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5. Pan Am Airlines

If you’ve seen the 2002 movie, Catch Me If You Can, you’ll remember Leonardo DiCaprio’s character conning his way through life as a fake pilot at one point in the film. The movie was based on the true story of Frank Abagnale, and the airline he posed as a pilot for was real, too. Pan Am Airlines was a popular airway during its run from 1927 to 1991. Abagnale even referred to it as “the Ritz Carlton of airlines.” You can spot the company in a few 007 films if you give Dr. No or Live and Let Die a closer look. Unfortunately, much like the 2011 drama series based around the company, the airline is now defunct and seen as a sort of cult classic.

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