American Made

Synopsis: The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
Director(s): Doug Liman
Production: Universal Pictures
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
115 min

Exactly three years ago...

I want to talk about the

threat of American democracy.

For the next 5 years will be worse than the previous year

Based on true story

Hello all

I apologize for the delay.

We're number 11 to take off.

We will soon enter the air.

Wake me up in Texas.

TWA 1978

We apologize for the cabin.

Little surprise.

Thank you for flying

with TWA tonight.

Welcome to Rogue Baton.

Selection of people...

... and for history

lovers in lousiana...

- Hey, Luce - it's me

Thank you for flying with TWA.

Welcome to Vancouver.

Welcome to Bakersfield.

Welcome to Denver.

I hope they put us in the

Holiday Inn tonight.

It will be fun.

As soon as I saw the man in uniform,

they were immediately captivated.

About the landing in Detroit.

It was a day...

Thank you, Bobby.

Hey, Chivas with ice.


What do you say

Barry Seal

Indra really.

Land and bring things

here every Thursday.

Cuban exile

They pay commercial pilots

for local smuggling

through Canada's business center.

Vancouver, Montreal.


I'm sorry, I do not

understand what you mean

- no?

- no.

You're smuggled with a cigar.

Your file is interesting, Barry.

What file

Starting with great achievement.

Class Champion in

Civil Air Patrol.

The youngest pilot in TWA history.

You are very successful

What is wrong

Revolution will be here, Barry.

Central America, right now.

We are building a

country there, Barry.

We are building a nation.

This is America's glory.

We need someone like you.


You are from the CIA.

Oh, shhhit


Look at him.

They say it's very fast.

Yes. Yes.

It is the world's fastest

two-plane engine.

This is amazing

Such wings are seen that

seem to catch 483 km / h.

Is this a ClA?

No. No.

Independent flight consultant


You run the company, but after

your business hours work for us.

No, no... I'm at IBM.

You will be the first in

the company to do that.



Everything is done smartly.



So if you get caught...



So, so .. family, friends, even Lucy.

Lucy, is not it?

This one

That would be a problem.


Is this all legal?

If you do it for good people.


But do not get caught.

Do you want to try

You must try!

I want you to try

Everything is in my hands

This is a new business.

This will be my business.

All right Logistics support for the airport.

It is true.


And you call it KPI?

Do you know what business I am doing?

You're a TWA pilot.

- That's what your family does.

- It will be good for us.

How about the benefits?

Health Insurance?

TWA's health insurance is great.

They are ..

... certainly not a problem

And what does KPI mean?

Independent flight consultant

Sounds fake, Barry.


- Warning lights and gestures.

- Verified

- Non-slip lamp.

- Stop it.

- Landing gear - Lever is lowered.

Three green.

- Brake lever - Safe position

- Push the lever - Stop.

- Engine ignition lever.

- Normal.

- Manual control buttons.

- Normal.

Fire warning system


Radar transponder radiation

- Barry? Radar transponder radiation

- Yeah. Secure

- A referring tip?

- Neutral position.



Directorate of Presence?


You'll be fine, Jimmy.

Where are you going


Barry, where are you going

Shit! I know.

He's brave!

He's brave.

I like to go before I think.


Maybe I should have

asked for more.

It was in 1978 and...



By the way...

This is when I entered the CIA.

CIA 1978

At that time, the cold

war was almost here.

The Soviets supported rebels

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