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A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter.

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John Milton is up against the clock: Jonah King, the leader of a Satanic cult, has murdered Milton's daughter and kidnapped her baby. In three days, King and his followers will sacrifice the child at midnight. Milton picks up the trail in Oklahoma as well as rescuing a waitress named Piper from her brutal, two-timing fiancé. There are odd things about Milton: his driver's license is out of date, he has a very strange gun, and he's being pursued by a man in a suit who carries FBI ID and calls himself the Accountant. Piper, who's lived a life on the sidelines, has to piece things together on the fly as they close in on King. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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One hell of a ride.


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Rated R for strong brutal violence throughout, grisly images, some graphic sexual content, nudity and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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25 February 2011 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£651,344 (UK) (25 February 2011)

Gross:

$10,706,786 (USA) (15 April 2011)
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The name of Nicolas Cage's character is John Milton. This is likely a reference to Paradise Lost, an epic about Satan's expulsion from Heaven and the creation of Hell, which was written by John Milton. See more »

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When Jonah is shooting at the Charger from the back of the RV, he fires nine rounds out of the gun. The gun he is holding is a revolver, which commonly contains only six rounds. Some revolvers can hold up to 10 rounds, but the one used in the movie looks as if it can only hold between 6-8 rounds. See more »

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The Accountant: Since the birth of time, humanity has endeavored to restrain evil men in prisons. But since Cain fled the murder of his brother, evil men have fled the walls of punishment. So, it doesn't matter if you're a bad-ass motherf****r on the run, because you think you're better than everyone else, and somehow entitled to do what you gotta do. No. Because you see bad-ass motherf****rs are never fast enough. In the end, they will all be accounted for.
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Fun, fun, fun 'til your daddy takes your Chevelle away!
17 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This goes way beyond "guilty pleasure" all the way to "must-see trash." Does everything that "Grindhouse" failed to do. Dirty, gory, violent, but never unpleasant from start to finish. Patrick Lussier keeps the action efficient and picturesque. Nicolas Cage in one of his only successful forays into the action genre. Amber Heard as a worthy and most attractive sidekick. David Morse and Tom Atkins expertly holding up the "oldster" side of the street. William Fichtner in a performance that would have been a shoo-in for a supporting Oscar nomination if the movie were respectable. But thank goodness--it's thoroughly disreputable. And did I say fun? Let me say it again: fun!


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Stupid movie. Can't believe Hollywood makes kind of this crap ppsantos
Was this an intentional comedy? lunamuna
So in the End, he goes back to hell, and she is *beep* mawo333
The chick looks like a sexy hot cool version of Kristen Stewart anbu-black-ops
i enjoyed it xThe_Fury
The movie that Quentin Tarantino's 'Death Proof' should have been. darksnapper99
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