American Made

American Made

DVD - 2018
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A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.

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49ethyl
Oct 18, 2018

Fun and funny movie. Shocking view of the CIA. I loved it. Best role every seen for Tom Cruise.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 23, 2018

This drama/crime film is about a TWA pilot who is recruited by the CIA, and ends up in the middle of the Medellin Cartel, almost bringing down the White House. The movie stars Tom Cruise, Sarah Wright, Domhnall Gleeson, and Jesse Plemons amongst more. What this movie did have going for it is how it was very action-packed and had many quick paced and intense scenes. As well, Tom Cruise had a wonderful and spunky performance that really tied everything together. I would rate this movie 4/5 stars, and recommend it to those who like historically based films. @The_Reviewer of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

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Nooksack20
Sep 22, 2018

Tom Cruise is excellent in his portrayal of Barry Seal, a man who played every side against the middle without remorse or conscience. In the end.........

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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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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