Catch Me If You Can (Movie) – 4 ESL English Discussion Questions

catch me if you can

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Based on a true story, Catch Me If You Can tells the story of Frank Abagnale, Jr., who posed as a pilot, doctor, and lawyer. A master of deception, who racked up millions of dollars in counterfeit checks all before his 19th birthday.

At the age of 17, Frank Abagnale, Jr. became the most successful bank robber in the history of the U.S. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks) makes it his prime mission to bring Frank to justice and put him behind bars, but Frank is always one step ahead of him.

1- How did you find the movie?

2- Do you believe fully or partially in the saying “Fake it until you make it”? If yes, can you give us examples?

3- How do you explain people loving movies where the hero is not decent?

4- In your opinion what makes Hanks and DiCaprio great actors?

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