This Leonardo DiCaprio Flick Just Hit #8 on Netflix's Most-Watched List (& It's a Good One)

Hollywood legend Leonardo DiCaprio has made his way onto Netflix's top 10 movies list—and we can't say we're surprised (well, except at the fact that it's quite an old film of his).

His 2002 biographical crime film, Catch Me If You Can, is currently the eighth most-watched movie on the streaming service. Since the flick only arrived on Netflix earlier this week, it may even climb higher in the days to come.

Not only was the movie nominated for two Academy Awards, but it was also met with overwhelmingly positive reviews and it holds a solid score of 96 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. One critic, Mike Massie, said, "The lighthearted tone and smart pacing allow for unwavering entertainment, plenty of natural humor, and [Steven] Spielberg's knack for sympathizing with antiheroes."

See the full trailer below:

Set in the 1960s, the film follows Frank Abagnale Jr., a teenager who runs away from home and successfully impersonates a doctor, a lawyer and an airline pilot. He also uses his impressive forgery skills to cash fraudulent checks that are worth millions of dollars. And while Carl Hanratty, an FBI Agent, is determined to bring him down, it seems like Frank is always two steps ahead.

The movie is based on the true story of con artist Frank Abagnale, who, like in the movie, managed to get away with a number of successful cons (including posing as a doctor) before he turned 19.

Catch Me If You Can was directed and produced by Steven Spielberg. It stars DiCaprio as Frank Abagnale and Tom Hanks as Carl Hanratty. Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen and Nathalie Baye also star.

We may or may not have seen this movie multiple times, but it's definitely worth another watch.

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