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The Accountant (2016)

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As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.

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Gavin O'Connor

Writer:

Bill Dubuque
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Affleck ... Christian Wolff
Anna Kendrick ... Dana Cummings
J.K. Simmons ... Ray King
Jon Bernthal ... Brax
Jeffrey Tambor ... Francis Silverberg
Cynthia Addai-Robinson ... Marybeth Medina
John Lithgow ... Lamar Blackburn
Jean Smart ... Rita Blackburn
Andy Umberger ... Ed Chilton
Alison Wright ... Justine
Jason Davis ... Neurologist
Robert C. Treveiler ... Young Chris' Father (as Rob Treveiler)
Mary Kraft ... Young Chris' Mother
Seth Lee ... Young Chris
Jake Presley ... Young Brax
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Storyline

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Indonesian | French

Release Date:

14 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Accountant See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,710,273, 16 October 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$86,260,045

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$155,160,045
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In keeping with the "number 3" theme seen throughout the movie, Christian Wolff uses the Mozambique Drill (two in the chest, one in the head) on several enemies. The drill is also called the Body Armor drill. Because many criminals now wear body armor, the shot to the head is if the two body shots do not have any effect. The term Mozambique was probably first coined by Jeff Cooper. See more »

Goofs

When Chris, his brother and father are in France in the 1990s, the car's wipers are aerotwin shaped. These shaped wipers were invented in 2000 at the earliest. See more »

Quotes

Ray King: I was old ten years ago.
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Beg, Borrow, Steal
Written by Gregory Tripi
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Excellent
25 February 2017 | by baburgener-13160See all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie. A lot more of an action flick than title suggests. Was a pleasant surprise as plot unfolded. Ben Affleck is perfect for this part. Well written script and good acting by all. Nice use of flashbacks for character development. Many twists and turns and a bit of a surprise ending. Watch it! You won't be disappointed.


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