune via his undercover operations, but he gets in over his head when he becomes involved with Colombia's Medellín cartel and the Iran-contra scandal.
Publisher: [United States] :, Universal,, 2018
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE AME
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (115 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
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d2013 Sep 10, 2018

Well done!

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misatim
Jul 24, 2018

Weird, this is a movie about a man who helped kill thousands of people thru drug running and he is idolized. The quote "based on a true lie" is true. The making of the film is well done, the casting looks nothing like the real people but that is U.S. glam for you. Great flight shots however a empty storyline. Highlighting a stupid U.S, government, well that isn't new is it?

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SunnySanMateo
Jul 24, 2018

Interesting, seems a bit exaggerated and likely most activities are true. Living on the edge, too much money, too much naivety. Victims of themselves, used by US and Intl government to move money, drugs and weapons.

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akirakato
Jul 19, 2018

Directed by Doug Liman in 2017, this American docudrama depicts the life of Barry Seal and his involvement in the biggest covert operations in US history.
It is definitely one of the most outrageous and darkest conspiracies in the world history.
Following these notorious operations, the CIA becomes embroiled in the infamous Iran–Contra affair.
Amazing and unbelievable!

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tj_is_cool
Jul 01, 2018

Moral of the movie, crime does not pay eventually ...

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COURIER3
Jun 21, 2018

Excellent true story. Never knew about pilot Barry Seals until now..As a teenage pilot I enjoyed the flight scenes. Bonus Features interesting. Tom is an experienced pilot and he stated he did all the flying in the movie.

JCLIngridP Jun 16, 2018

A very entertaining and refreshing performance by Tom Cruise. Worth watching.

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normandale
Jun 12, 2018

Loved Loved Loved this movie. Entertaining and informative.

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wildct2003
Jun 11, 2018

Very good "based on a true story" movie. A lot of fun to watch.

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dsw3914
May 11, 2018

Liked this one. It starts as sort of comical and finishes sad and dark. Could have been a 2 hour Miami Vice back in the 80's.

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Sexual Content: A few brief sex scenes. A few scenes where Tom flashes his butt.

Violence: A fair bit of gunplay here and there but this is not a shoot-em-up.

Coarse Language: Some F-bombs and a few other nasties but not as many as you might expect.

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King_of_the_Squirrels thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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